Sheriff’s Department Looking for Pontiac Credit Union Robber

Sheriff’s Department Looking for Pontiac Credit Union Robber (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Aug. 16, 2014) INCIDENT: 15:27 Hrs. Aug. 13 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery of Credit Union/OCSO K9 Assist – #14-126796 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to Genisys Credit Union in the 44000 block of Woodard on a report of an Armed Robbery.  Upon…

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams (Attorney General Bill Schuette, Aug. 15, 2014)                  Attorney General Bill Schuette today issued a consumer alert with tips for southeast Michigan residents facing damage from recent flooding. The alert, which Schuette issued through his Consumer Protection Division, offers tips on avoiding scam artists and criminals who exploit emergency situations,…

Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video)

Independent Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2014) The recent flooding has caused a lot of damage to basements and property in Oakland County, and many have complained of not being able to get through to their insurance providers.  We spoke with Ferndale-based independent insurance agent Adrianne Greer about common…

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…