Orchard Lake construction is hurting businesses like Dubin Cleaners and Laundry
Construction crews didn’t waste any time tearing up Orchard Lake Road, and now that we’re two weeks into this project, businesses along the road are concerned about how they’re going to survive eight months of construction.
Police use drone to capture man wanted for prowling at numerous houses in Michigan
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI -- A man wanted in connection with numerous reports of prowling was arrested last week after police used a drone to track him into the woods near I-696 and Orchard Lake Road. Farmington Hills Police say Kenton Driscoll was arraigned this week in 47th District Court on a charge of prowling after he was allegedly seen lurking in the yards and looking into the windows of several homes in the community over recent weeks. Surveillance video from one home shows a man who looks like Driscoll peering into the windows of a home during the nighttime. Several other reports had been made to the police about similar incidents and police determined Driscoll was a suspect.mlive.com
Photos of Sylvan Table restaurant, which brings a new meaning to ‘farm to table’
Sylvan Table is a new restaurant that sits on five acres of land just off Orchard Lake Road, which also includes its own farm that produces fruit, vegetables, greens, and bees. Talk about "farm to table!" The restaurant itself is even a 300-year-old barn from Maine that was reassembled here. You can read Jane Slaughter's full review in this week's issue, and browse through these photos. Photos by Lizz Wilkinsonphotos.metrotimes.com
First Combined Test For COVID-19, Influenza A & B Now Available In Metro Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) – Orchard Laboratories, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Mich. (7901 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 100), is the first private laboratory in metro Detroit to operate the new, TaqPath Multiplex Kit to test for SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A and Influenza B. Orchard Laboratories uses the ThermoFisher 7500DX and Quant Studio instruments to run COVID-19 tests 24-hours-a-day. As a leading toxicology laboratory, Orchard Laboratories met the pandemic head on by more than doubling its number of employed staff since March 2020. Orchard Laboratories’ mission is to generate timely and precise results to aid clinical care. SOURCE Orchard LaboratoriesMORE FROM CBS DETROIT: Henry Ford Health System: More Than 35,000 Patients Tested Negative For Covid-19 In Last 30 Days, 4,858 Tested PositiveMORE FROM CBS DETROIT: Here Is Everything Included In COVID-19 Restrictions In Michigan@ 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.detroit.cbslocal.com
Driver charged after police chase ends in crash in West Bloomfield neighborhood
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. A police chase in West Bloomfield ended with a crash in the middle of a neighborhood. Police said the driver was going 77 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone. When police tried to initiate a traffic stop they said he refused to pull over. Police chased the driver on Orchard Lake Road, where officers eventually pinned him in and arrested him. He has been charged with fleeing and eluding and driving with a suspended license.
Hand sanitizing station stolen from Farmington Hills restaurant
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – An Oakland County restaurant wants to track down the couple that took its hand sanitizing station. UPDATE -- July 13, 2020 -- The hand sanitizing station has been returned. The security camera catches it all -- a man and woman walk into the restaurant and use the hand sanitizing station. Harshavrdhan Krishna said the sanitizer station took two months to get from Canada and cost the business $300. Krishna said it’s not how much the sanitizer station cost, it’s about piece of mind in the middle of a pandemic.
West Bloomfield barber shop closed due to car driven through front windows
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. A barber showed up to his stop ready to cut and sweep up hair but was forced to sweep up glass instead. A car had crashed through the front windows of Mr. Barber on Orchard Lake Road, near 15 Mile Road. Surveillance video captured the collision Friday night. The barber shop is boarded up and closed. The driver is expected to be OK.
Farmington Hills police: 3-year-old child found wandering early Friday morning
Published: May 22, 2020, 8:07 am Updated: May 22, 2020, 8:41 amDETROIT Farmington Hills police issued an alert for a 3-year-old child found walking early Friday morning. UPDATE: Police have located the mother of the child. A child was found walking along 12 Mile Road - east of Orchard Lake Road at approximately 545 am today. The child is a black male with short hair, approximately 3 years old, wearing a white t-shirt and grey shorts. Please call Farmington Hills Police at 248-871-2610 with any information.No other information is available.
2 men wanted for breaking into home in Farmington Hills subdivision, police say
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Police are searching for two men who were caught on video breaking into a home in a Farmington Hills subdivision, according to authorities. The break-in happened around 6 p.m. Friday at a home on Pebble Court in the subdivision near Orchard Lake and 11 Mile roads, officials said. Two men were caught on video breaking into the home before police arrived, authorities said. The other man was black, in his 20s and wearing a black shirt with orange writing, officials said. Anyone with information is asked to call Farmington Hills police at 248-871-2610.
Mother, child killed in pedestrian crash on 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills, sources say
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - A mother and a child were killed Sunday while trying to cross 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills, sources said. The crash happened around 10 p.m. Sunday on 12 Mile Road, west of Orchard Lake Road, officials said. Witnesses told police the woman and child were crossing the road when they were struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, according to authorities. Farmington Hills police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward and provide information.
2 pedestrians killed in crash on 12 Mile in Farmington Hills
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - Police in Farmington Hills are asking for witnesses to come forward after two people were killed by a car Sunday night on 12 Mile Road. It happened about 10 p.m. on 12 Mile Road west of Orchard Lake Road. Witnesses told police the victims were attempting to cross the road when they were struck. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, according to police. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Two pedestrians killed in crash on 12 Mile in Farmington Hills
Police in Farmington Hills are asking for witnesses to come forward after two people were killed by a car Sunday night on 12 Mile. The incident happened west of Orchard Lake Road just before 10 p.m. Witnesses tell police the victims were attempting to cross the street when they were struck. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, according to police. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Southbound Orchard Lake ramp to I-696 west closed for emergency repairs
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - The southbound Orchard Lake Road ramp to I-696 west in Farmington Hills is closed due to emergency repairs, traffic officials said. The ramp is expected to be closed until Thursday or Friday. Crews from the Michigan Department of Transportation closed the ramp for emergency culvert repair. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
The majority of Michigan's most dangerous roundabouts are in Oakland County
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. - Oakland County has the bulk of Michigan's most dangerous roundabouts, according to data from Michigan Auto Law. RELATED: How to properly use roundaboutsThe roundabout at Orchard Lake Road at 14 Mile Road topped the list. There are no plans to change the Orchard Lake Road at 14 Mile Road roundabout. Michigan's most dangerous roundabouts in 2018:1. Farmington Road at 14 Mile Road in Farmington Hills/West BloomfieldCrashes: 49, Crashes w/ injuries: 810.