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Doll Hospital in Berkley to close after 70 years

After 70 years in business, the Doll Hospital & Toy Soldier Shop in Berkley is closing its doors. The company announced the closure Monday on its Facebook page. "The reality was that the pressures of online retail finally got to us ... despite twenty years of working hard to adapt," the post said.

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-01-16 14:30:34

Friends remember young family of four killed in Rose Twp. house fire

ROSE TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - (1/16/2018) - More than two dozen first responders helped extinguish a fire in Rose Township early Tuesday morning. The North Oakland County Fire Chief said when they arrived, the flames were so intense you couldn't even see the home. "In a matter of ten minutes, a lot of u

ABC12.COM - 2018-01-17 01:43:00

Ice festival offers up weekend of frozen fun

For Gerneil Franklin, the cold temperatures Saturday morning were "almost perfect." The coach of the Oakland Community College ice sculpting team was out in Plymouth's Kellogg Park in below-freezing temperatures as his five-member team carved ice blocks as part of an ice carving competition at the 2

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2018-01-16 14:42:36

Woman punched in face at 7-eleven, suspects crash car into building after fleeing

In a strange twist, two women got into a fight at the 7-eleven store, 1010 Southfield Road, which caused a strange set of circumstances Jan. 15. At about 1 p.m. that afternoon, two women who knew each other got into a fight in the parking lot according to police. A white man, about 30-years-old, ste

NEWS-HERALD - 2018-01-16 22:06:02

Fireball lights up the sky -- what was it?

Did you see a big flash in the sky or hear what sounded like a clap of thunder Tuesday night? If so, you weren't alone. Numerous reports flooded social media, as well as Michigan State Police and the National Weather Service. "We can confirm that whatever it was, it wasn't weather related," said Cor

NEWS-HERALD - 2018-01-17 02:46:18

Michigan Meteor: Here Are Best Videos In Case You Missed It

ROYAL OAK, MI - Residents throughout Royal Oak and neighboring communities reported seeing a meteor light up the sky on Tuesday night followed by a loud boom or explosion sound. The meteor could reportedly be seen as far away as Toledo, Ohio. Below is a roundup of videos from across the internet in

PATCH - 2018-01-17 01:59:38

Police: Drug deal leads to double slaying in Pontiac; 2 arrested

Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Detroit auto show set to rev up this weekend | 1:34 The annual North American International Auto Show, one of the largest such events in the U.S., starts its engines this weekend with dozens of new production vehicles and experimental concept cars. (Jan. 12)


Teen, man arrested after double fatal shooting in Pontiac

PONTIAC, Mich. - Two people are in custody after a double fatal shooting Saturday night in Pontiac. Oakland County Sheriff's deputies responded about 11 p.m. to the 800 block of Robinwood Avenue on reports of gunshots fired inside the home. Deputies found a 23-year-old woman and 34-year-old man, b


One dead, one injured in Lee County shooting

TUPELO - Lee County deputies responding to a shots fired call outside Mooreville Tuesday afternoon found two people who had been shot, one fatally. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said deputies responding around 2:20 p.m. to a house trailer on County Road 1451, just off Highway 371, found two individ

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 23:35:00

Aberdeen shooting claims life of Tupelo teenager

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, a Monday night shooting claimed the life of a 16-year-old. Gurley said Rondarrian Ward of Tupelo died of multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities were called at 8:12 p.m. about the shooting, which happened at Ward's grandmother's house at 735 W. Short Str

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 13:11:00

Multi-vehicle crash blocks traffic on Highway 78

Interstate 78 near the Red Banks exit (David Hill) MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. - Icy road conditions in some parts of the Mid-South made driving treacherous Tuesday morning. The west bound traffic on a section of Highway 78 and Interstate 22 in Marshall County was blocked off for a few hours following a

WREG - 2018-01-16 22:13:52

Three charged after shooting in Booneville

BOONEVILLE - Three people have been charged following an early morning shooting that left one person in a Memphis trauma center. Police say the incident happened Jan. 12 in the 100 block of Ledbetter Street around 5 a.m. in southwest Booneville. When the male victim was carried to Baptist Memorial H

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 19:03:00

Third person dies from injuries in weekend accident

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- A 9-year-old seriously injured in a weekend traffic accident in Lowndes County has died. The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports Dakota Barnett of Columbus died at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Troopers responded to a an accident involving a pickup truck a

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:17:00

Memphis man ran into Kroger with loaded gun after drug bust in parking lot, police say

Three men are facing felony drug charges after they allegedly tried to sell a large amount of heroin to an undercover officer at a Memphis Kroger. Dercedes Dockins, Zacharia Mitchell, and Keith Yates are charged with manufacturing/delivering/selling a controlled substance. Yates and Mitchell are als

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-16 14:00:32

Pontotoc assistant principal's snow day video goes viral

North Pontotoc Elementary School assistant principal Jim Matthews created a rap video Monday announcing that school would be canceled Tuesday because of winter weather, and it went viral overnight. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave PONTOTOC - North Pontotoc Elementary School assistant principal Jim Mat

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 18:04:00

LIST: Schools, businesses close Wednesday for winter weather

Memphis Light, Gas and Water officials said the phone number to report utility emergencies is not working. Until that number is back in service, customers should call 901-213-1365. The second winter storm of the season dropped up to six inches of snow on the Mid-South on Tuesday. Schools, business

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-16 21:52:19

Athens man charged with stealing car while it was warming up

Dustin Berzett, 30, of Athens, was arrested in the vehicle around 6:30 a.m. and charged with first-degree theft, according to the Athens Police Department. The Honda Accord was stolen around 5:30 a.m. in Athens. The owner went back outside and called police when he found the car missing. About

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-16 23:32:00

Athens: City offices reopen at noon Wednesday; keep garbage at curb

ATHENS - City of Athens offices are scheduled to reopen at noon Wednesday. Also, the Athens Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled for tonight is postponed until next Tuesday. Residents are asked to leave their garbage bins by the curb until crews can catch up on their routes this week. ATHE

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-16 21:25:00

Athens police: Man drove off in car left running

An Limestone County man was arrested on theft charges Tuesday because police say he drove off in an unattended vehicle that was left running. Athens Police Capt. Trevor Harris said at 5:30 a.m., an Athens man went outside to start his Honda Accord to warm it up. When he returned a few minutes later,

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-16 21:35:00

Snow, ice covering streets in Athens

The city of Athens posted this photo of snow and sleet covering a street in Athens. Be careful today if you have to get out!Courtesy photo/City of Athens The city of Athens posted this photo of snow and sleet covering a street in Athens. Be careful today if you have to get out!

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-16 14:23:00