Pontiac

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers

February 3rd 2015

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 3, 2015) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the persons responsible in an Armed Robbery which occurred this morning at 3:52 am at the 711 on Columbia Avenue in the City of Pontiac. The victim is a […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75 (video)

February 2nd 2015

Auburn Hills Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015)   A man was stopped by police wearing only a cowboy hat on Feb. 1 on I-75 in the midst of the snowstorm. A driver got video of the incident, which is quickly gaining views on […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

A Slam Dunk Day of Support and Inspiration for Pontiac Families

January 31st 2015

A Slam Dunk Day of Support and Inspiration for Pontiac Families (C. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2015) How do you move from stress to success? That was the theme for the children who came to the New Day, New Life and New Hope event held for Pontiac Families on Jan. 31 at Salvation Army and hosted […]

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER

January 30th 2015

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 30. 2015) INCIDENT: 22:55 hrs. – Jan. 29, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Shooting/Assault w/Gun   # 15-14679 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a shooting victim who had driven himself […]

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding

January 29th 2015

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2015) The roads in Pontiac are in far from ideal condition, but the option to raise taxes to fix them won’t go on the ballot in the near future. A ballot proposal was presented to Pontiac City Council at the Jan. […]

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video)

January 29th 2015

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video) (Jimmy Joo, orig. Architectural Afterlife, Jan. 29, 2015) As each 15,000-pound cable whipped down through seat after seat, down went the massive roof of Pontiac’s Silverdome stadium. These huge steel ropes went swinging through the stadium, slicing through the stands, causing destruction with the force of a bomb to butterfly […]

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac

January 29th 2015

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 29, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:13 Hrs. – Jan. 28 – City of Pontiac – Suspicious Circumstances / Possible Attempted Child Abduction    #15-13877 SUMMARY: Deputies at the Pontiac Substation took a walk-in report for a Suspicious Circumstance […]

Bloomfield Twp. Man Arrested After Driving Erratically, Waving to Police (video)

January 28th 2015

Bloomfield Twp. Man Arrested After Driving Erratically, Waving to Police (video) (Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 28, 2015) INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – JAN 27, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Fleeing and Eluding. 15-13501  Dash Cam Attached SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the area of Cesar Chavez and Montcalm for a silver vehicle that was driving […]