Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

Man Treated for Accidentally Shooting Self in Ankle

Man Treated for Accidentally Shooting Self in Ankle (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 28, 2015) INCIDENT: 17:05 hrs.  – 09-22-2015 – City of Pontiac – Accidental Shooting – #15-155576 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital on the report that there was a victim of a gunshot wound being treated in the emergency room. …

Loaded Shotgun Recovered from Vehicle in Police Chase in Pontiac

Loaded Shotgun Recovered from Vehicle in Police Chase in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 27, 2015) INCIDENT: 15:02 hrs. – 09-24-2015 – City of Pontiac – Felonious Assault / Fleeing and Eluding Police / PIT Maneuver – #15-156686 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 1300 block of Gambrell Dr. on the report of a…

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2015) Standing at the edge of Pontiac’s Phoenix Center, with three levels of parking below and a lovely pedestrian plaza with a high quality amphitheater nearly deserted around him, Mike Stephens could not help but notice the irony of…

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 13, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Pontiac Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash.  The traffic crash occurred on Woodward Avenue at the intersection of South Boulevard at approximately 7:14 this morning. Peter Whittaker a 64…

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19 (event) September 19th, 2015 – 10am-1pm Come for an informal conversation on: The Future of 8 Former School Properties, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) & Ottawa Towers as an Innovation District Catalyst More info: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixCenterRising Previous story: https://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/09/21/fate-of-the-phoenix-center-public-gets-tour-video/

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12 (event listing) The Woodward Avenue Action Association invites you to Experience the Future of Woodward  a first of its kind two-day event to celebrate the past and learn about the future of the Woodward Corridor, presented by the DTE Energy Foundation. Register for 1 or…