One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented

One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014)   INCIDENT: 07:56 hrs. –Nov. 27 – Commerce Township – Death Investigation / Suicide #14-187412   SUMMARY:  The Sheriff’s Office Operations Center received a call from the Novi Police Department advising that they had located a deceased subject hanging by the neck…

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video)

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2014) Royal Oak kicked off the holiday season with the 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade.  The event brought several communities together, with marching bands from Detroit, Ecorse, Ferndale and Royal Oak.  Dozens of groups and businesses took part as well, including guests of…

Hunter Shoots Woman Walking Dog… UPDATED

Hunter Shoots Woman Walking  Dog  in Northern Oakland County (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 27, 2014)  NOTE: This story has been updated from a previous version.  Earlier we reported that the victim was a fellow hunter.  Subsequent media reports confirmed that the victim was a woman walking a dog, and not a fellow hunter.  We…

Happy Thanksgiving from Grant School 2014 (video)

Happy Thanksgiving from Grant School 2014 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2014) At Grant School in Ferndale there is a Thanksgiving tradition of a shared meal and a performance by the little ones.  The three and four year old preschoolers sang a turkey-themed song before joining their proud parents for a feast of turkey,…

Ferndale Sixth Graders Learn About Giving Through Food Pantry

    Ferndale Sixth Graders Learn About Giving Through Food Pantry (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2014) Last week the kids at JFK School learned something that many Ferndale area grown-ups may not even know about: a food pantry right in their own community! Sixth graders from Greg Williamson and Elaine Zold’s classes took a field…

…Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26

Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield Hosting Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26 (Press release, Nov. 25, 2014)   Ferguson, Missouri: Prayers for Healing Wednesday, November 26 – 6:30 pm Hope United Methodist Church   Clergy and congregation members in Southfield are inviting the community to a service of prayer and reconciliation on Wednesday, November…

Man Punches Sheriff’s Deputy at Bar in Lake Orion

  Man Punches Sheriff’s Deputy at Bar in Lake Orion (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 24, 2014)   INCIDENT: 01:34 hrs. – Orion Township –  Disorderly Person / Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer (R&O) / Assault and Battery on a Police Officer (A&B on PO) / Taser Deployment – #14- 184562 SUMMARY: Deputies responded…

Death of 29-Year-Old Oxford Man & Infant Daughter Under Investigation

Death of 29-Year-Old Oxford Man and Infant Daughter Under Investigation (Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2014) A 29-year-old grocery clerk named Daryne Gailey was found dead Sunday in his Oxford home, along with his seven-month-old daughter. Gailey’s mother was also found severely injured in the home on Kintyre Drive on Sunday. The man was found in…