Vote for first Metro Detroit Athlete of the Week for the fall sports season
Many of our readers are familiar with MLive’s Metro Detroit Player of the Week poll for football, but now it’s time to recognize the rest of the fall sports athletes. Each Wednesday through the fall season, fans can vote for the Metro Detroit Athlete of the Week. If you want to nominate someone for athlete of the week voting in the future, please send stats and info to firstname.lastname@example.org. Jayden Harberts, Macomb Dakota girls cross countryShe already has two invitational victories under her belt, winning the Manton Ranger “Fox & Hound” invite and the Budd Cicciarelli-Adams invite. Lauren Kiley, Plymouth girls cross countryKiley has been one of the area’s top cross country runners for four years now.mlive.com
Top-end talent rules at OAA Blue/Gold championship track meet as Oak Park and Farmington earn titles
Conversely, the boys meet was so close that Oak Park and Farmington ended up tying for first place with 133 points each. Heading into the 4x400, Farmington had just a two point lead over Oak Park in the standings. Oak Park was right behind 3:26.35 while Farmington did its job by finishing third in 3:35.51. Oak Park senior Amari Harris won both the 110 hurdles (16.35) and the 300 hurdles (42.46). The Oak Park girls had eight first-place finishes out of the 16 events contested.mlive.com
3 romance novels by Stacey Abrams to be reissued
Nothing like a prominent life in public service to help your other career as a romance novelist. Berkley announced Tuesday that it had acquired rights to three out-of-print novels by Abrams that she had written nearly 20 years ago under the name Selena Montgomery. Berkley, a Penguin Random House imprint, will begin reissuing the books — “Rules of Engagement,” “The Art of Desire” and “Power of Persuasion” — in 2022.news.yahoo.com
Ann Arbor Pioneer, Forest Hills Northern, Country Day hold on to No. 1 girls tennis state rankings
Ann Arbor Pioneer, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern and Detroit Country Day held on to their No. There were plenty of new faces in the early poll, with Novi, Okemos, Berkley, Jackson Lumen Christi and Grand Rapids West Catholic jumping into the Top 10. Ann Arbor Pioneer2. Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern2. Grand Rapids West Catholic7.mlive.com
Mobile clinic aims to get more people vaccinated by bringing shot to Metro Detroiters
“We like to do things that serve the greater community,” said Leah Luger. “A number of our clients trust us because they have been coming to us for so many years and so the idea of having a vaccine pop up clinic here, I thought that might be a way to sway some people who were reluctant or hesitant about getting the vaccine, because they know and trust us.”
How Metro Detroit Olympians are preparing for a much different Summer Games
Friday, we learned that overseas spectators will not be allowed to attend the games in Tokyo, but athletes are still preparing for the games to go on as planned, because it’s the only way to train. We met her in November 2019, as she trained in Howell for her first Olympic Games. “At same time, you’re living great life of being a professional athlete, an Olympic athlete.”What’s better than one Olympic athlete? “We will support each other no matter what and be happy for each other, no matter the result,” Chidester said. No matter what.”AdRELATED: How Metro Detroit olympians managed to keep training through COVID pandemic
Meet the Metro Detroit woman vying for Olympic gold in the Tokyo Games
While men’s weightlifting has always been an Olympic sport, women were unable to compete until the 2000 Sydney games. In Tokyo this summer, a Metro Detroit woman is setting her sights on the weightlifting medal podium. But when she found weightlifting as a 16-year-old girl she found her true passion and now she’s on her way to Tokyo. But that’s life, right?” Nye said. Nye said that it was her positivity that helped her get through last year, even though the COVID pandemic postponed her Olympic dream.
Celebrate National Retro Day with a trip to this local antiques shop
Retro items like records and mid-century modern furniture are on the way back in, but where can you find them? If you’re hoping to hop on the retro wave, Odd Fellows Antiques might be the place for you. LuAnne Campbell from Odd Fellows stopped by to chat with Jason about how retro can mean different things for different people. “When you support local here at Odd Fellows, you’re supporting 50 small businesses,” Campbell said. To learn more about how you can find Odd Fellows Antiques, watch the video above.
