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Oakland County man could spend life in prison after allegedly shooting at his girlfriend
A Pontiac man could face life in prison after allegedly shooting at his girlfriend on May 30. James Middlebrooks is said to have fired a handgun following a heated argument with the 24-year-old victim. Middlebrooks faces six charges.
Harper Woods Kroger evacuated, heavy police presence on scene
Shoppers and staff at a Wayne County grocery store were forced to drop everything and evacuate midday on Friday due to an unfolding police situation.
Waterford residents suffer power outage for days caused by heatwave
WATERFORD TWP., MI (FOX 2) - The recent heatwave caused days-long power outage for frustrated residents in Waterford. Power was restored Friday night, but businesses lost money and so many who live in the area, lost patience. "I am literally getting sick to the point to where I will probably...
3 Michigan women charged in million-dollar identity theft ring
(CBS DETROIT) - Three women from Michigan were charged in connection with an identity theft ring totaling more than $1 million.Police arrested Breanna Faye Johnson, 25, of Pinconning, Samantha Grace-Alberta Parker, 32, and Danielle Lynn Courtney, 51, both of Westland.According to the Warren Police Department, an investigation launched by Warren Police Department's fraud unit identified 14 incidents with similar theft methods in October 2022. Nine of those incidents were in Warren.Investigators say the women allegedly obtained victims' cell phone accounts to get their personal information and used the data to create fake accounts, including food delivery services, bank accounts and ride-share services.Police arrested the three women over several months. Johnson received a $10,000 bond, Parker received a $100,000 bond, and Courtney received a $200,000."This case shows the true tenacity and skill of our investigators, cracking a high-tech and high-value theft ring. I commend them for their efforts, and am grateful to the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office and 37th District Court for issuing appropriate charges and high bonds in this case," said Warren Commissioner William Dwyer.
Kansas City man busted for drunk driving in Troy had 2 cases of beer in his vehicle, with 13 cans missing: cops
A 54-year-old man from out-of-state is facing a drunken driving charge after he was pulled over last week in Oakland County. Acording to police, he had two cases of beer in his car.
Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of WWJ news anchor
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – A 55-year-old Pontiac Man has been sentenced to prison for attacking James Nicolai, also known to WWJ-AM news as Jim Matthews, Nicolai’s girlfriend, and their two children. Back in September of 2022, Arthur Williamson tied up Nicolia’s girlfriend and her two young children.
Woman found murdered in room at Highland Park hotel
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – Police are investigating a homicide that happened at a hotel in Highland Park early Friday morning. Michigan State Police assisted with Highland Park police to investigate after a 911 caller reported an open door to a room at the Woodward Inn, around 1:30 a.m. on Friday.
Man pulled over for going 104 mph on I-75 in Troy speeds away from traffic stop, found trying to hide in carpool lot
A man is awaiting possible charges for speeding away from a traffic stop after he was caught going over 100 mph in Troy over Memorial Day weekend.
Man hospitalized after being hit by SUV in Harrison Township
A man was taken to the hospital after being hit by an SUV in Harrison Township Friday night.
Waterford residents frustrated with DTE restoration times being pushed back
When Waterford residents lost power Wednesday evening, they figured it would be back on by the time they woke up on Thursday.
Police find 'numerous large cans of whipped cream propellant' in Sterling Heights man's car after arresting him for running red light, hitting patrol car
A Sterling Heights man is in trouble with the law after Troy police caught him speeding through a red light while allegedly high on nitrous oxide.
I-75 closing in northern Oakland County this weekend for bridge demolition
Drivers heading north along I-75 in Oakland County will have to find a new route this weekend. I-75 will close in both directions between US-24 to Saginaw Rd. at the Oakland-Genesee County border.
Missing 15-year-old Southfield girl found safe
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A missing 15-year-old Southfield girl was found safe by authorities Friday night. Her information has been removed from this article.
Suspected serial rape suspect arrested in Warren
A suspected serial rapist is off this street this morning following a dramatic arrest in Warren. The terrifying case involves at least two victims and now police want to know if there are more.
Troy man getting out of shower is confronted by stranger in his home; Suspect fleeing on bike is arrested
A suspect from Highland Park is behind bars in Oakland County after it’s alleged he entered a private home uninvited, and robbed the resident.
Oakland County woman pleads guilty to tax fraud
Lori Bradford, 55, of Oakland County, has pled guilty to 10 felonies stemming from her preparation of false tax returns for clients and providing false supporting documents to the Department of Treasury, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced. Bradford pled guilty as a 4-time habitual offender to the following 10...
What’s Going Around: Heat sends many people to ER; Several related issues and infectious illnesses
Here’s our weekly round-up of what illnesses are spreading the most in Metro Detroit communities, according to our local doctors and hospitals. Dr. Timothy Dekker -- Various Ascension MyHealth locations. “The best type of injury is the one that never happens. Now is the time when we want to...
Summer Gasoline Rules in Effect Throughout Southeast Michigan
Ozone monitoring has returned to eight counties in Southeast Michigan as extra measures are implemented to lower smog levels in the area. And the state has measures in place to make sure gas stations are selling the correct fuel. Taking effect on June 1, 2023, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland,...
Open Burn Ban in Effect
There is an Open Burn Ban in effect for Macomb Township until further notice due to weather conditions. No burn permits will be issued.
Power outages spread across Metro Detroit amid hot weather
(CBS DETROIT) - Over 2,000 residents across Metro Detroit are facing power outages as temperatures continue to rise.The outages are spread throughout the Metro Detroit area, with Oakland County facing the most outages. As of 3:10 p.m., 1,961 residents in Oakland County are without power. To track the power outages and see how many people are without power in Metro Detroit, visit here. In addition to these outages, the rising temperatures have prompted school closures. Schools in Southfield and Pontiac were closed Friday due to the heat. The Detroit Public Schools Community District dismissed students from classes early on Thursday and Friday. Also, even though the hot weather seems like the perfect time to go to the beach, residents are encouraged to check the Michigan BeachGuard system to ensure they are open. As of June 1, the Belle Isle Beach in Detroit is closed due to high bacteria levels. For the latest on temperatures in Metro Detroit, check out the CBS Detroit NEXT Weather page.
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