Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Asst. Manager in Royal Oak UPDATED

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Assistant City Manager in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2015) UPDATE:  City Commission approved the promotion on Monday night. Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak City Commission is expected to vote tonight on a measure that would put current Police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue in the unique position…

Volunteer Stabbed at Common Ground, Keego Harbor Man in Custody

Volunteer Stabbed at Common Ground, Keego Harbor Man in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 7, 2015)   Pontiac, MI –  INCIDENT: 10:55 hrs. Dec. 4, 2015– 1200 North Telegraph Rd.-Oakland County Government Complex – Common Ground building – Attempted Murder #15-197547 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Common Ground, Building 32 East for a stabbing. The…

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays (Leslie Ellis, Dec. 6, 2015) Berkley, MI – The holiday season marched into town Saturday during the Holiday Lights Parade in Berkley. Children of all ages crowded along 12 Mile Road to cheer as the procession of fire trucks, horse-drawn carriages carrying city officials, community groups, marching bands…

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Ferndale, MI – With Raylon Leaks-May being elected to City Council, a vacancy on the Ferndale School Board will be coming open at the beginning of the year. Residents who live in the Ferndale School District (which includes part of Ferndale, part of Oak…

Communities Come Together for 2015 Holiday Parade in Pontiac

Communities Come Together for 2015 Holiday Parade in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2015) Pontiac, MI – The heart of Oakland County beat loudly on Saturday, with sounds of holiday cheer filling Saginaw Street in Downtown Pontiac for the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade. Marching bands from multiple schools, including Waterford, White Lake and Milford,…

Rochester Hills Man Arrested After Reportedly Shooting at Wife

Rochester Hills Man Arrested After Reportedly Shooting at Wife (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 4, 2015) Rochester Hills, MI – On December 1, 2015, Oakland County  Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible domestic assault at a home in the 2500 block of John R Road in the City of Rochester Hills. Prior to arrival, the…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…