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58 min ago | Detroit Free Press
The Macomb County Executive's Office is recommending keeping Dr. Daniel Spitz as the county's chief medical examiner and approving his pathology group for administrative services after it was the only entity to respond to a bid for such services.
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5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Oakland County Executlve L. Brooks Patterson is scheduled to announce that county employees have donated $34,000 to 17 organizations-- including a first-time gift to a Detroit church.
8 hrs ago | MLive.com
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is unhappy about recent comments by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema, who claimed that same-sex couples pursuing gay marriage " want free medical because they're dying " young.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
Two years ago, Farmington business owner Karen Gara expanded her Merle Norman store, opening a wig studio and spa, with help from the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development .
Bust out the boots. Forecasters are expecting snow to fall Wednesday and over the weekend in metro Detroit, with as many as 2 to 5 inches coming down on Saturday.
The St. Josaphat Church in Detroit will be among the recipients of Oakland County employee Casual Day donations this year.
The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission is recommending Wayne County Circuit Judge Bruce Morrow, shown in September 2012, be suspended from his job without pay for 90 days after finding that he committed multiple acts of misconduct.
Since being elected by the committee, he has chaired the Nov. 14 and 21 meetings.
A township board in suburban Detroit plans to ask Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to remove the community's elected treasurer from office.
Carmen: AS A JUDGE USED TO DECIDING WHO BREAKS THE LAW, BRIAN McKENZIE IS ON THE OTHER SIDE, ACCUSED OF ILLEGALLY SETTING ASIDE CASES AND TODAY HIS OWN CASE WAS IN COURT.
Rosaline Lee, whose body was found May 26, 2013 in Terry Lake in Pontiac; she had been strangled.
Novi District Judge Brian MacKenzie, shown in March 2010, has been under fire since late November when Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper filed a 238-page complaint with the county circuit court asking a judge there to take control of cases she believes MacKenzie has mishandled.
39-year-old Chad Lendon Stewart of Manitou Beach, Michigan pleaded guilty as charged to a four year felony of larceny in a building in Oakland County Circuit Court recently.
"Understanding the risks of going out on the ice that may be dangerous will help keep your family, friends, and neighbors safe," Bouchard said.
Phragmites. The word sounds ominous - like a disease. And in a way it is. It invades the host, spreads insidiously and is nearly impossible to eradicate.
Birmingham Mayor Scott Moore was amazed at the all-star caliber of talent that volunteered for the Greenwood Cemetery Advisory Committee.