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Oakland County experiencing trouble with phone system
Oakland County is currently working with its phone system vendor to resolve an issue. Right now, attempts to call a county department may be met with a number that rings and rings without allowing the caller to leave a voicemail message.
Oakland County man charged in deaths of petting zoo animals
INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - An Oakland County man is facing charges connected to the deaths of several petting zoo animals. Andrew Elroy Scott, a 32-year-old man from Brandon Township, faces up to four years in prison following an Oakland County Animal Control Division investigation involving 31
The mother of a boy on life support in an Oakland hospital cannot see him because of Trump's travel ban, group says
(CNN)The mother of a 2-year-old boy on life support in an Oakland hospital cannot see her son because of the White House's travel ban, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Sacramento Valley chapter.
New GOP chairman says he'll make Oakland County 'great again'
The newly elected chairman of the Oakland County Republican Party is pledging to rebuild the organization after it suffered major losses in the November gubernatorial election to the Democrats.
Lawsuit claims Oakland Mall profiled, discriminated against shoppers
A former security worker is suing Oakland Mall managers and a security firm, claiming he was fired for refusing to enforce discriminatory policies, including racially profiling customers.
Novi man sentenced to 35-80 years for murdering wife, Heather Dixon
A Novi man who pleaded no contest for the strangulation death of his wife will spend the next 35-80 years behind bars, a judge ruled Monday — keeping within the guidelines of a deal reached with the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office.
Attorney: Former assistant principal charged in Troy break-in is victim of opioid crisis
A former assistant middle school principal charged with breaking into a house last summer was ensnared in the opioid crisis, developing an addiction to painkillers because doctors over-prescribed them and failed to monitor her, her attorney claims.
Paul Daugherty: What's the sound of one hand clapping? Cincinnati Bengals beat Oakland Raiders
Um, nothin’. If you want to be positive, here’s Lewis after the game:. “(The win) is a testament to everybody in this building.’’ That’s good to know. But if the character has always been there and never looked better, how does it lose five in a row?
Community rallies to help Waterford Township family of 9 who lost everything in house fire
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Friends, neighbors and total strangers came together in Waterford Township to help a family of nine that lost everything in a fire. This weekend, Mark and Marie Tabar's house in Waterford Township went up in flames. The couple and their seven children lost everything.
Michigan Lottery: Winning Lotto 47 ticket worth $3.73M unclaimed
LANSING, Mich. - Christmas came a little early for a lucky Michigan Lottery player who won a $3.73 million Lotto 47 jackpot. The winning ticket matched all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn Saturday: 01-02-07-08-11-26. The winning ticket was bought at the Sunoco gas station, located at 763 South Michigan A
Trial date set for man charged with having 88 pounds of weed
An April 15 trial date in Oakland County Circuit Court has been set for a Madison Heights man who reportedly had 88 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle when stopped by police in Rochester Hills in September.
WWE Superstar Possibly Injured Last Night
Billie Kay may have suffered some sort of head injury at Saturday’s WWE live event in Oakland, California. Kay and Peyton Royce were wrestling Naomi and Lana when Kay rolled out of the ring following a blow to the head from Lana. The referee then threw up the dreaded “X” symbol and trainers came fro
Sam Hubbard stars in three phases in Cincinnati Bengals win against Oakland Raiders
What was arguably the best game of Sam Hubbard's career could have been even better. The Cincinnati Bengals rookie defensive lineman had his first multi-sack game and forced a fumble Sunday in Paul Brown Stadium. But he almost caught a touchdown while serving as a fullback and had another sack withi
Ben Roethlisberger suffered cracked ribs vs. Raiders
Mysteries abounded surrounding the status of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, his ribs and a reportedly faulty X-ray machine at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport cleared up the mystery Sunday on Good Morning Football Weekend as he confirmed the Pittsburgh signal-
‘Cover Your Bosom Not Your Head’
Islamic texts speak of the need to “cover your bosom” not cover your hair, according to a Californian imam. Oakland-based Rabi’a Keeble founded Qalbu Maryam Women’s Mosque. A convert to Islam, she is the author of Activism in a time of change and uncertainty: A Muslim Woman’s Perspective from the fr
Bay Area political events: Wildfires, Julian Assange
Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. Julian Assange: A panel discussion on the indictment of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Sponsored by the Bay Area Free Julian Assange Action Committee. 7 p.m., 518 Valencia St., San Francisco. More information is here.
Raiders vs Bengals Live Stream: How to Watch Online Without Cable
In a matchup of two of teams with barely anything to play for, Derek Carr leads the Oakland Raiders (3-10) into Paul Brown Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bengals (5-8) as Week 15 action continues on Sunday afternoon.
Waterford Chamber names McLaren marketer as new president
Kristina Miller, a senior marketing specialist at McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, has been named the new president of the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. Miler will serve a one-year term. Last year, she was named Waterford Business Person of the Year and has been a member of the chamber for
Oakland County cheer championship photo gallery
Stoney Creek won the Division 1 championship and Notre Dame Prep won the Division 2 title in the OCADA Competitive Cheer Championships held on Saturday December 15, 2018 at Stoney Creek High School. Rochester Adams and Auburn Hills Avondale finished second in the respective divisions. (Digital First
Clarkston vs. Wayne boys basketball photo gallery
Clarkston defeats Wayne Memorial 60-46 in varsity basketball action at Clarkston High School Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (For The Oakland Press / LARRY McKEE)