Michigan restaurants can reopen indoor dining Feb. 1
BERKLEY, Mich. – Many Michigan restaurants found different ways to remain afloat amid a state COVID shutdown prohibiting indoor dining. But restaurants will now be able to reopen indoor dining Feb. 1 with restrictions, such as operating at 25% capacity and a 10 p.m. curfew. And with indoor dining reopening, she said she will keep it along with curbside carryout. READ: Southwest Detroit restaurant offers unique ‘luminaria’ outdoor dining experienceAd“It’s so hard to plan. Like other restaurants across the state, Berkley Common is taking the weekend to get the dining room cleaned and ready, and re-train staff on guidelines.
Investigators share key pieces of evidence they found on day Danielle Stislicki disappeared
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – It’s been nearly four years since Danielle Stislicki disappeared, and Local 4 spoke one-on-one with investigators of the case about some key pieces of evidence they found that day. King is the Farmington Hills police chief now, but four years ago, he was one of the first investigators to arrive at Danielle’s Farmington Hills apartment. Jessica Perry, Danielle’s cousin, said they are just a few years apart in age and they grew up together. Her memories of Danielle revolve around the holidays -- which are now very different for the Stislicki family. You can see some photos of Danielle Stislicki in the gallery below.
Danielle Stislicki’s grandmother, friend open up about her mysterious disappearance 4 years later
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – It’s been nearly four years since Danielle Stislicki mysteriously vanished, and her case is still unsolved. “We want her found because we want to have a place for her,” Carol Stislicki, Danielle’s grandmother, said. Carol Stislicki, Danielle Stislicki's grandmother. You can see some photos of Danielle Stislicki in the gallery below. She had an apartment in Farmington (Hills).”Danielle was living at that Farmington Hills apartment when she disappeared.
4Frenzy Game of the Week highlights
Here are the highlights of the 4Frenzy Game of the Week, featuring Rochester vs Berkley, that aired on Local 4 over the weekend, if you missed them! Troy Athens cheer did a takeover on Friday, so head to our Instagram to see those highlights, too! Instagram: @4Frenzy (you could participate in a takeover!) Twitter: @4Frenzy (join our polls!) Facebook: facebook.com/4FrenzyWe would like to thank our sponsor Meijer for their support!
Stock up on Michigan-made products for the holidays
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by Westborn MarketIt’s Michigan Food Week on Live in the D! They also have the Michigan Food Dome at their Berkley location which includes all Michigan-made products. Westborn Market also wants to help you prepare for the holidays with gift baskets with all Michigan products. Westborn Market has four locations around the D including Berkley, Dearborn, Livonia, and Plymouth.
It’s ladies' night Halloween edition!
It’s ladies' night, Halloween edition! Downtown Berkley is inviting all the gals to bring their ghoul-friends out for a fun night of drink specials, good eats, vendors, games, and prizes. You can also win Berkley Bucks to shop around the city. You will be able to find some great sales during Ladies' Night as you float around the city. All this fun takes place on October 15th and 16th starting at 5pm.
Michigan dog who has a knack for finding lost money donates to Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit
BERKLEY, Mich. – A 15-year-old dachshund named Jake Truett who was born in Michigan is using his ability to sniff out cash to raise money for Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit. His family is donating Jake’s money, a $250.08 in total, to Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit. The gift is the first of the Jake Project. The Jake Project hopes to get at least 100 matching donations of $250.08. The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit is working to raise the final $3.5 million to complete construction of its new intake facility.
Metro Detroit families, teachers adapt to 2020-21 school year plans
BERKLEY, Mich. It has been challenging work for nearly two dozen Metro Detroit school districts that have rolled out their back to school plans. So what has the first week of remote learning looked like like for students and their families? But shes up for the adventure that is remote learning. Remote teachers are working longer hours because they cant turn it off. Without question, teachers, students and families are having a heavy learning curve adjusting to the new education plans.
