Clay Township, MI

One Hurt in Clinton Township Crash

One motorist was taken to a local hospital following a three car crash that occurred late last week in Clinton Township. According to State Police, 25-year-old Joshua Skurka of Saxonburg was traveling west on Saxonburg Boulevard (Route 228) just before 7pm on Friday (July 1st) when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light.
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Shelby Township Police Provide Official Findings on Bigfoot Sighting in Michigan

Police in Shelby Township made an actual, official police report last week of a possible Bigfoot sighting, but NOW... they're downplaying their initial report. Total crap if you ask me. It's on the official record as a "big foot sighting," and now suddenly, police don't want to look "crazy" and back pedal? Nah. I'm not buying it.

Consumption lounges slow to gain traction under restrictive policies, difficult biz model

Recreational cannabis sales have been legal in Michigan for nearly three years, but establishing public spaces to legally consume weed is still in its infancy. The first two state-qualified “consumption lounges” opened this year: Hot Box Social in Hazel Park and Kalkushka Lounge in Kalkaska. Michigan is among seven states to allow legal cannabis consumption lounges. Nineteen municipalities across Michigan have opted into allowing these businesses to varying degrees, and two municipalities have not specified whether they will allow the use, according to the latest state data.

Mara McCalmon – PS You’re My Hero

What exactly is “P.S. You’re My Hero”? Founder, Mara McCalmon, explains how the group assists victims of crime after traumatic events.
Detroit News

Highland Park doesn't have a high school. That may be about to change

Highland Park — A high school is often the center of a community, where families and residents gather to root for the home team, watch teen milestones like graduation and, in some cases, return to the place they once attended school. But Highland Park, the Michigan city known around...

Missing Daughter Of Wayne County Sergeant Found Safe

(CBS DETROIT) — Officials say 17-year-old Gabrielle Greene, the daughter of a Wayne County sergeant, has been found safe after she was reported missing a week ago. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the teen was found safe Thursday. She went missing last weekend from her Rochester Hills home. The teen’s parents, Wayne County Sgt. Stephen Greene and Shakira Greene, were seeking the public’s help in locating their daughter who was in crisis. © 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.  

Michigan State building safety barrier after drowning

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University is set to place a steel safety barrier along a half-mile stretch of the Red Cedar River after the drowning death of visiting 18-year-old student. The university installed temporary fencing along a portion of the river where it runs through the East Lansing...

Fireworks – By The Port Huron Police

Please use caution when celebrating with fireworks this weekend. Fireworks are not to be used at city parks which close at dusk. Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. Use great caution with sparklers as they burn at get hot enough to burn some metals. Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or mishap. Other tips from the US Product Safety Commission include:
The Oakland Press

Local teachers named to C-SPAN panel

Ryan Werenka and Kelly Young-Raymore have been selected among five participants in C-SPAN’s 2022 Teacher Fellowship Program. Werenka and Young-Raymore will collaborate with C-SPAN’s Education Relations team for four weeks to create content for C-SPAN Classroom. Werenka teaches Advanced Placement U.S. government and politics and comparative government and...

Black homeowners are being overtaxed in Detroit and Wayne Co., complaints allege

Government officials in Detroit, Inkster, Highland Park and Wayne County have for years allegedly violated the federal Fair Housing Act by overtaxing primarily Black and low-income homeowners, according to complaints filed Thursday with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR). “This problem of overtaxation is […] The post Black homeowners are being overtaxed in Detroit and Wayne Co., complaints allege appeared first on Michigan Advance.