Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen

Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 8, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 11-07-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 11-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 1545 hrs. City of Pontiac-Robbery// UDAA 15-182486 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 60 block of W. Colgate for a report of a robbery. Upon…

One Church Broken into and Another Attempt in Orion Township

One Church Broken into and Another Attempt in Orion Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 8, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 11-07-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 11-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  07:45 hrs. – Orion Township –Breaking and Entering Commercial # 15-182184 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 900 block Lapeer Road New Beginnings Baptist Church for…

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition (C. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2015) Ferndale’s Marching Band carried on their tradition of excellence Saturday by taking first place in the fourth flight of the State Marching Band Competition.  Under the leadership of Elon Jamison, they scored 93.15. Prior to the competition, Jamison shared his sentiments on…

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11 (EVENT page) Baker College of Auburn Hills to host talk by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bernstein Nov. 11  Event is free and open to the community Baker College of Auburn Hills will welcome Justice Richard Bernstein to campus Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, for…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…

Troy: Nordstrom Employee Accused of Retail Fraud

Troy: Nordstrom Employee Accused of Retail Fraud (Troy Police Report, Nov. 7, 2015) Nordstrom’s Department Store, 2850 W. Big Beaver Road, 8/12/2015 – 8/31/2015:   Business Regional Investigator was conducting an investigation of an employee, a 20 year old   female out of Sterling Heights. The employee was using her discount to purchase store items   and then…

League of Women Voters Michigan Discusses Redistricting

League of Women Voters Michigan Discusses Redistricting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2015) “The problem,” said Michigan League of Women Voters of Michigan President Judy Karandjeff, “Is the politicians are drawing their own voting maps to manipulate elections and keep themselves and their party in power.” Karandjeff spoke to over 50 people at a recent…

150 Narcan Kits Donated to Help Prevent Heroin Deaths

150 Narcan Kits Donated to Help Prevent Heroin Deaths (OCCMHA Press Release, Nov. 6, 2015) Training, treatment, and intervention are all part of the strategy to equip and prepare Oakland County deputies in the ongoing campaign against opioid misuse and heroin overdoses. This collaborative effort is being spearheaded by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority…

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015 (Guest View: Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 5, 2015) Now that the results are final and the celebrations are over, it is time to reflect on Tuesday’s election results across communities in southeast Oakland County. As one would expect in an off-year election, the…

HPHS Drama Presents Hound of Baskervilles Nov 19-21

HPHS Drama Presents Hound of Baskervilles Nov 19-21 (EVENT page) Hazel Park High School Drama Club presents “Hound of the Baskervilles” Sherlock Holmes’ Most Spine Chilling Mystery Brought to Life Hazel Park High School’s Drama Club presents “Hound of the Baskervilles” on Thursday, November 19, Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21 at 7 p.m.…