Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment…

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment of Suspected Radio Shack Robber (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) A 19-year-old Detroit man, Walter Smith, was indicted on two counts of Robbery Affecting Interstate Commerce and two counts of Using or Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to a Federal Crime of Violence. The charges stem from armed robberies…

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle (DW Pele, July 1, 2014) On June 29, hundreds of people flocked to Madison Heights for their annual fireworks celebration.  Here are some pictures from oc115.com reader DW Pele of the sparkling show and people enjoying the evening. Check out photos from the Rochester Hills fireworks at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/clear-skies-and-good-times-at-the-rochester-hills-fireworks/. There are still…

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct (Madison Hts. Police Press Release, June 26, 2014) On Friday, May 16th, 2014, parents of a Bishop Foley High School student, accompanied by the President of Bishop Foley High School, filed a complaint with the Madison Heights Police Department. The complaint alleged that inappropriate conduct occurred between…

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct (Madison Hts. Police Press Release, June 26, 2014) On Friday, May 16th, 2014, parents of a Bishop Foley High School student, accompanied by the President of Bishop Foley High School, filed a complaint with the Madison Heights Police Department. The complaint alleged that inappropriate conduct occurred between…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 23, 2014) INCIDENT: 19:36hrs. June 20 – City of Madison Heights/Assist Fire Department – OCSO Fire Investigator Request / Arson  #14-93979 SUMMARY:  The Madison Heights Fire Marshall requested an OCSO Fire Investigator for a residential structure fire in the 800 block of E.…

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths,…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted…

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees…

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees…