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Saturday, April 30
Howell Woman Who Tried To Run Boyfriend Over With Truck Sentenced

Howell Woman Who Tried To Run Boyfriend Over With Truck Sentenced

Sentencing has been handed down to a local woman who tried to run her ex-boyfriend over with his truck and led police on two separate chases.
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Legislation Regarding Solicitation Of Public Documents Signed Into Law

Legislation Regarding Solicitation Of Public Documents Signed Into Law

A new law aims to crack down on companies that solicit fees for providing public records, such as property deeds. Read Full Article
 
Body Of Missing Milford Man Found In Livonia

Body Of Missing Milford Man Found In Livonia

The body of a Milford man who had been reported missing has been found in a car parked in a Livonia subdivision. Read Full Article
 
Spring Nature Outings Planned At Local Recreation Areas

Spring Nature Outings Planned At Local Recreation Areas

Two spring outings are being organized by The Crossroads Group of the Sierra Club.
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Friday, April 29
Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend On Campus Arraigned

Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend On Campus Arraigned

Arraignment has been held for a Howell High School student involved in a domestic dispute on the school's campus. Read Full Article
 
State Board of Education President Addresses Local Democrats

State Board of Education President Addresses Local Democrats

A gathering last night in Brighton featured a state official leading a campaign to protect the rights of transgender students. Read Full Article
 
Afternoon Crash Closes Northbound US-23

Afternoon Crash Closes Northbound US-23

An afternoon accident caused significant traffic delays and shut down northbound US-23 at North Territorial Road.

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Airport Police Officer Gets Probation In Retail Fraud Case

Airport Police Officer Gets Probation In Retail Fraud Case

Sentencing has been handed down to an airport police officer who allegedly stole from two local retailers.
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Unique Theater Group To Perform At Local Library

Unique Theater Group To Perform At Local Library

A one-of-a-kind theater group will honor the legacy of William Shakespeare through an event at a local library Saturday. Read Full Article
 
8 Mile Road Bridge Construction Over US-23 Starts Monday

8 Mile Road Bridge Construction Over US-23 Starts Monday

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be starting repairs Monday on the 8 Mile Road Bridge over northbound US-23.
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Suspect In I-96 Chase Arraigned

Suspect In I-96 Chase Arraigned

A Muskegon man has been arraigned in Livingston County on charges connected to an incident that included a stolen vehicle and police chase. Read Full Article
 
Sidewalk Decals Will Control Bikes In Downtown Howell

Sidewalk Decals Will Control Bikes In Downtown Howell

A Traffic Control Order regarding bicycles in downtown Howell has been rescinded and city officials are working to keep a safe balance between cyclists and pedestrians.
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Thompson Lake Treated For Invasive Weeds

Thompson Lake Treated For Invasive Weeds

Thompson Lake in Howell was treated this week to combat against an invasive weed. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, April 28
State Finds Violations In Trench Collapse At Jail That Injured Worker

State Finds Violations In Trench Collapse At Jail That Injured Worker

An excavating contractor is facing fines after a state investigation found violations related to a trench collapse on a jail expansion that sent a worker to the hospital. Read Full Article
 
Construction At Chilson & Coon Lake Road Starts Monday

Construction At Chilson & Coon Lake Road Starts Monday

The first phase of a roundabout project that will inconvenience motorists and shut down a busy intersection in Genoa Township starts Monday.
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Agreement Prevents Enforcement Of "Gag Order" Law

Agreement Prevents Enforcement Of "Gag Order" Law

An agreement blocks enforcement of a Michigan law that local officials said unconstitutionally restricted free-speech rights to put out information about ballot measures. Read Full Article
 
Suspect Who Fled On Bicycle After Bank Heist In Byron Arrested

Suspect Who Fled On Bicycle After Bank Heist In Byron Arrested

Police have apprehended the man who allegedly robbed a bank in downtown Byron and fled on a bicycle.
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Fire Truck Pull To Benefit Special Olympics

Fire Truck Pull To Benefit Special Olympics

The Green Oak Township Fire Department and Michigan State Police will be hosting the event on May 14th. Read Full Article
 
