Friday, August 31, 2018
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued the expanded advisory for all fish in the Huron River in Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne, and Monroe Counties.
The occupants of the home had already self-evacuated, although one person was treated for smoke inhalation and transported to a medical facility.
18-year-old Tywaun Sims-Scott is charged with a single count of homicide-open murder in the stabbing death last month of 19-year-old Jamie Barsegian.
The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce's Business to Business Expo will take place September 11th, at Cleary University.
Former 44th Circuit Court Judge Daniel Burress on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify Eaton County Judge John Maurer saying he has no jurisdiction to hear the case.
John Dukes led the Highlanders varsity football team for 25 years while teaching in the school district for 35.
Nearly a year after the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled in a sexual assault case involving a former Howell business owner, a date has been set for a local hearing.
The annual Oakwood Cemetery History Walk will take place on Saturday, September 8.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
City officials are asking for a 4.5003 mill override to be used on infrastructure and maintaining city services.
Structural problems with the bridge over Portage Creek is forcing the indefinite road closure.
More than 1,200 volunteers contributed to the success of the Livingston County United Way’s 17th annual Day of Caring, a community effort to help give back.
$15,000 in funding was set aside in the county’s budget in 2018 and five communities applied for the grants, including Brighton, Hamburg, Hartland, Marion, and Oceola Townships.
Demolition of an eyesore property in the City of Howell is scheduled Friday.
A Pinckney woman is recovering from a rattlesnake bite but the potential hospital bill could prove even scarier.
AAA Michigan is projecting that more than one million Michiganders will be traveling for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Works starts September 4th and will continue for approximately 4-6 weeks.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The City of Wixom is commending road crews for their fast actions and response after a truck accidentally hit a traffic signal.
Stiggy's Dogs has run into a financial roadblock while attempting to move through the needed special use permit process, with costs that could run as high as $10,000.
The news athletic field at the HHS's Memorial Stadium will be named John Dukes Field, after the man who led the team for 25 years and taught for 35 in the district.
The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close the south half of South Hill Road at the intersection with Grand River Avenue in Lyon Township for intersection improvements beginning Monday, Sept. 10.
The Brighton High School Marching Band will be performing in this year’s Thanksgiving Day parade in Detroit.
The 297,000-square-foot center took more than two years to build and is expected to serve up to 250,000 patients a year.
The automotive supplier, located in Howell Township, is looking to expand its plant by 50,000 square feet, doubling it in size.
A bomb threat referencing Fenton High School marked the first day of the new school year.
Members attending the meeting regarding tighter restrictions on materials accepted and higher membership fees were largely accepting of the need for the new policies.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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.
Jim Swonk was surrounded by family and friends when he died Saturday at age 79 after a lengthy illness.
An upcoming event aims to help those who might need assistance voting get prepared before Election Day.
Livingston County District Court Judge Suzanne Geddis sentenced Gary Bryce Erard Monday to nine months in jail for his role in the April 2017 incident.
Monday night, two candidates addressed Hartland Township's Planning Commission looking to get hired by the township to conduct a retail market analysis for commercial zoning areas.
The Brighton Board of Education has ratified a contract reopener with the Brighton Education Association – the union that represents the district’s approximately 320 teachers.
Those interested in applying for the vacant Howell City Council seat have until Friday to submit applications.
A traffic light has finally been installed at a busy intersection in Fenton that had to be treated as a four-way stop since early July when a suspected drunk driver hit a pole.
Monday, August 27, 2018
A Highland Township man was hospitalized after allegedly being struck by a vehicle driven by his ex-girlfriend over the weekend.
The township would own 20 acres north of the Silver Springs subdivision if a final price can be agreed upon.
The course has been designed to teach young driver’s the first hand dangers of distracted driving.
The township expects the assessment will raise just over $605,000 annually.
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.
Research from the Michigan League for Public Policy shows over the past nine years, $4.5 billion from the Michigan School Aid Fund was shifted to universities and community colleges.
