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Friday, August 31, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Deputies Respond To Motorcycle Crash, Overturned Semi

A crash on US-23 near White Lake Road involved a motorcyclist who rear-ended a car and a separate incident involved an overturned semi that shut down the right lane of I-96 for roughly five hours during the morning commute.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over This Labor Day Weekend

The Labor Day holiday typically marks the end of summer and a chance to enjoy final pool parties, backyard barbecues or Up North trips. Sadly, an agency says it’s also one of the deadliest times of the year in terms of drunk driving fatalities.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Police Identify Whitmore Lake Man Killed By Street Racers

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office says 62-year-old Michael Lachance was pulling out of a diner onto Ecorse Road in Ypsilanti Township just before 11am Wednesday, when his Ford Fusion was hit by two speeding vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Green Oak Teen Enters Plea For School Shooting Threat

The charge was filed after 18-year-old Ryan DeBruyne sent a friend a Snapchat message on February 16th, asking if he would like to re-enact the Florida school shooting that occurred two days before leaving 17 people dead.

The Wall That Heals Now Open For Viewing

The exhibit officially opens with a ceremony this evening, featuring a guest speaker who escaped in 1975 just ahead of the North Vietnamese takeover when his father stole an airplane and flew his family and 50 others out of Vietnam to Singapore, later making their way to the United States.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Brighton School To Host Anti-Bullying Crusader

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights on Monday announced that the Relentless Tour, featuring motivational speaker Anthony Ianni, will speak to students and parents at Flex Tech High School on Thursday at 6:30pm.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Fowlerville's 4th Annual Fall Festival Returning

The Livingston Center Historic Village will host the 4th annual Fall Festival at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds. All profits will go toward preservation and maintenance of the eight historical buildings in the Livingston Centre Historical Village.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Drug Raid Hits Assisted Living Home, Highland Township Couple Charged

45-year-old Angela Cockerham of Highland Township served as the facility manager for the adult assisted living home. Her husband, 48-year-old Russell Cockerham, reportedly lived at the home, but was not listed as an adult household member. Neither were her two adult children, who were also living at the home.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Board Votes To Suspend Fenton Township Fire Chief Without Pay

The action followed a nine-hour closed session of the township board to discuss the ongoing issue, which is the subject of a lawsuit alleging Chief Ryan Volz not only failed to stop the sexual harassment of a female firefighter, but also participated.

"Adult-Only" Game Room Coming To Howell

"Lucky’s Skill Games" will be located on the northwest corner at the intersection of Grand River and North National Street, near Rite Aid, the Mobil gas station and Scratch Sweet Shop.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Public Comment Sought For 2019 Grant

The grant will be utilized in Oakland and Livingston counties to help low income, elderly, and residents with disabilities in the two counties with becoming more self-sufficient and to improve their quality of life.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Linden Man Allowed Support Dog During CSC Trial

A judge has granted a request to allow a Linden man a support dog during his upcoming trial on charges connected to allegations that he inappropriately touched children at a daycare operated by his wife.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Geddis, Brewer Will Battle For Judicial Seat

The judgeship was the largest contested county-wide race, with sitting Judge L. Suzanne Geddis and candidate Dennis Brewer coming out ahead in Tuesday’s primary election for the seat that carries an 8-year term.

Schuette & Whitmer To Square Off For Governor

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer - both veteran officeholders - easily bested their opponents in Tuesday's primary to set up their head-to-head race to succeed term-limited Republican Rick Snyder.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Millages & Primary Battles Fill Out Election Ballots

Officials remind voters that they cannot split their ticket in a primary, and can only vote in the Republican, Democratic or Libertarian sections of the partisan portion of the ballot, otherwise they will invalidate their votes on that section.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Pair Sentenced For 2015 Sexual Assault

27-year-old Vincent Albert Gentilozzi of Williamston and 34-year-old Jon McClain Martin of Stockbridge entered a no contest plea to a single count of felonious assault.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Hartland Woman Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to westbound I-96 and Highland Road at approximately 3:40pm on the report of an accident involving a motorcycle.

Man With Knife Shot By Police Headed To Trial

Robert McKee reportedly came toward police officers responding to a report of a suicidal subject with a knife, prompting one officer to shoot him, which led to the other officer being injured.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018