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Court affirms Michigan man must pay $50k in Islamic marriage agreement

DETROIT - A court says a Detroit-area man must pay his former wife $50,000 under the terms of their Islamic marriage certificate. The man argued that a Wayne County judge exceeded her authority by trying to resolve a religious issue in a divorce. But the Michigan appeals court says Judge Melissa Cox


Michigan DNR needs help naming Oakland County's off-road vehicle park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources needs help naming a new off-road vehicle park coming to Oakland County. On April 2, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners approved a 20-year operating agreement between the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission and the DNR. Per the agreement,


Officials work to remove concrete washout from Sterling Heights creek before water reaches homes

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Officials said a milky, white substance found in a Sterling Heights drain has been identified as concrete washout that was likely improperly pumped by a company.


Registered sex offender leaves MH, moves to Michigan

Less than a week after being reported to live in Baxter County, a registered sex offender has moved out of the Twin Lakes Area. Sheriff John Montgomery says 66-year-old Steven Michael McNabb has relocated to Michigan.


Rochester-Rochester Hills Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

ROCHESTER-ROCHESTER HILLS, MI — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Rain starting in the evening. Rain until afternoon and windy throughout the day.


Red Wings announce news conference with Steve Yzerman this afternoon

DETROIT (FOX 2) - It appears former Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman is coming home. Friday morning, The Detroit Red Wings announced it will hold a press conference Friday at 3 p.m. EST with Chris Ilitch, Steve Yzerman and Ken Holland. You can watch a livestream with FOX 2 live on our Facebook page h


Prostitution sting leads to arrest of man wanted for murder in Macomb County

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Warren prostitution sting has led to the arrest of a fugitive wanted for murder. Glenn Hogan was wanted for a December 2018 murder in Atlanta. He was also sought for a parole violation in an armed robbery and cocaine possession case.


Upcoming Events On The Rochester-Rochester Hills Calendar

ROCHESTER-ROCHESTER HILLS, MI — Looking for something to do this weekend? Patch is here to help. Our event calendar includes lots of local community events. If we missed an event, not to worry! You can post the event to the calendar yourself using MyPatch.


Man convicted of murder at 13 pleads to exposure charge

PONTIAC, Mich. – A Detroit-area man convicted of murder at age 13 has pleaded guilty to an indecent exposure charge. Thirty-three-year-old Nathaniel Abraham was sentenced last week to 30 days in jail, which he had already served. Last year, he was charged with resisting officers trying to arrest him


Michigan father allegedly shot 2-year-old during fight with boy's mom

JACKSON, Mich. - Prosecutors say a man intentionally shot and wounded his 2-year-old son in the face during a fight with the boy’s mother in southern Michigan. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports 32-year-old Michael Glance of Jackson County’s Blackman Township was arraigned by video Thursday on char


Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed in Michigan

While medical marijuana has been under federal threat since Jeff Sessions became attorney general, a deal reached just last week with lawmakers seems to have safeguarded states’ legal marijuana programs, leading many in Michigan to take a deep (or, um, very deep) breath of relief. Since we’ve all do


Warren police arrest man living off money from selling women for sex, officials say

WARREN, Mich. - Warren police arrested a man with a long criminal history who was living off money from selling women for sex and moving from hotel to hotel to avoid law enforcement, officials said.


Where to find 420 marijuana events in Michigan

Saturday will be a celebration of all things marijuana at dispensaries and other venues across the state as cannabis connoisseurs commemorate 420. That’s right, 420 became the shorthand for marijuana use, depending on who you believe, back in the 1970s. Some thought 420 was some sort of police code


Multi-state listeria outbreak kills one in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — One person has died in Michigan from the listeria outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight people are reported to be infected with listeria in four states.


West Michigan men caught poaching walleye

LANSING, Mich. — Three West Michigan men were caught with 80 walleyes from the Detroit River on Thursday. Michigan Department of Natural Resources received an anonymous tip that three men had caught too many fish on the Detroit River and were heading towards Grand Rapids on I-96.


Michigan mother gets jail for running over son in school parking lot

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A woman who pleaded guilty to reckless driving for running over her 9-year-old son while dropping him off at school in western Michigan has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.


Michigan is cracking down on payroll fraud

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A new unit within the Michigan Attorney General’s Office will crack down on companies committing payroll fraud. Businesses stole about $429 million in wages and overtime pay from Michigan workers between 2013 and 2015. Payroll fraud effects more than 2.8 million workers accord


Lapeer County authorities try to identify pair who may be connected to out-of-state investigation

IMLAY CITY, Mich. - Authorities with the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office are trying to identify a teen and man who may be connected to an out-of-state investigation. The teenage girl and a man who is believed to be about 50 were seen Saturday about 3 p.m. at the Kroger at 1821 S. Cedar Street in Imla


Rochester Hills plans Arbor Day tree planting ceremony

Rochester Hills will host an Arbor Day ceremony, celebrating the community’s outdoor engagement efforts. The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26. The year’s event celebrates the city’s 29 years as a partner of Tree City USA, as well as the 15th anniversary of the Clinton River Tra


Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

MONROE, Conn. - World-wide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died. She was 92.