The proposal would generate approximately $1.4 (m) million per year, beginning in July of 2019. Officials say the revenue would allow the city to maintain continued levels of service, in addition to infrastructure improvements such as roads.
The Family Readiness Expo is set for Saturday, September 8th at the Livingston County EMS Building beginning at 9:30am.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
University of Michigan and Scripps Institute of Oceanography scientists are studying a meteor that exploded in mid-air over Hamburg Township in January.
The DDA will serve as the local government partner for the LAC as they apply for an Our Town grant that could match funds up up $200,000.
A softball triple-header Saturday included a memorial tribute to Darian Locklear and Julianna Ward-Brown, Brighton High School and Howell High School student-athletes respectively, who were killed in an auto accident on I-96 near Williamston.
Saturday, August 25, 2018
The Livingston County waterbodies included in the advisory are Ore, Strawberry, Zukey, Gallagher, Loon, Whitewood, Base Line and Portage Lakes.
The recognition ceremony begins at 2pm Sunday at The Wall That Heals, which is now on display at the Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport in Howell.
Come Monday, most all public schools in Livingston County will be opening their doors to students ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
A Friday crash claimed the life of a Mason man and sent a Williamston man to the hospital.
The two 8th District congressional candidates have now both called each other out to take part in three debates.
Friday, August 24, 2018
The panel discussions will be held at 10am and 2pm at the John E. LaBelle Public Safety Complex, and the prayer service will be held at The Wall That Heals at 9pm.
22-year-old Matthew Jordan Carrier of Fenton pleaded no contest to 19 counts, including five counts each of second-degree murder and operating while intoxicated causing death.
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.
South Lyon City Council Thursday voted to hire Linden City Manager Paul Zelenak as their next city manager, replacing Lynne Ladner who had resigned previously due to health issues.
The new ordinance will be Supreme Court-compliant and set regulations for free standing, wall, and projected signs.
Phillip Pham and his family escaped in 1975 just ahead of the North Vietnamese takeover when his father stole an airplane and flew them and 50 others out of Vietnam to Singapore, later making their way to the United States.
Tracey Lynn Sindlinger is facing ten charges in 14A-1 District Court in Ann Arbor for allegedly embezzling from Stein Electric in Manchester.
Jobless rate hikes were said to be typical for July.
A new playground is being built for students at Whitmore Lake Elementary and volunteers are still being sought for a community build day on Monday.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
PRT Growing Services Ltd. has signed a 20-year lease with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division.
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 American Red Cross has announced a “tentative decision” to limit operations in the Great Lakes Blood Services Region, which would eliminate 230 jobs.
The festival will showcase a number of barbecue vendors while local and nationally known jazz and blues acts will be performing.
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.
Two cars speeding to pass each other, collided with the victim’s Ford Fusion. The 62-year-old Whitmore Lake man died at the scene.
The new rules would largely allow states to regulate emissions. In Michigan, it's unclear whether utilities or the Department of Environmental Quality would seek less stringent air-pollution controls for state’s 15 coal-fired power plants.
The Milford Police Department is currently looking for school crossing guards and immediate openings are available
Robert and Marie Bechtel are hoping city officials will help bring relief from speeding vehicles and increased traffic on North LeRoy Street.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The Wall That Heals will be assembled at the Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport today, as volunteers and project leaders prepare for the four-day exhibition.
The 2,800 square foot addition will double the children's area size provide additional amenities for the community.
State Senator Joe Hune, along with State Representatives Lana Theis and Hank Vaupel discuss dark store tax bills as the Hartland Board prepares for Tax Tribunal with Rural King.
56-year-old Jacquelyn Tyson is charged with two counts of pre-meditated 1st degree murder and two counts of felony firearms in the shooting deaths of 20-year-old Lyric Work of Linden and 45-year-old Tamara Johnson of Mt. Morris.
Police say 19-year-old Tyler Jelinek of Fenton was killed in a three-vehicle crash on I-96 Monday morning in Watertown Township.
Howell Police are seeking information about a group of juveniles involved in a school supply scam Tuesday, who claimed they were collecting donations for LESA.
