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$11M housing project to be built in Lapeer

LAPEER— A Lake Orion developer hopes to break ground this construction season on an $11 million, multi-family development off Baldwin Road in Lapeer. If all goes well with plans for the 146-unit project, the first apartments could be ready for occupancy by late spring or summer of 2019.


Small child found in car with woman who overdosed on heroin in Oakland County, police say

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich.- A small child was found in a car with a woman who had overdosed on heroin in Independence Township, according to officials.

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-06-18 22:36:53

Area man ends life by stepping in front of train

A Lapeer County EMS crew removed the body of Matthew Bradow from the Lapeer Train Depot after the on-scene investigation was complete.Photo by Jeff HoganLAPEER— The Lapeer Police Dept. on Friday identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a freight train Wednesday evening as Matthew Brado


Deputies find mother overdosed in car with 3-year-old daughter in Independence Township

When authorities arrived, they found the woman exhibiting shallow breathing and was unconscious, that's when a deputy administered a dose of Narcan.

WXYZ - 2018-06-18 20:23:41

Shooting in Flint leaves man in critical condition

Officers discovered the man, whose name has not been released, had been shot multiple times. He was transported to Hurley Medical Center and listed in critical condition.


Weaver stops part of pipe excavation process she called 'Russian Roulette'

FLINT, MI -- Mayor Karen Weaver has stopped the practice of using high-pressure water to excavate service lines, saying the technology is allowing some dangerous lines to be left in the ground.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-06-18 15:15:00

Michigan’s sweeping new water regulations set new standard for states plagued by lead

Michigan is set to become the first state in the country to get rid of lead pipes meant to carry drinking water, a result of the enduring legacy of the crisis infamously plaguing the town of Flint. The state’s new measures are the strictest in the country — potentially paving the way for other areas

THINK PROGRESS - 2018-06-18 16:47:00

Teen skateboarder critically injured in hit-and-run

The vehicle, described by police as a dark-colored sedan with front-end damage, then fled west on Corunna Road following the incident.


Pavement repairs to shut down portion of Linden Road in Mt. Morris Township

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- A portion of Linden Road in Mt. Morris Township is set to be closed on Tuesday, June 19 for pavement repairs.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-06-18 20:30:00

With temperatures close to 100 expected Sunday, heat advisory issued for southeast Michigan

Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Washtenaw and Wayne counties are under the heat advisory.


Milnes Ford test-drive event raises $3,080 for Lapeer fireworks

Milnes Ford in Lapeer on Tuesday presented a check in the amount of $3,080 to the Lapeer Area Chamber of Commerce to put toward putting on Lapeer’s Fourth of July fireworks show to be launched from a field at Rolland-Warner Middle School. Pictured (left to right) are: Josh Cline, internet sales mana


Lapeer teen dies after vehicle hits tree, catches fire

Deputies with the Lapeer County Sheriff's Office and Lapeer firefighters were called out around 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, to an injury traffic crash on Flint River Road, south of McKeen Lake Road, in Oregon Township.


Two bodies found in vehicle fire on Flint's north side

FLINT, MI-- Police are investigating after the discovery of two bodies inside on burning vehicle early Friday morning on the city's north side.Flint firefighter responded at 6:07 a.m. June 15 to a vehicle that was on fire and parked in the driveway at a vacant home at 746 W. Jamieson St., according


Conviction in 2011 Lapeer County murder thrown out over bad verdict form

(Photo: Michigan Department of Corrections)LAPEER, Mich. — A murder conviction after a 12-day trial in Lapeer County has been thrown out because of a bad verdict form.Ken Grondin III was found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his 20-year-old girlfriend. But the Michigan appeals


Flint water crisis prompts Michigan to enact toughest lead rules in U.S.

FLINT, MI - The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13th, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that is in the City of Flint's w


Man killed after being struck by train in Lapeer

LAPEER, MI -- A 55-year-old man Lapeer is dead after he was struck by a train Wednesday night in Lapeer, police said.


Police: 5-year-old girl in Flint found safe with biological mother

Michigan State Police have canceled an Endangered Missing Advisory for a 5-year-old girl in Flint.Missing 5-year-old girl in Flint with biological mother could be in dangerPalace Evionna Edelen was located with her biological mother, Fashana Burnett-Skinner and was returned to her father safe.


Missing Royal Oak woman, 32, found dead in Rochester Hills

Holly Towery, 32, had been missing since Tuesday evening when she left her home to go to the store, said her boyfriend, Allen Reinwasser, in Facebook post. According to the post, Towery was last seen leaving her home at 6:12 p.m. on Tuesday in a 2003 grey Dodge Durango. She was reported missing on


Man hit by train in Lapeer

LAPEER, Mich. --Police say a 55-year-old man was killed after being hit by a train in Lapeer.The incident took place Wednesday night just before 6:30 p.m. on Howard Street at the train depot.Police say the man was dead when they arrived.They do not believe foul play was involved.Due to the incident,


Disabled train shuts down portion on M-24 in Lapeer

LAPEER, MI -- A disabled train has shut down a portion of M-24 in the city of Lapeer.The Michigan Department of Transportation announced Wednesday evening the northbound and southbound lanes of M-24 are closed between Turrill Road and Pleasant Street.Drivers are advised to find an alternate route.NB