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Tuesday, May 23
Bishop Bipartisan Background Check Bill Passes House

Bishop Bipartisan Background Check Bill Passes House

The bill, called the Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017, passed by a unanimous voice vote Monday night. Read Full Article
 
Hiring Blitz Wednesday At Michigan Works! Livingston Service Center

Hiring Blitz Wednesday At Michigan Works! Livingston Service Center

Local job seekers can connect with employers at a job fair-type event Wednesday.

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Pinckney Police Department Seeks Full Time Officer

Pinckney Police Department Seeks Full Time Officer

Pinckney's Police Department is looking to hire one of their part-time officers to a full-time position. Read Full Article
 
Milford Bicycle Festival June 3rd

Milford Bicycle Festival June 3rd

The 12th annual Milford Bike Festival is approaching in June. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Council Discusses Banning Coal Tar Sealants

Pinckney Council Discusses Banning Coal Tar Sealants

With hazards of coal tar-based sealants becoming more apparent, the Village of Pinckney is looking to ban the substance within its community Read Full Article
 
Brighton Senior Survivor Raises Funds To Build School

Brighton Senior Survivor Raises Funds To Build School

The $46,000 raised will be used to build a school in a third-world country, fund teachers and students there and perhaps install a water purification system. Read Full Article
 
Warrants Authorized for Ohio Women Sought In Local Credit Card Thefts

Warrants Authorized for Ohio Women Sought In Local Credit Card Thefts

Police say the suspects stole numerous credit cards from The Willows in Howell and two other Livingston County facilities in the span of ten days back in February. Read Full Article
 
Jail Officials Seek To Extend Contract With Inmate Calling Services Company

Jail Officials Seek To Extend Contract With Inmate Calling Services Company

If the county extends the current contract for three years, their commission rates and yearly bonus from inmate calls will stay the same, despite recent changes from the FCC. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 22
One Dead, Two Injured After High Speed Chase In Milford

One Dead, Two Injured After High Speed Chase In Milford

One person is dead and two injured following a police chase and crash involving a stolen vehicle.
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New Pedestrian Crosswalk Signs To Be Installed In Downtown Brighton

New Pedestrian Crosswalk Signs To Be Installed In Downtown Brighton

The Brighton DDA approved funding new crosswalk signs to replace the current malfunctioning lighted crosswalks. Read Full Article
 
Various Road Funding Agreements Approved By Brighton Township Board

Various Road Funding Agreements Approved By Brighton Township Board

The Brighton Township Board approved various road project funding agreements during a recent meeting. Read Full Article
 
Crane & Gregory Streets To Be Reconstructed In City Of Howell

Crane & Gregory Streets To Be Reconstructed In City Of Howell

Two streets are slated for reconstruction in the City of Howell this summer.

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Local Libraries Set To Kick Off Summer Reading Program

Local Libraries Set To Kick Off Summer Reading Program

The free Summer Reading Program kicks off next month in Livingston County.

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Police Chase Ends In Crash That Kills One, Seriously Injures Two Others

Police Chase Ends In Crash That Kills One, Seriously Injures Two Others

Speeds reached in excess of 100 mph before the car crashed near I-96 and Kensington Road. Read Full Article
 
Group Protests Vote To Repeal ACA With March and Candlelight Vigil in Brighton

Group Protests Vote To Repeal ACA With March and Candlelight Vigil in Brighton

A group of about 60 people marched from Congressman Mike Bishop's Brighton office to the Mill Pond to protest his vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Article
 
Vacant Building in Downtown Howell Set To Reopen As New Auto Repair Shop

Vacant Building in Downtown Howell Set To Reopen As New Auto Repair Shop

Located at the corner of Grand River and West Street, the building was once home to the Bay Gas Station and auto repair shop. Read Full Article
 
9th Annual Kite Festival In Lyon Township This June

9th Annual Kite Festival In Lyon Township This June

Kite flying professionals from all over the world will take over Lyon Township in June. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 21
Local Motorcycle Chapter Recognizes Fallen Soldiers at Annual Event

Local Motorcycle Chapter Recognizes Fallen Soldiers at Annual Event

A group of motorcycles traveled from Hartland to Howell for a commemorative ceremony as part of the yearly "Ride to Remember". Read Full Article
 
Brighton City Manager Receives Salary Increase, Police Contract Approved

Brighton City Manager Receives Salary Increase, Police Contract Approved

the Brighton City Council approved a raise for City Manager Nate Geinzer and ratified a new contract with the Brighton Police Patrol unit. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Man Re-Appointed To Michigan Veterans' Facilities Board of Managers.