A Consumers Energy employee who saved a Howell woman’s dog from a house fire reunited with her and the lucky recently.
A road work advisory is being issued for motorists in the Northfield Township area and delays are likely due to a chip/seal project.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The journey began at 2pm from Cabela’s in Monroe County, traveling through Washtenaw and then into Livingston County, with the group arriving around 3:30pm at the airport.
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.
Police say the raid turned up cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and morphine, along with firearms and packaging materials associated with drug trafficking.
A permit was approved on Monday night that will see fiber a optic cable installed underground along Kensington Road in Brighton Twp.
Dr. April Tyler at Fenton Creative Healthcare and two others have been charged with felony health care fraud.
The most recent quarterly report detailing economic activity and progress in Livingston County was presented to the Board of Commissioners on Monday night.
A public outreach event for the 2020 Master Plan will be held Wednesday from 7 to 9pm at Township Hall, located at 10405 Merrill Road.
Monday, August 20, 2018
62-year-old Jon Perry of Howell was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on M-59 at Hickory Hills Boulevard at approximately 8:20pm on Saturday.
The Genoa Township board met recently and granted approvals related to the 2018 Grand River Sidewalk Project.
The changes require student athletes to adhere to the rules year-round and the inclusion of a system that allows athletes to reduce future consequences with continued good behavior.
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.
Volunteers from AVI-SPL Michigan will be teaming up Friday with the local non-profit that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
East Huron Street will be closed to thru traffic between Main Street and River Drive.
The property’s proximity to all three regions of the tri-county area has been cited as one of the reasons for the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency's decision.
Nicholas Cashero and his cousin, Kenneth Helbig, were charged with 21 counts each after breaking into Best Self Storage in Hartland Township.
Sunday, August 19, 2018
The 300+ page document takes a Best Practices approach to that will help communities see how others have handled similar issues.
Some data from a traffic safety initiative in the City of Wixom has been released.
Livingston County Commissioner Carol Griffith was named Realtor of the Year by the Livingston County Association of Realtors.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
The Chestnut Springs project is being proposed by Chestnut Development LLC and would feature 25 condo units, on 1-acre lots.
Special Ministries of Livingston County provides activities for those with disabilities and is one of four nonprofits in the state that was chosen to compete for the grant.
Mark Boudreau of Flushing was at a wrestling meet held at Fowlerville High School May 5th when his off-duty sidearm discharged, sending a bullet into the gym floor.
Jennifer Sprys-Tellner's appointment marks the addition of one co-principal for a total of 4 starting this fall at the 2,100-student school.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Both the motorcyclist and Jeep driver were reportedly on their way to the Easy Rider Festival taking place this weekend at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds.
The Wall That Heals is a 3/4 scale model of the original in Washington D.C.
The Argentine Township Police Department received a report Wednesday morning from a caller who spotted what they believed to be a bag of marijuana on McCaslin Lake Road.
The 13th annual Fine Arts Show kicks off today at the Howell Opera House.
Authorities have positively identified Mark and Janet Davie, whose remains were recovered from the wreckage of a small plane that crashed more than 20 years ago in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
State Representative Lana Theis feels too many entities are dragging their feet when it comes to justice surrounding Judge Brennan and has begun to take steps to force her removal from office.
Michael Mapes' wife told Sheriff's deputies she awoke to her husband pouring gasoline on her with a lighter in his hand and a rifle slung over his shoulder.
The ceremony will be held Tuesday, August 21st, at 6pm at the library located at 9800 Pontiac Trail in South Lyon.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Commissioners decided not to consider an ordinance change that could affect the types of businesses allowed to operate on the first floor of buildings.
A CIP functions as a financing tool for township officials and residents by offering a snapshot of improvement projects scheduled within the next six years and sometimes beyond.
Superintendent Greg Gray tells WHMI the contract talks were cordial and the vote to ratify was unanimous on the part of both bargaining units.
Around 130 sites were given some tender, loving care during Livingston County United Way's 2018 Day of Caring.
