Royal Oak

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment…

July 11th 2014

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment of Suspected Radio Shack Robber (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) A 19-year-old Detroit man, Walter Smith, was indicted on two counts of Robbery Affecting Interstate Commerce and two counts of Using or Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to a Federal Crime of Violence. The charges stem from armed robberies […]

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals

July 11th 2014

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals (Detroit Zoo press release, July 11, 2014) Thirty animals – including some exotic species ¬– are receiving care at the Detroit Zoo today after being rescued from a residential garage in the city of Warren on July 9. Exotic mammals – including two white-nosed coatis, two ring-tailed lemurs […]

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti & Stolen Leaf Blower…

July 11th 2014

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti and Stolen Leaf Blower Among Crimes in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, July 11, 2014)   Home Invasion 200 Block of E. Farnum, 7-6-14 – 7-9-14, 3:00 p.m. – 3:09 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered her unlocked home and went through several cabinets and drawers. Nothing was reported missing […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair July 12-13

July 10th 2014

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair July 12-13 (Press Release, July 10, 2014)   Location: Royal Oak Memorial Park Woodward Ave. @ 13 Mile and Coolidge Hwy. Saturday, July 12, 2014 – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday, July 13, 2014 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm As one of the most successful juried art fairs […]

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12

July 10th 2014

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12 (Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Press Release, July 10, 2014) ​ Individuals who meet screening requirements may adopt cats for free this weekend at Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center’s “Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event” on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report

July 6th 2014

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report For the week of June 26, 2014 through July 3, 2014 Home Invasion 3000 block of N. Altadena, 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered his residence and damaged a flat screen television and miscellaneous property in his bedroom. There was […]

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8

July 5th 2014

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 13th District State Senate Seat on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at Walsh College, 3838 Livernois Road in Troy. The 13th […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August

July 4th 2014

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August (Royal Oak Press Release, July 4, 2014) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts brings its summer concert series – Art Explored “Live” – to the heart of downtown Royal Oak with weekly performances by some of the area’s top bands on Thursdays in July […]