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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.


No. 6 Michigan starts fast, beats No. 24 Maryland

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — After a startling loss at last-place Penn State earlier in the week, Michigan coach John Beilein had a pretty good idea how his team would respond. "I had no doubt our defense would be strong today," he said.


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.


New medical building proposed in Livonia once A123 Systems HQ moves to Novi

It won't be long before a new business operation will take over at the A123 Systems global headquarters when the company moves from its Seven Mile location in Livonia to Novi. A new professional medical office building is planned for the site at 39000 Seven Mile, just west of Interstate 275, to repl


Salt truck crash closes NB I-75 in Oakland Co.

Troy — Northbound Interstate 75 near Big Beaver Road is closed Saturday afternoon while workers remove tons of salt that spilled during a crash, officials say. Troy police said a large, fully-loaded salt truck crashed on northbound I-75 at Wattles around 1 p.m. Saturday.


Restaurant featuring hundreds of craft beers opens at Novi's Fountain Walk

NOVI, Mich. - A craft beer bar featuring more than 400 brands of beer and a variety of food opened its doors this week in Novi. The Beerhead Bar & Eatery at the Fountain Walk is the first Michigan location for the restaurant founded in Illinois.


Livonia woman stumbles on final ‘Jeopardy’ question but beats 4-time champion

It came down to the final question, but Livonia native Amanda Holm remained calm and collected. Trailing by $3,100 heading into “Final Jeopardy” Holm incorrectly answered this clue in the category of 19th century inventors:


Northern Michigan’s Safety Net is Broken

As a brutal winter rages on, a new policy at DHHS is causing serious problems for people in need. A change in how the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services processes applications for benefits like food stamps and emergency heating assistance was supposed to increase efficiency and ensure


Free fishing weekend in Michigan: No license required

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No fishing license? No problem — for the next two days in Michigan. The state Department of Natural Resources says you can fish for free in any of the state's waters Saturday and Sunday.


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


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.


13 Michigan water systems fail excessive lead test: report

More than a dozen water systems in Michigan were found to have excessive lead compared to federal standards in the second half of 2018, according to a new report. The 13 systems that failed the federal test were throughout the state, MLive reported Friday, citing data it had obtained from the Michig


One pediatric death from H1N1 confirmed in Michigan, health department says

One pediatric influenza death has been confirmed in the state for the 2018-2019 flu season, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The health department did not release the location of where the case was reported and confirmed.


Michigan bill to end most civil forfeiture heads to House

The Michigan Senate on Friday passed legislation that would prohibit most asset forfeiture until there is a criminal conviction. The bill will be sent to the Michigan House, which has also been open to forfeiture reform.


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


Texting & Driving Fines May Increase in Michigan

Distracted driving continues to be a problem, with texting being the major one so a new legislation was introduced to increase the fines in Michigan. Currently, if you get caught texting & driving in the state the fines are:


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.


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.


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.


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