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Monday, February 17, 2020

Walk For Warmth Celebrates 30 Years

Approximately $60,000 was raised, which will help to replenish OLHSA’s emergency utility assistance program which helps more than 200 local families throughout the year.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Former NECC Employees Testify In Steroid Trial

On Friday, two former NECC employees, Owen Finnegan and Steven Haynes, testified about rushed production, skipped tests and ignored sterility standards in 2012 when the facility started dealing with a mass of orders.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Hearing Continues For Men Charged In Tainted Steroid Outbreak

Barry Cadden, the co-founder of New England Compounding Center, and Glenn Chin, who worked there as a pharmacist, were charged last year by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office with second degree murder in connection with 11 deaths in Livingston County.

Murphy Announces Re-Election Bid

In a move that is a surprise to nobody, Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy today signaled his intention to seek another four year term this November.

Grant To Help Expand Livingston Veterans' Services & Space

Director Mary Durst says the funding will be used to assist Veterans Services in moving to a larger location that will help better meet the needs of local veterans and their families, as well as provide better visibility and awareness to the community.

Pot Conviction Dismissed Following MSC Ruling

After the Michigan Supreme Court in November rejected a local judge’s ruling that denied Dennis Keith Towne’s motion to suppress evidence in his case, the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office has opted to dismiss the conviction.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Hartland Schools Placing $45 Million Bond On May 5th Ballot

If approved, the bond will be used to renovate, upgrade and construct school facilities, including safety and security improvements. While it will require a 1.44 mill increase in the current tax rate, Board of Education President Thom Dumond said they believe it is both “necessary and reasonable.”

Monday, February 10, 2020

Hamburg Woman Rams Police Car Following Chase

The 25-year-old Hamburg Township resident was lodged at the Livingston County Jail pending charges from the Livingston County Prosecutor's Office for fleeing and elude, operating with the presence of marijuana and other counts.

Crash Takes LETS Bus Out Of Service

There were no serious injuries from the crash, including both drivers, a passenger in the truck and four passengers who were on the bus at the time. All involved were wearing seatbelts.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Linden Schools Supports Placing $55M Bond Proposal On Ballot

The bond proposal addresses needs in enhancing student safety and school security, expanding and enhancing the instructional environment, remodeling, upgrading, and constructing school facilities, and upgrading technology and technology infrastructure.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Rescuer Says Charges Should Be Filed For Horse's Neglect

Suzette Morgan runs ZanBuck Arabian Farms in Imlay City, but also helped arrange for the rescue of an Arabian horse in November that was surrendered by a breeder in Green Oak Township. Morgan says the animal was emaciated to the point that its skin was peeling off from various ailments.

State Withholds Funding From Webberville

The Michigan Department of Treasury declined to disburse $544,000 in Michigan Transportation Fund money and $97,000 in state revenue sharing until officials in Webberville correct required financial filings.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Whitmer's SOTU Response Highlights Democratic Action

After President Trump touted economic gains under GOP leadership in his State of the Union speech, Whitmer, speaking at East Lansing High School where her daughters attend, highlighted the work of Democratic governors across the country.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

Pontiac Man Enters Plea To Fenton Armed Robbery

22-year-old Ward Alvin Goodnight III pleaded to the lesser charge of larceny from a person after police say he pulled a gun on a Holly man in a store parking lot along Owen Road and stole his PlayStation 4.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020