The 47-page document was filed in response to the complaint filed by the Commission, stemming from Brenna’s relationship with former Michigan State Police Detective Sean Furlong.
Assuming the City receives the $1.7 million grant, the design part of the $2 million project would take place this fall, with a goal to begin construction in the spring.
The program, operated by LACASA, collects new or gently-used formal dresses over the course of the year and sells them for $25 apiece to high school teens before homecoming and prom.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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.
34-year-old Lisa Finlayson was sentenced last year in Livingston County Circuit Court to two years and 10 months to eight years in prison for her conviction on one count of escape while awaiting trial for a felony
Officials are again considering the need for a potential $3-million equalization basin.
The Cheers to Volunteers event is open to anyone who volunteers in the county and event organizers ask that guests RSVP by August 31st.
The lawsuit alleges Brennan abused her authority by having employees under her supervision perform personal tasks during working hours that were paid for with taxpayer funds.
With several foreign markets closing to U.S. business, the Board of Directors approved emergency measures that include stricter rules on what is allowed to be brought in.
The first informational meeting is set for Wednesday, August 29th and the second on Wednesday, September 12th. Two meetings have also been scheduled for October 3rd and 27th.
Voters approved a $17.5 million bond proposal earlier this year, which is funding major infrastructure improvements at buildings throughout the district.
The Principal Shopping District Board is a nine-member board that oversees the promotion of Downtown Brighton. The new board member would serve a three-year term.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The 58th annual Howell Melon Festival will take place Friday through Sunday, with family friendly activities, entertainment, food, and of course, Howell melons.
The creation of a Public Defender Administrator would help comply with new state standards from the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission.
The Brighton Area Schools Monday night voted unanimously to hire a new assistant for instructional services. Elizabeth Mosher replaces Laura Surrey, who left the district earlier this month after serving 17 years in various capacities.
Amy Marchant says she received a private Facebook message two months ago from a church leader at The Naz that claimed she was making people feel uncomfortable while she nursed inside.
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.
An agreement was negotiated this past January, which requires the township to pay $1.5 million from the general fund to a sewer settlement fund for a payout to the plaintiffs.
"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.
The Brighton Board of Education is getting ready for the fall school term with the hiring of new teaching staff, giving the district a total of 318 teachers.
Monday, August 13, 2018
Compass Creations provides the brain injured and broad-spectrum disabled community with scholarships for fun outings and needed social interaction.
Creating a Fiscal Services Department, adding an administrative aide, and eliminating the purchasing agent position is expected to save the county $13,400.
Mitchel’s Hope is hosting and sponsoring its 4th annual International Overdose Awareness event and vigil on Friday, August 31st at the Fowlerville UB Church from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
The Board of Trustees expects to have a new director in place around Labor Day.
Karen Lockwood allegedly threatened “shooting up the school" where members of the family were students and burning the family's house down.
Nearly 10,000 high school students from Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw,and Wayne counties are expected to attend.
Registration is still open for the forum that aims to bring awareness to how addiction and overdoses affect the entire community.
Sunday, August 12, 2018
The victim went underwater while swimming with friends and failed to resurface.
Some Brighton residents say the city just needs to "tighten its bootstraps" to come up with the money to fix city streets. But is it that simple?
A major construction project in Brighton is ongoing, with Second St. to be closed to all but local traffic until November.
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.
"Bowling for Hope" will benefit Five Points of Hope and their mission to offer assistance and hope to cancer patients.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
The 35-year-old Howell man is hospitalized with life threatening injuries.
Laboratory testing by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the flu viruses found in fair pigs with swine flu and the ill persons are the same strain.
Following various issues and complaints, Genoa Township will be switching refuse providers.
Demolition of an unsafe structure is proceeding in the City of Howell.
Friday, August 10, 2018
The Sgt. Patrick O'Rourke 5.5K and Family Hero 1/4 Mile Fun Run take place Saturday morning at Hartland High School.
A number of measures are being implemented at Livingston County’s recycling facility as the result of larger changes that bring the future of recycling into questioning.
