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Police, Fire departments investigate two vehicle fires

Royal Oak

Police, Fire departments investigate two vehicle fires

July 3, 2015

The Royal Oak Police and Fire departments are continuing their investigations into what or who caused two vehicles to erupt in flames last week. ...Read More

One month after launch,  city praises farmers market

Sterling Heights

One month after launch, city praises farmers market

July 2, 2015

The new Sterling Heights Farmers Market at Dodge Park has already had a bumper crop of success, according to city officials.Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Manager Kyle Langlois said the weekly ...Read More

Early Eastpointe church celebrates 170th anniversary

Eastpointe

Early Eastpointe church celebrates 170th anniversary

July 2, 2015

EASTPOINTE — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Eastpointe turned 170 this year after being founded in 1845 — a mere eight years after Michigan became a state. According to church member Cindy Odren, the ...Read More

Ride on with caution

Metro Detroit

Ride on with caution

July 1, 2015

METRO DETROIT — Whether people are renting inflatable bouncers for parties or are among the more than 40 million carnival and amusement park-goers, real dangers are mixed in with the fun.   The ...Read More

Warren

Suspect charged with carjacking 97-year-old woman

July 1, 2015

WARREN — A Warren man remained in custody with bail set at $250,000 cash June 30 after he allegedly ordered a 97-year-old woman out of her son’s car and drove it to a liquor store in Hamtramck. ...Read More

Farmington

FPS budget shows layoffs, shortfall

June 30, 2015

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — The Farmington Public Schools district is projecting a $1.5 million shortfall for the 2015-16 school year, officials said during a June 23 Board of Education meeting. “Each new ...Read More

Plans to connect Troy to the Clinton River Trail proceed

Troy

Plans to connect Troy to the Clinton River Trail proceed

June 30, 2015

City employees recently biked the trails in Troy to assess what’s needed, said Kurt Bovensiep, Troy public works manager.City leaders are working to secure funding for a trail and pathway system through Troy that ...Read More

‘Justice for Theresa’ served, killer gets life in prison

Warren

‘Justice for Theresa’ served, killer gets life in prison

June 30, 2015

MOUNT CLEMENS — In May, Scott Wobbe pleaded no contest to taking 22-year-old Theresa DeKeyzer’s life. On June 30, he surrendered the rest of his as a free man when he was sentenced in Macomb County Circuit Court. ...Read More

Scrivo sentenced to life without parole

St. Clair Shores

Scrivo sentenced to life without parole

June 30, 2015

Donna Scrivo was sentenced June 30 to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the death, disinterment and mutilation of her son’s body. ...Read More

Car chase ends with teen driving into Clinton River

Clinton Township

Car chase ends with teen driving into Clinton River

June 30, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP— A 16-year old Macomb Township male was arrested by Macomb County sheriff's deputies after a car chase that ended in the Clinton River. ...Read More

Student to be featured at international art show

Bloomfield Township

Student to be featured at international art show

June 29, 2015

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Kacy Wyman, 13, is a competitive swimmer and an aspiring doctor. She has never seen herself as different. “She really lives her life like a normal kid,” said Kacy’s mother, Jen Wyman. ...Read More

Fire at dollar store significantly damages building

Harper Woods

Fire at dollar store significantly damages building

June 29, 2015

A fire during the early morning June 28 resulted in significant damage to a strip mall in the 19500 block of Kelly. ...Read More

City battles storms to keep roads clear, homes dry

St. Clair Shores

City battles storms to keep roads clear, homes dry

June 29, 2015

Sustained strong winds and heavy rain kept St. Clair Shores residents inside their homes Saturday, while forestry and sewer workers from the Department of Public Works were hard at work, said DPW Director Bryan Babcock. ...Read More

Mount Clemens

Accidental fire displaces women, children at shelter

June 29, 2015

MOUNT CLEMENS — A fire that broke out at Turning Point in Mount Clemens the afternoon of June 28 left nearly 40 women and children seeking temporary new shelter. ...Read More