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Police Targeting Distracted Drivers On I-75 In Auburn Hills

AUBURN HILLS (WWJ) - Heads up if you are traveling along I-75 in Auburn Hills on Tuesday. Police along with Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies will be targeting distracted drivers as well as drivers who fail to move over a lane as they pass by officers or other emergency response vehicle on the side

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 12:45:00

Operation Ghostrider cracks down on distracted driving along I-75

Putting a stop to dangerous distracted driving, that's the goal of the Auburn Hills Police department and Oakland County Sheriff's Office with "Operation Ghostrider". AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Putting a stop to dangerous distracted driving, that's the goal of the Auburn Hills Police department an

WXYZ - 2017-09-19 23:07:15

Editor's note: Growth vs. cannibalization in the region

L. Brooks Patterson is a passionate advocate for his Oakland County constituents, and for that he is often accused of trying to derail the bandwagon that is downtown Detroit's revival. Patterson didn't say much when the new Little Caesars Arena tempted the Detroit Pistons downtown, leaving Auburn Hi

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:06:56

Police & Fire: Man chased and found hiding in attic

METH ARREST: A woman, 31, from Clarklake was arrested on a charge of possession of methamphetamine after Battle Creek police were told a woman was sitting on a street corner smoking something in a glass pipe. Officers went to the 200 block of Highland Ave. at 11:41 a.m. Sunday and said they found th

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-09-19 22:55:06

WBHS to host first-ever alumni tailgate at homecoming

WEST BLOOMFIELD - West Bloomfield High School is welcoming home its former students at the first-ever alumni homecoming tailgate Friday, Oct. 6. "We wanted to provide alumni with this chance to come back to the school and see what's happening," said Jennifer Sepetys, a teacher at WBHS. The tailgate

CANDGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:26:23

9 Infamous Hollywood Murders, From Black Dahlia to Sharon Tate (Photos)

TheWrap takes a look back at some of the grisliest Hollywood murders in history, from Sharon Tate to Black Dahlia 1947: The brutal murder of Elizabeth Short, a 22-year-old woman nicknamed "Black Dahlia," remains one of Hollywood's most grisly unsolved crimes and has since sparked numerous TV, film a

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 20:32:12

Local women want Facebook flasher stopped, but investigators say it is legal

NEW HUDSON, Mich. (WXYZ) - If someone flashes you in public it is illegal, but if they virtually flash you by sending explicit unsolicited pictures it is legal. After hearing about the investigation underway in Oakland County, some people say that needs to change. It happened Friday. A school bus dr

WXYZ - 2017-09-19 22:49:09

SCS council members want to see new proposal for rental inspections

ST. CLAIR SHORES - City Council members unanimously approved the second year in a five-year bid for inspection services to the city of Roseville, but not without some questions about when rental inspections will be put out to bid again. St. Clair Shores approved the hiring of Roseville to do buildin

CANDGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:22:53

Sterling pageant contestant promotes scoliosis education

STERLING HEIGHTS - A Sterling Heights woman who is competing in a state pageant is hoping to spread the news about the importance of scoliosis testing. Jennifer Dunger, 20, from Sterling Heights, is trying out later this month for Miss Michigan USA, which is affiliated with the Miss USA and Miss Uni

CANDGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:22:09

Slow down and watch for deer

ROCHESTER HILLS - City deer/car crashes were up in 2016, according to city officials. "There were 176 total deer crashes in 2016 (in Rochester Hills)," Deborah Barno, chair of the city's Deer Management Advisory Committee, said during a Sept. 11 presentation to the Rochester Hills City Council. "Tha

CANDGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:21:31

Helicopters will be checking out power lines

There's no cause for concern if you spot a low-flying helicopter near power lines. ITC Holdings, of Novi, will be conducting aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission towers and lines in eastern Michigan from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2, weather permitting. The patrols will include parts of St. Clair, Huro

PORT HURON TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-19 11:52:04

IMAGES: Highland Township father builds incredible playhouse for daughters

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A man in Highland Township went the extra mile -- or several miles -- when he put together a playhouse for his daughters. The playhouse is life-sized, complete with multiple stories, steps and appliances. You can watch Koco McAboy's full story on the playhouse in the vid

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 00:35:21

Record crowds at 45th annual Applefest

That's the word from Sara McDermott, event co-chairperson, who said the 45th annual festival at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Fenton on Sept. 14-17 attracted approximately 30,000 visitors. "Our final numbers won't be in until mid-October, but with the beautiful weather and the big cro

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 00:57:00

Local man to climb Costa Rica's Cerro Chirrip

Andrew Hudgins decided when things started to go downhill in his life, that he would begin an uphill ascent to a new perspective. That's why you'll find this 54-year-old Fenton Township man climbing Cerro Chirrip in Costa Rica, the second highest peak in Central America, on Oct. 25. "I've had a r

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 00:53:00

911 Consortium searches for new director

Current Director David Ackley is retiring Nov. 9, said Mark Emmendorfer, chairman of the 911 Consortium Executive Board. The 911 Consortium is in charge of 911 emergency services in the county. Before Ackley was director, he was deputy director when Lloyd Fayling ran the consortium. Fayling died

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 00:50:00

Working from home is becoming popular option

More people choose to do what they 'want' and not what they 'must' to earn a living If either of those things are true, an in-home business could be just the ticket for you. Working from home has become increasingly popular over the years. The following are some of the more popular options, accordi

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 00:39:00

Urban Myths movie premiere to benefit The Rainbow Connection, help grant wishes of sick children

The wishes of two children with life-threatening illnesses could be granted thanks to ticket sales from a Michigan-made movie premiere in Royal Oak. Urban Myths, filmed in northern Michigan, will debut at the Royal Oak Emagine Theater on Friday, Sept. 29. Ticket sales will benefit The Rainbow Conne

MACOMB DAILY - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Grand Blanc man arraigned on felonious assault charge after golf course shooting

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP (WJRT) (9/19/2017) - A Grand Blanc man is facing up to four years in prison after being charged for allegedly firing a handgun during an altercation at Heather Highlands Golf Club. Robert Fleece works as a cook at the golf course in Oakland County's Springfield Township. He alle

ABC12.COM - 2017-09-20 02:02:00

Michigan Arson Prevention Committee, Crime Stoppers look for arsonist

PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about an arson that occurred in the Spring Lake Village Apartment Complex in Pontiac on Sept. 10. At 5:30 a.m., a man was observed on surveillance video walking on the sidewalk and approaching a silver 2017 Dodge Jour

WXYZ - 2017-09-17 19:03:13

Trio Of Teen Robbers Steal Cash, Phones At Gunpoint From Cell Store

PONTIAC (WWJ) - Three young robbers held up a cellphone store in Pontiac Sunday. The trio, said to be approximately 15 years of age, wore bandannas over their faces went into the Boost Mobile store on Perry Road. As they held a 25-year-old clerk at gunpoint, the juveniles took cash from the register

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 13:24:00