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Report: Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie Fired After 6-Plus Seasons with Team
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie reportedly informed the team's scouts Monday that he was fired, according to Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL.com. Per that report, "He was given the chance to stay the season but is not expected to do so."
Oakland County father critically injures 6-week-old daughter by shaking her, police say
OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A father from Oakland County was arrested Monday for critically injuring his 6-week-old daughter by shaking her, according to authorities. Christopher Williams, 25, of Oxford Township, told officials he had found his daughter unconscious and with signs of shallow breathing.
Pontiac woman sentenced for demanding bribes from poor people
A Pontiac woman was recently ordered to spend nine months in prison for demanding money from people to move them up on a lengthy waiting list for subsidized housing. Lucresha Frank, 42, was sentenced in federal court on Dec. 6 for taking bribes in exchange for earlier placement in the Colony Arms ap
Pittsburgh Steelers' Playoffs Chances In Jeopardy, Ben Roethlisberger, James Conner Injury Updates
Ben Roethlisberger watched from the sidelines during the majority of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders Sunday. With the team’s losing streak up to three games, the defending AFC North champions are in danger of missing the playoffs.
Jury finds man facing jail after playing 'F the Police' not guilty
A man facing jail time for blasting the song "F the Police" and allegedly violating Pontiac's noise ordinance was found not guilty by a jury. That person on the juror (sic) said, 'why am I here? This is a waste of my time,' you know that type of deal, knowing that I'm innocent," James Webb said.
Oakland Coliseum reaches new low with dead mice in soda machine
he Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum somehow reached a new low during Sunday’s game between the Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers:. The Coliseum has been known for its mediocre-at-best conditions on and off the field. In 2013, a drainage problem caused raw sewage to flow into the home, visitor,
Writer succeeds in telling Michigan’s stories
Karen Dybis was not a history major. But she has written about the history of many things, from potato chips to the City of Pontiac, drive-in movies and Detroit’s Delray neighborhood.
BREAKING: Raiders Fire GM Reggie McKenzie
Well, Reggie McKenzie didn't get to celebrate for long. Fresh of the Oakland Raiders' biggest win of the season, the team called in McKenzie and informed him that they were relieving him of his duties as the team's general manager. They gave him the option to finish out the season's last three game
Steelers vs. Raiders: 2 Winners and lots of Losers after the Steelers’ 24-21 loss to the Raiders
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders took part in a big game in Week 14, and the Steelers presented their loyal fan base with another road loss to a horrible team. During the game, some perform well, while others fall short of the standard. This is where the Winners and Losers column comes in
Ben Roethlisberger Leaves Game After Taking Big Hit at End of First Half
Pittsburgh Steelers fans, you may be in trouble. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger left the game in Oakland against the Raiders after taking a huge hit right at the end of the first half. When the teams took the field to start the third quarter, backup quarterback Josh Dobbs was in at QB for Pittsburgh
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
Pontiac man shot, cops say victim’s account questionable
A shooting of a Pontiac man Thursday night has prompted an investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, who says the victim’s account of the incident is sketchy. Deputies were called to McLaren-Oakland Hospital shortly before 10 p.m. after the victim, 22, was treated in the emergency room.
Grange Hall Road closure planned in Holly Township
The Road Commission for Oakland County plans to close Grange Hall Road between I-75 and North Holly Road in Holly Township beginning Dec. 12 through Dec. 14. The closure dates are weather dependent, and the start date could change.
Woman hit by PAT bus in Oakland
PITTSBURGH - A woman was hit by a Port Authority of Allegheny County bus Monday morning in Oakland, emergency dispatchers said. The incident was reported about 9:30 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and University Place.
Hwy 18 blocked near Cambridge as crews respond to restaurant fire
TOWN OF OAKLAND (WKOW) — Right now, Highway 18 is closed in both directions near Cambridge, as crews are battling a fire. Fire officials say someone spotted the fire around 8:40 p.m. while driving by Giovanni’s restaurant in the 9000 block of Highway 18 in the town of Oakland.
Roethlisberger exits vs. Raiders due to rib injury
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was absent for the beginning of the second half Sunday versus the Oakland Raiders and was labeled as questionable to return after sustaining a rib injury.
Shooting Victim’s Story Not Adding Up
PONTIAC, MI – The investigation into how and where a 22-year-old man from Pontiac was shot remains under investigation because his accounting of the incident cannot be verified.
Police searching for criminal mischief suspect
Franklin state police said they are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred sometime between Wednesday and Sunday on Route 417 in Oakland Township. Police said during the listed time, the driver's side door lock of a 2007 Chevrolet Aveo that had been sitting in the driveway was
Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 12/9/18 Week 14 Predictions
The Oakland Raiders gave the Chiefs a game last Sunday as a big home underdog. They find themselves in a similar spot today at 4:25 p.m. ET as they host the Pittsburgh Steelers. Will Jon Gruden’s team cover again?
Report: GM McKenzie to leave Raiders at season's end
The Oakland Raiders and general manager Reggie McKenzie will part ways after the season ends, according to a CBS Sports report Sunday. Head coach Jon Gruden, in the first year of a 10-year, $100 million contract, and McKenzie apparently haven’t viewed players the same way this season.