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C&G Newspapers is pleased to have resumed publication. For the time being, our papers will publish on a biweekly basis as we work toward our return to weekly papers. In between issues, and anytime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

Police & Courts

Published July 21, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a recent late night shooting.

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Published July 21, 2020

BERKLEY — A Macomb Township man who was arrested on a felony charge of embezzlement has pleaded guilty.

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Published July 21, 2020

FERNDALE — A Ferndale man who pleaded guilty to a charge of third-degree arson of a townhome has been sentenced.

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Published July 21, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — A lot of aspects of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan have been questioned, some being argued as unconstitutional, but none so heatedly as mask orders.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROYAL OAK — During a July 16 virtual hearing, 44th District Court Judge Derek Meinecke bound over the suspect in a double stabbing, Brandon Christopher Newberry, 22, to the Oakland County Circuit Court.

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Published July 21, 2020

MACOMB COUNTY — In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, police reform has been at the forefront of many discussions at many levels of government.

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Published July 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Social media was a way for both the Shelby Township Police Department and the residents of Shelby Township to connect and communicate for many years, but the Police Department recently decided to remove its Facebook and Instagram pages due to foul language and threats that were being posted by followers and viewers.

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Published July 17, 2020

EASTPOINTE — For the third time in less than a month, an Eastpointe home was targeted in a drive-by shooting by unknown assailants.

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Published July 17, 2020

WARREN — On July 13, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release regarding a case in which a Warren Police Department officer’s actions were investigated and reviewed after an altercation with an Amazon delivery driver last month.

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Published July 17, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A face familiar to Madison Heights residents is now the judge presiding over the Hazel Park 43rd District Court. Brian Hartwell, who until last month was the mayor of Madison Heights, recently assumed his new role.  

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Published July 17, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A Macomb County Circuit Court judge’s June 30 opinion has settled a matter that goes back to the end of 2018. Judge Richard Caretti made his ruling in the lawsuit filed by the Harrison Township Fire Retirement System against Harrison Township Treasurer Darrin York, stemming from the moving of about $965,000 in the fire retirement system account.

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Published July 17, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — On July 10, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order requiring mask use in all indoor public spaces and when in crowded outdoor spaces.

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Published July 16, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Since the death of George Floyd, a black resident in Minnesota who lost his life after a white police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes, law enforcement agencies have been facing an outcry against police brutality.

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Published July 14, 2020

EASTPOINTE — For the second time in less than a month, an Eastpointe home was targeted in a drive-by shooting by unknown assailants.

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Published July 9, 2020

CLAWSON/ROYAL OAK — Both Clawson and Royal Oak first responders reported that calls for service significantly decreased during the Fourth of July weekend.

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Published July 8, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police said they have caught a man who allegedly stabbed a man on the grounds of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles factory in Sterling Heights.

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Published July 7, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a woman wounded.

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Published July 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Police are looking into several recent reports of catalytic converter thefts at local apartment complexes.

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Published July 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — A recent armed robbery at a local hotel is under investigation.

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Published July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — While the actual number of crimes increased between 2018 and 2019, Grosse Pointe Park officials say that has more to do with 2018 being a record low year for crime than with 2019 being a more dangerous year in the city.

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