Berkley teacher shares perspective on remote learning
BERKLEY, Mich. Imagine going from a classroom filled with students to an empty classroom. Teachers are having to relearn how to teach through a computer screen. Natalie Ford is an English teacher in Berkley. She has to manufacture all that and more to reach and teach her students through a computer screen. But shes up for the adventure that is remote learning.
Greenfield and Catalpa in Berkley now open after crash takes down pole
A crash knocked down a pole Oct. 17, 2019 in Berkley. (WDIV)BERKLEY, Mich. - Greenfield Road and Catalpa Drive are now open in Berkley after a crash Thursday morning. The crash knocked down a pole. According to police, it appears that minor injuries were sustained. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Greenfield and Catalpa closed in Berkley after crash takes down pole
A crash knocked down a pole Oct. 17, 2019 in Berkley. (WDIV)BERKLEY, Mich. - Greenfield Road and Catalpa Drive are closed in Berkley after a crash Thursday morning. Police said the roads will be closed "for some time." The crash knocked down a pole. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Green Lantern plans to open a new Berkley pizzeria
click to enlarge Green Lantern/FacebookMetro Detroit mini-chain Green Lantern Pizza's seventh location could open in Berkley as soon as October.The forthcoming 5,200-square-foot store is planned for the former Sila Italian Dining & Pizza space at 4033 12 Mile Road, Crain's reports.The new restaurant will have a full bar and a menu similar to that at the 15 Mile Road flagship location in Clinton Township. It will be Green Lantern's third sit-down location, and the company expects to add more franchised carryout stores in the future.Plans also call for the introduction of pasta dishes, though Green Lantern's focus will remain on gourmet pizzas, subs, sandwiches, and salads.metrotimes.com
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Sources: Man accused of fatally beating Berkley man after Detroit crash confesses to crimeSources say a man accused of beating a Berkley man to death after a crash in Detroit confessed to the crime. Sources: Man accused of fatally beating Berkley man after Detroit crash confesses to crimeWATCH Local 4 News at 114 fast factsEverything is shaping up for a nice and dry stretch of weather. Be informedPoisoning coffeeA Macomb Township woman installed hidden cameras in her kitchen and caught her husband deliberately poisoning her coffee, according to officials. CNN is airing the Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debate live from the Fox Theatre in Detroit at 8 p.m. July 31. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Lawrence James Davis was arrested without incident at an apartment building near 8 Mile and Telegraph roads, police said. A 10-year-old Canton Township boy is facing an aggravated assault charge after he threw a ball at a classmate. Detroit police said a man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a hit-and-run on the city's west side. The report said those organizations "fundamentally failed" to protect athletes. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Police arrest suspect in fatal beating of Berkley man after crash in Detroit
DETROIT - An eight day manhunt has come to an end as police arrest the man facing charges in the deadly beating of a Berkley man. Davis is charged with open murder in connection with the fatal beating of Tyler Jordan Wingate, 24. Lawrence James Davis, 23. About two hours later Detroit police Chief James Craig held a news conference, but was tight lipped on how they found him. Based on our investigation work we believe it.
Police: Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Beating Of 24-Year-Old Berkley Man
Former Bad Boy Laimbeer Surprised By 'Land Of Lost' Cast"We had to wear wet suits and full masks and everything," Laimbeer said. Jones spent some of this offseason with the New York Jets after going undrafted out of Florida State. He appeared in 46 games for the Seminoles, including 10 starts, and had 67 tackles and 2 sacks. Jones Working On Win, New Contract With GibbsErik Jones started the season on the hot seat for Joe Gibbs Racing. Now, 21 races into the season, he is on a hot streak for the best team in NASCAR and making an easy case for a new contract.detroit.cbslocal.com
Watch Local 4 News at 11 -- July 26, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what you missed on Local 4 News at 11:Fatal Detroit beatingThe Detroit Police Department SWAT Team was on the move Friday night, checking a house near Dexter Avenue and Davison Street, looking for a man charged in connection with the fatal beating of a Berkley man. Construction zoneDespite the orange barrels and a sign saying the road is closed, people keep driving into a construction zone in White Lake Township. Uniquely Detroit: John SinclairJohn Sinclair reflects on his fight when he went to prison for possession of marijuana 50 years ago. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Detroit SWAT Team searches for man charged in fatal beating of Berkley man after car crash
DETROIT - The Detroit Police Department SWAT Team was on the move Friday night, checking a house near Dexter Avenue and Davison Street, looking for a man charged in connection with the fatal beating of a Berkley man. Police sources said some of Lawrence James Davis' family members live in a duplex there. Davis, 23, is charged with open murder in connection with the beating death of Tyler Jordan Wingate, 24. Lawrence James DavisPolice said Davis and Wingate were involved in a crash after 1 a.m. Monday on Livernois Avenue near West Davison Street. Officers said they found Wingate lying on the ground of the gas station parking lot in the 13500 block of Livernois Avenue.