Declining Enrollment Could Cancel Howell High School Fire Academy

Declining Enrollment Could Cancel Howell High School Fire Academy

Local fire authorities are urging students to join the Howell High School Fire Academy as enrollment drops. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Township and Planning Commission Hold Joint Meeting

Hartland Township and Planning Commission Hold Joint Meeting

Planning commissioners and the township board of trustees in one local community met last night for a work session. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township Named Among Country's Safest Communities

Hamburg Township Named Among Country's Safest Communities

Hamburg named 50th safest township in the United States. Read Full Article
 
Berkley Man Arrested For Attempting To Steal ATV In Lyon Township

Berkley Man Arrested For Attempting To Steal ATV In Lyon Township

Criminal charges are expected to be issued against a Berkley man who tried to steal an ATV quad in Lyon Township.
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Wednesday, April 27
Chase Bank Reportedly Robbed In Byron

Chase Bank Reportedly Robbed In Byron

An afternoon bank robbery in a small town is causing concerns about the lack of dedicated police coverage.
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Charges Sought Against Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend

Charges Sought Against Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend

The student was taken into custody at gunpoint. Read Full Article
 
Parking Lot Improvement Project In Howell Out To Bid

Parking Lot Improvement Project In Howell Out To Bid

Both phases of a split parking lot improvement project in the city of Howell are moving forward. Read Full Article
 
Prescription Drug Collection Events This Saturday

Prescription Drug Collection Events This Saturday

Local law enforcement agencies will be open to accept unwanted prescription drugs as part of a weekend event. Read Full Article
 
Drick Named New Humane Society Executive Director

Drick Named New Humane Society Executive Director

The Humane Society of Livingston County has a new executive director. Read Full Article
 
Incident At Howell High School Ends In Student Arrest

Incident At Howell High School Ends In Student Arrest

The incident began as an argument between two students. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Township Man Facing Felony Charges

Putnam Township Man Facing Felony Charges

A Putnam Township man is facing felony drug-related charges and may have also been involved in a near overdose death.
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City Of Howell In Favor Of Creating Transportation Authority From LETS

City Of Howell In Favor Of Creating Transportation Authority From LETS

The city of Howell is encouraging county officials to establish a transportation authority to serve the transit dependent. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Field Of Dreams Team Gives All Kids A Chance To Play

Fowlerville Field Of Dreams Team Gives All Kids A Chance To Play

A local baseball team for kids who don’t normally get to play, held its last game of the season yesterday in Fowlerville. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, April 26
Milford Fire Chief On Leave, Police Chief To Lead Department

Milford Fire Chief On Leave, Police Chief To Lead Department

There’s been a shake-up in leadership in the Milford Fire Department.
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Diamonds Restaurant Relocating, Mr. B's Closing In Downtown Howell

Diamonds Restaurant Relocating, Mr. B's Closing In Downtown Howell

The transformation of the restaurant scene in Downtown Howell continues. Read Full Article
 
Man Making Trek On Horseback From Washington To Howell

Man Making Trek On Horseback From Washington To Howell

Vern Herrst began his trip Friday from the Methow Valley in northern Washington to Howell, where he grew up on a farm in Oceola Township. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Announces Winner Of Congressional Art Contest

Bishop Announces Winner Of Congressional Art Contest

The winner of a youth art contest was announced Monday in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Brighton's "The Bridge" Alternative High School Named Tops in State

Brighton's "The Bridge" Alternative High School Named Tops in State

The Bridge - The Brighton Area School District's alternative high school - has been named the alternative school of the year in Michigan. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Students Charged In Rape Case Sentenced To One Year Of Jail, Probation

Pinckney Students Charged In Rape Case Sentenced To One Year Of Jail, Probation

Sentencing has been handed down to two Pinckney High School students who pleaded guilty to charges in a rape case. Read Full Article
 
Livinston County To Put Veteran's Millage On August Ballot

Livinston County To Put Veteran's Millage On August Ballot

A millage to support veterans programs was approved last night by county officials. Read Full Article
 
