Pontiac

Bicyclist Struck and Killed on Auburn Road

December 11th 2014

Bicyclist Struck and Killed on Auburn Road (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 11, 2014)   The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a vehicle/bicycle injury crash that occurred on Auburn Road near South Jessie Street on Dec. 8 at approximately 9:53pm. A 71-year-old resident of Pontiac was […]

Public Welcome to Enjoy Pontiac Community Awards Dec. 17

December 9th 2014

Public Welcome to Enjoy Pontiac Community Awards Dec. 17 (Pontiac DBA press release, Dec. 9, 2014) Please join us to celebrate the Pontiac Community Awards. Wednesday, December 17th starting at 6:00 pm in Downtown 51 Grille. Presented by the Pontiac Downtown Business Association. We honor those that make our city shine with their volunteer efforts […]

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews

December 7th 2014

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014)   As AuJanae Love sat across the table from a woman in a suit and glasses with a stack of files, she squirmed a bit and stumbled on her words. “I’m so nervous,” she said, her voice barely a whisper. It […]

…Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014

December 7th 2014

Video and Photos from the Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014 (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Downtown Pontiac was packed with energy for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade.  Pontiac and neighboring communities collaborate to host a grand parade with hundreds of people marching and thousands watching from the sidewalks.  Santa and Mrs. Claus were there, along […]

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac

December 7th 2014

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Slow’s Bar BQ will open a location in the former Strand Theater in Downtown Pontiac as part of a redevelopment project slated to open late next year, according to Crain’s Detroit. The theatre is expected to become the […]

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash

December 7th 2014

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Dec 7, 2014) INCIDENT: 08:55 HRS.  – Dec. 4, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Injury Crash / Crash Reconstruction Unit Callout   #14-190965 The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting the Pontiac Deputies with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred […]

Pontiac Lights Tree of Hope (video)

December 6th 2014

Pontiac Lights Tree of Hope (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2014) The kick off to the holiday season in Pontiac is the annual lighting of the Tree of Hope in front of the Waterman Hall of Justice. The ceremony this year included a visit from Scooby Doo and local children’s choirs. Glen Konopaskie, President […]

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac

December 2nd 2014

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Dec. 2, 2014) INCIDENT: 23:01Hrs. occurred 11-30-14 – City of Pontiac – UDAA of an Ambulance. #14-189040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 50 block of N. Perry (McLaren Oakland Hospital emergency entrance), on a stolen ambulance from STAR EMS. Per the caller, […]

…Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets … (video)

November 29th 2014

Video of Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets Gets National Attention (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) A cell phone video taken by a Pontiac resident on Thanksgiving Day has had over 1,300,000 views on Facebook and over 11,000 views on You Tube. The video shows Brandon McKean conversing with an Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion

November 29th 2014

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:14 hrs. –Nov 27 – City of Pontiac – Home Invasion # 14-187494 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for a Home Invasion in progress.  The complainant stated that she was home alone and […]