Jeffrey Zeigler Charged with Assault w/Intent to Murder After Shooting at Student

Jeffrey Zeigler Charged with Assault w/Intent to Murder After Shooting at Student (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 13, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – On 4/13/2018 the case was presented to the Oakland County Prosecutors’ Office.  The Prosecutor’s Office issued a two count warrant for Jeffery Craig Zeigler a  53 year old Rochester Hills resident. Count…

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Over 500 people packed the First United Methodist Church of Ferndale and the lawn in front overlooking Woodward Ave. Sunday evening to share a message of love and justice following violence in Charlottesville, VA connected…

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN)

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 200 residents of the Rochester Area met on April 18 for a potluck to share updates about the five committees of the Great Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN). The group is a non-partisan, non-religious affiliated group …

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2017) Southfield, MI – What are the results of taking a proactive approach to community policing and addressing racial inequities?  Police Chiefs from through SE Michigan and Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard were among the speakers at the Race…

Beheaded Stuffed Animal Hanging from Tree May Be Ethnic Intimidation

Beheaded Stuffed Animal Hanging from Tree May Be Ethnic Intimidation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 3, 2016) Commerce Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 07-02-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 07-03-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  09:55 hrs. – Commerce Township – Ethnic Intimidation – #16-113178 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Gittins Blvd for…

Race in Community Project Asks: What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean?

Race in Community Project Asks:  What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean? (Guest View by Kathleen LaTosch, Dec. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Everyone says diversity is good for us. Business leaders expound upon the economic benefits of having a diverse workforce – the creativity, the increased problem-solving ability. Liberals say it’s “the right thing to…