Dr. David Vandenberg, the Chief Medical Officer at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston said that the "unrelenting volume of COVID-19 patients with advanced illness" makes managing patient care very difficult on their medical teams.
Under the Safer Michigan Act, certain incarcerated individuals could earn productivity credits and be eligible for an earlier release and parole date. State Rep. Bob Bezotte called the plan a “flawed proposal that would burden victims and families”.
The planning commission determined that LaFontaine's proposed business maintenance headquarters, at 9990 Highland Road, was appropriate as a "business services" use, which is permitted under current zoning.
The Livingston County United Way’s Matching Money Monday is set for Monday, December 6th to assist the organization that helps strengthen the community. While it has become the single largest one-day fundraiser in Livingston County, officials say this year the need is even greater.
The Brighton School of Ballet production, complete with dazzling scenery and costumes, features more than 110 local dancers, supporting cast members, gymnasts, and professional guest artists from Puerto Rico.
The Fraternal Order of the Eagles located at 4450 Duck Lake Road in Highland Township has arranged for regular clinics with the Moderna vaccine to be held, with the next set for Wednesday, December 1st from 3 to 6pm.
At their meeting on Monday, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission passed a resolution opposing two bills; one sponsored by Republican State Senator Lana Theis of Brighton Township and the other co-sponsored by Republican State Rep. Ann Bollin, also of Brighton Township.
Consumers Energy has what it calls the Enhanced Infrastructure Replacement Program, to identify and replace underperforming and outdated natural-gas pipelines, which emit methane when they are not working properly.
22-year-old Chance Raymond Hallam stood mute Sunday morning at his arraignment in front of 53rd District Court Judge Daniel Bain after being charged with two counts of open murder in the deaths of his grandparents.
18-year-old Hayden Jagst is charged with open murder, two counts of felony firearm, carrying with unlawful intent, and carrying a concealed weapon for the June 21st murder of his father, 48-year-old Edward Jagst a Canton Township Police officer.
Michigan State Police say 75-year-old Dale Dormanen, and his wife, 79-year-old Joan Dormanen were found deceased inside their home Friday morning. A 22-year-old suspect, who has been identified by neighbors as the couple’s grandson, was taken into custody.
The free and secure program is offered by the Secretary of State that families and schools can use to block ads for products like alcohol, tobacco, pornography and online gambling from reaching children’s email inboxes, tablets, cell phones or instant messenger IDs.
8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin released a statement this morning following passage of the bill, which she called the “biggest investment in American families and kids this country has seen in half a century.”
Republican State Rep. Ann Bollin on Thursday says a recent audit of the Unemployment Insurance Agency shows the Whitmer administration made “key errors that prolonged confusion and anxiety” for Michigan residents seeking assistance during the pandemic.
Michigan State Police say 75-year-old Dale Dormanen, and his wife, 79-year-old Joan Dormanen were found deceased inside their home this morning. A 22-year-old suspect, who has been identified by neighbors as the couple’s grandson, was taken into custody.
63-year-old George Michael Galbraith was charged in September with false representation as a peace officer after a fake badge, two handguns and a shotgun were found in a vehicle that was off the road with a flat tire in Northfield Township.
The study, from the Michigan League for Public Policy, noted stark disparities in the impacts of cash bail in Michigan, which disproportionately keeps low-income residents and Michiganders of color in jail.
Authorities say a 2013 Mazda 3 was being driven southbound by a 50-year-old Pinckney resident when the driver crossed the centerline of Pinckney Road, sideswiped a northbound 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, and then struck a 2015 Ford Focus head-on.
When the 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place on November 25th in New York City, over 100 jump rope athletes from 21 states— including six Livingston County athletes from the Jumpin’ Allstars - will participate.
22-year-old Quentin Bogya was charged with five counts of sexual assault stemming from a 2020 incident involving two teens. In court last week, he entered a guilty plea to a single count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Donald Trump's endorsement, Monday, calls Mike Detmer "an America First Fighter who will do great things for Michigan," while accusing current Senator Lana Theis of refusing to admit there was voter fraud in the 2020 election, which numerous audits and investigations have failed to substantiate.
The Bridge in Brighton has won the Michigan College Access Network’s Marina Award, which recognizes a school that has achieved basic change by engaging everyone involved in the process of creating a desire upon the students to pursue a post-high school education.
Republican State Senator Tom Barrett of Charlotte posted a video to Facebook Monday morning announcing a run for the U.S. House in 2022, likely pitting him against 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin.
Several players for East Lansing's football team allege that players for South Lyon leveled racial slurs, including the use of the N-word, after they kneeled during the National Anthem before the November 5th matchup.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office says it was dispatched to Fairlawn Estates in Howell Township to assist the Howell Area Fire Authority with an occupied vehicle fire. After Howell Fire units extinguished the fire, they located the body of a 21-year-old male inside of the vehicle.
Last fall, the full impact of the COVID pandemic on the 2020-21 school year was just being realized and many parents enrolled their children in online programs or home-schooled them to avoid being exposed to the crippling illness. In the enrollment figures for this fall, Howell and Brighton are showing increases while Hartland, Pinckney and Fowlerville are experiencing declines.
A 21-gun salute by the David Murnighan Detachment 161 Livingston County Marine Corp League Honor Guard and the traditional playing of taps kicked off the annual Veterans Day observance on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse.
