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Oakland County Sheriff Investigating Smash and Grab at Clarkston Pine Knob Wine Shoppe

CLARKSTON MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at the Pine Knob Wine Shoppe located in the 5700 block of Maybee Rd. Upon their arrival, Deputies found that a blue 2000 Jeep Cherokee had been driven in reverse through the front window and into the store. Deputies check


Man arrested after firing gun in Pontiac

A Pontiac man was arrested and lodged in the Oakland County Jail on Friday for allegedly firing a round from a handgun. No injuries were reported. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, a maintenance worker for an apartment complex in the 400 block of West Hopkins Avenue called 911 at 1:4


Sheriff: Pontiac man attacks friend with metal baseball bat

A 27-year-old Pontiac man was jailed Friday afternoon for allegedly attacking his friend with a metal baseball bat, and then using the bat to damage the friend’s vehicle. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the 100 block of Howard Street shortly after 4 p.m. for


Former Pontiac music teacher remembered with award

Former Pontiac music teacher Rosamond P. Haeberle is being remembered with the annual Lydia Barnes Potter Women in History Award. Women in History Chair Emily Barberi said that Haeberle taught in the Pontiac school system from 1947 until her retirement in 1980. She continued serving the community by


Detroit police: Woman shot, killed after trying to run over another woman with car

DETROIT - A woman was shot and killed after allegedly trying to use her PT Cruiser as a weapon to hit another woman who was in the street, according to witnesses. Police said the shooting happened Monday night on Fordham and Hayes streets on Detroit's east side.


Woman shoots suspect to death who tried to run her down

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Detroit police are investigating after a woman shot a suspect to death who tried to run her down. The fatal shooting happened in the area of Hayes and Fordham streets around 7 p.m. Monday night, leaving a 47-year-old woman dead on the city's east side.


Rare Albino Deer Caught On Camera At Oakland County Park

MILFORD (WWJ) - A pale beauty is drawing attention at an Oakland County park. WWJ Newsradio 950's Mike Campbell is one of a handful of lucky visitors to Kensington Metropark in Milford to spot a rare albino deer among the trees this spring.


Drunk driver with revoked license had BAC double super drunk threshold, Troy police say

TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) - Troy Police said they arrested a man who was super drunk - more than two times the legal limit in Michigan - and had been convicted of the same crime twice before.


BBQ Battle Held In Oakland County; Registration Open Now

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI — Are you a grill master? Oakland County is hosting a BBQ Battle and registration is open now. There are still a few openings available for Oakland County Parks and Recreation's BBQ Battle rib competition held at the Oak Park Community Center grounds from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 10.


Car Drives Off Lake Shore Drive, Into Lake Michigan: Cops

Authorities were searching Lake Michigan after a car drove off Lake Shore Drive and into the water, police said. The car was driving Monday in the 6200 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 9 p.m., Chicago police said. Chicago police marine units were responding to the area to try and help.


Michigan man facing charges after allegedly shooting son in the face

JACKSON, Mich. - A Michigan man intentionally shot his 2-year-old son in the face during a fight with the child's mother, police said. ORIGINAL STORY: Michigan father allegedly shot 2-year-old during fight with boy's mom.


Michigan Measles Outbreak Traced to ‘Patient Zero,’ Serves as Warning for Hip-Hop Community

Despite readily available vaccines, 2019 has seen one of the biggest outbreaks of measles in years. While much of the spread can be attributed to the anti-vaccination movement and the movement’s followers collective resistance to get the vaccine for themselves and/or their children, it appears that


Woman finds bunny she believes was abandoned in Auburn Hills parking lot

Now that Easter is over, what happens to the bunnies that parents surprise their children with — and no longer want?. Rabbits are the third most abandoned pet in the country, according to the House Rabbit Society, and many are dropped off at shelters in the weeks following Easter.


"Operation Final Countdown" catches 12 non-compliant sex offenders in southeast Michigan sweep

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Michigan State Police had a busy week last week. Sweeping through southeast Michigan during "Operation Final Countdown," they arrested 12 non-compliant sex offenders.


Woman facing charges for allegedly causing massive damage to estranged wife’s house

A Rochester woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly using a hammer to smash through a door and break into her estranged wife’s house early Saturday morning. Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Cobblestone Drive in Rochester Hills at 12:48 a.m. after a woman c


Michigan cracking down on companies that avoid paying full wages, overtime & taxes

(WXYZ) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and state legislators are cracking down on companies that misclassify workers to avoid paying full wages, overtime and taxes. According to a Michigan State University study , payroll fraud robs those workers and Michigan taxpayers of hundreds of million


Jury convicts Michigan deer hunter who said he didn’t need license due to ‘laws of nature’

ONTONAGON, MI – It took an Upper Peninsula jury just 10 minutes to convict a hunter who said he didn’t need a hunting license because of the “laws of nature.”. According to the Associated Press, 68-year-old Ron Ehinger of Ewen was charged with two counts of taking an antlered deer with 8 points or m


Michigan Lottery: Woman plans to buy new house after winning $1M on scratch off ticket

A St. Joseph County woman is still in disbelief after winning $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Millionaire Maker instant game. “I bought the ticket while I was at the grocery store and decided to scratch it before I left,” said the 37-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. “When I


Albino Deer Spotted In Michigan Metropark

A very rare sight was caught on camera over the weekend in Kensington Metropark. The department of wildlife estimates that only one in 30,000 people will witness a sighting like this.


Police: Man fakes being unconscious, strangles Clinton Twp. woman, ties her up, steals wedding ring

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A man is accused of pretending to be unconscious, strangling a woman, tying her up in her garage and stealing her $17,000 wedding ring in Clinton Township, police said.