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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


Suspect in White Lake shooting bound over to circuit court

A White Lake man charged with shooting his former roommate has been bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court, following a preliminary exam Thursday in Clarkston. Brandon Lee Morfitt, 23, faces one count of assault with intent to murder and three weapons charges in the shooting of a 22-year-old man


A “Bomb Cyclone” is Going to Hit Michigan this Weekend

Hold on to your hats (literally) because strong winds are expected to blow through Michigan this weekend. Winds so strong that it's also known as a "bomb cyclone" which is what happens when central pressure drops by 24 millibars in 24 hours (Wikipedia). It's not as scary as it sounds but basically,


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.


Oakland County's elections director named to state's election modernization advisory committee

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has named Oakland County Director of Elections Joe Rozell to the newly-formed Election Modernization Advisory Committee. The 25-member committee will advise Benson's administration, and the Department of State’s Bureau of Elections, on the implementation of Proposal


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


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.


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


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


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.


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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Jody LaMacchia for State Representative: Turning North Oakland County Blue, and Rainbow Too

Fifteen years ago, when John Kerry ran for president against George W. Bush, Kerry came to Michigan for a rally at Macomb University. For Jody LaMacchia, today a candidate for state representative, attending that rally was her first real political activity.


Michigan mother fatally shot 3 young daughters in woods before killing self: police

A Michigan woman shot and killed her three young daughters in the woods on Monday before driving the bodies back to her home and killing herself, police said. Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young, with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, said Wednesday that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6,


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.


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.


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 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.


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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