Pinckney Man Re-Appointed To Michigan Veterans' Facilities Board of Managers.

Governor Rick Snyder announced the reappointment of James Ausdemore of Pinckney to the seven-member volunteer board. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years of Serving Community

Livingston County Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years of Serving Community

An open house at the local chapter's office and a proclamation recognized a century of service and volunteerism. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 20
Substitute Bus Driver Punishes Kids On Hot Day By Turning On Heat

Substitute Bus Driver Punishes Kids On Hot Day By Turning On Heat

A substitute bus driver in Fowlerville apparently lost control dealing with unruly students on a hot day so he made them put up the windows and turned on the heat. Read Full Article
 
Fatal Fire Caused By Woman Reheating French Fries

Fatal Fire Caused By Woman Reheating French Fries

A cooking fire that spread early Thursday morning claimed the life of a Lyon Township man.
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Pipeline Protest Group Urges Community to be "Vigilant"

Pipeline Protest Group Urges Community to be "Vigilant"

As construction of local segments of the ET Rover Pipeline draws near, one grassroots organization is asking residents to report anything unusual. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 19
Brighton Township Board Approves Agreement For Deerfield Preserve Project

Brighton Township Board Approves Agreement For Deerfield Preserve Project

An agreement related to a large residential development project at Old US-23 and Hyne Road in Brighton Township has been approved.
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Grand River Avenue Maintenance Project Progressing In Brighton

Grand River Avenue Maintenance Project Progressing In Brighton

Delays are considerably less and only intermittent lane closures are taking place now as part of a maintenance project on Grand River in Brighton.
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South Lyon Schools & Police Respond To Comment About Gun On Bus

South Lyon Schools & Police Respond To Comment About Gun On Bus

A report of a student with a gun on a South Lyon school bus turned out to be false but disrupted class for some students. Read Full Article
 
Proposed Plans for Redevelopment of Former Howell Auto Parts Store Approved

Proposed Plans for Redevelopment of Former Howell Auto Parts Store Approved

The building's new owners intend to redevelop the building for residential and possible retail or restaurant use. Read Full Article
 
Donation Items Needed For LACASA Collection Resale Store

Donation Items Needed For LACASA Collection Resale Store

The store is currently short on furniture, mirrors, dishes, small collectibles, and jewelry. Read Full Article
 
Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Cobbs To Headline Meeting Of Local Dems

Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Cobbs To Headline Meeting Of Local Dems

Bill Cobbs, a candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, will be the guest speaker the next meeting of Livingston County Democrats.
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Man Sentenced For Indecent Exposure, Child Porn & Assault Charges

Man Sentenced For Indecent Exposure, Child Porn & Assault Charges

48-year-old Troy Creekmore was charged last July after a 5-year-old girl told her mother that he had exposed himself to her in an aisle of the Meijer store in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Board Of Education Fills Vacant Trustee Seat

Pinckney Board Of Education Fills Vacant Trustee Seat

Bethany Mohr is a pediatrician and director of the child protection team at Mott Children's Hospital. Read Full Article
 
Candlight Vigil To Protest Vote To Repeal ACA

Candlight Vigil To Protest Vote To Repeal ACA

The group Indivisible 8 will be holding a “Together Against Darkness” candlelight vigil in Brighton this Sunday to show support for people with pre-existing conditions. Read Full Article
 
Howell High School's "Decision Day" Celebrates Seniors' Next Steps

Howell High School's "Decision Day" Celebrates Seniors' Next Steps

A parade across Howell High School’s football field Thursday showed off the future plans for the class of 2017. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 18
Brighton DDA Votes To Begin Millpond Upgrade In Mid-September

Brighton DDA Votes To Begin Millpond Upgrade In Mid-September

The DDA Board this week approved Phase 1-A of the Master Plan, which, in part, will involve removal of the shelter and its replacement with a bandshell. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council Considering Sidewalk Project On North National Street

Howell City Council Considering Sidewalk Project On North National Street

Further cost estimates are being gathered to potentially install sidewalk in areas lacking along National Street in the City of Howell.