Detroit man charged in fatal beating of Berkley man after car crash
DETROIT - A Detroit man who's still at large has been charged with murder in the fatal beating of a Berkley man after a two-car crash, officials said. Lawrence James Davis, 23, is charged with open murder in connection with the beating death of Tyler Jordan Wingate, 24. Police said Davis and Wingate were involved in a crash after 1 a.m. Monday on Livernois Avenue near West Davison. Tyler Wingate (WDIV)After Wingate fell, Davis continued to strike and kick him, police said. Officers said they found Wingate lying on the ground of the gas station parking lot in the 13500 block of Livernois Avenue.
Local 4 News at 5 -- July 26, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what you missed on Local 4 News at 5:Deadly beatingA Detroit man who's still at large has been charged with murder in the fatal beating of a Berkley man after a two-car crash, officials said. Go-kart crashPolice are investigating at a McDonald's restaurant on Detroit's west side after a nearby double stabbing spilled into the restaurant. Missing swimmerCrews continued the search for a missing Brighton father officials believe may have drowned in the Sable River. Road workMultiple freeways will close in Metro Detroit for construction this weekend. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Community comes together to support family of young man fatally beaten after crash in Detroit
BERKLEY, Mich. - A community came together Tuesday night to honor a 24-year-old man who was beaten to death after a car crash in Detroit. Tyler Wingate was a Berkley native and the community is putting up white ribbons to honor the young man after he met a violent end. Tyler Wingate (WDIV)Police said Wingate was killed by 23-year-old Lawrence James Davis Monday at 1:50 a.m. at the Pure Gas Station of West Davison and Livernois in Detroit. Surveillance video shows a man approaching Wingate at the gas station after the two got into a minor car crash. (Detroit police)Police are searching for Lawrence James Davis.
Family reunited with puppy at center of Berkley dog shelter investigation
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. It has been a week of highs and terrible lows for the Berg family after they adopted a springer spaniel puppy from No Dog Left Behind Rescue in Berkley. The Berg family took the puppy to a veterinarian the next morning and the puppy, Cinnamon, tested positive for parvovirus. A second puppy adopted from No Dog Left Behind tested positive for parvovirus. Cinnamon was saved and able to go home with the Berg family Wednesday night. No Dog Left Behind Rescue is now being investigated by Michigan State and Berkley police.
Top 4 on 4: St. Patrick's Day History
BERKLEY, Mich. – Local 4’s Lauren Podell went to the Twisted Shamrock in Berkley, a metro Detroit store that celebrates the Irish all year long. Top 4 on 4: St. Patrick’s Day History#1. 100th Anniversary of the Easter RisingThe St. Patrick’s Day parade in Corktown this year is paying tribute to an important Irish event that happened exactly one century ago. Fisherman, Aran KnitsThe Aran Sweater takes its name from the set of islands where it originated many generations ago, off the West coast of Ireland. The Aran Sweater was born of this environment, passed down from generation to generation and has since become the ultimate symbol of Irish Clan heritage.
Surveillance video released of Missouri officer-involved shooting
Surveillance video released of Missouri officer-involved shooting St. Louis County, Missouri, police released surveillance video from a gas station where a Berkley, Missouri, police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old, who authorities say aimed a weapon at the officer. The incident occurred roughly two miles from where Michael Brown was shot and killed by Darren Wilson in August.cbsnews.com