Posting on Facebook Wednesday, Elizabeth Levin-Sparenberg said the staff and volunteers who run the county's COVID vaccination clinics are “just as frustrated as you are, but they keep showing up because they know what they do is important even if county leadership doesn’t seem to think so…)”
22-year-old Bradley Nowak of Gregory was sentenced in 2019 to 30 months to 15 years in prison after his conviction for a 2018 incident in which authorities say he assaulted a 16-year-old female while they were both visiting the residence of a mutual friend.
The lawsuit, which represented several members of the Oaks subdivision in Brighton Township, was filed in 2017 and alleged contamination of the plaintiffs’ groundwater and that GM committed fraud by concealing its knowledge of the contamination.
The retrial of 75-year-old Jerome Kowalski is set to begin in January, following a lengthy legal battle over whether and how the defense could present an expert witness on the issue of false confessions.
As a result of the increase in COVID-19 cases among students at Hornung Elementary School over the past 10 days, all Hornung classes will shift to virtual learning for the next 14 days beginning on Wednesday, November 10th.
To better increase the odds of receiving funding for a new LETS facility and hub in Brighton, a second grant is being applied for as County officials wait for the results of a grant earlier applied for.
According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, 87-year-old Althea Greene was found deceased at around 11:20 this morning by a civilian who was assisting in the search. Greene, who suffered from dementia, was last spotted at about 2:30 Monday afternoon in the 5000 block of Green Road.
Following a four-day trial, concluding arguments were made Monday in the case against 42-year-old Wayne Seely, charged with two counts each of Assault with Intent to Murder for the attack in Putnam Township in August of 2020.
87-year-old Althea Greene was found deceased Tuesday morning after being reported to have walked away from an adult foster care home in the 5000 block of Green Road in Oceola Township at about 2:30pm Monday.
A GoFundMe account to assist Mikala Vish of Gregory recently went over the $250,000 mark, prompting organizers to increase the goal to $275,000. Vish was seriously burned last month when she rushed into a fire to save her kids.
When 17-year-old Aidan Weaver of Hartland Township was trying to think of a project he could complete to obtain his Eagle Scout rank, he knew that he wanted to do something bicycle-related as he enjoys both scouting and bike riding.
State Representative Bob Bezotte of Marion Township on Friday said he believes the mandate “negatively impacts Michigan workers, local job providers and the intrinsic personal freedoms we all hold so dear.”
Film student Camden Crowe was before City Council requesting permission to film his senior thesis in Scofield Park on Thompson Lake - saying he’s spent the past year writing and developing the sketch comedy web series called “Park Guard”.
The Livingston County Homeless Continuum of Care is running a month-long social media campaign, "Home is Essential," and having a special awareness event at the Historic Howell Courthouse on November 17 at 12pm.
Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin are charged with 11 counts of second-degree murder in Livingston County for their roles in the 2012 outbreak which killed more than 100 people nationwide and sickened nearly a thousand others.
Howell resident and Brighton business owner Kristan Sayers led the launch of the Michigan Association of Beauty Professionals, which will work to influence public policy, industry regulation, and promote the beauty profession.
The attorney for Democratic State Rep. Jewell Jones of Inkster says MSP troopers lacked reasonable suspicion to question and search him on April 6th after police say he crashed his vehicle into a ditch along I-96 and then resisted responding officers.
The Residents Working Against Huron River Flooding are partnering with students from Howell's Innovation Academy who are doing drone research on possible causes of increased flooding in Hamburg Township.
At least two classrooms at Hornung Elementary and two at Maltby Intermediate in the Brighton Area Schools district are starting virtual learning today after a notification was sent out Wednesday to parents.
Republican State Representative Ann Bollin of Brighton Township said House Bill 5097 would "not erase history or force educators to pretend that injustices never existed." Critics say it would censor teachers and is an attempt to “whitewash” American history.
46-year-old Patrick Wittbrodt was sentenced to four years behind bars after authorities say he and two co-defendants caused an approximate $8 million loss to Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
This week’s Talking Michigan Transportation podcast featured conversations about preparing for winter and the efforts of MDOT and other road agencies to recruit and train snowplow operators during a pandemic-related workforce shortage.
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced the public comment period for an amendment to the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP).
A plan proposed by Livingston County School Superintendents would no longer require students in grades 7 through 12 identified as close contacts of a confirmed case from having to “be excluded from school” as long as they are asymptomatic.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said they continue to offer numerous convenient options for Michiganders to conduct their business including expanded online transactions, self-service stations at grocery stores and now evening office hours.
Mikala Vish of Gregory suffered severe burns over 60% of her body last week when she rushed into a burning home to save her four young children. A GoFundMe account to assist Vish is now closing in a $250,000 goal.
According to a letter sent out Friday by Creekside Elementary School Principal Stephanie Moore-Way, the Livingston County Health Department has identified “multiple related positive COVID-19 cases at Creekside…and thus considered to be the site of an outbreak.”
A bench warrant had been issued October 4th for 53-year-old Leonard Charles Harris after he failed to appear for a pre-trial hearing in Oakland County Circuit Court. But court records show he is now back in custody under a $2 million bond and facing a new charge of 3rd-degree child abuse.