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Published January 4, 2018

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 11:55 p.m. Dec. 31, a fatal crash involving a 2018 Jeep Compass and a 2005 Ford Ranger occurred on eastbound Interstate 696 at Bermuda Street.

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Published January 3, 2018

HARPER WOODS — Two home invasion suspects were on the receiving end of some canine comeuppance following the break-in of a Harper Woods home and the shooting of the homeowner’s dog.

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Published December 27, 2017

 It’s becoming one of the best holiday traditions: an end-of-the-year anonymous gift for the Salvation Army.

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Published December 27, 2017

TROY — Firefighters put aside their planned training session the evening of Dec. 26 to help a cat stuck in a tree in the frigid temperatures. 

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Published December 22, 2017

DETROIT — Former Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner has been charged in connection with the fatal ATV crash that killed 15-year-old Damon Grimes, of Detroit.

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Published December 22, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — On Dec. 20, Gasper Fiore, 57, of Grosse Pointe Shores, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bribery in connection to a municipal towing contract in Clinton Township.

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Published December 22, 2017

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller met reporters on the bank of the Red Run Dec. 20 to address the discovery of two E. coli “hot spots” she said are channeling dangerous bacteria through Warren storm drains.

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Published December 22, 2017

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Police Department responded to a crash at 11 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue at 6:40 p.m. Dec. 15 that involved an SUV hitting multiple vehicles and then a building.

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Published December 21, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A 67-year-old Harrison Township man with 16 prior drunken driving convictions and a revoked license was injured after he crashed his vehicle into another driver Dec. 19, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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Published December 21, 2017

SOUTHFIELD — 

A local woman is receiving treatment in the hospital after being shot in the stomach recently. 

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Published December 20, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS — Macomb County is one of nine Michigan communities involved in a federal lawsuit targeting multiple drugmakers, distributors and retailers for their role in the opioid epidemic across the country.

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Published December 15, 2017

A 47-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound after an incident on Gascony Street, near Nine Mile Road, at 4 p.m. Dec. 13, according to the Eastpointe Police Department.

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Published December 15, 2017

A pocket of naturally occurring methane gas leaked to the surface recently after a contractor drilled a hole in the ground for a road project in Hazel Park. Local firefighters were able to plug the hole and stop the highly explosive gas from spreading. 

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Published December 12, 2017

A 49-year-old Royal Oak man died around 6:50 a.m. Dec. 12 after clearing snow off his driveway, according to police.

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Published December 12, 2017

Two Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety officers are credited with using their experience and knowledge to prevent a tragedy.

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Published December 11, 2017

FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — It’s been nearly a year, but the $75 million repair of the 15 Mile Road sewer interceptor is complete.

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Published December 11, 2017

Federal prosecutors plan to use hundreds of wiretapped calls and video recordings of bribe payments as evidence against Macomb Township Trustee Dino Bucci as part of an 18-count indictment that was filed against Bucci in November.

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Published December 11, 2017

 The actions of local authorities helped prevent a 23-year-old Detroit man from attempting to take his own life by jumping onto Interstate 696.

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Published December 11, 2017

David Raymer, 40, of Macomb Township, is scheduled to appear before 43rd District Court Judge Joseph Longo Jan. 16 after being charged with reckless driving for a Nov. 9 incident in Ferndale.

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Published December 11, 2017

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police are searching for a suspect responsible for Sterling Heights’ third homicide in a two-week period, while they continue to track down whoever was behind the other two deaths.

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