Berkley Appoints Citizens Advisory Committee for Infrastructure Improvements

Berkley Appoints Citizens Advisory Committee for Infrastructure Improvements (City of Berkley, Dec. 21, 2016) The Berkley City Council announced the appointment of the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) for Infrastructure Improvements. The 15-member committee is charged with reviewing key information about the condition of city roads and municipal buildings. After the review, the committee will submit…

Suspected Package Thief Arrested in Pleasant Ridge

Suspected Package Thief Arrested in Pleasant Ridge (Pleasant Ridge Police, Dec. 21, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI -On Wednesday December 20, 2016 Pleasant Ridge Police arrested a 24 year old Southfield man for stealing packages from a porch in Pleasant Ridge. Undercover officers from Troy Police and Royal Oak police were watching the suspect as he…

Ferndale Passes Resolutions on Pipeline Protest and Being Bat-Friendly

Ferndale Passes Resolutions About DAPL Protests and Bats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Fendale City Council passed two resolutions Monday night. One proclaims the city to be bat-friendly and establishes Oct. 31 as “The Night of the Bat.” The other resolution “proclaims support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to…

Police Say Uber Driver from Berkley Stabbed Passenger Several Times

Police Say Uber Driver from Berkley Stabbed Passenger Several Times (Bloomfield Township Police, Dec. 19, 2016) Bloomfield Township, MI – On Saturday, December 17, 2016 at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Bloomfield Township Police Department with the assistance from the Birmingham Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a person had been stabbed during a…

Driver Rescued After Snowmobile Fell Through Ice on Highland Lake

Driver Rescued After Snowmobile Fell Through Ice on Highland Lake (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 19, 2016) Highland Twp, MI_ FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-18-2016, 07:00 hrs.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-19-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  18:25 hrs. – Highland Township –  Snowmobile through the Ice / Dive Team Assist – #16-221039 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Highland Lake…

Details Shared in Clarkston Jewelry Robbery, Suspect at Large

Details Shared in Clarkston Jewelry Robbery, Suspect at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 18, 2016) Clarkston, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-17-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-18-2016, 07:00 hrs. ____________________________ INCIDENT:  16:03 hrs. – Independence Township – Armed Robbery / Home Invasion  – #16-220515 / #16-220583 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to an Armed Robbery…

Ferndale Housing Commission Sets New Vision, Seeks Board Member UPDATED

Ferndale Housing Commission Sets New Vision, Seeks Board Member  UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2016) Ferndale, MI – As Ferndale Housing Commission Director Heather Van Poucker prepares for her presentation to City Council on Monday, her main thought is on the residents of the housing program and how to show that they are the…