West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election

West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election (West Bloomfield Schools, Jan. 26, 2017) WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI – At a regular meeting of the West Bloomfield School District Board of Education, on January 23, 2017, the board voted unanimously to go forward with a comprehensive bond election on May 2, 2017. …

Ten Year Old Called 911 Just Before Mother’s Murder in Commerce Twp

Ten Year Old Called 911 Just Before Mother’s Murder in Commerce Twp (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 24, 2017) Commerce Twp, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred at approximately 9:40pm on Monday, January 23rd at a residence in the 1700 block of Applebrook in Commerce Twp. Deputies responded…

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A proposed development could turn the Wing Hing Inn at 1820 E. 9 Mile into a food-truck themed restaurant called “Detroit Fleat.” (Yes, that is the way it’s spelled) Aaron Tye, who owns the food truck…

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of…

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2017) Royal Oak Township, MI – The Royal Oak Township Recreation Center was filled with music and words of inspiration on Monday as residents gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. “Dr. King left a legacy. …

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After being shut down by the health department, Como’s Restaurant at 22812 Woodward has been back in business for about 11 weeks.  Oakland County 115 News shared with the public the violations that had…

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism (Jan. 13, 2017)  Ferndale, MI – Metromode,  a website that celebrates Metro Detroit, included The Oakland County 115 News in their feature this week titled “Metro Detroit’s independent local news outlets making the best of a bad time in journalism.” Oc115 was included along with Motor City…

Tracking People in Michigan’s Criminal Justice System Just Got Easier

Tracking People in Michigan’s Criminal Justice System Just Got Easier (MDHHS, Jan. 13, 2017) LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has enhanced the MI-VINE (Michigan Victim Information and Notification Everyday) service with a powerful new feature called RegistrationLink 2.0. The RegistrationLink system links offender records and cases to better…

Stop Sign Had Been Knocked Down Before Serious Crash in Orion Twp.

Stop Sign Had Been Knocked Down Before Serious Crash in Orion Twp. Orion Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 01-07-2017, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 01-08-2017, 07:00 hrs.    INCIDENT:  17:59 hrs. – Orion Township – Personal Injury Accident / Request for the OCSO Accident Reconstruction Unit – #17-003812   SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Orion…

Police Say Woman Stabbed Brother with Letter Opener While Driving in Rochester Hills

Police Say Woman Stabbed Brother with Letter Opener While Driving in Rochester Hills Rochester Hills, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 01-06-2017, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 01-07-2017, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  11:49 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Felonious Assault – #17-003065 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the area of S. Adams Rd near Hamlin Rd…