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Hornung Elementary Celebrates 40 Years Friday

Hornung Elementary Celebrates 40 Years Friday

Hornung Elementary School is celebrating 40 years and inviting alumni, former teachers and the community to join in.
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Pinckney Senior Recognized As National Excellence Award Finalist by NFL Hall of Famer

Pinckney Senior Recognized As National Excellence Award Finalist by NFL Hall of Famer

Hannah Kerns was honored by former NFL wide receiver James Lofton, and is one of 25 student athletes from across the country to be named a finalist. Read Full Article
 
Local High School Production Wins Statewide Award As Best Musical

Local High School Production Wins Statewide Award As Best Musical

The Brighton Musical Theater production of Honeymoon in Vegas is the winner of this year’s Sutton Foster Ovation Award for Best Musical. Read Full Article
 
New Lane Closures In Effect For US-23 Bridges In Northern Livingston County

New Lane Closures In Effect For US-23 Bridges In Northern Livingston County

MDOT says the repairs are "capital preventative maintenance" designed to extend the life of the structures as long as possible. Read Full Article
 
Former Unadilla Woman Heads To Trial On Human Trafficking Charges

Former Unadilla Woman Heads To Trial On Human Trafficking Charges

41-year-old Amber Speed, a former Unadilla Township resident who now resides in Munith, is charged with nine felonies that carry a potential sentence of up to 20 years in prison. Read Full Article
 
Livingston Red Cross 100th Anniversary Open House Saturday

Livingston Red Cross 100th Anniversary Open House Saturday

The American Red Cross office in Howell is celebrating its 100th anniversary with an open house Saturday.
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Brighton Police Increase Enforcement Of Parking On Sidewalks

Brighton Police Increase Enforcement Of Parking On Sidewalks

Police are stepping up enforcement of parking across sidewalks in the City of Brighton.
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Robotic Surgery Now Available At St. Joseph Mercy Livingston

Robotic Surgery Now Available At St. Joseph Mercy Livingston

St. Joseph Mercy Livingston successfully completed its first da Vinci robotic surgery earlier this month.
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Wednesday, May 17
Highland Township Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Highland Township Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A fatal motorcycle crash claimed the life of a Highland Township man and sent a woman to the hospital. Read Full Article
 
Summer Lunch Bunch Kickoff Event Coming To Brighton

Summer Lunch Bunch Kickoff Event Coming To Brighton

The Happy Healthy Summer Kickoff will take place at 2|42 Church on Grand River in Brighton, this Saturday. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Board Amends "Call To The Public" Meeting Policy

Brighton Township Board Amends "Call To The Public" Meeting Policy

The Brighton Township Board amended policy during Monday night’s meeting to match typical procedures regarding call to the public. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Rotary's 3rd Annual Dash Or Crash Set This Weekend

Brighton Rotary's 3rd Annual Dash Or Crash Set This Weekend

Funds raised will support Brighton Rotary projects including the Rotary Raiders that builds residential ramps for low-income residents. Read Full Article
 
Howell Students Advance To National Career And Technical Competition

Howell Students Advance To National Career And Technical Competition

Five students excelled at the state level of events and will now represent at the national competition in July. Read Full Article
 
Howell Fire Academy Cadets Train in "Live Burn Scenario"

Howell Fire Academy Cadets Train in "Live Burn Scenario"

The cadets had a hands-on experience combating a fire set inside of the Hamburg Twp. Fire Department's Training Tower. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Township Board Discusses Tax Break For Emagine Theater

Hartland Township Board Discusses Tax Break For Emagine Theater

The tax abatement would apply only to the building, while the township would still collect taxes on personal property and the land underneath it. Read Full Article
 
County Board Approves Creation Of Bailiff Unit For Judicial Center

County Board Approves Creation Of Bailiff Unit For Judicial Center

Courtroom security will be handled by Court Security Officers reporting directly to the Court. Read Full Article
 
Lane Restrictions In Effect On US-23, Northbound US-23 Ramp To 8 Mile To Close

Lane Restrictions In Effect On US-23, Northbound US-23 Ramp To 8 Mile To Close

Area motorists should brace themselves for more ramp closures and delays on US-23 in Livingston and Washtenaw Counties this week and next.

