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Trial underway for man accused of shooting acquaintance

Eastpointe April 17, 2015

Trial underway for man accused of shooting acquaintance

MOUNT CLEMENS — The trial of a man accused of shooting and killing an acquaintance from Eastpointe at his home on 10 Mile Road began April 14, with the defendant’s attorney stating that the evidence would show ...Read More

C & G Newspapers staff writer wins prestigious fellowship

Metro Detroit April 17, 2015

C & G Newspapers staff writer wins prestigious fellowship

C & G Newspapers Staff Writer Kevin Bunch is one of 10 journalists nationwide selected for the University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting’s 17th annual Science ...Read More

Driver seriously injured after rolling truck in park

Shelby Township April 17, 2015

Driver seriously injured after rolling truck in park

Shelby Township police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that took place at approximately 7:32 p.m. April 16 at River Bends Park, near the 22 Mile and Ryan entrance. ...Read More

C & G Newspapers staff wins seven awards

Metro Detroit April 17, 2015

C & G Newspapers staff wins seven awards

Five members of the C & G Newspapers team took home awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Detroit Chapter’s annual Excellence in Journalism competition at the San Marino Club in Troy on April 15. The ...Read More

Man robs TCF Bank in Troy

Troy April 17, 2015

Man robs TCF Bank in Troy

Troy police are asking for help to identify a man who robbed the TCF Bank at 1484 Coolidge at 11 a.m. April 16.The suspect is described as a white man between 35 and 50 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall and ...Read More

Local politicians urge full funding for A-10 program

Harrison Township April 16, 2015

Local politicians urge full funding for A-10 program

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The push continues to keep the A-10 program fully funded at Selfridge Air National Guard Base as some state politicians sent out another reminder to leaders in Washington about the vital importance ...Read More

Police investigate fatal single-vehicle crash

Shelby Township April 15, 2015

Police investigate fatal single-vehicle crash

At 12:49 p.m. April 15, a Shelby Township patrolman called in a single-vehicle crash on Schoenherr Road, south of 22 Mile Road, after spotting a plume of smoke to the north. ...Read More

Eastpointe man faces murder charges for deaths of wife, kids

Eastpointe April 15, 2015

Eastpointe man faces murder charges for deaths of wife, kids

A man is facing seven felony charges after officers found him at home April 13 with the bodies of his 37-year-old wife, 8-year-old son, and 2-year-old daughter. ...Read More

Prescription disposal program starts with discussion on drug abuse

Royal Oak April 15, 2015

Prescription disposal program starts with discussion on drug abuse

ROYAL OAK — Local leaders gathered last week behind the common cause of stopping drug abuse and misuse through the proper disposal of prescription drugs.U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison, Royal Oak ...Read More

Weekend bus tour features kit homes, unique history

Clawson April 15, 2015

Weekend bus tour features kit homes, unique history

CLAWSON — Residents are invited to take a trip back in time on Saturday with a guided bus tour of the city.The Historic Clawson Bus Tour will take place at 1 p.m. April 18 and will feature a tour of some of the ...Read More

Troy April 15, 2015

Man found in community center pool in possible drowning

A 32-year-old Troy man was pronounced dead after he was found floating face down in the Troy Community Center pool just before 1:45 p.m. April 14.According to reports, pool attendants saw the man, Shaun Tschirhart, floating ...Read More

CARE’s ‘Bike Path’ introduces 60-mile cycling route

Macomb County April 15, 2015

CARE’s ‘Bike Path’ introduces 60-mile cycling route

MACOMB COUNTY — Grab your helmet and your favorite bicycle because it’s almost time to pedal your way around metro Detroit. Macomb County will soon be inundated with bikes and riders, all traveling specific ...Read More

Board passes zoning amendments to regulate gas, oil production

Shelby Township April 15, 2015

Board passes zoning amendments to regulate gas, oil production

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In a 6-0 vote April 7, the Board of Trustees adopted text revisions to the township’s zoning ordinance to regulate how and where oil and gas would be processed if oil were discovered at a well located near 25 Mile and Dequindre roads. ...Read More

Group protests animal shelter’s kill rate

Shelby Township April 14, 2015

Group protests animal shelter’s kill rate

A grass-roots effort to decrease the euthanasia rate at the Humane Society of Macomb Animal Shelter, near 22 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue, culminated in a protest April 11. ...Read More

Consumers Energy replaces gas lines

Eastpointe April 14, 2015

Consumers Energy replaces gas lines

EASTPOINTE — Consumers Energy is planning to replace 2,800 gas leads and 80,000 feet of gas lines throughout the city of Eastpointe through April, May and June. In April, the company will be working on the area of ...Read More

DPW, parking highlight mayor’s State of the City address

Ferndale April 14, 2015

DPW, parking highlight mayor’s State of the City address

FERNDALE — In opening the annual State of the City address April 9, Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter started with one simple question for all those in attendance — why do they work or live in Ferndale?By outlining ...Read More

Stolen wedding ring a fake report, police say

St. Clair Shores April 14, 2015

Stolen wedding ring a fake report, police say

St. Clair Shores Police say a woman who reported being forcefully robbed of her wedding ring during a Saturday afternoon at a local grocery store parking lot was not telling the truth. ...Read More

Eastpointe man in custody following death of wife, two kids

Eastpointe April 14, 2015

Eastpointe man in custody following death of wife, two kids

A man is in police custody after officers found him at home April 13 with the bodies of his 37-year-old wife, 8-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter. ...Read More

Fallen officers remembered at ceremony

West Bloomfield April 13, 2015

Fallen officers remembered at ceremony

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A memorial ceremony honoring Michigan law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty will be held in front of the West Bloomfield Police Department at noon May 8. This is the fifth ...Read More

Young girl hit, killed while crossing Gratiot

Roseville April 13, 2015

Young girl hit, killed while crossing Gratiot

A 12-year-old girl has died from her injuries after being struck by a car while crossing Gratiot Avenue at about 8:50 p.m. April 10. ...Read More