Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Please join us as we celebrate the holiday season! The Ferndale Community Concert Band will play a collection of holiday tunes, including a piece that will be conducted by the Farmington Community Band conductor and our guest, Damien Crutcher. We are thrilled…

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench (Wayne State University Press Release, Dec. 1, 2015) Southfield, MI – The legal career of Debra Nance has been touched by synchronicity – seemingly small, unrelated events that resonate and become meaningful. A 1999 alumna of Wayne State University Law School, today she’s a…

Race in Community Project Asks: What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean?

Race in Community Project Asks:  What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean? (Guest View by Kathleen LaTosch, Dec. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Everyone says diversity is good for us. Business leaders expound upon the economic benefits of having a diverse workforce – the creativity, the increased problem-solving ability. Liberals say it’s “the right thing to…

Gas Can Explodes During Leaf Burning, Injuring Woman and Two Kids

Gas Can Explodes During Leaf Burning, Injuring Woman and Two Kids (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov 30, 2015) INCIDENT:  15:36 hrs. – Nov. 29, 2015- Highland Township – Injured Person(s) – #15-194700 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Highland Township Fire Department responded to the report of an explosion on the 3000 block of Lester Drive.  The…

Madison Heights Murder a Hook-up Crime, Police Say

Madison Heights Murder a Hook-up Crime, Police Say (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 30 2015)   Madison Heights, MI – More details are emerging in the murder of Ferndando Gonzales of Madison Heights. The Daily Tribune reports that the suspect, 19-year-old Christopher Charles-Ruben King, arrived at Gonzales’s home at about 7:30pm on Oct. 31 after answering…

Gunshots Damage Doors and Windows of Oxford Middle School

Gunshots Damage Doors and Windows of Oxford Middle School (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Nov. 29, 2015) Oxford, MI – INCIDENT:  07:26 hrs. – Oxford Township – Malicious Destruction of School Property – #15- 193658 Nov. 27 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Lakeville Road (Oxford Middle School) for a Malicious Destruction of Property…

Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Dec. 6

Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Dec. 6 (EVENT page) The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present this year’s Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade sponsored by Genisys Credit Union which will come down Main Street on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 2PM. The Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade is the largest Christmas parade in Michigan with an average 3,500…