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Longtime Community Leader Barb Barden Celebrates Retirement

Longtime Community Leader Barb Barden Celebrates Retirement

After 25 years at the helm of the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Executive Director Barb Barden is hanging up her hat. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, May 16
Court Action Being Pursued Against Owner Of Brighton Township Home

Court Action Being Pursued Against Owner Of Brighton Township Home

Brighton Township is pursuing legal action in the case of a home in serious disrepair posing multiple health and safety concerns.
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Emergency Practice Drill To Be Held At Local School Wednesday Morning

Emergency Practice Drill To Be Held At Local School Wednesday Morning

Due to the drill, there will be emergency vehicles visible to the public on the St. Mary’s Catholic School campus. Read Full Article
 
Ohio Officials Say Pipeline Company Has Missed Promised Payment

Ohio Officials Say Pipeline Company Has Missed Promised Payment

Officials say the Rover Pipeline is two months late on an annual $1.5 million payment for harm done to historic properties. Read Full Article
 
Maltby Students Make Blankets For Local Seniors

Maltby Students Make Blankets For Local Seniors

The leadership program at Maltby is composed of about 90 5th and 6th graders with a focus on kindness and creating a culture where all people are treated with respect. Read Full Article
 
Alcohol Deemed Factor In Deadly Crash, Condition Of Three Survivors Improving

Alcohol Deemed Factor In Deadly Crash, Condition Of Three Survivors Improving

The condition of three survivors in a deadly crash involving alcohol are improving. Read Full Article
 
Activist's Complaint Against Cromaine Library Dismissed By State

Activist's Complaint Against Cromaine Library Dismissed By State

Hartland resident Wes Nakagiri filed a total of three complaints in connection with the May 2nd Sinking Fund proposal in the Hartland Consolidated School district
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Damage From Water Main Break Discussed By Fowlerville Council

Damage From Water Main Break Discussed By Fowlerville Council

Last Friday morning, a water main break in the Village of Fowlerville left several people without water service. Read Full Article
 
No Jail Time For Driver In Crash That Severed Howell Man's Legs

No Jail Time For Driver In Crash That Severed Howell Man's Legs

Malcolm Steider was sentenced for his role in the crash that resulted in the loss of both legs for Chris Alvarado. Read Full Article
 
Switch To New Voting Equipment Will Reduce Election Service Fees

Switch To New Voting Equipment Will Reduce Election Service Fees

The change in equipment vendors will result in a fee drop from $275 to $225 for election services per precinct. Read Full Article
 
TRW Tax Abatement Approved By Fowlerville Village Council

TRW Tax Abatement Approved By Fowlerville Village Council

Should the state approve the application, TRW’s real estate property tax would be replaced with the Exemption Certificate Tax which would cut their property tax in half. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 15
Fowlerville Man Killed In Off-Road Motorcycle Crash

Fowlerville Man Killed In Off-Road Motorcycle Crash

Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet or any other protective gear. Read Full Article
 
Local MSP Post Hosting Anniversary Open House

Local MSP Post Hosting Anniversary Open House

Officials say the fun-filled event is family friendly. Read Full Article
 
Howell Schools Works To Improve Early Literacy

Howell Schools Works To Improve Early Literacy

The importance of literacy among young students was a focal point at Howell's Board of Education Meeting. Read Full Article
 
South Hill & Grand River Project In Lyon Township Postponed To 2018

South Hill & Grand River Project In Lyon Township Postponed To 2018

The timing of grant funding has pushed back the start date of a road construction project in Lyon Township.

