Livingston County, MI

Livingston County,

Alcohol Suspected In Truck Rollover That Blocked Highland Road

Alcohol is suspected as a factor in an incident Wednesday involving a semi-truck that overturned in Oceola Township, blocking Highland Road (M-59) for 12 hours. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were dispatched at about 3:30 Wednesday afternoon to a single-vehicle roll-over crash on Highland Road near Hughes Road.
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Waffles, cocktails and coffee bar coming to downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A second ground-floor restaurant is coming to the new Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Grand Rapids this fall. Social Misfits is a restaurant concept created by Livingston County resident Spencer Raymond that will center around waffles, coffee and cocktails. “We’re honing-in on savory and sweet type...
Ingham County,

Trial Ordered For Holt Woman Charged In Local Police Chase

A trial has been ordered for an Ingham County woman charged earlier this year following a local police chase. 22-year-old Brooklyn Alexander of Holt was charged with fleeing and eluding police and commission of a felony with a motor vehicle following the March 1st incident. Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies say...

Fowlerville Man Sentenced In Police Chase Case

A sentence was handed down recently to a Fowlerville man who led police on a chase earlier this year. 29-year-old Alex Graham was charged with fleeing and eluding, felonious assault, resisting and obstructing and having open intoxicants in a vehicle following the February 28th incident. He entered a guilty plea last month to the felonious assault and resisting and obstructing counts in exchange for the two other charges being dropped.
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Police looking for suspect recorded breaking into Howell-area store, stealing items

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MI – Police are searching for a masked suspect recorded breaking into a store near Howell and stealing various items early Thursday morning. At about 4:20 a.m. Thursday, June 17, a masked and fully covered suspect was recorded breaking into Jonna’s Market, 4986 Chilson Road, a party store south of Howell, according to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.

Friends & Family Step Up To Support Brighton Family

While charges have been filed against an 18-year-old Brighton resident who police say shot and killed his father, friends and family are coming together to support the family. 48-year-old Edward Jagst, a member of the Canton Township Police Department, was found deceased Monday morning inside his Woodlake Drive home by Brighton Police officers who had been summoned to the residence by Jagst’s teenage daughter.

Howell Woman Appointed To State Board of Audiology

A Livingston County woman has been appointed to serve on a state board by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Christine Gower of Howell was appointed to serve on the Michigan Board of Audiology. Gower is an audiologist with Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Audiology from Vanderbilt University.
Livingston County,

Successor Appointed To Replace Kate Lawrence On County Board

The Livingston County Board of Commissioners has selected a replacement for former District 1 Commissioner Kate Lawrence, who resigned her seat earlier this month. After two deadlock rounds of voting, the board on Wedensday morning voted 6-2 to appoint Marty Smith to the vacancy. Smith is the Senior Lender at First National Bank in Howell and was nominated by Commissioner Carol Griffith. The only other nominee to win any votes was Dan Schifko, a Trustee on the Brighton Township Board and Treasurer of the Livingston County Republican Party.
Livingston County,

Freightliner filled with Coke products rolls over on M-59

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, deputies from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highland Road (M-59) near Hughes Road in Oceola Township. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, witnesses reported that the vehicle — a 2011 Freightliner operated by JME Trucking out...
Detroit, MIDetroit Free Press

Fireworks return to metro Detroit: Where you can see them

Looking to go see a show of fireworks for July 4th? Look no further than metro Detroit, with many communities bringing back the events after last year's cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the largest of the events is the Ford Fireworks display, which will be broadcast on WDIV-TV...
Livingston County,

Sheriff's Office Requests Full Body Scanner For Jail

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the purchase of a new scanner that will help in preventing contraband from getting into the jail. Lt. Brad Fetner brought a request for the purchase of a new full body scanner to the County’s Public Safety and Infrastructure and Development Committee earlier this week. The Sheriff’s Office went through the bidding process for such a device and had 5 proposals from reputable vendors returned. Fetner said they have chosen the Soter brand for several reasons. Soter offered the best technical and maintenance report, has the smallest radiation footprint, and their scanner has a 5K picture resolution. This is greater than other scanners and gives staff the best chance at recognizing and intercepting weapons, drugs and other contraband from getting inside the facility.
Livingston County,

County Board Adopts Committee Appointment Policy

The Livingston County Board of Commissioners has adopted a resolution that aims to streamline procedures for nominating and selecting citizens to appoint to committees. The board met Wednesday morning and approved a three-page resolution with amendments, which states some commissioners had concerns with the existing nomination process for board committees and wanted to establish uniform procedures. It lists documentation requirements for incumbent candidates applying for new terms, along with vetting, interview, and selection processes.
Livingston County,

Police seeking suspect in Jonna’s break-in

Jonna’s Market at 4986 Chilson Road in Genoa Township was broken into by a male subject. According to a release from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an alarm at the business and found one of the front main entrance doors broken. It was determined that a large...

Canton Police Officer Identified As Brighton Shooting Victim

The victim in Monday's shooting death in Brighton has been identified. Brighton Police Chief Rob Bradford tells WHMI that 48-year-old Edward Jagst, a member of the Canton Township Police Department, was the person shot and killed on Monday morning inside his home on Woodlake Drive. Jagst was found dead in his bed by responding officers who had been called to the home at 10:28am by his teenage daughter. The daughter identified her 18-year-old brother as the shooter and said he had threatened to kill himself before leaving the home.