Man in Serious Condition after Jumping from Wall at DTE Music Theater

Man in Serious Condition after Jumping from Wall at DTE Music Theater (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 9, 2015) INCIDENT:  23:00 hrs. – July 7 – Independence Township – Injured Person #15-106996 SUMMARY:  Deputies working at the DTE Music Theater responded to a medical involving a subject who had jumped from a seven foot stone…

Ferndale Seeking Citizens to Help Improve Voting, Democracy with Election Task Force

Ferndale Seeking Citizens to Help Improve Voting, Democracy with Election Task Force (City of Ferndale Press Release, July 8, 2015)   The Ferndale City Clerk is recruiting community members, poll workers, and elected officials to create an election task force to help guide the selection of new polling locations, brainstorm methods of improving voter turnout,…

Spielberg film series at the Berkley Public Library through September

Spielberg film series at the Berkley Public Library through September (event listing) Four films directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg will be screened this summer as part of a new series by the Berkley Public Library. Watch free movies at the library as part of the “A Spielberg Summer” series on: –         Monday, July 20…

Oakland University Passes State Cap, Raises Tuition 8.48%

Oakland University Passes State Cap, Raises Tuition 8.48% (compiled, July 7, 2015) Grizzlies will be paying more for college come fall, as the Board of Trustees for Oakand University has approved a 8.48% tuition increase. According to a report by David Jesse in the Detroit Free Press, OU will give up $1.2 million in state…

Huntington Woods: Drone Footage Shows Unique View of Fireworks (video)

Huntington Woods: Drone Footage Shows Unique View of Fireworks (video) (John Rozsa, July 6, 2015) Here is footage of some of the Rackham Golf Course Fireworks, taken with my quadcopter at 399.99 FT Be sure to watch in 1080P or 4K. To adjust the quality settings in Youtube, click the little gear looking thing in…

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT (Bloomfield Hills Schools press release, July 6, 2015) “Perfect” at just 15, Helena Gregg, Bloomfield Hills High School student, scores a perfect score on the ACT Helena Gregg, an incoming sophomore at Bloomfield Hills High School, has just scored a perfect score on the ACT. …

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote (MML Press Release, July 4, 2015)   Sixteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving more than 20 Michigan communities are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are Allegan, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek,…

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 3, 2015) INCIDENT: 02:19 hrs. – July 3 – City of Pontiac -Overdose- Narcan Administered #15-103981 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Central Ave. for the report of a possible Heroin overdose. Deputies arrived before EMS personnel…

Police Impersonator Suspect Wanted After Incident at 96 and Milford Road

Police Impersonator Suspect Wanted After Incident at 96 and Milford Road (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept July 2, 2015)   The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information regarding a possible police impersonator incident which occurred this morning around 6am near Eastbound I-96 at Milford Road. Two off-duty officers observed suspicious circumstances relating to what…