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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

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

Festival-goers flock to Mount Clemens for inaugural event

Mount Clemens

Festival-goers flock to Mount Clemens for inaugural event

June 26, 2015

MOUNT CLEMENS — The music, the smell of everyone’s favorite carnival fare and the vibrant colors and lights of the carnival rides are prevalent along Main Street in downtown Mount Clemens today as the Summer Magic Festival moved into second gear. ...Read More

Police identify man who drowned at Stony Creek

Shelby Township

Police identify man who drowned at Stony Creek

June 24, 2015

At approximately 2:30 p.m. June 25, Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham’s office released a statement that identified the man who drowned at Stony Creek Metropark a day earlier as Loyd Thomas Jr., 23, of Warren. ...Read More

School board approves staff cuts

West Bloomfield

School board approves staff cuts

June 24, 2015

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield School District Board of Education voted 6-1 June 22 to cut 48.85 positions, saving almost $3.45 million, to balance the 2015-16 budget. Trustee Carol Finkelstein voted ...Read More

Rochester

Construction worker backed over by skid steer loader

June 24, 2015

ROCHESTER — A 30-year-old man from Waterford was severely injured after being struck by a Caterpillar skid steer loader at a construction site in the 300 block of Griggs Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. June 23. ...Read More