Bishop campaign spokesman Stu Sandler said they “already decided to donate this contribution to a local charity based on the recent circumstances”
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office's Explorer's Program gives interested youths year-round first hand experience and learning.
The Iron Chef Culinary and Mixology Competition support Gleaners Shared Harvest Pantry in Genoa Township and their mission to ensure food security in the community.
The Headlee override issue in the city of Brighton, which only lost by 128 votes in Tuesday's primary, will not be presented to the voters a second time in November.
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.
Two young boys will donate a portion of proceeds from their annual lemonade stand to Proving Grounds Coffee & Ice Cream and firefighters who helped stop the spread of a fire there Monday.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
A Headlee Override ballot proposal will greet voters in the City of Howell this November.
Police are investigating numerous reports of mailboxes being smashed in a Wixom subdivision.
Michigan Works! Southeast is holding a launch event on Tuesday for their Connected and Automated Vehicle Workforce Training Guide.
A well-known member of the Brighton Area Fire Authority who has “seen it all” is retiring.
Permits have been approved for the South Hill well field, and construction on the Woodwind Treatment Plant will begin this week.
17-year old Abdurrahman Ahmed Akl is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 18-year-old Brady Morris.
The Milford coffee shop is working to assess damage and get things cleaned up following a small fire.
Local authorities are seeking assistance as part of an ongoing investigation into a series of golf cart thefts.
The event will take place beginning at 10am Saturday, August 18th, on Grand River, in downtown Howell.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Of the county’s 146,507 registered voters, 49,756 cast ballots on Tuesday, equating to a 33.96% turnout.
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.
21-year old Kamil Gillette of Detroit was charged with carjacking and receiving and concealing stolen goods for the March 14th incident in the parking lot of the Prospect Hill shopping plaza.
19-year-old Kenneth Helbig of River Rouge pleaded guilty Tuesday to 21 felony counts including breaking and entering, malicious destruction of property and obstructing and resisting a police officer.
Vet Fest 2018 is a free, family-oriented event that will take place from noon to 6pm this Saturday, August 11th at Mt. Brighton.
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.
Lucy Diebolt was an active member of the LACASA Board, volunteer, and friend of women and children who were victims of domestic abuse.
A photo of a rattlesnake spotted on a popular trail in the Dexter area is making the rounds on social media.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
A man has been arraigned on charges in connection with a deadly, wrong-way crash.
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.
Former 44th Circuit Court Judge Daniel Burress contends the decision to send a request for a grand jury to investigate Theresa Brennan to an out-of-county jurist is "judge shopping at the highest level"
Michigan State Police are hosting a collection event to help ensure local students have a successful start to another school year.
A charter amendment and a road millage proposal will be on the ballot for Fenton's elections in November.
The state has identified 83 sites in Livingston County where sampling will occur to detect any contamination by the group of man-made chemicals.
More details about a crash involving a van and a motorcycle in Handy Township that left two people dead are being released.
The board voted to initiate the lawsuit regarding required improvements at the intersection of Lawson Drive and Grand River.
Monday, August 6, 2018
The public is now able to view progress on the Wixom Road bridge replacement project through the new workzone camera, which provides a real-time view of the project.
The search for a new South Lyon city manager has been narrowed down to three finalists.
The Livingston County Health Department supports the benefits that breastfeeding provides mother and child.
Supervisor Bill Bamber suggested the best option for getting all 3 of Pleasant Ridge, Eads, and Gasser fixed might be a special assessment district.
Speed and alcohol use appear to be a factor. The driver was not wearing a seat belt.
A comprehensive planning project is underway to develop the Livingston County Transit Master Plan.
Changes will be made to the bylaws for Green Oak’s Planning Commission, after officials noted their meetings have not been in compliance with the governing procedure of Roberts Rules.
Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding voters to take time and make their voices heard Tuesday.
Sunday, August 5, 2018
The emergency "Do Not Eat" advisory issued Saturday applies to all fish from the Huron River from Milford in Oakland County to Base Line and Portage Lakes at the Livingston and Washtenaw county border.
