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Suspected heroin overdoses in Holly
The body of a 39-year-old man was discovered in a back bedroom of a home on Washington Street in Holly just before 9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4. A 58-year-old man, reportedly lying on the floor and turning blue, was also found near the front door of the same residence.
Photos: 45th annual Holly Dickens Festival
The final weekend of the 45th annual Holly Dickens Festival kicked off Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Holly's Historic District. The ferstival featured horse-drawn carriage rides, Christmas carols, Santa's Inspirations Workshop, live enetertainment and more.
A bunch of Michigan land is going to auction, including a spot in Highland
Waterfront property and forested acreage go up for grabs next week with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources winter auction of surplus land. The sealed-bid auction, which runs from Dec. 11-Jan. 9, features 81 parcels that range in size from less than an acre to 160 acres. Most parcels are lo
Holly wrestlers battle two state-ranked programs
Holly varsity wrestling coach Don Pluta wanted to challenge his wrestlers to start the season. Consider Pluta’s mission accomplished. Holly opened the season with two state-ranked foes, recording losses, but earning respectable performances with those losses. The Bronchos lost to fourth-ranked Cla
How an ex-General Motors exec and his Marine son became salsa kings
Only five people know the top-secret recipe to Michigan-made Jar Head Salsa. "It's kept in Grand Blanc, Michigan, and guarded by a Marine," said Tom Smith, 67, the COO of Jar Head.
Paving the way for wind farms
There aren’t any wind farms in Holly Township, yet, but the Planning Commission approved a new ordinance that will regulate the use of wind farms in the township, be it for personal or industrial uses.
Wyandotte veterans group volunteers, honors and never forgets
To the Editor: Thanks to Dave Gorgon, he wrote a great article about a group of great veterans. The Veterans Day Ceremony at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly was supposed to be attended by an Oakland County military group, but they were unable to attend. No questions asked, no reason needed or
Michigan is nation’s third largest Christmas tree producer
Mundy Twp. — The workshop at Carlson’s Greenhouse smells like pine and a faint touch of citrus. Workers are busy bending evergreen boughs into wreaths large and small. Tammy Carlson-Gregory said they’ll make 10,000 or more of these items through the short two-month season, and they’re just coming
Police: 9 shots fired as road rage driver tailgates victim going 100 mph on I-275 in Oakland County
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. - A driver said around nine shots were fired from a car tailgating him at speeds up to 100 mph on I-275 in Oakland County, according to Michigan State Police troopers.
Michigan medical chief to face involuntary manslaughter charge in Flint water trial, judge rules
A Michigan federal judge ruled Friday that the state’s chief medical executive will be one of six people to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis.
Michigan: Muslim arrested after threatening large-scale violence against former employer
Source: Sterling Heights man fired from Pontiac business arrested for alleged threats of large-scale violence. A man recently fired from United Shore Mortgage was arrested Monday for allegedly texting messages that threatened large-scale violence at the company’s office located on E. South Boulevard
Driver of semi arrested for drunk driving
At 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Fenton police received several 911 calls regarding a semi-tractor truck, which was all over the lanes on northbound U.S. 23. An officer caught up with the semi and observed the erratic driving. A traffic stop was initiated and the truck pulled over at the rest area,
Flint Police Department responds to video circulating on social media
*WARNING - The video attached contains graphic language*. Flint Police released a statement after a video of a Lapeer County Detective expressing negative comments about the city’s police department circulated around social media.
Heroin overdose at Fenton restaurant
At 5:15 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, Fenton police responded to a restaurant in the 300 block of N. LeRoy Street on a report of an unresponsive male in the restroom. The caller said it was a possible overdose. Lt. Jeff Cross said police responded and the 28-year-old Grand Blanc man, who had been unrespons
Crack cocaine deal in Farmington leads to guns, grenades and charges
Two Detroit residents are facing charges in relation to a drug deal occurring in Farmington. The Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team Conspiracy Crew executed a search warrant Nov. 26 at a home in the 15000 block of Coyle on Detroit's west side as part of the investigation.
Two from Detroit Arrested after Investigation in Oakland County
FARMINGTON, MI – On November 26th, 2018, an Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team (NET) Conspiracy Crew executed a search warrant in the City of Detroit after investigating multiple drug deals taking place in the City of Farmington.
Lapeer Officer on Video: "Go To Flint. You Can Kill People."
The uniformed officer was caught on video making the derogatory statements about Flint and the police department. A conversation between Lapeer County Sheriff Gary Parks and two other officers has been causing a stir on Facebook.
Midland man has loaded handgun in car
At 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, a Fenton police officer conducting routine radar detection, clocked a vehicle speeding on southbound U.S. 23. A traffic stop was initiated. The officer asked the driver, a 29-year-old Midland man, if he had any weapons. The driver admitted to having a loaded 9mm handgun
Meet Wexford County's newest deputies
CADILLAC — Jacob Koponen and Hannah Sogge are the two fresh faces Wexford County Sheriff Trent Taylor has been looking for. The 22-year-old Grand Blanc native and the 27-year-old Manton woman are the two newest deputies at the sheriff's office and Sogge is the first female deputy on staff since depu
Linden girls work hard, lose at home to Owosso
It was a slow start for the Linden varsity girls basketball team in its opening contest of the season against Owosso. Linden scored just four pints in the opening eight minutes and trailed from the start.