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Oakland County releases list of 2019 road construction projects

Oakland County has approved a $25 million program to resurface more than 90 miles of roads in the county in 2019. The preservation overlay program involves simple resurfacing with two inches of asphalt of roads that are in fair condition. The program provides a smooth, new road surface and extends t


West Michigan family evacuated after violence during Haiti mission trip

ALLEGAN, Mich. — A West Michigan family was evacuated from the home they were staying in the mountains after violence broke out during a missionary trip to Haiti. The U.S. State Department told people not to travel Haiti due to the crime and civil unrest. All non-emergency U.S. personnel and their f


Weather 'bomb' possible in Michigan this weekend: What to know

DETROIT - The right mix of weather conditions this weekend in Michigan, including in Metro Detroit, will likely satisfy "bomb" criteria. No, it's not a word used to hype up weather. It's an actual meteorological term. So what does it all mean?


3 charged in illicit drug operation return to court March 8

Three Oakland County men charged with running an illegal marijuana operation are scheduled for a preliminary exam in Pontiac where a judge will determine if the case will advance.


New Coffee Shop Owner: We Believe 'Pontiac Will Be the Next Best Cool Spot'

Over the decades downtown Pontiac has seen a lot of highs and lows. Bryan Weaver, who opened the Fourth Dimension Coffee Company on at 7 North Saginaw in January with Bryan Weaver and Brad Petrinec, sees a big high coming.


Oakland County residents pulled over in Ohio with marijuana edibles, Mason jars of THC Kool-Aid

TOLEDO, Ohio - Two Oakland County residents were arrested in Ohio on Saturday after state troopers pulled them over for speeding and found drugs in the car, police said. Natasha L. Graham, 35, of Waterford, and Don S. Spillers Jr., 37, of Pontiac, were inside a 2005 Scion XB that was pulled over aro


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


Police find cocaine, heroin after woman driving erratically in Troy crashes, lies to officers

TROY, Mich. - Police said they found evidence of cocaine and heroin in a woman's purse after she caused a crash while driving erratically and lied to officers about her identity and suspended license, authorities said.


Michigan's International Academy faces controversy

Bloomfield Hills — The International Academy is used to getting attention with its ranking as one of the top public high schools in America since 2003. Just last year, the school's Bloomfield Hills campus was ranked 30th in the top 100 schools nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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These are the 10 best diners in Michigan

The search for Michigan's Best Diner was all about breaking records, and waistlines. After receiving more than 370 nominees and 40,000-plus votes, we set out to visit about 30 of the top contenders, including our 12 poll winners across the state.


WATCH HERE: 5-part Oakland County Child Killer docuseries

The "Child Killer" docuseries focuses on the unsolved murders of at least four children in Oakland County between 1976 and 1977. Investigators have been working for decades to determine who the serial killer is and if he is still alive. Those who knew the victims -- their families, friends, classmat


Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Livonia

Livonia police say a driver is dead after suffering a medical emergency while driving Thursday morning. Police were called at 9:20 a.m. Thursday to the area of Schoolcraft and Inkster on the report of a single-vehicle crash. There, police located the car and driver, a 45-year-old Detroit man.


Trial date changed for former Troy school official charged with felony

A trial date for a former assistant principal charged with a home break-in in Troy last summer and stealing money has been rescheduled. Amy Buchanan, 48, reportedly developed an addiction to opioids and was looking for prescription pills when she broke into a house on Booth Street on Aug. 24. A secu


Michigan employers can discriminate against medical marijuana users, court says

Employers in Michigan can terminate an at-will employee or refuse to hire an applicant for using medical marijuana, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. The decision on Tuesday clashes with recent court rulings in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rh0de Island, where judges have sided with employee


Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Damaging windstorm sets its sights on West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN — You may want to get prepared for a strong storm coming this weekend. Sunday’s powerful winter storm could bring some of the strongest winds West Michigan has seen all season. A storm this strong usually only happens once a year.


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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Police: Couple thought plot to murder Michigan soldier untraceable on Snapchat

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A woman and her boyfriend were deployed with the U.S. Army in South Korea when they conspired via Snapchat to kill her husband so she could claim the life insurance money, police in Michigan said.


Harper Woods woman accused of drunkenly crashing into Detroit house, killing her passenger

DETROIT - A Harper Woods woman is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a house on Detroit's east side, killing her passenger, police said. Aleesha Dykes, 23, was driving just after midnight in mid-January in the 18700 block of Moross Road, east of Kelly Road, according to officials.