Local Voices Sound Off In Victims Of Police Brutality Composition

Local Voices Sound Off In Victims Of Police Brutality Composition

A composition about the victims of police brutality features the voices of three area students and a film about the piece will premiere on Wednesday. Read Full Article
 
City Of Howell Considering Cost-Sharing To Install Lights At D-19 Park And Ride

City Of Howell Considering Cost-Sharing To Install Lights At D-19 Park And Ride

Marion Township is looking to install lighting at the park and ride located on D-19 with financial help from the city of Howell.
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Monday, April 25
Hartland District To Appeal Lawsuit Ruling To Michigan Supreme Court

Hartland District To Appeal Lawsuit Ruling To Michigan Supreme Court

Tracey Sahouri sued the district in 2012, alleging it violated the Whistleblower Protection Act when it removed her as principal from Creekside Elementary School. Read Full Article
 
Suspects Arraigned In Green Oak Store Theft & Police Chase

Suspects Arraigned In Green Oak Store Theft & Police Chase

Four of the five suspects arrested in connection with a retail fraud incident in Green Oak Township that ended with a police chase have been arraigned. Read Full Article
 
Run/Walk Event To Bring A Glow To Howell High School Campus

Run/Walk Event To Bring A Glow To Howell High School Campus

The 2nd annual Torch 180 Glow 5k Run & Walk will be held on Friday, May 13th at Howell School to benefit Torch 180. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Historical Society Looking For Cemetery Cleanup Volunteers

Brighton Historical Society Looking For Cemetery Cleanup Volunteers

In the last three years, the group has restored 92 headstones that were broken and lying on the ground, in some cases buried under up to a foot of accumulated dirt. Read Full Article
 
Howell Senior Survivor Raising Funds For Stiggy's Dogs

Howell Senior Survivor Raising Funds For Stiggy's Dogs

The organization is named in memory of Corpsman Third Class Benjamin "Doc Stiggy" Castiglione, a 2006 Howell High graduate who died while serving in Afghanistan. Read Full Article
 
Vets Council Names Veteran & Auxiliary Of The Year

Vets Council Names Veteran & Auxiliary Of The Year

Groff served in the Vietnam War, Grenada, Panama, and the first Desert Storm. Read Full Article
 
Libraries Launch "Bridge To Literacy" Program To Benefit Hamburg & Pinckney Students

Libraries Launch "Bridge To Literacy" Program To Benefit Hamburg & Pinckney Students

A unique partnership between local schools and libraries aims to set up students for success. Read Full Article
 
Prison Guard From Brighton Arraigned In Circuit Court On Drug Charges

Prison Guard From Brighton Arraigned In Circuit Court On Drug Charges

Tylutki, who was in uniform and armed with a .40 caliber handgun at the time of his arrest, faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted on the charges. Read Full Article
 
Area Agency on Aging to Offer Fall Prevention Class

Area Agency on Aging to Offer Fall Prevention Class

A local agency is hosting classes designed to help area seniors with fall prevention. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, April 24
"Bras For A Cause" Fundraiser Returns To Livingston County

"Bras For A Cause" Fundraiser Returns To Livingston County

A breast cancer research fundraiser that features men modeling bras is back by popular demand. Read Full Article
 
DDA To Pay For PSD Marketing Consultant

DDA To Pay For PSD Marketing Consultant

The DDA voted to fund the $13,500 cost of the hiring. Read Full Article
 
Local Dems To Host Gilbert At Annual Winans Dinner

Local Dems To Host Gilbert At Annual Winans Dinner

She'll be joined by Brandon Dillon, chair of the Michigan Democratic Party. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, April 23
Bubba Changs Owner Jailed After Baseball Bat Attack In Parking Lot

Bubba Changs Owner Jailed After Baseball Bat Attack In Parking Lot

An argument escalated and an altercation turned physical in the parking lot of a new restaurant Friday afternoon in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Man Who Threatened Howell Schools Found Incompetent, Charges Dismissed

