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Mount Clemens man bags big buck with a little help from a friend

Former St. Clair Shores police officer Jack Latour believes his friendship with Mount Clemens resident Shawn Gulley was the result of nothing less than divine intervention. “The whole thing is really crazy,” said Latour, who now works for the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office. “I don’t want to sound like a goofball or anything, but had I not gone through what I went through with my back and everything, I probably would not have gotten into an in-depth conversation with Shawn.”
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County's Trial Court Administrator Steps Down

Livingston County’s trial court administrator has stepped down, with a familiar face taking up that position. Roberta Sacharski recently resigned her position as trial court administrator so she could return to private practice. Sacharski, a Howell resident and one-time Livingston County Probate Register, took up the position in March of 2018, succeeding John Evans when he retired. Ironically, Evans is now succeeding her as he returns to his former position, which manages and coordinates the administrative functions of the trial courts, including fiscal and personnel management.
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Judge rules against retired Clinton Township police captain

An appeal is expected to be filed after a Macomb County judge ruled against a Clinton Township police captain who claimed he was the target of age discrimination when he was forced out of the department earlier this year. Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Richard L. Caretti earlier this month...

Candlelight vigil remembers two people killed in Flint house explosion

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Nearly a week after a house explosion and fire ripped through a Flint neighborhood, family and friends remembered a 55-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl who died in the tragedy. The blast on Nov. 22 also displaced more than two dozen families whose homes were damaged.

‘Begging you for strength’: Community prays for families of 2 killed in Flint home explosion

FLINT, MI -- Family, friends and community members held candles and prayed Sunday for the woman and child who died in a Flint home explosion last week. The explosion occurred around 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in the 3900 block of Hogarth Avenue, between Nedra and Walton avenues, on the city’s west side. A 4-year-old girl and a 55-year-old woman were killed in the explosion and fire that followed, authorities have said.

Police rescue 12-point buck from swimming pool in Fraser

FRASER, Mich. – Fraser police said a 12-point buck went for a drink in a homeowner’s partially drained swimming pool which prompted the herbivore to fall inside. The pool owner called for assistance in rescuing the stag as the large animal fought the frigid temperature while trapped. As the rescue...

St. Joe Livingston Among 8 Hospital Statewide At 100% Capacity

With a fourth wave of COVID infections sweeping across Michigan, at least eight hospitals, including St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, are 100% full, leading to longer Emergency Room wait times and patients being forced to travel farther to find a hospital with available beds. Dr. David Vandenberg, the Chief...

Livonia police seek thief who snatched tip jar from coffee shop

LIVONIA, Mich. (FOX 2) - Police are looking for a thief who stole the tip jar from a Livonia coffee shop. While the employee at Coffee + Cream near Joy and Hix was preparing a drink and had her back turned to the counter at 7:11 p.m. Nov. 18, the thief grabbed the jar and hid it in her jacket.

The Block Adds New Menu Items, Black-Owned Spirits to the Mix

Fully open for business. That’s how Stephanie Byrd describes The Block, her family’s restaurant that went through ups, downs and everywhere in between during the coronavirus pandemic. The Detroit-based gastropub is now completely reopened and eagerly serving diners with new dishes, favorite staffers in place and reservations on point. “This...

Commercial development proposed along vacant 12 Mile property in Farmington Hills

A piece of undeveloped property along 12 Mile in Farmington Hills could see some development under a proposed plan under review by the city's planning commission. The proposal for the property — located at the corner of Corporate Drive between Drake and Halsted roads — would take the land that's currently occupied by vegetation and amend a previously-approved planned unit development to allow for such commercial business to take place there.

Hamburg Township Approves Swan And Canada Geese Management

Hamburg Township officials have approved further controlling Canada Goose and invasive swan populations on their lakes. At their most recent meeting, the Board of Trustees agreed to continue the roundup of Canada Geese on Rush Lake that was last approved in 2016. The resolution states that Rush Lake residents have requested that the Township approve the goose egg and nest destruction, and roundup/translocation programs provided by the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment. The programs were approved to run through calendar year 2026.

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza 2021

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza 2021 – Pontiac Christmas parade, WinterFUN Festival and Holiday Extravaganza Parade info. Holiday festivities abound on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in Pontiac at the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade & Children’s WinterART Festival. FREE Pontiac WinterFUN Festival takes place from 8a-10:30a. Enjoy Gallery of Ice, Horse Drawn Wagon...

Help Me Hank: Beware of popular puppy scams

Some people are losing a lot of money in this scam. We’re talking thousands of dollars. Thieves are preying on your emotions. One woman in Canton Township lost more than $1,000. Her story is not unique. Scammers are out there trying to find you, and we have a warning that you need to know about.