Pontiac teen hospitalized, brother arrested after fight over girl; missing girl found on roof
A fight over a girl at a Pontiac home led to a 15-year-old boy being beaten unconscious and his 16-year-old brother’s arrest, according to police. Officers said they found two girls at the home, including one who had been reported missing and refused to come down from the roof.
29-year-old woman struck in Pontiac hit-and-run dies
PONTIAC, Mich. – A 29-year-old woman has died nearly 48 hours after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Pontiac Monday night. On Dec. 7, Vannessa Deanes was tragically struck by a Chevy Impala while crossing North Perry Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Deanes was listed in critical condition Monday night, and ultimately passed away due to her injuries. Russini had worked with Deanes for years at the Heritage Baptist Church, where she once helped out with children during Sunday school. Police say it was a 31-year-old man behind the wheel who kept driving after hitting the 29-year-old woman.