Man Who Threatened Howell Schools Found Incompetent, Charges Dismissed

The charges against a man who made terroristic threats online about several Howell Schools have been dropped. Read Full Article
 
Local Man Who Led Police Chase While Drunk Sentenced

Local Man Who Led Police Chase While Drunk Sentenced

Sentencing has been handed down to a Hamburg Township man who led a police chase while intoxicated.
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Hartland Optimist Club Honors Outgoing Sheriff Bob Bezotte

Hartland Optimist Club Honors Outgoing Sheriff Bob Bezotte

Sheriff Bob Bezotte recently received the Hartland Optimist Annual Respect for Law Award. Read Full Article
 
Diabetes Class Offered by Area Agency on Aging 1B

Diabetes Class Offered by Area Agency on Aging 1B

A local agency is offering health and wellness classes on diabetes to seniors in the area. Read Full Article
 
Friday, April 22
Large Police Search In Howell Township

Large Police Search In Howell Township

A lot of police activity was reported this afternoon in Howell Township. Read Full Article
 
Work Progressing On McGregor Road Bridge Replacement Project

Work Progressing On McGregor Road Bridge Replacement Project

A bridge construction project impacting motorists in Dexter, Pinckney and Hamburg Township is progressing. Read Full Article
 
Local Jobless Rate Held Mostly Steady In March

Local Jobless Rate Held Mostly Steady In March

March unemployment rates held mostly steady in regional labor markets while Livingston County saw just a slight increase. Read Full Article
 
Annual Imagination Station Spring Kickoff Scheduled Saturday

Annual Imagination Station Spring Kickoff Scheduled Saturday

Volunteers are needed for the annual Spring Kickoff at the Imagination Station playground in downtown Brighton, next to the Mill Pond, this Saturday. Read Full Article
 
"Bids, Bites, Beats & Books" Fundraiser Will Benefit Pinckney Library

"Bids, Bites, Beats & Books" Fundraiser Will Benefit Pinckney Library

A yearly fundraiser for the Pinckney Community Public Library will return next month with food, music, games and a silent auction.
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Community Wants Solution To Weed Takeover In Portage Lake Chain

Community Wants Solution To Weed Takeover In Portage Lake Chain

A recent study has found that several local lakes contain harmful invasive plant species and lakefront property owners are calling for a solution. Read Full Article
 
Reports Says Pinckney Among Districts Expected To Bolt From KLAA Conference

Reports Says Pinckney Among Districts Expected To Bolt From KLAA Conference

The main reason for the split appears to be the disparity in enrollment within certain divisions. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Rape Suspects Due Back In Court Monday

Pinckney Rape Suspects Due Back In Court Monday

A hearing has been adjourned for two Pinckney High School students who pleaded guilty to charges in a rape case. Read Full Article
 
Brighton to Overhaul 35-Year-Old City Zoning Ordinance

Brighton to Overhaul 35-Year-Old City Zoning Ordinance

The Brighton City Council has voted to hire a suburban Detroit company to thoroughly overhaul the city's outdated zoning ordinance. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, April 21
More Ramp & Lane Closures Start Friday At I-96/US-23 Interchange

More Ramp & Lane Closures Start Friday At I-96/US-23 Interchange

A number of traffic restrictions are being put in place Friday at the I-96/US-23 interchange and motorists should plan accordingly.

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Carolyn Henry Makes Second Run Against Vailliencourt For Prosecutor

Carolyn Henry Makes Second Run Against Vailliencourt For Prosecutor

Henry initially ran against Vailliencourt four years ago when the position was vacated by the retirement of former Prosecutor David Morse. Read Full Article
 
Linden School Officials Warn Parents After Student Approached By Stranger

Linden School Officials Warn Parents After Student Approached By Stranger

A 16-year-old girl was approached by a white male, with white hair, in his 60's, driving a black four-door sedan, Monday afternoon. Read Full Article
 
Residents Looking To Develop On Whitmore Lake Road Denied Variance Request And Appeal

Residents Looking To Develop On Whitmore Lake Road Denied Variance Request And Appeal

