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Did A Cover-up Let The 'Oakland County Child Killer' Walk Free?

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI — One of the most baffling and heartbreaking unsolved criminal cases of the 1970s gets and up-close and very personal exploration in the new special from Investigation Discovery, Children of the Snow.


Flint-area girls basketball roundup: Fenton wins first Metro League championship since 2010

Chloe Idoni scored a season-high 29 points as Fenton raised its record in the Metro League to 14-1, clinching its first championship since 2010 while ending Flushing's four-year reign at the top.


Alleged drug dealer charged in death of Michigan City overdose victim

MICHIGAN CITY — A man was arrested in connection with the death of a 31-year-old woman who died from a heroin overdose in Michigan City. Scott A. Clemons, 29, of Michigan City, was charged with dealing a controlled substance resulting in death, a level 1 felony, according to a news release from the


Police: Man who escaped psychiatric hospital van in Oakland County may be danger to self, others

HAZEL PARK, Mich. - A man who escaped a psychiatric hospital transportation van on I-75 in Oakland County may be a danger to himself and others, police said. Christian Joseph Snow, 21, was being transported to the Behavioral Center of Michigan. Police said he was last seen climbing on the embankment


Judges in five Michigan courtrooms are using risk assessments to decide bond

Early this month, judges in five Michigan district courts started using a new tool to make bond decisions. It’s part of a new pilot program spearheaded by the Michigan Supreme Court. The judges will use a standard risk assessment to help make those bond decisions.


Congresswoman Haley Stevens hosting town hall in Milford Feb. 20

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Rochester Hills, is hosting her second town hall since taking office next week. The event will be held at 6 p.m. inside Mlford High School, 2380 S. Milford Road, on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Although ID's will not be checked prior to admission, residents of the 11th District are


EPA: Company improperly storing hazardous waste could have caused 'catastrophe' in Oakland County

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - A Madison Heights businessman pleaded guilty to running a business that endangered the public and the environment, authorities said. Gary Sayers, 69, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to storing hazardous waste without a permit.


Michigan will issue March and April food stamp benefits early

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will issue food assistance benefits early for the months of March and April. MDHHS said it plans to issue the benefits early to reduce the gap between benefit payments that happened due to the partial government shutdown.


Michigan man allegedly sold nearly $450,000 worth of stolen Amtrak vouchers to travelers on eBay

DETROIT - A Michigan man sold $449,000 worth of stolen Amtrak vouchers to unsuspecting travelers via eBay, officials said. Watch Jermont Terry's full report above. Christian Newby is accused of using stolen credit card information to buy vouchers that he would then sell.


Average Oakland County home selling price drops $32,000 as new listings increase

The number of new Oakland County home listings increased 65 percent in January compared to the month prior causing the average home selling price to fall $32,000. Although the number of new listings increased to begin the new year, the inventory remained stagnant dropping by 381 homes from 3,629 in


Michigan City bridge buckles in the cold

A knockout blow for a popular local bridge. Our recent record cold snap is part of the reason. The Franklin Street Bridge in Michigan City is closed, and that's making it very tough to get to the lakeshore.


Oakland County Financial Adviser Sentenced to 9 yrs in Prison

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI – An Oakland County financial advisor who pled guilty last September to embezzling over 3.7 million dollars from his clients at UBS Financial Services, was sentenced by Judge Bernard Friedman to 9 years in prison.


Now heading North on the search for Michigan’s Best Diner

ROSEBUSH, MI -- We’re back on the road again!. Now it’s time to continue our search for Michigan’s Best Diner as we head to the Northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula to visit five more contenders in our statewide search.


Bundle Up And Drop A Line! It's Free Fishing Weekend In Michigan

DETROIT (WWJ) - If you've never been ice fishing, this weekend is your chance to try it for FREE. It's Free Fishing Weekend across Michigan, with the Department of Natural Resources allowing both residents and non-residents to fish without a license on Saturday and Sunday.


Oakland County auto shop suspended for hiring uncertified mechanics, many other violations

FERNDALE, Mich. - An auto repair shop in Oakland County has been suspended for hiring uncertified mechanics, charging customers for repairs that weren't done and several other violations, state officials said.


Panda Express Coming To Hartland Township

A popular chain of Chinese food restaurants is coming to Hartland Township. An engineer and architects for Panda Express were before the Hartland Township Planning Commission for site plan review, Thursday night. The 2300 square foot building will be located west of US-23, on M-59, in front of the n


Faith in Action of Oakland County Annual Dancing with the Stars

Faith in Action of Oakland County presents its fifth annual fundraiser, "Dancing with the Stars" on March 9, 2019. Much like the television show, the Oakland County Dancing with the Stars feature local celebrities.


Leader of large drug ring sent heroin, cocaine to Michigan in hidden compartments, even from prison

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The leader of a massive drug ring was sentenced for sending cocaine and heroin to Michigan and several other states, U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge said. Alex Alberto Castro was sentenced to 42 years in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine. Officials said he was t


Man accidentally fires gun inside Michigan Walmart bathroom

A man accidentally fired a gun inside a Walmart store in Northern Michigan on Thursday afternoon. According to WLUC, police responded to reports of a gunshot inside the Walmart store in Ironwood, Michigan.


Young woman dies in Milford crash, police plead for drivers to slow down in poor weather

A 29-year-old Commerce Township woman was killed on Tuesday after losing control of her car and hitting another vehicle in Milford. Emergency responders from Milford police and fire departments responded shortly after 2 p.m. to the site of the crash on General Motors Road near Martindale in Milford