Oakland County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty Thanksgiving Morning

Oakland County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty Thanksgiving Morning (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 23, 2017)   Brandon Township, MI – Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard sadly informs the community that one of our Sheriff’s Deputies was tragically killed today at approximately 12:31am during a police pursuit. A police pursuit started in Lapeer County…

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill…

Comerica Bank in Independence Twp Robbed, Police Seek Tips

Comerica Bank in Independence Twp Robbed, Police Seek Tips (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 20 2017) Independence Township, MI – INCIDENT: 1218 hrs. Independence Twp. Armed Robbery # 14-74818 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the Comerica Bank located at 7565 Dixie Hwy for a report of an armed robbery. Bank tellers reported that a very short…

Southfield International Festival Connects…

Southfield International Festival Connects Community Across Cultures (video) (Crystal A Proxmire, Nov. 19 2017) Southfield, MI – Simone Simmons took the mic during a performance of African Drum music and dancing at the 2017 Southfield International Festival, and recited Sojourner Truth’s poem about freedom and equality called “Ain’t I a Woman.” The girl had learned…

Ortonville Shooting Suspect Michael Quigley is in Custody

Ortonville Shooting Suspect Michael Quigley is in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 15, 2017) Ortonville, MI  – As of 5:20pm, Michael Joseph Quigley, the suspect wanted in the attempted murder in Brandon Township, has been detained and is in the custody of the Sheriff’s Office. Captain Gary Miller will be providing an update at…

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 15, 2017) Ortonville, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Township Substation is investigating the attempted murder of two Brandon Township residents, who were both shot in the head in the evening of November 14, 2017, in the 90 block…

Manhunt Underway in Ortonville After Two People Shot – UPDATED

Manhunt Underway in Ortonville After Two People Shot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 14, 2017) Ortonville, MI – Residents in Ortonville spent Tuesday night in fear as Oakland County Sheriff”s deputies and Michigan State Police scoured the Village for a man they consider armed and dangerous after shooting a man and woman at an apartment complex…

Michigan Works! Southfield to Offer Free Business Counseling

Michigan Works! Southfield to Offer Free Business Counseling (City of Southfield, Nov. 15, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI— Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will offer free business counseling on the first Tuesday of each month at Michigan Works! Southfield, 21415 Civic Center Drive, Suite 116. Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will offer business…