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Ann Arbor man finds body in drainage area in Chesterfield Township

A man taking a walk discovered a body in a drainage area in Chesterfield Township on Sunday evening, police said. A 27-year-old Ann Arbor man called police after finding the body lying in a drainage area with heavily overgrown vegetation, police said. It’s believed that the body had been there for some time, police said. The body was discovered on Gratiot Avenue near 22 Mile Road.
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19-year-old killed in St. Clair County crash

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one-car crash in Cottrellville Township that resulted in the death of the driver. The preliminary investigation showed the vehicle, a 2011 Ford Escape, was going southbound on McKinley Road at about 10:33 p.m. June 25 and lost control near Markel Road, officials from the sheriff’s office said in a news release. The vehicle rolled over, and the driver, a 19-year-old Clay Township man, was ejected from the vehicle.

Police: Body Found In Drainage Area In Chesterfield Township

(CBS DETROIT) — Chesterfield Township police are investigating after a body was found on Sunday in a drainage area. According to a press release, police say at about 5:45 p.m. on June 26, an Ann Arbor man was walking on Gratiot Avenue near 22 Mile Road when he found the body in the area with “heavily overgrown vegetation.” Police were called to the area and discovered that the body had been there for some time. The Macomb County Medical Examiner’s Office was called and the body was recovered by investigators. The Chesterfield Township Detective Bureau is investigating. Police say an autopsy will be performed to identify the body and determine the cause of death. © 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Police: Intoxicated motorcyclist clocked at over 115 mph during chase

TUSCOLA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - Police arrested a motorcyclist after a chase topping 100 mph was terminated in Tuscola County over the weekend. A deputy with the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office allegedly caught the 42-year-old New Haven man traveling at 103 mph near the intersection of M-46 and Kirk Road on Saturday.

Babysitter Accused of Murdering Mich. Toddler: 'She Threw My Son into the Wall,' Says Mom

A babysitter in Michigan is behind bars after allegedly murdering a 23-month-old boy left in her care. WDIV-TV, citing police, reports 21-year-old Kimora Launmei Hodges — who had babysat the boy on and off for the past two months — was watching him at his Roseville, Mich., apartment on June 13 while his mother was at work, when Hodges allegedly physically abused him.

Rochester Hills Festival of the Hills Fireworks 2022

Rochester Hills Festival of the Hills Fireworks / Borden Park Fireworks – Festival of the Hills, Oakland County’s largest fireworks show, returns to Borden Park in Rochester Hills on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The fireworks begin at 10:06p. The Festival of the Hills at Borden Park starts at 6p with family games, music and live entertainment.
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Judge keeps trial for Crumbleys in Oakland County

Pontiac — Oakland County Circuit Judge Cheryl Matthews on Monday rejected a request to move court proceedings out of the county in the involuntary manslaughter cases of James and Jennifer Crumbley tied to the four deaths in the Nov. 30 Oxford High School shooting. Oakland County is large enough...

James, Jennifer Crumbley denied request to change venue in Oxford trial

Jennifer and James Crumbley, the parents of the suspected Oxford High School shooter, have requested their trial be moved, arguing that they won’t receive fair treatment in Oakland County. The Crumbleys appeared in court Monday morning for the motion to be heard. James and Jennifer Crumbley are both facing...
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With splashes and squeals, Waterford Oaks reopens in Oakland County

Waterford Oaks Waterpark reopened Sunday for the first time since 2019, welcoming swimmers and families to soak under the sun. Things have changed at the Waterford Township waterpark, which is home to Michigan's oldest wave pool. There's a national lifeguard shortage and higher wages are required to accommodate a nationwide lifeguard shortage through Labor Day weekend, Oakland County park officials told The Detroit News.

Change of venue for parents of alleged school shooter denied

PONTIAC, Mich. (WILX) - An Oakland County judge has denied the request to move the case against the parents of the alleged Oxford High School shooter. Jennifer and James Crumbley, parents of 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley, had requested their trial be moved, saying that they will not receive fair treatment in Oakland County.