Green Oak Township officials have denied property owners on Whitmore Lake Road a request to modify an ordinance that would allow them to develop on their land. Read Full Article
 
Downtown Howell Celebrated At Main Street DDA Award Show

Downtown Howell Celebrated At Main Street DDA Award Show

Leaders, property owners, and the DDA's accomplishments were all honored. Picture by Richard Lim. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Township Board Pitched On Potential New Police Authority

Putnam Township Board Pitched On Potential New Police Authority

Putnam Township, Unadilla Township, and the Village of Pinckney are in the infant stages of forming a new police entity to cover the three communities. Read Full Article
 
Westbound I-96 To See Lane Closures This Weekend

Westbound I-96 To See Lane Closures This Weekend

Westbound I-96 between M-52 and Fowlerville Road will be down to one lane from 9pm Friday to 5am Monday. Read Full Article
 
Open House Of Private Car Collection Will Raise Funds For American Cancer Society

Open House Of Private Car Collection Will Raise Funds For American Cancer Society

100% of the proceeds from a car collection viewing in Brighton this Saturday will be donated to cancer research and support programs. Read Full Article
 
Charges Pending Against Lyon Township Man Who Stabbed Friend

Charges Pending Against Lyon Township Man Who Stabbed Friend

A Lyon Township man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his friend during a heated argument, then fleeing the scene.
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Wednesday, April 20
Field Fire Reported in Genoa Township

Field Fire Reported in Genoa Township

Firefighters were able to contain a field fire from spreading in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Schuette Files Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Promises "More To Come"

Schuette Files Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Promises "More To Come"

Two state regulators and a Flint employee are charged with evidence tampering and several other counts related to the Michigan city's lead-tainted water crisis. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Township Evaluates its Manager

Hartland Township Evaluates its Manager

The manager of one local township received his second evaluation of the year from officials last night. Read Full Article
 
Milford Man Enters Plea To Indecent Exposure Charge

Milford Man Enters Plea To Indecent Exposure Charge

Milford Police say they were called to the Childs Lake Estates mobile home park on a report that a man had exposed and fondled himself while asking a girl for directions. Read Full Article
 
City of Fenton Discusses Expansion Of Local Bakery

City of Fenton Discusses Expansion Of Local Bakery

The Fenton City Council met in special session to hear about plans to expand Crust Baking Company on Caroline Street. Read Full Article
 
Two Local Organizations Offer Earth Friendly Event Sunday

Two Local Organizations Offer Earth Friendly Event Sunday

A local conservation group is hosting an event to help raise awareness of the need to recycle this weekend. Read Full Article
 
Suspects In High School Shooting Plot Headed For Trial

Suspects In High School Shooting Plot Headed For Trial

The teens are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree premeditated murder and false report or threat of terrorism. Read Full Article
 
Contested County & Township Races To Dominate August Primary Ballot

Contested County & Township Races To Dominate August Primary Ballot

Tuesday marked the deadline for candidates to file for the August Primary election.
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"Parents Who Host Lose The Most" Campaign Kicks Off

"Parents Who Host Lose The Most" Campaign Kicks Off

As prom season and graduation draws near, a campaign aimed at preventing underage drinking is kicking off its advocacy efforts. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High Named Among Top 25 High Schools In Michigan

Brighton High Named Among Top 25 High Schools In Michigan

The rankings are based on teacher to student ratios and college readiness as determined by test results. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Library Offers Fun Alternatives for Screen-Free Week

Brighton Library Offers Fun Alternatives for Screen-Free Week

A local library offers alternatives to screen time for a week when kids are encouraged to unplug. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, April 19
Five Suspects In Custody After Retail Fraud & Police Chase In Green Oak

Five Suspects In Custody After Retail Fraud & Police Chase In Green Oak

A police search this afternoon forced officials at two Brighton schools to keep students inside.
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Fleeing Suspects Force School Alert

Fleeing Suspects Force School Alert

An investigation by the Livingston and Washtenaw Narcotics Enforcement Team, or LAWNET, led to the stop of a stolen vehicle in which three suspects fled. Read Full Article
 