The Brighton Police Chief says candidates need to to follow the law when it comes to campaign signs and not to deface or steal them.
Brighton's 150th Anniversary celebration last year proved to be a huge success, with large crowds, and the sponsoring 150th Committee, ending solidly in the black.
“Free Dental Day” will be held Saturday, September 8th, from 8am to 1pm, and offers services including cleanings, fillings, and extractions.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
The couple involved in a fatal motorcycle crash Wednesday in Howell Township has been identified.
23-year-old Lamika James fled from police after attempting to steal from the Kohl's store in Brighton, then lied about her age to authorities, claiming she was 16-years-old.
A new closure is planned Monday as part of the Second Street Reconstruction project in the City of Brighton.
Schuette's visit in Brighton Friday came as his main rival, Lt. Governor Brian Calley, alleged Schuette was covering up his improper use of taxpayer resources.
Large apartment complexes could come about on one street in Brighton as a result of action by the City Council Thursday night.
Friday, August 3, 2018
State and local health officials say exposure to swine at the Fowlerville Family Fair has led to two confirmed cases of Influenza A in Michigan residents.
Township officials stated they need more time to investigate the lawsuit.
Lynn Rosen says that the tax burden the override will place on many area residents would be unreasonable and that two of her potential home sales have fallen through when buyers learn about the tax rate they would be paying if the measure passes.
The suspect, who was abrasive with police, claimed to be protecting his wife from another man.
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.
The Pleasant Valley Road bridge in Brighton Township is back open to the public – well ahead of the anticipated re-opening in November.
Rob Cortis says he wants to make improvements and give the building a facelift so he can re-open as a nice family, community dining restaurant with banquets, special events, dancing and entertainment.
A couple running a fake RV Rental business were arrested near Sugar Island, off of the north eastern coast of the Upper Peninsula.
City Clerk Tara Brown tells WHMI that city hall will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the convenience of voters.
Judy Daubenmier, chair of the Livingston County Democratic Party, says Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy’s use of a county patrol car in an ad for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette violates Michigan campaign finance law.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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.
A couple has formed a ballot proposal committee to support a Headlee Override request on the ballot in the City of Brighton during Tuesday’s Primary Election.
The search was conducted in mid-July at the Rev. Jonathan Wehrle's luxury home on Noble Road, south of I-96. State police say money was in $2,000 bundles secured with cash bands that said, "For Deposit Only-St. Martha Parish."
Local clerks say a significant number of voters who have requested an absentee ballot have not received them due to mailing problems with the distribution center in Pontiac.
Anne Burns, the former head of Livingston County Animal Control, was suspended from a similar position and has now elected to retire.
Elissa Slotkin and Chris Smith are candidates for the Democratic nomination to run for 8th District U.S. Congress.
The August 28th trial date for the lawsuit filed by Tracey Sahouri against the district has been adjourned.
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.
This is the eighth year the fundraiser is returning to Livingston County to benefit Love INC.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Library officials say they have already issued three times as many library cards compared to this time last year and have patrons visiting two to three times more often.
They were selected out of 43 people that applied for the position to replace Lynne Ladner, who resigned in March for medical reasons.
Recent estimates say that U.S. retail sales of pot will reach $20 billion by 2022 and with that kind of money on the table, investors are increasingly asking if they should be taking advantage.
An amended complaint has been filed in a lawsuit against General Motors alleging lengthy contamination from the Milford Proving Grounds.
Elissa Slotkin is vying for the Democratic nomination for 8th District Congressional seat that will be decided August 7th. On Tuesday, the Holly native rolled out three ideas for campaign finance reformation.
Among the local properties up for bid is the former Crest Motel on W. Grand River in Howell Township, a two-story house with in-ground pool in Oceola Township and a house on 8 acres in Green Oak Township.
Oxford offers a variety of different therapies and programs around autism, stroke recovery, athletic injuries, and concussion and brain injuries.
Darren McCarty will host the Huron-Clinton Metroparks Foundation 2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic at Kensington Metropark, September 14.