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Young investor from Troy buys vacant Sears store at Lakeside Mall

An up-and-coming investor who uses social media to create a buzz about his developments has added a key part of Lakeside Mall to his portfolio of shopping centers. Troy-based Mario Kiezi, who recently purchased Oakland Mall, has bought the former Sears store at the shopping center in Sterling Heights. He declined to reveal the the cost.

Car-motorcycle crash claims Fenton man's life

BRIGHTON TWP. — A 56-year-old Fenton man died Friday afternoon after a vehicle struck his motorcycle on Kensington Road near I-96. The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to Ascension Providence Hospital in Novi where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release issued by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. ...

The BLAC List: Detroit Area Black-Owned Landscaping Companies

Detroit is home to a number of Black-owned businesses, including several landscaping and lawn care companies. By supporting these businesses, we can help to promote economic growth and opportunity in our community. Here are just a few of the Black-owned landscaping and lawn care companies in the Detroit Metro area: Powell & Son LLC Serves […] The post The BLAC List: Detroit Area Black-Owned Landscaping Companies appeared first on BLAC Detroit Magazine.

Flint man sentenced to life in prison for 2019 triple homicide

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) - A Flint man was sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty on all counts related to a 2019 triple homicide. Quatrail Smith, 30, was convicted on three counts of first-degree premeditated murder, four counts of felony firearm, one count of felon in possession of a firearm, and one count of a felon carrying a concealed weapon.

Detroit Wing Company is Taking Over, New Location Opens in Waterford

Detroit Wing Company is on fire as they continue to open more locations throughout Michigan. Last week Detroit Wing Company opened a new location in Waterford. According to The Oakland County Press, first-time franchise owners, Miles Gatland and Matt Milliken, are hosting a grand opening celebration at the new restaurant, Saturday, May 21, with 40 percent off boneless wings all day for orders placed via the DWC website or by phone, according to a press release.

Michigan DNR: Bird flu confirmed in 3 baby red foxes

Avian influenza has been confirmed in three baby red foxes in separate southeastern Michigan counties. Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources said Thursday the kits in Lapeer, Macomb and St. Clair counties were confirmed Wednesday to have died from the HPAI virus. They are the first confirmation by the state...

Trial for school board member pushed back

FLINT, Mich. (WNEM) - The trial for a mid-Michigan school board member charged with assault and battery has been pushed back. Flint School Board member Danielle Green pleaded not guilty to charges in April after being accused of assaulting another board member, Laura Macintyre, during a meeting on March 23.

Former VP Mike Pence To Visit Michigan On Tuesday

(CBS DETROIT) — Former Vice President Mike Pence is expected to visit Oakland County on Tuesday. In a tweet on Monday, Pence says he is planning to visit Luthern Northwest High School in Rochester Hills for a Let MI Kids Learn event. According to a report from The Detroit News reports, the visit includes meeting with students, participating in a roundtable discussion and meeting with petition circulators with to boost efforts in establishing tax credits and a scholarship program to help students attend private schools. The news of Pence’s upcoming visit was announced by the Let MI Kids Learn campaign, which is backed by former Education Secretary Betsy Devos. Pence is also planning to participate in a fundraiser to benefit GOP U.S. House candidate Tom Barrett, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin. © 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

DBusiness Daily Update: Michigan’s First Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Boutique Opens at Troy’s Somerset Collection, and More

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send us a message. Michigan’s First Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Boutique Opens at Troy’s Somerset Collection...

Ally Challenge volunteer registration for 2022 now open

GRAND BLANC, Mich. - The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is set to take place August 22 – 28. You can register to be a volunteer at the tournament here. Volunteers have a variety of different areas available to choose from during registration. All volunteers will receive the volunteer...