Royal Oak

Unlocked Car Left Running Unattended Stolen in Royal Oak, and…

February 6th 2014

Unlocked Car Left Running Unattended Stolen in Royal Oak, and More Crime Briefs (Royal Oak Police Dept., Feb. 6, 2014) Larceny from an Automobile 600 block of Woodlawn, 2-4-14 – 2-5-14, 11:00 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.: Complainant parked his vehicle on the street near his residence. When he returned to his truck he discovered an […]

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG

February 2nd 2014

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG (David Sands, Mode Shift, Feb. 2, 2014, orig. wearemodeshift.org/mode-shifts-road-map-understanding-semcog) It was a noteworthy 2013 for the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The organization not only helped jumpstart the new Regional Transit Authority, but it’s been busy developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan and conducting an analysis of rapid transit […]

79-Year-Old Dies in Royal Oak Fire

February 2nd 2014

79-Year-Old Dies in Royal Oak Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) A 79-year-old man was found dead Saturday in a condo fire in the 3200 block of Coolidge in Royal Oak at around 4:30pm.  The Royal Oak Fired Department called in Oakland County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the investigation. More information will be […]

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports

January 31st 2014

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 31, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of January 23, 2014 through January 30, 2014 Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile 5150 Coolidge (Meijer Department Store), 1-27-14, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant parked his 2002 Dodge […]

Royal Oak Fleeing and Eluding Suspect Captured

January 29th 2014

Royal Oak Fleeing and Eluding Suspect Captured (Royal Oak Police Department, Jan. 29, 2014) On Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Royal Oak officers attempted to stop a red Dodge Avenger for a traffic violation in the area of E. Sixth Street and Knowles. The driver of the Avenger refused to stop the vehicle; he fled from […]

Closure at 12 Mile and Stephenson Today and Tomorrow…

January 29th 2014

Closure at 12 Mile and Stephenson Today and Tomorrow Due to Water Main Break (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2014) The Oakland County Road Commission has issued the following alert for travelers in the 12 Mile and Stephenson Hwy. area, also affecting those exiting southbound I-75: The City of Madison Heights is expected to open […]

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday

January 27th 2014

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday (C. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2014) School administrators across SE Michigan have declared Tuesday a “snow day” due to temperatures and wind chills below zero.  Classes and events will be cancelled in many districts, including Berkley, Birmingham,  Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Public Schools, Pontiac, Rochester Schools, Royal Oak, […]

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner

January 27th 2014

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Starting Jan. 27 the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2014. More than 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, […]

Oakland Chamber Network Learns From National Trends

January 27th 2014

Oakland Chamber Network Learns From National Trends (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2014) Collaborating to improve the environment for business success is the core strength of Chambers of Commerce in general, and the Oakland Chamber Network doubles up on that principle by bringing 27 local Chambers together. At their annual meeting on Jan. 22, OCN […]

Group Seeks Ballot Measure to Increase Minimum Wage

January 27th 2014

Group Seeks Ballot Measure to Increase Minimum Wage (Mothering Justice Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Community organizing, social justice and labor groups today formed a committee to explore a ballot campaign to raise the minimum wage in Michigan. The minimum wage in Michigan –currently $7.40 an hour – hasn’t been raised since 2008, leaving many […]

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