Interview: Carole Kimbrough, First Black Female Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy (video)

Interview: Carole Kimbrough, First Black Female Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – It was 1974 when Carole Kimbrough first took a job as a Deputy with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, working in Oakland County Jail. Over the course of two decades she moved up the ranks…

Baby Treated for Skull Fracture, Burned Hands & Other Injuries, Child Abuse Suspected

Baby Treated for Skull Fracture, Burned Hands & Other Injuries, Child Abuse Suspected (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 16, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – INCIDENT:  17:43 hrs. – City of Pontiac –Child Abuse Investigation #16-7234 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to Royal Oak Beaumont to meet with Child Protective Services regarding a possible child abuse complaint. A…

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac FROM DAY SHIFT: 1-2-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 1-3-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 15:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Structure Fire / OCSO Fire Investigations Unit Call-out – #16-798 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Cesar Chavez assist the Waterford Regional Fire Department…

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure (Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner Press Release, Dec. 28, 2015) Southfield, MI – With foreclosures causing as much as an 8 percent loss in property values of neighboring homes, according to the Federal Reserve of Boston, and Oakland County losing $14 billion in taxable value during the…