Chosen Applicants For LESA Superintendent Position Announced

Chosen Applicants For LESA Superintendent Position Announced

The LESA Board of Education has made their decision of the finalists that will interview for the soon-to-be vacant Superintendent seat. Read Full Article
 
Brighton DDA Commits to Helping Fund City Projects

Brighton DDA Commits to Helping Fund City Projects

The Brighton DDA has agreed to helping the city of Brighton fund the local matches required for projects that include improvements to Grand River and Challis Road. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Twp Looking Into Policy Change Regarding Sewer Taxes

Brighton Twp Looking Into Policy Change Regarding Sewer Taxes

Brighton Township officials are exploring policy changes that could lower or remove sewer debt charges for the system’s original users. Read Full Article
 
Guilty Verdict For Man Charged In Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

Guilty Verdict For Man Charged In Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

An Oceola Township man charged in connection with a crash that killed a Hamburg Township Police sergeant has been found guilty. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Fire Authority Looks To Buy Land, Possibly Expand Main Station

Fowlerville Fire Authority Looks To Buy Land, Possibly Expand Main Station

The Fowlerville Village Council is digesting a sales pitch from the Fowlerville Area Fire Authority board. Read Full Article
 
Volunteers Needed For Millpond Playground Kickoff Event

Volunteers Needed For Millpond Playground Kickoff Event

The 4th annual Spring Kickoff Event at the Imagination Station is happening this Saturday from 9am to noon. Read Full Article
 
Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into Brighton Deli

Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into Brighton Deli

A plea agreement has been made between prosecutors and an Eaton Rapids man charged with breaking into a local business.
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Monday, April 18
Man Convicted In Hamburg Township Police Sergeant's Death

Man Convicted In Hamburg Township Police Sergeant's Death

Steven Mark Kelty of Oceola Township has been found guilty by a jury in the death of Sergeant Jim Sanderson, a 20-year veteran of the Hamburg Township Police Department. Read Full Article
 
Body Found In Parking Lot Of Hartland Walmart

Body Found In Parking Lot Of Hartland Walmart

Police discovered the body of a homeless man inside a vehicle in the parking lot of the old Hartland Walmart early Saturday morning. Read Full Article
 
Court Date Set For Lansing Man Charged In Brighton Area Bank Robbery

Court Date Set For Lansing Man Charged In Brighton Area Bank Robbery

33-year-old Brian Dewayne Ali Jr. was arraigned Friday on five counts of armed robbery and four counts of bank robbery. Read Full Article
 
Repairs To Begin On East Wall of Howell City Hall

Repairs To Begin On East Wall of Howell City Hall

Building repairs are set to begin soon at Howell City Hall. Read Full Article
 
Milford Team Part Of Winning Alliance At State Robotics Championship

Milford Team Part Of Winning Alliance At State Robotics Championship

The HOT Team is made up of students from Milford High School, Lakeland High School and the International Academy West. Read Full Article
 
Report: Livingston County Residential Construction Down In 2015 While Increasing Across Region

Report: Livingston County Residential Construction Down In 2015 While Increasing Across Region

While residential construction improved across Southeast Michigan in 2015, a new report shows activity slowed across Livingston County.

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Hartland Township Plans Upgrades to One Mile of Pleasant Valley Road

Hartland Township Plans Upgrades to One Mile of Pleasant Valley Road

A thoroughfare that runs through one local township may get some preliminary upgrades this spring. Read Full Article
 
Michigan Green Schools Increasing Ranks Among Area Parochial Schools

Michigan Green Schools Increasing Ranks Among Area Parochial Schools

St. Joseph School in Howell is receiving its official Michigan Green School flag this week during Earth Week celebrations around the world. Read Full Article
 
Milford Township Man Bound Over For Trial On Exposure Charges

Milford Township Man Bound Over For Trial On Exposure Charges

27-year-old Kenneth James Kimball is charged with aggravated indecent exposure following his arrest March 28th. Read Full Article
 
