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Townships fight oil drilling near homes

West Bloomfield Township was first to pass a moratorium on drilling and fracking. On Wednesday night, Shelby Township and Scio Township passed similar ordinances.

New trash pickup plan for Royal Oak

Royal Oak has new trash pickup plan

Almost two weeks after the historic floods hit metro Detroit, there’s finally some good news for residents in Royal Oak.

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Madison Heights stops illegal trash dumping

Police and city code enforcement officials have stopped the illegal dumping of garbage in Madison Heights that began on Aug. 15, but not before 2,000 to 3,000 tons of garbage had already been left.

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Man robbed outside Target by Craigslist customer

A man was robbed of a laptop outside the Southfield Target Monday after failing to reach a deal for the laptop with a man that saw his advertisement on Craigslist.

Shelby Township neighbors upset over oil drilling

Oil drilling upsets residents in Shelby Township

Backyard oil drilling? It doesn’t sound like the ideal attraction in any neighborhood. But for some Shelby Township residents, that’s exactly what they are getting after an oil rig company decidedly set up shop only hundreds of feet from some front…


Illegal dumping causes big problem in Madison Heights

Waste haulers representing several participating communities in the South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) have been recently dumping garbage in open outdoor piles at the SOCRRA facility in Madison Heights on John R Road. 

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3 men wanted in jewelry store robbery

Southfield police are looking for three men who robbed a jewelry store by smashing display cases with a hammer.

Waterford Meijer scene

Credit: Bonnie McBride Klein

Body found inside car at Waterford Meijer

A medical examiner says that the body of a man in his late 40s was removed from a car in the parking lot of the Meijer.

Trash on curb Royal Oak

Oakland County: $337M in flood damage

It's an estimate which the county says could grow to a higher number as assessments continue.

House condemned after historic flood

Boulder damage condemns Warren home

While many are still dealing with flooded basements and leaking roofs from Monday’s storm, others are facing much worse.

Walled Lake middle school football player

Parents work to save Walled Lake middle school football

Like most districts in the state, Walled Lake had a budget deficit this year and they had to prioritize the classroom over athletics.

Controversy over new truck route

Royal Oak residents riled over truck traffic

Many residents on a Royal Oak block are angry and fearful after the city commission cleared the way for semi-trucks to temporarily use their residential street.


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