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Monday, December 31, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Snyder Vetoes Vaupel's Pet Store Bills

The governor said any concerns HB 5916 might have addressed "are manifestly local in nature and local officials should be afforded the discretion to address them".

Friday, December 28, 2018

Pond Hockey Classic Is Back On

The Michigan Pond Hockey Classic will return to Northfield Township after fencing and alcohol management issues threatened its cancellation.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Howell Resident Killed In Christmas Eve Crash

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 23 year old Howell resident was driving northbound on Burkhart in a 2002 Ford Escape when they lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

New Trial Possible For Imprisoned Man

Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt says he has contacted Jerome Kowalski’s attorney to discuss the next steps to be taken to enter an appropriate court order vacating Kowalski’s convictions and granting him a new trial.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Brighton Township Board Votes To Prohibit Marijuana Establishments

In a unanimous vote, the Brighton Township Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance Monday night to opt out of the Michigan Regulation and Taxing of Marijuana Act, prohibiting recreational marijuana establishments and the sale and consumption of marijuana in public places.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Howell's District-Wide Food Drive Exceeds Goal

The food drive, planned by Howell High School’s leadership class, began in November and collected more than 40,000 canned goods, exceeding the leadership classes’ goal by more than 10,000 cans.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Brennan Arraigned, Released On Bond

Judge G. David Guinn of Genesee County’s 67th District Court oversaw the arraignment via a videophone, setting a personal recognizance bond and a date for a probable cause conference.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Marion Township Receives High Marks On Audit

The township received an unqualified opinion from auditors Pfeffer, Hanniford, and Palka during their regular meeting Thursday night. An unqualified opinion is the best a township can be given.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

Brighton Woman Enters Plea In Sex Assault Of Teen

26-year-old Paige Nicole VanCamp of Brighton had been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Lenawee County Circuit Court, but court records show she entered a plea this week to a count of second-degree CSC.

Brennan Charged With Perjury & Destroying Evidence

The attorney general's office filed charges Thursday against 53rd District Court Judge Theresa Brennan. State police say she lied during a deposition about erasing data from her iPhone shortly after her ex-husband filed for divorce in 2016.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Michigan Pond Hockey Classic In Jeopardy

Organizers of the popular pond hockey tournament have pulled their application following a dispute with officials over safety measures that have left the upcoming event in jeopardy.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Committee Defers Veterans Appointments To Full Board

The Board of Commissioners' Personnel Committee interviewed five candidates Monday for two opening on the veterans committee, which had been the subject of a criminal investigation which concluded with no charges being filed.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Senator's Former Treasurer Accused Of Embezzlement

Erika Farley of Fowlerville is the former treasurer for State Sen. Dave Robertson, the lead sponsor of bills the Senate passed last week that strip responsibility for campaign finance enforcement from incoming Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Fenton Grad & Boyfriend Shot In Domestic Dispute

29-year-old Sasha Ross (left), a 2007 Fenton High School graduate, was critically injured November 20th when she was shot by her estranged husband, Donavan Gibson, after he forced his way into the home she shared with her boyfriend, Devan Bouge (left), who was fatally shot.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tips To Avoid Holiday Scammers

To help Michiganders avoid becoming a scam victim this holiday season, AARP Michigan is offering some tips to keep in mind whether you are shopping online or in person.

Cards Urged For Brighton Girl Battling Leukemia

Emma Roberts, a Maltby Intermediate School student, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in April and has been undergoing treatment since at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Older Driver Awareness Week Starts Today

It can be difficult to bring up the subject of driving with an older loved one but officials say it’s an important topic that needs to be addressed and resources are being made available for older drivers, aging drivers and their families.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018