Community Baby Shower Will Benefit Pregnancy Helpline

Community Baby Shower Will Benefit Pregnancy Helpline

The community is invited to attend a baby shower next month that will benefit a local organization to help expecting mothers. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, April 17
K-9 Veterans Day Tribute Held at Michigan War Dog Memorial

K-9 Veterans Day Tribute Held at Michigan War Dog Memorial

Dog lovers of all kinds joined forces yesterday to honor fallen canine veterans in South Lyon at the Michigan War Dog Memorial. Read Full Article
 
Lansing Man Arraigned in Brighton Area Bank Robbery

Lansing Man Arraigned in Brighton Area Bank Robbery

A Lansing man has been arraigned in the armed robbery of the PNC Bank on April 4th just outside of Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Plea Hearing For Chelsea Man Facing Child Porn Charges Adjourned

Plea Hearing For Chelsea Man Facing Child Porn Charges Adjourned

A Chelsea man facing federal child pornography charges is due back in court next month for a plea hearing. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, April 16
Special Education Millage For Dexter Community Schools On May 3rd Ballot

Special Education Millage For Dexter Community Schools On May 3rd Ballot

A special education millage will appear on the May 3rd ballot before voters in Dexter Community Schools.

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City Of Brighton Attracting Panhandlers

City Of Brighton Attracting Panhandlers

Panhandlers have been frequenting the City of Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Suspects Charged In School Shooting Plot To Appear In Court Monday

Suspects Charged In School Shooting Plot To Appear In Court Monday

The three teens charged in an alleged plot to shoot up Linden High School appeared for a hearing in Genesee County District court.
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Two Men Charged In Marijuana Growing Operation Could Plead In Case

Two Men Charged In Marijuana Growing Operation Could Plead In Case

Of the five men charged, two could plead, two are waiting to be bound over for trial, and the fifth is due back in court later this month. Read Full Article
 
Friday, April 15
Howell Post Office Extends Hours For Last Minute Tax Filers

Howell Post Office Extends Hours For Last Minute Tax Filers

Howell Post Office open late Monday. Read Full Article
 
Appeals Court: Judge Exhibited Hostility, Reverses Ruling In Barnstormer Suit

Appeals Court: Judge Exhibited Hostility, Reverses Ruling In Barnstormer Suit

The Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling involving the old Barnstormer Entertainment Complex in Green Oak Township. Read Full Article
 
Lyon Twp's New Medical Marijuana Ordinance Sparks Backlash From Residents

Lyon Twp's New Medical Marijuana Ordinance Sparks Backlash From Residents

Changes to Lyon Township’s medical marijuana ordinance are being questioned by residents who feel it is too restrictive.
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Pinckney Police Seek Residents' Help In Recent Break-In

Pinckney Police Seek Residents' Help In Recent Break-In

Anyone with tips about a break-in that occurred at two businesses in Pinckney last week is asked to contact the Police Department. Read Full Article
 
"Bras For A Cause" Fundraiser Returns To Livingston County

"Bras For A Cause" Fundraiser Returns To Livingston County

A breast cancer research fundraiser that features men modeling bras is back by popular demand. Read Full Article
 
Spontaneous Combustion Deemed Cause Of Fire On Hoffman Farm Property

Spontaneous Combustion Deemed Cause Of Fire On Hoffman Farm Property

Spontaneous combustion caused a fire on Hoffman Farm in Highland Township Thursday.
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Lansing Women Gets Prison Sentence On Local Meth Charges

Lansing Women Gets Prison Sentence On Local Meth Charges

Sentencing has been handed down to a Lansing woman charged with allegedly operating a meth lab. Read Full Article
 
"Mommologues" Benefit For LACASA Returns To Bring Laughter And Love

"Mommologues" Benefit For LACASA Returns To Bring Laughter And Love

A yearly show in Howell next week will gather the community together to celebrate motherhood and raise funds to benefit a local organization. Read Full Article
 
Redevelopment Event & Tour Planned In Village of Pinckney

Redevelopment Event & Tour Planned In Village of Pinckney

A tour next week aims to help lure development to downtown Pinckney. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, April 14
Overturned Semi Causes Traffic Back-Ups On US-23

