Pontiac

Unidentified Body Found in Burning Van in Pontiac

May 12th 2015

Unidentified Body Found in Burning Van in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 12, 2015) INCIDENT:  12:53 hrs. -May 11, 2015 City of Pontiac – Arson Investigation/Fatal. #15-70766 SUMMARY:  Deputies along with the Waterford Regional Fire Department were dispatched to the 200 block of South Blvd. regarding a vehicle fire involving a small shed. The […]

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

Ferndale Pride Gets Pontiac Love with Fundraisers at Arcade & Liberty Bar

May 10th 2015

Ferndale Pride Gets Pontiac Love with Fundraisers at Arcade and Liberty Bar (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) As Ferndale Pride grows in regional significance, the number of fundraisers for the festival continue to blossom beyond the four square miles of the city limits. The love and support of the LGBT community spread all the […]

Deputies Use NARCAN to Revive Unconscious Heroin User

May 9th 2015

Deputies Use NARCAN to Revive Unconscious Heroin User (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 9, 2015) INCIDENT: 05:31 Hrs. – May 8 – City of Pontiac – Welfare Check / Administration of NARCAN / OUID.  #15-68966. SUMMARY: Deputies responded to Montcalm and Lakeside Dr. for a welfare check. The caller reported a red pickup stopped in the […]

Man Up Picnic Celebrating Strong Fathers June 20 in Pontiac

May 8th 2015

Man Up Picnic Celebrating Strong Fathers June 20 in Pontiac (compiled, May 8, 2015) The MAN UP PICNIC is Back the UNITED MEN IN ACTION want you to join us in celebrating all the Good Fathers, Role Models, and Even Strong Mothers that work everyday building the next generations. The Picnic is going to be […]

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac

May 7th 2015

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 7, 2015) INCIDENT:  08:01 hrs. – May 5 – City of Pontiac – Felonious Assault – Malicious Destruction of Property (MDOP) / Barricaded Suspect / SWAT Activation. #15-67214 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to the 300 block of N. Johnson Street on […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5

May 2nd 2015

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) The last time the City Charter for Pontiac was revised, the year was 1981. Since that time, the City has seen many changes including years with an emergency financial manager, the dismantling of the police, fire and water […]