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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 June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — A man who allegedly was involved in a shooting outside a Ferndale nightclub last year will have his next court date at the end of June.

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Published June 23, 2020

BERKLEY — A 21-year-old Macomb Township man has been charged with felony embezzlement from a Berkley business and faces up to 15 years in prison.

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Published June 23, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — For the last month, the United States and other countries have seen protests for Black Lives Matter, George Floyd and anti-racism, and against racial injustice and police brutality.

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Published June 23, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Police departments are making changes to the way their work is being done to account for the novel coronavirus.

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Published June 23, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — There are around 11,000 residents signed up for the Bloomfield Township network of the Nextdoor social media site.

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Published June 22, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 June 16 to suspend Police Chief Robert Shelide for 30 days following an investigation of his social media posts.

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Published June 22, 2020

MACOMB COUNTY — After being requested to leave a local bistro, a suspect returned later, firing a couple of shots from a shotgun.

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Published June 19, 2020

HARPER WOODS — The Michigan State Police are investigating the death of a Harper Woods woman who was found unresponsive June 10 while in the custody of the Harper Woods Department of Public Safety.

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Published June 19, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Weeks after a series of lethal police interactions with black people intensified scrutiny on law enforcement, a black plaintiff filed a lawsuit against Sterling Heights and a police officer, alleging mistreatment and wrongful arrest last year.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Brian Hartwell is no longer the mayor of Madison Heights, following his resignation in order to become the new judge of Hazel Park 43rd District Court.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — In recent weeks, communities around the world have seen protests against police brutality and racial profiling. The horror of George Floyd’s death by Minneapolis Police brought renewed attention to the Black Lives Matter movement that seeks to correct injustices in a law enforcement system that disproportionately hurt people of color.

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Published June 19, 2020

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MOUNT CLEMENS — It’s not for emergencies, or to take the place of 911, but a new service offered by the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office will allow residents to find information, see alerts and send anonymous tips directly to the Sheriff’s Office from a smartphone.

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Published June 18, 2020

HARPER WOODS — A former staff member with the Harper Woods School District has been charged with possessing sexually abusive material of children.

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Published June 18, 2020

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods recently received more than $517,000 in grant money through the state’s Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships grant program.

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Published June 18, 2020

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods reached a new agreement with its police and fire unions regarding other post-employment benefits that both the unions and city said they found favorable.

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Published June 18, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — After walking from Mount Clemens City Hall to a local park, hundreds of people converged for an afternoon of discussion about justice and equality.

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Published June 15, 2020

FARMONGTON HILLS — Police are investigating a suspicious person and possible stranger danger report that an unknown suspect approached a child at approximately 4 p.m. June 14. 

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Published June 15, 2020

A suspect was arrested following the discovery of a deceased man who apparently had been shot, Sterling Heights police said. Police reportedly went to the 38000 block of Mound Road at around 9:15 p.m. June 13 after getting tipped off about gunfire in the area.Read More

Published June 10, 2020

WARREN — A 76-year-old bank retiree said an Amazon delivery driver was polite and tried to be helpful when he approached her home with a package of shipped pistachios. He parked a delivery van in the street and walked up the driveway toward the house while she was watering the plants on June 10. She was in the yard, and he offered to place the heavy package on her porch.

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Published June 9, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department is investigating a crash that left one man dead after two vehicles collided on Schoenherr Road.

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