Oakland County teen throws chemical mixture on dad, leaving him unconscious, covered in burns, police say
An Oakland County teenager has been charged for concocting a dangerous mixture with drain cleaner and throwing it on her father, leaving him unconscious with burns all over his body, officials said.
Southeast Michigan’s first off-road vehicle park opens in Holly
HOLLY, Mich. – It took years of planning and collaboration, but the first 113 acres of the Holly Oaks ORV Park has opened. The park is in Groveland and Holly townships, near Groveland Oaks County Park and Campground on Dixie Highway. It’s considered part of the Holly Recreation Area. READ: More community news coverageIt is operated by Oakland County Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Click here to learn more or purchase tickets.
Woman arrested for driving while intoxicated after motorcyclist dies in Groveland Township crash
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. A motorcyclist was killed when a woman rear-ended them at a high rate of speed early Sunday morning, officials say. Michigan State Police say at about 3:30 a.m. a woman was traveling north on I-75 near Lahring Road at a high rate of speed when she rear-ended the motorcycle. The motorcyclist was killed from the impact of the crash, officials said. The woman who struck the motorcyclist was arrested for operating her vehicle while intoxicated. Northbound lanes of I-75 and two southbound lanes were closed on Sunday following the crash.
Dive team finds body of missing Groveland Township ice fisherman
GROVELAND TWP., Mich. – Rescuers in Groveland Township found the body of a missing fisherman who is believed to have fallen through the ice on Hartwig Lake near Groveland and Van Roads in Groveland Township. The Groveland Township Fire Department requested the assistance of the Oakland County Sheriff Department's Dive Team and Aviation Unit. We decided to call it that night and at that point it was a recovery," said Matt Snyder, with the Sheriff's Department. "It's especially hard with our divers because they got probably 100 bounds of gear, so they kept falling through." A remote operated vehicle found the man's body under the ice just after 2 p.m. Tuesday.