Overturned Semi Causes Traffic Back-Ups On US-23

Traffic issues plagued northbound and southbound US-23 at North Territorial Road this afternoon. Read Full Article
 
SELCRA Director Derek Smith Resigns

SELCRA Director Derek Smith Resigns

SELCRA Director Derek Smith is leaving the local organization after accepting a new position in Independence Township. Read Full Article
 
Construction On I-96 Near Fowlerville Begins Tomorrow

Construction On I-96 Near Fowlerville Begins Tomorrow

Road work on I-96 between M-52 and Fowlerville Road begins tomorrow. Read Full Article
 
Film Premiere And Panel Event Will Focus On Child Abuse Awareness And Prevention

Film Premiere And Panel Event Will Focus On Child Abuse Awareness And Prevention

An event to raise awareness about child abuse and how to prevent it, will kick off tonight with a film and group discussion. Read Full Article
 
Michigan State Police Sgt. Says Kelty "At Fault" In Fatal Crash

Michigan State Police Sgt. Says Kelty "At Fault" In Fatal Crash

Testimonies continued yesterday in the trial of an Oceola Township man charged in connection to a crash that claimed the life of a Hamburg Township Police sergeant. Read Full Article
 
Howell Public Schools Holds State Of The District Address

Howell Public Schools Holds State Of The District Address

Graduation rates are up and test scores are above the state average. Read Full Article
 
Veteran's Court In Need Of Mentors

Veteran's Court In Need Of Mentors

The Livingston County Veteran's Court provides an alternative judicial process for veterans, taking consideration for what they've been through. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township Man Denied Drug Court, Sentencing Adjourned

Hamburg Township Man Denied Drug Court, Sentencing Adjourned

A Hamburg Township man who led a police chase while drunk before crashing will be sentenced later this month. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, April 13
Washington Post Blogger Speculates On Rogers Presidential Run

Washington Post Blogger Speculates On Rogers Presidential Run

Speculation from a national political writer says the former Congressman could lead the party to victory in November. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Board of Commissioners Agrees to Compensation Proposals

Livingston County Board of Commissioners Agrees to Compensation Proposals

Compensation for elected officials and the Livingston County Board of Commissioners was approved last night after lengthy discussion. Read Full Article
 
Suspended Prison Guard From Brighton Bound Over For Trial

Suspended Prison Guard From Brighton Bound Over For Trial

30-year-old Lawrence David Tylutki was arrested after agents witnessed him deliver pills to an undercover informant near a high school. Read Full Article
 
Employers Seek Employees At Job Fair To Be Held This Week

Employers Seek Employees At Job Fair To Be Held This Week

An annual event in Howell this week will bring employers and potential employees together to discuss job opportunities.
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Pinckney Sisters Launch New Online App For Type 1 Diabetes

Pinckney Sisters Launch New Online App For Type 1 Diabetes

Two upbeat young women from Pinckney diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes are working to help others and improve communication through a new online app. Read Full Article
 
Testimony Continues In Trial Of Oceola Man Charged In Officer's Death

Testimony Continues In Trial Of Oceola Man Charged In Officer's Death

Steven Kelty of Oceola Township is charged in the 2014 accident that killed Sergeant Jim Sanderson, a 20-year veteran of the Hamburg Township Police Department. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County To Participate In Statewide Tornado Drill Today At 1:30PM

Livingston County To Participate In Statewide Tornado Drill Today At 1:30PM

Livingston County will participate in a statewide drill today to prepare for the event of a tornado. Read Full Article
 
State Board of Education President To Speak At Livingston Dems Meeting

State Board of Education President To Speak At Livingston Dems Meeting

The man at the center of a debate in Michigan over the rights of transgender students will speak at an event in Brighton later this month. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Super Says M-STEP Test to Require Less Time for Area Students

Brighton Super Says M-STEP Test to Require Less Time for Area Students

Parents and teachers have complained about the length of time Michigan's new student achievement test takes, so the state has reduced the testing time by 2-and-a-half hours. Read Full Article