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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

State Supreme Court Says Lawsuit Can Proceed Against Howell Schools

North American Brokers, a real estate agent and real estate broker, filed suit against Howell Public Schools in 2015, alleging that they had engaged a buyer to purchase the former Latson Road Elementary School property owned by the district but received no broker commission for the sale.

Trial Date Set For Green Oak Teen Charged In School Threat

18-year-old Ryan DeBruyne of Green Oak Township is charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism after allegedly sending a friend a Snapchat message on February 16th, asking if he would like to re-enact the Florida school shooting two days before that left 17 people dead.

Detroit Man Enters Plea In Milford Carjackings

21-year old Kamil Gillette of Detroit had been charged with two counts of carjacking and one count of receiving and concealing stolen goods for the March 14th incident in the parking lot of the Prospect Hill shopping plaza.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

SELCRA Seeks New Director

Jason Spiller, who had served as director for the Southeastern Livingston County Recreation Authority, has accepted a position managing Camp Dearborn in Milford and its golf courses.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Huron Valley Humane Society "Bursting At The Seams"

Last week's rescue of 108 animals came after another recent one involving 71 animals in Augusta Township May 25th. Because of those two rescues, the Humane Society of Huron Valley is encouraging people to adopt from their facility and is discounting adoption fees for a limited time.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Commerce Teen Sentenced To Jail For Fatal Crash

18-year-old Sophia Buttazzoni of Commerce Township was a passenger in the car driven by Jordan Watson of Howell the night of October 9th, 2016 when he drove into two Waterford Township homes, killing one of the other passengers in the vehicle.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Suspects Charged In Storage Unit Break-In

22-year-old Nicholas Arther Cashero of Livonia and 19-year-old Kenneth Ivan Helbig of River Rouge were charged with a multitude of felonies including Breaking and Entering, Malicious Destruction of Property, Resisting and Obstructing an Officer.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Truck Driver In Fatal Crash Withdraws Plea

63-year-old Gary Bryce Erard had earlier pleaded no contest to three misdemeanor counts of moving violation causing death. But in court on Thursday, he withdrew that plea after hearing that Judge Suzanne Geddis would sentence him to six months in jail and two years of probation.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Retired Judge Appointed To Hear Case Against Brennan

The Michigan Supreme Court today appointed retired Wayne County Circuit Court Judge William J. Giovan as a special master to conduct an evidentiary hearing on the Judicial Tenure Commission’s official complaint against 53rd District Judge Theresa Brennan.

Brennan Removed From Bench

County Chief Judge Miriam Cavanaugh said Wednesday that Theresa Brennan's caseload has been removed and reassigned until further notice.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

County Commissioner Offers Free 4-Year Cleary Scholarship

Brighton Realtor and Livingston County Commissioner Carol Griffith says 4-year full tuition scholarship to Cleary University will go to an “exceptional graduating high school senior who is determined & inspiring” for use this fall.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

County Resolution Will Oppose Marijuana Ballot Initiative

The resolution, which will be heard by the General Government and Health and Human Services Committee on Monday night, is aimed against an initiative on the November ballot allowing the personal possession and use of marijuana similar to other states like Colorado and California.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Howell Author's Latest Release Features A Slice Of Hometown

Darci Hannah previously published two works of historical fiction, but has turned to what she calls "cozy mysteries," usually set in small towns with more of a PG-13 feel. “Cherry Pies & Deadly Lies” is set to be released Friday at a book launch and cherry pie bake-off.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

8th District Candidate Arrested At Police Event

Brian Ellison, who is running as a Libertarian in the 8th District, was taken into custody at the Royal Oak Police Department's Run with the Police event as he protested two recent fatal shootings by Royal Oak police.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Ceremony Will Honor Lifelong Howell Resident

Morrie Coles was 99 when he was tragically killed in a car crash in October of 2017. The World War II veteran was a career employee of the U.S. Postal Service who also served 12 years on Howell City Council.