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Substance Abuse Prevention Project Seeks Additional Funding

Substance Abuse Prevention Project Seeks Additional Funding

The Livingston Community Prevention Project hopes to broaden support groups to four school districts within the next year. Read Full Article
 
Rogers Endorsed Again By FBI Agents Association

Rogers Endorsed Again By FBI Agents Association

On Saturday, the FBI Agents Association offered support to Rogers, a Howell Republican and former FBI agent, to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey. Read Full Article
 
Construction Continues On US-23 Flex Route Project

Construction Continues On US-23 Flex Route Project

Construction activities and closures are continuing as part of the Flex Route project on US-23 in Livingston and Washtenaw Counties. Read Full Article
 
Annual Conference Focuses on Increasing Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

Annual Conference Focuses on Increasing Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

SaveMIHeart is a statewide initiative that seeks to double the survival rate for Michigan’s cardiac arrest patients by 2020. Read Full Article
 
Project To Improve Safety At 10 Mile/Napier Intersection In Lyon Township

Project To Improve Safety At 10 Mile/Napier Intersection In Lyon Township

Improvements will be made to the 10 Mile/Napier Road intersection on the Novi/Lyon Township border this year.
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Sunday, May 14
Right Lane Closures On Grand River In Brighton Mostly Over

Right Lane Closures On Grand River In Brighton Mostly Over

Traveling on Grand River in the City of Brighton should be easier for motorists this coming week.
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Hartland Board & Planning Commission Discuss Sewers

Hartland Board & Planning Commission Discuss Sewers

Strategies for dealing with REUs on vacant parcels were shared at a special joint meeting. Read Full Article
 
Northfield Township To Conduct Township Manager Interviews

Northfield Township To Conduct Township Manager Interviews

Candidate interviews are scheduled next week for the Northfield Township Manager position.
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Saturday, May 13
Funeral Services Next Week For Crash Victims

Funeral Services Next Week For Crash Victims

Funeral and memorial services will take place next week for five people killed in a horrific two-vehicle crash in Oceola Township.
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New Trial Date Set For Milford Woman In Husband's Murder

New Trial Date Set For Milford Woman In Husband's Murder

Police say 60-year-old Yvonne Cortis admitted to beating her husband and dog to put "them out of their misery" Read Full Article
 
Woman Appealing Judge's Decision To Throw Out Dead Cattle Lawsuit

Woman Appealing Judge's Decision To Throw Out Dead Cattle Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleges that gas emissions from a company's facility in Hartland Township killed a woman's cattle. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School Holds Successful Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Brighton High School Holds Successful Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Over 20 pounds of unused prescription drugs were brought by parents to Brighton High School Thursday in an effort believed to be the first of its kind in the state. Read Full Article
 
Rock The Block Bringing Live Music And Food To Downtown Howell

Rock The Block Bringing Live Music And Food To Downtown Howell

This summer-long event takes place on June 7th, July 5th, and August 2nd. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 12
Brighton Community Mourns Passing Of Jack Conely

Brighton Community Mourns Passing Of Jack Conely

Jack Conely passed away Wednesday of natural causes. He was 87.

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Bishop Among Michigan Lawmakers Seeking Meningitis Compensation Update

Bishop Among Michigan Lawmakers Seeking Meningitis Compensation Update

Michigan’s Eighth District was the hardest hit by the outbreak as 15 people died after receiving tainted injections from a clinic in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Protect Yourself And Family From Lyme Disease

Protect Yourself And Family From Lyme Disease

The Livingston County Health Department recommends avoiding tick-infested areas and wearing insect repellent with DEET as effective methods of defense. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Gallery Celebrates Five Years of Producing "Art With a Heart"

Brighton Gallery Celebrates Five Years of Producing "Art With a Heart"

Studio West Gallery strives to help artists with unique abilities create and grow as members of the community. Read Full Article
 
Grand River Work Continues In Brighton

Grand River Work Continues In Brighton

The Grand River construction project is progressing in the City of Brighton, although concrete work was slowed a bit due to recent rains.
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No Jail For Man Who Bought & Registered Vehicle Involved In Officer's Death

No Jail For Man Who Bought & Registered Vehicle Involved In Officer's Death

The vehicle was later involved in a fatal crash that claimed the life of Hamburg Township Police Sergeant Jim Sanderson. Read Full Article
 
NFL's James Lofton To Present Honor To Pinckney Student

NFL's James Lofton To Present Honor To Pinckney Student

Hannah Kerns has been named a finalist for the Award of Excellence by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and U.S. Army. Read Full Article
 
