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Oakland County woman wins nearly $124K lottery jackpot
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) - An Oakland County woman won a $123,812 Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Michigan Lottery. "I buy tickets regularly and once I have several piled up, I take them to a retailer to check them," said the 42-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. "I was at the store scan
Mike Tomlin said pain-killing shot was the reason Ben Roethlisberger didn't immediately return to game
After the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Oakland Raiders, head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t want to share much about the reasons for keeping quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the sidelines for several series after halftime before putting him back in. Although he did indicate he probably could have put
Rochester Community Schools Get Prestigious Honor
ROCHESTER, MI -- Hundreds of school districts, including 16 in Michigan have been named to the annual AP District Honor Roll, which recognizes schools that increase access and performance related to Advanced Placement programs. More than 370 school districts across the country and in Canada were rec
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.
Sterling Heights man charged with murder in shooting death of transgender woman
DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Albert Weathers, 46, of Sterling Heights, with the murder of Kelly Stough, 36. Stough, a transgender woman, was found dead by police in the area of East McNichols and Brush streets on Dec. 7.
Rochester Hills resident honored for saving choking student
ROCHESTER HILLS — Cheryl Stroud, who works at Mathnasium in Rochester Hills, recently saved a student from choking on a piece of candy. While working at the front desk of Mathnasium Sept. 4, Stroud heard a student begin to cough and observed the boy turning blue in the face.
Rochester Schools' Orchestra Program Gets Major Boost
ROCHESTER, MI — The Rochester Community Schools Foundation awarded its largest gift ever recently: $137,000 to help fund the newly established orchestra program within the Rochester Community School District.
Ben Roethlisberger: Antiquated X-ray machine in Oakland played role in return to game
The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is not exactly a world-class sporting facility. A few years ago, there was a drainage problem that led to raw sewage backing up into the baseball clubhouses in the building.
Interactive map shows favorite holiday lights in Oakland Co.
PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - Those looking for their favorite and some of the best holiday lights in Oakland County will have an easier way of finding them, thanks to the return of the Oakland County Holiday Lights map.
Ben Roethlisberger injury update: Steelers QB (ribs) plans to play vs. Patriots
Ben Roethlisberger is no stranger to injury, but his latest ailment kept him off the field longer than he would have liked. During his Tuesday radio appearance on 93.7 The Fan, the Steelers quarterback cited outdated medical equipment at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum as the reason for his delayed
Lockdown lifted at 3 Troy schools after barricaded man taken into custody, police say
TROY, Mich. - The lockdown has been lifted at three Troy schools after a man who had access to weapons was taken into custody, according to police. The man had barricaded himself in a home in the 2300 block of Hillcrescent Drive, police said.
Maurkice Pouncey Says Steelers Need to Stop 'BS-ing Around' After Raiders Loss
Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey knows the time for fun and games is over. On the heels of Sunday's disappointing 24-21 loss to the 3-10 Oakland Raiders, Pouncey told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the Steelers need to get their act together: "We have to go out and play
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.
Rochester-Rochester Hills: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
ROCHESTER-ROCHESTER HILLS, MI — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? You've come to the right place! To keep you in the game, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch o
The Mission of Dutton Farm
Detroit (CBS Detroit) – It all began with one woman’s love for her sister. A bond that is now making a difference right here in Metro Detroit. Dutton Farm in Rochester is like no other farm in the area. They are on a mission to celebrate, educate and employ people with special needs.
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
Organization raising money to send 4-year-old Clarkston cancer patient to Disney World
(WXYZ) - A Rochester organization is helping make one little girl's dream come true. Rainbow Connection is hosting a fundraising event on Dec. 8, where all of the proceeds will go to the family of 4-year-old Emily from Clarkston. She is currently in treatment for neuroblastoma, a cancer found in adr
Mike Tomlin Makes Puzzling Admission About QB Ben Roethlisberger
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made a puzzling admission about his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, following his team’s loss to the Oakland Raiders today. Roethlisberger left the game at the end of the first half with an apparent rib injury. He was checked out by the doctors at halftime
Woman Grabs Cop's Gun, Punches His Face, Then They 'Retrieve' Earrings She Ate
Troy, MI – A woman who refused to leave her boyfriend's home ended up grabbing an officer's gun and punching him in the face. Sylvia Verellen, 33, of Roseville, was reportedly intoxicated at about 10:30 p.m. Nov. 24 when a man called police saying that Verellen was his girlfriend but would not leave
Meadow Brook hosts it's annual Landmark in Lights holiday walk
ROCHESTER, MICH (WXYZ) - The holidays shine a little brighter at the Great Estate. Continuing in its 47th year, Meadow Brook Hall’s Holiday Walk offers self-guided touring through the elegant rooms of The Hall decked in holiday splendor with over 50 dazzling trees on display including a 10-foot tall