Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded

Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 7, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  08-06-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  08-07-2015 INCIDENT: 0639 Hours – City of Pontiac – Accidental Shooting #15-126251 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Ridgemont for a reported shooting victim. Upon arrival Deputies discovered…

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23 (event listing press release 2015) The Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show soars to new heights as it marks its 30th year Sunday, Aug. 23. This family-friendly event, which runs 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., will coincide with the grand opening…

Meet Peyton Meyer of “Girl Meets World” at Oakland Mall Aug. 22

Meet Peyton Meyer of “Girl Meets World” at Oakland Mall Aug. 22 (event listing) PEYTON MEYER “Lucas” on Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World” SATURDAY, AUGUST 22ND 12PM at Center Court MEET & GREET Meet your favorite Disney Channel star, Peyton Meyer, at Oakland Mall. This is a FREE event – no ticket required. Peyton will…

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters (Guest View by Kurt Metzger, Detroit’s Data Guru, Aug. 5, 2015) Yesterday, voters in the Pontiac School District, which currently is under a consent agreement with the state to address a massive deficit, asked voters to allow for the creation of a special fund —…

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for…

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals…

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This…

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 4, 2015) INCIDENT: 14:39 hrs. – Aug 4, 2015) City of Pontiac – Attempted Armed Robbery/Shooting  #15-124495 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 30 block of Stowell Street for a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, deputies observed a trail of…

Interview: William “Bill” White, Candidate for Ferndale City Council (video)

Interview: William “Bill” White, Candidate for Ferndale City Council (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2015) William “Bill” White said now that his kids are taking over the family business, he’s looking to get involved in the community and help keep Ferndale the way it is. That’s why he’s decided to throw his hat in the…

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015 (event) City of Berkley Friday, August 14: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Kid’s Inflatable Zone, 12 Mile Road/Tyler 6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Berkley’s Classic Car Parade, 12 Mile Rd between Coolidge & Greenfield 7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Tri-Community Coalition Street Dance, 12Mile Road/Griffith, north 7:30 PM- 9:00 PM: DetroitElvis.com Entertainment at 12 Mile…

Clarkston City Council Candidate Forum Sept. 17

Clarkston City Council Candidate Forum Sept. 17 (event listing) Thursday, September 17, 2015 7:00 PM Clarkston Independence District Library 6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston, MI 48346 City of the Village of Clarkston: City Council. Local elections are coming up November 3, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland…