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The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video)

August 12th 2014

The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2014) NOTE: The video below is an interview with Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison and a man who was trapped in the avalanche. The devastation of Monday night’s record-breaking floods is becoming apparent as the water recedes and people […]

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It […]

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use […]

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar…

August 8th 2014

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar from Royal Oak Gas Station Captured After Police Chase (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 01:06 Hrs. – Aug.6- Orion Twp. – Fleeing and Eluding/Recovered Stolen Vehicle.     #14-122961. SUMMARY: The Auburn Hills Police Department notified the Sheriff’s Office they had a vehicle northbound […]

17 Year Old Driver Killed in Police Chase Identified

August 8th 2014

17 Year Old Driver Killed in Police Chase Identified (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2014) The driver of a stolen vehicle who died Thursday in a fatal crash during a police chase has been identified as 17-year-old DeAngelo Woods of Detroit according to the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s office. Woods was driving a Jeep that […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

14 Mile and Dequindre will Close Monday for DTE Repairs

August 3rd 2014

14 Mile and Dequindre will Close Monday for DTE Repairs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2014) Drivers are being asked to  avoid the area of 14 Mile and Dequindre on Monday according to a notice sent out by the City of Madison Heights. “DTE Energy will be closing the intersection of 14 Mile Road and […]

Suspect Caught After…Fleeing into Madison Hts. Neighborhood

July 29th 2014

Suspect Caught After Fighting with Police and Fleeing into Madison Heights Neighborhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2014) A Madison Heights neighborhood was blocked off by police at about 2pm Tuesday after a suspect ran away from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Anderson of the Madison Heights Police Department said that the man […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29

July 17th 2014

Lathrup Village Hosts Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29 (Martha Potere, DDA Director, July 17, 2014) The City of Lathrup Village is pleased to announce that it will host an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of Lathrup Village City Hall to give voters details about […]