Pontiac

Man with Hammer Attempts Sexual Assault on Hospital Worker

April 25th 2014

Man with Hammer Attempts Sexual Assault on Hospital Worker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 25, 2014) INCIDENT: 09:06 hrs. April 23, 2014 – City of Pontiac / Felonious Assault   # 14-059014 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to McLaren Oakland Hospital for an assault complaint. The victim stated she had reported to work this morning […]

Grace Gospel Reclaims Church from Nightclub, Readies for…

April 18th 2014

Grace Gospel Reclaims Church from Nightclub, Readies for Easter Sunday Opening (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2014) The stained glass windows of the old First Congregational Church had been boarded up for over a dozen years as the center for worship was used as nightclub. After being boxed in, painted black and blue, and given […]

People Power Drives Pontiac State of the City Address (video)

April 17th 2014

People Power Drives Pontiac State of the City Address (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 17, 2014) “What you’re looking at and listening to is a blueprint of your new city,” said emcee Paula Tutman as she introduced Pontiac’s first female Mayor for her inaugural State of the City Address on Wednesday. Along with Mayor Deirdre […]

Shootings in Pontiac

April 11th 2014

Shootings in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 11, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-10-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-11-14 INCIDENT: 15:42 HRS. – City of Pontiac – Assault w/ Gun – #14-51850 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Perkins for reports of shots fired and one subject shot.  Deputies were further advised the […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

April 10th 2014

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign Sign up now to get your own custom ad! Conditions are growing worse in the corporate news landscape. Cutbacks in journalism jobs including the shutdown of traditional publications and the de-staffing of AOL’s Patch chain have left news deserts, places where citizens are thirsty for a local, […]

Grace Centers of Hope Thrift Stores Ask For Spring Donations

April 4th 2014

Grace Centers of Hope Thrift Stores Ask For Spring Donations (Grace Centers of Hope Press Release, April 4, 2014) Grace Centers of Hope, one of southeast Michigan’s oldest and largest homeless shelters, is encouraging metro Detroit residents to take advantage of the spring cleaning season and donate gently-used household items to one of its four […]

President Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Min. Wage Increase

April 2nd 2014

President Obama Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Minimum Wage Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2014) The move is on in Michigan and across the country to raise the minimum wage, and to help promote the effort President Barack Obama came to Ann Arbor for a speech at the University of Michigan. Stepping off Air […]

Death in Pontiac Possibly a Suicide

March 24th 2014

Death in Pontiac Possibly a Suicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 24, 2014) INCIDENT: 10:14 hrs. March 23, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation/Possible Suicide    # 14-42205 SUMMARY:  OCSO Deputies were dispatched to the 120 block of W. Yale for a report of a 39 year old female who was found not breathing […]

Possible Heroin Overdose Death in Pontiac

March 17th 2014

Possible Heroin Overdose Death in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 17, 2014) INCIDENT:  12:41 hrs. March 16 – City of Pontiac Possible Overdose Death  #14-038543 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 900 block of Kettering Ave for a report of subject with trouble breathing. OUTCOME OF INCIDENT:   Upon arrival deputies spoke to the complainant who […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

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