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MSP Handling Investigation Into Incident At Police Chief's Home

Michigan State Police are now handling an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a teenage girl found passed out in the home of South Lyon Police Chief Lloyd Collins during a New Year’s Eve party.


State panel: Stop paying Livingston County judge Brennan

The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission has asked the Michigan Supreme Court to suspend the pay of a Livingston County judge charged with judicial misconduct. The panel made the request Tuesday against Judge Theresa Brennan, who is facing state ethics proceedings in connection with allegations that


First real winter storm takes aim at SE Michigan on Saturday

(FOX 2) - Let's face it, it's been a relatively easy winter in southeast Michigan. But Metro Detroiters know that doesn't last long - and it ends this week. All eyes are on Saturday for our first potential winter storm this season. How much and when? Well, let's get to it.


Michigan medical marijuana shops can reopen unlicensed

A number of unlicensed medical marijuana provisioning centers will be allowed to reopen for the next three months as Michigan officials respond to pleas from patients and businesses facing a marijuana shortage.


Michigan man held in Russia on spying charge is "OK", says Irish government officials

A Michigan man being held in Russia has been confirmed to be "OK" by foreign government officials who met with him in prison. Paul Whelan, a Novi resident arrested Dec. 28 by Russian investigative agenicies on suspicisons of espionage, met with Irish consular staff Wednesday. It was the first meetin


Brighton Area Schools Enrollment Up for Fall Term

The Brighton Area Schools’ enrollment count rose in the first semester of the 2018-19 academic year. Superintendent Greg Gray tells WHMI that the official, audited enrollment for the 2018 fall term totaled 6,034 pre-K-through-12 students - 34 students above the pre-count estimate of about 6,000.


Weekend Barn Fire Leads to 7 horses In Livingston County

PUTNAM TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Four racing horses and three others died over the weekend after a barn fire broke out in Putnam Township. Authorities say seven horses died in the fire, a truck and equipment for the horses were also destroyed.


This Howell bakery is serving up some mouthwatering mammoth milkshakes!

It may be cold and icy outside, but this is the perfect time to close your eyes and dream of a warm summer day...sitting on a beach... enjoying a rich cold shake. Is it classic vanilla? Perhaps chocolate? Why not make it really really elaborate?


Lakeland vs. Walled Lake Northern boys basketball photo gallery

Walled Lake Northern defeats White Lakeland 45-34 in varsity basketball action at Walled Lake Northern High School Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (For The Oakland Press / LARRY McKEE)


Teen homicide suspect pleads no contest, could be free in 10 years

A 19-year-old homicide suspect from Ypsilanti struck a deal with Washtenaw County prosecutors Wednesday, Jan. 16. Based on the agreement, Dabronte Roberson would serve 10 to 20 years in prison in the July 4, 2018 fatal shooting of Garland Johnson Jr. in Ypsilanti Township.


Icy Michigan roads blamed in fatal crash

CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say icy Michigan roads were a factor in at least one fatal crash as freezing rain brought hazardous driving conditions. Chelsea Fire Department Capt. Chris Smyth tells our media partners at MLive that a man died after crashing into a jackknifed semi on Interstate 94


Judge temporarily blocks changes at Livingston County pet cemetery

HOWELL, Mich. - A judge has granted a temporary restraining order to prevent the sale of a shuttered Michigan pet cemetery that houses remains of an estimated 74,000 animals. The Livingston Daily Press & Argus reports Livingston County Circuit Court Judge David Reader issued an order that also preve


5 New Homes For Sale In The Brighton Area

BRIGHTON, MI — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a tedious job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.


Police find nearly 40 grams of cocaine on Pontiac man after traffic stop in northern Michigan

RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Pontiac man is facing charges after police found cocaine and open alcohol in a vehicle they stopped for speeding in northern Michigan. Donald Leduke, 42, was charged with possession of open intoxicants and possession of less than 50 grams of cocaine.


Oakland County Woman Charged with Conducting a Criminal Enterprise

BIRMINGHAM, MI – Michigan residents deserve a government that protects their investments, said Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel as charges were filed against Beth L. Jaslove, of Birmingham.


Driver hits Wixom fast food building, proceeds to order lunch

For the second time in just a few weeks, a Wendy’s restaurant in Wixom had an oddball incident on site involving a vehicle. The more recent incident happened Sunday at around 12:30 p.m. when a customer reportedly hit the building with his car, and then right afterward continued into the drive-thru a


Injured deer rescued, put down after being trapped on frozen Livingston County lake

UNADILLA TWP., MI -- In the distance, an injured deer lay on the thin, clear ice. Occasionally, it’s rear end rose as it tried to stand and the back legs kicked in vain. Neighbors called for help after spotting the buck on Josilin Lake in Livingston County’s Unadilla Township at about 8 a.m. Sunday,


Local Financial Adviser Helping Investors Have Profitable 2019

A local financial advisor is sharing thoughts on how to make the most of your investments in 2019. Bob Laura is President of the SYNERGOS Financial Group in Brighton. Recently, a pair of articles he has written regarding what to do with your 401(k) and things that you should ask your financial advis


Farmington McDonald's employee fired after allegedly making fun of minority customer

An employee at a Farmington McDonald’s has been fired after allegedly mocking the accent of a Farmington Hills woman, originally from Taiwan, when she ordered at the drive-through last week.


Commerce Township, Farmington Hills, Walled Lake residents may see discolored tap water

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Residents in Commerce Township, Farmington Hills and Walled Lake may see discolored water coming from their taps on Wednesday. The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) said transmission main testing may cause some discoloration in tap water for customers in these communities