Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 3, 2014) There have been multiple suspected drug deaths reported by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department in recent days. The fatalities are detailed below: INCIDENT:  14:12 Hrs. – July 30, 2014 – Oxford Township – Death Investigation – #14-118493 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to…

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…