Mackinac Bridge Getting Stripped of 60 Years Worth of Paint, Temp. Closure Saturday

Mackinac Bridge Getting Stripped of 60 Years Worth of Paint, Temp. Closure Saturday (Mackinac Bridge Authority, April 18, 2018) St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – To continue repainting the Mackinac Bridge’s north tower, contractors need to hang a pair of custom moveable scaffold platforms above the roadway, requiring a brief closure Saturday morning.                Seaway…

“Im finna shoot this bitch up” Message in School Restroom Sparks Investigation

“Im finna shoot this bitch up” Message in School Restroom Sparks Investigation (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, April 16, 2018) Lyon Township, MI – SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the South Lyon East High School located at 52200 W. Ten Mile Rd on the report of a hand written message that had been found by a school administrator…

Freezing Rain Means Power Outages in SE Michigan

Freezing Rain Means Power Outages in SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2018) Troy, MI – More than 300,000 customers are without power Sunday evening as DTE and Consumers Energy work to repair power lines knocked down due to heavy rains and ice through SE Michigan. For the most current outage map visit https://emergency.dteenergy.com/map/outage.html.…

Clinton, Ford and Johnson: First Families Honor Betty Ford, Share Advice for the Limelight

Clinton, Ford and Johnson: First Families Honor Betty Ford, Share Advice for the Limelight (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- In honor of what have been former First Lady Betty Ford’s 100th birthday, members of three first families took part in a luncheon celebration with a panel discussion at the Frederick Meijer…

Jeffrey Zeigler Charged with Assault w/Intent to Murder After Shooting at Student

Jeffrey Zeigler Charged with Assault w/Intent to Murder After Shooting at Student (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 13, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – On 4/13/2018 the case was presented to the Oakland County Prosecutors’ Office.  The Prosecutor’s Office issued a two count warrant for Jeffery Craig Zeigler a  53 year old Rochester Hills resident. Count…

Ferndale Police Chief Retires Early, City Reviewing Policies and Procedures

  Ferndale Police Chief Retires Early, City Reviewing Policies and Procedures (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The City of Ferndale has announced that Police Chief Timothy Collins will be retiring, with his last day being Friday.  Collins was expected to retire later this year when reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60.…

Ferndale Police Chief Retires Early, City Reviewing Policies and Procedures

  Ferndale Police Chief Retires Early, City Reviewing Policies and Procedures (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The City of Ferndale has announced that Police Chief Timothy Collins will be retiring, with his last day being Friday.  Collins was expected to retire later this year when reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60.…

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths (Sam Gurwin, April 9, 2018) Berkley, MI – Many memories of mothers and fathers in 1976-1977 involved carefully watching children as they walked in groups to schools throughout Oakland County. That is because an unknown person was lurking, abducting and murdering children. Even…

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths (Sam Gurwin, April 9, 2018) Berkley, MI – Many memories of mothers and fathers in 1976-1977 involved carefully watching children as they walked in groups to schools throughout Oakland County. That is because an unknown person was lurking, abducting and murdering children. Even…

Aronson Family Opens Rare HPP Plant to Grow Michigan Food Industry

  Aronson Family Opens Rare HPP Plant to Grow Michigan Food Industry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 7, 2018) Taylor, Ferndale, MI- Smaller food production companies have limited options when it comes to taking their products to grocery store shelves.  Most often chemical preservatives are the answer.  But food entrepreneur Jack Aronson, best known for creating…

Veterans from Out of State Can Soon Buy Drinks at Veteran’s Clubs

  Veterans from Out of State Can Soon Buy Drinks at Veteran’s Clubs (Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, April 6, 2018) Lansing, MI   -Under legislation supported by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) – and signed yesterday by Governor Snyder – state law has been updated to allow certain private membership clubs…