Leader Of Local Boy Scout Troops "Loves" Job & Has "Never Looked Back"

Leader Of Local Boy Scout Troops "Loves" Job & Has "Never Looked Back"

District Director for the Scouts in Livingston and Washtenaw Counties, Cristina Van Putten, came into scouting through an unusual route. Read Full Article
 
Student Orchestra to Perform at Hilton School in Brighton, Other Activities Planned

Student Orchestra to Perform at Hilton School in Brighton, Other Activities Planned

Hilton School in Brighton will be having a family event tonight including a local student orchestra, a Lego pit, chalk art, and a life-size balloon art creation. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 11
Neither Driver In Fatal Crash Had A Valid Driver's License

Neither Driver In Fatal Crash Had A Valid Driver's License

Neither 22-year-old Matthew Carrier nor 39-year-old Albert Boswell had a valid driver's license. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney School Board Looks To Fill Vacancy

Pinckney School Board Looks To Fill Vacancy

Candidates are being sought to apply for an open seat on the Pinckney Community Schools Board of Education.
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Lansing Man Bound Over To Trial For High-Speed Chase

Lansing Man Bound Over To Trial For High-Speed Chase

The charges stem from an April 15th incident in which Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull 35-year-old Deron Wilson over for a traffic violation. Read Full Article
 
Changes To Large Gatherings Ordinance Considered In Putnam Township

Changes To Large Gatherings Ordinance Considered In Putnam Township

The Planning Commission and Fire Marshal are looking at ways to make commercial outdoor tent gatherings safer and easier to apply for. Read Full Article
 
Man Shot After Pointing Gun At Police In Brighton Township

Man Shot After Pointing Gun At Police In Brighton Township

Police say the man, identified as Ian Little, refused to obey commands to drop the handgun and was walking toward the officers when he was shot. Read Full Article
 
Applications For Vacant Trustee Seat Being Accepted In Village Of Pinckey

Applications For Vacant Trustee Seat Being Accepted In Village Of Pinckey

Application packets can be obtained from Village Hall or on the Village's website. Read Full Article
 
Volunteers Needed For Imagination Station Spring Clean-Up Event

Volunteers Needed For Imagination Station Spring Clean-Up Event

The sixth annual kick-off event is this Saturday, May 13th, beginning at 9am. Read Full Article
 
American Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years, Open House Planned In Howell

American Red Cross Celebrates 100 Years, Open House Planned In Howell

The Livingston County office of the American Red Cross is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

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Blessing Of The Bikes On Sunday, May 21st

Blessing Of The Bikes On Sunday, May 21st

Livingston County motorcyclists and bicyclists are invited to an annual blessing at the First United Methodist Church in Howell.

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Driver Blamed For Fatal Crash Had License Suspended

Driver Blamed For Fatal Crash Had License Suspended

Records show past citations for 22-year-old Matthew Carrier include careless driving, speeding, operating while impaired by liquor and driving on a suspended license. Read Full Article
 
Driver Blamed For Fatal Crash Had License Suspended

Driver Blamed For Fatal Crash Had License Suspended

Records show past citations for 22-year-old Matthew Carrier include careless driving, speeding, operating while impaired by liquor and driving on a suspended license. Read Full Article
 
Investigation Continues Into Oceola Township Crash That Killed 5

Investigation Continues Into Oceola Township Crash That Killed 5

While authorities have not said whether alcohol was involved in the crash, a Facebook post by a woman identified as the driver’s mother indicated they were. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, May 10
Woman Killed In Crash Was MDOC Probation Agent Of The Year

Woman Killed In Crash Was MDOC Probation Agent Of The Year

An Oakland County probation agent and her mother were killed in a fatal crash late Tuesday in Oceola Township.
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Mike Rogers Among Possible Choices To Head FBI

Mike Rogers Among Possible Choices To Head FBI

The Howell Republican and former FBI agent was endorsed by the FBI Agents Association in 2013 prior to Comey's appointment. Read Full Article
 
Suspect Hospitalized After Shooting Near Old State Police Post

Suspect Hospitalized After Shooting Near Old State Police Post

One person is in custody and being treated at a local hospital after the shooting. Read Full Article
 
