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Arrest made after 'gun battle' at Pontiac pub leaves 1 dead

An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting last weekend at a business in Pontiac, Oakland County Sheriff's officials said Monday. The incident was reported around 2:20 a.m. Saturday at Duckett’s Sports Pub & Grill on Walton Boulevard. Deputies found the victim with gunshot wounds, authorities said...
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Court complaint says section of I-75 is defective, leading to deadly crash

FOX 2 - In a court complaint filed Monday the Michigan Department of Transportation is accused of being negligent. FOX 2 has learned road construction crews experienced a problem when they poured a section of southbound I-75. Instead of fixing the issue - the transportation department opened the roadway anyway - ultimately leading to the death of two young men.
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Michigan attorney general takes swipe at Oxford school officials for rejecting her offer to investigate the shooting

Michigan's attorney general criticized Oxford school officials for rejecting her offer to investigate last week's deadly shooting. AG Dana Nessel said she hopes the district cares as much about safety "as they do shielding themselves from civil liability." Nessel said she was "extremely disappointed" that Oxford Community Schools declined her...
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Detroit man sentenced for his role in a drug conspiracy

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William D. Charleston, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced today to 57 months of incarceration for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced. Charleston, also known as “Jay,” 41, pleaded guilty in June 2021 to one count of “Possession...
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'A superstar:' Family pays tribute to the 'kinetic energy and enthusiasm' of Oxford victim Justin Shilling, 17

Jill Soave and Craig Shilling touchingly describe the achievements and interests of their son, Justin Shilling, in a public essay about the Oxford High shooting victim. Their tribute, longer and more detailed than customary funeral home obituaries, describes him as a 17-year-old who "burned brighter and exuded more energy than the average person, fitting a vast amount of love and experiences into his short life. He touched so many people, from family to neighbors, classmates and friends."
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Pontiac woman sentenced for role in severed finger case

A Pontiac woman involved in an incident where a man was reportedly lured to an apartment then beaten, robbed and had his fingers cut off has been ordered to serve 4-15 years in prison. Oakland County Circuit Judge Shalina Kumar handed down the sentence Tuesday for Patricia Denean Osborn, 57,...
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Wrong-way driver killed in chain-reaction crash on M-59

A Wayne County resident was killed after driving the wrong way on M-59 in Sterling Heights and causing a five car chain reaction, according to police. The victim was described as a 50-year-old Hamtramck resident who authorities said suffered fatal injuries from the crash. His name was not released. According...
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