Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Clarkston Superintendent Resigns After Relationship with Former Student

January 15th 2018

Clarkston Superintendent Resigns After Relationship with Former Student Clarkston, MI – Clarkston Community Schools released the following statement on Jan. 15, 2018: Last week, Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock voluntarily notified the Board of Education of a relationship he had with a recent Clarkston High School graduate that he characterized as inappropriate. He indicated that the […]

Woman Suspected in Orion and Independence Bank Robberies Arrested

January 14th 2018

Woman Suspected in Orion and Independence Bank Robberies Arrested (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 14, 2018) Independence Township, Orion Township, MI –FROM DAY SHIFT:  01-13-2018, 07:00 hrs.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  01-14-2018, 07:00 hrs INCIDENT:  10:07 hrs. – Orion Township – Bank Robbery – Arrest / Detective Call-Out / OCSO Forensic Science Lab Call-Out – #18-8287 […]

Independence Twp Offering Babysitting Course for Ages 11-16

November 28th 2017

Independence Twp Offering Babysitting Course for Ages 11-16 (Clarkston Community Education, Nov. 28, 2017) Clarkston, MI – Clarkston Community Education and Independence Township are offering a babysitting workshop for youth ages 11-16. The purpose of this course to increase the availability of young, adolescent/teen baby-sitters who can provide safe and nurturing care for children. Basic […]

Comerica Bank in Independence Twp Robbed, Police Seek Tips

November 20th 2017

Comerica Bank in Independence Twp Robbed, Police Seek Tips (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 20 2017) Independence Township, MI – INCIDENT: 1218 hrs. Independence Twp. Armed Robbery # 14-74818 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the Comerica Bank located at 7565 Dixie Hwy for a report of an armed robbery. Bank tellers reported that a very short […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Ortonville Shooting Suspect Michael Quigley is in Custody

November 15th 2017

Ortonville Shooting Suspect Michael Quigley is in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 15, 2017) Ortonville, MI  – As of 5:20pm, Michael Joseph Quigley, the suspect wanted in the attempted murder in Brandon Township, has been detained and is in the custody of the Sheriff’s Office. Captain Gary Miller will be providing an update at […]

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

November 15th 2017

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 15, 2017) Ortonville, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Township Substation is investigating the attempted murder of two Brandon Township residents, who were both shot in the head in the evening of November 14, 2017, in the 90 block […]

Manhunt Underway in Ortonville After Two People Shot – UPDATED

November 14th 2017

Manhunt Underway in Ortonville After Two People Shot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 14, 2017) Ortonville, MI – Residents in Ortonville spent Tuesday night in fear as Oakland County Sheriff”s deputies and Michigan State Police scoured the Village for a man they consider armed and dangerous after shooting a man and woman at an apartment complex […]

Clarkston Election Results

November 7th 2017

Clarkston Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 8, 2017) Clarkston, MI – The unofficial results are in for the Nov. 7 Clarkston election. Three council members were selected by the voters: Eric Haven with 197 votes, Scott Reynolds with 191 votes andd Jason M. Kneisc with 174 votes. Just falling shy was David Marsh with […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]