911 Having Problems With Land Lines

911 Having Problems With Land Lines

Those with certain exchanges need to call 517-546-9111 for emergencies until problems are resolved. Read Full Article
 
Five People Killed In Fiery Oceola Township Crash

Five People Killed In Fiery Oceola Township Crash

State Police say they are working to identify the deceased and then notify their next of kin. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Approves 2017-18 Budget At Special Meeting

Brighton Council Approves 2017-18 Budget At Special Meeting

Council adopted a new budget which will maintain the current level of city services, but include little money for fixing the city’s streets. Read Full Article
 
Jail Inmate Convicted of Attempting To Escape Into Brighton Mill Pond

Jail Inmate Convicted of Attempting To Escape Into Brighton Mill Pond

Lisa Finlayson was awaiting trial for her role in a fatal crash when she attempted to flee from police last August. Read Full Article
 
More Lane Closures On US-23

More Lane Closures On US-23

Motorists should be prepared for potential delays on US-23 in the areas of Barker and North Territorial Roads this week. Read Full Article
 
Poker Run Charity Ride To Benefit Big Red Barrel Project

Poker Run Charity Ride To Benefit Big Red Barrel Project

A poker game combined with a ride around Livingston County will raise funds for a statewide drug take-back program. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, May 9
Livingston Regional Sewer System Adequate For Future Growth

Livingston Regional Sewer System Adequate For Future Growth

The sewer system runs north through Hartland Township and into Tyrone Township before ultimately hooking into Genesee County's system. Read Full Article
 
Rover Pipeline Company Fined For Environmental Violations

Rover Pipeline Company Fined For Environmental Violations

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says the fines stem from water and air pollution violations at a number of locations in that state. Read Full Article
 
Howell Woman Seeks Awareness Campaign After Dog Killed In Attack

Howell Woman Seeks Awareness Campaign After Dog Killed In Attack

Veronica Evans says her shih tzu and maltipoo were attacked by three dogs in the area of West and Wetmore Streets on February 25th.
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LESA Launches Employer Needs Survey

LESA Launches Employer Needs Survey

A study of area employers hopes to identify skills being sought in the workforce.
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Howell School Board Praises Senior Survivor Success

Howell School Board Praises Senior Survivor Success

Participants from this year’s Senior Survivor were each individually thanked by members of the board while also receiving a certificate for their efforts. Read Full Article
 
Four New Buses Part Of Howell District's Capital Improvement Budget

Four New Buses Part Of Howell District's Capital Improvement Budget

The Howell Board of Education has approved the purchase of four new school buses for the 2017/18 school year. Read Full Article
 
Kowalski's Family Withdraws Motion, Citing "Crucial" New Evidence

Kowalski's Family Withdraws Motion, Citing "Crucial" New Evidence

The motion was filed following revelations from Judge Brennan’s divorce case that she was engaged in an affair with the lead witness. Read Full Article
 
Community Celebrates Longtime McDonald's Employee's Retirement

Community Celebrates Longtime McDonald's Employee's Retirement

A surprise retirement party at the Brighton McDonald's marked Daniel Lybrink's 33 years of service with a smile. Read Full Article
 
Former School Property Rezoned After Year Of Inaction

Former School Property Rezoned After Year Of Inaction

TDPB Holdings has not submitted any permit or zoning requests since purchasing the property over a year ago. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Area Schools' Financial Picture Continues to Improve

Brighton Area Schools' Financial Picture Continues to Improve

For the first time in many years, the Brighton Area School District will likely not have to borrow money to meet payroll and other expenses at the end of the school year. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School To Conduct Mock Accident Exercise

Brighton High School To Conduct Mock Accident Exercise

Brighton High School students today will observe a mock accident designed to impress upon them the importance of not drinking or texting while driving. Read Full Article
 
Hydrant Flushing to Take Place in Brighton this Week

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place in Brighton this Week

The annual spring flushing of Brighton's hydrants to remove sediments will take place beginning tonight, and will continue through at least Thursday. Read Full Article
 
Deadline Wednesday To Vote For Howell High School In Design Contest

Deadline Wednesday To Vote For Howell High School In Design Contest

Public votes are needed to advance Howell High School students to the next level in the Vans Custom Culture Art Competition.
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