Ethan Crumbley to remain in Oakland County Jail, Judge Orders – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Ethan Crumbley must remain in the Oakland County Jail, a judge ordered Thursday. Judge Kwame Rowe made the decision after neither the defense nor the prosecution presented new information. A hearing must be held each month because Crumbley is a minor who is being held in the county jail. SEE MORE INFORMATION: … Read more

Ferndale School District reinstating face masks starting this week – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The Ferndale Public Schools District reinstated its mandate of indoor masks for students and staff effective Monday. In an announcement on the district’s website, the ruling was that school officials were made aware of the high transmission of COVID in Oakland County. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Ford, GM and Stellantis reinstate masks at … Read more

‘No reason’ to delay independent review of Oxford High School shooting – CBS Detroit

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan (CBS DETROIT) — Oakland County District Attorney Karen McDonald is evaluating the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education’s decision to delay a third-party review of the deadly Oxford High School shooting. This comes after the board turned down Attorney General Dana Nessel’s second offer to conduct an independent investigation. Nessel renewed the … Read more

Bird flu identified in backyard flock in Oakland County – CBS Detroit

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan (CBS DETROIT) — State officials say the highly pathogenic bird flu has now spread to a backyard flock in Oakland County. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), the virus was found in a flock of non-commercial backyard birds that contained about 40 birds … Read more

Mexican and Chinese citizens in the US illegally arrested in Oakland County drug bust – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – A Mexican and a Chinese man are arrested tonight after a $1 million drug bust in Oakland County. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office arrested Hong Yuan Li, 40, and Rosario Eduardo Trejo Quintero, 44, after seizing 10 kilograms of cocaine, $3,600 in cash and a handgun. SEE MORE INFORMATION: Update: Detroit’s ‘10,000 … Read more

Oakland County Clerk Runs Equipment Test to Ensure Accuracy for May 3 Election – CBS Detroit

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan (CBS DETROIT) — The Oakland County Division of Elections and Clerks conducted a public accuracy test Tuesday for the electronic voting equipment. This comes ahead of the May 3 election to fill the 43rd district state representative seat, as well as the City of Pontiac Charter Commission and four school districts with … Read more

Lighthouse Partners With Amazon To Deliver Meals To Families In Oakland County – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — A Pontiac-based nonprofit organization is teaming up with Amazon to get food to families in need. Amazon drivers pick up meals from Lighthouse and deliver them, free of charge, across Oakland County. READ MORE: Are You The Winner? $150K Powerball Ticket Sold In Clarkston Remains Unclaimed, Expires April 24 “This partnership is … Read more

What To Know – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan officials announced that major bridge repairs are scheduled to begin on Friday on Interstate 75 and 94 in Oakland and Wayne counties. “Across Michigan, we are continuing to fix the damn roads, saving drivers time and money. Investments like these in Genesee, Oakland and Wayne Counties will ensure our bridges and … Read more