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Published September 22, 2016

Students and staff of Southfield Public Schools are mourning the loss of a student who was killed earlier this week.

Southfield A&T senior Kara Allen, 17, was identified by officials as one of the four children killed in a quadruple homicide in Dearborn Heights.

According to a news release from Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Maria Miller, around 1:15 a.m. Sept. 21, the Dearborn Heights Police Department was dispatched to the 4400 block of Hipp Street.

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Published September 19, 2016

The city of Southfield is doing damage control after a complaint filed earlier this summer alleged safety and health hazards at two different worksites.

From bed bugs in the Treasurer’s Office to standing water under elevators to asbestos in city buildings, city officials say they are working to correct the problems, including closing the Michigan Works! Career Center Building, also known as the John Grace Community Center.

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Published September 14, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Residents at a local apartment complex were recognized for saving the lives of their neighbors recently after a carbon monoxide leak.

At the Aug. 29 City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Siver and Fire Chief Johnny Menifee awarded two missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sister Adams and Sister Rambert, the Citizen Life Saving Award.

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Published September 14, 2016

METRO DETROIT — Seniors from Bloomfield Hills Marian and Warren Regina high schools will take over Phillip E. Runkel Field at Stevenson High School  in Sterling Heights for the annual powderpuff football game at 1 p.m. Sept. 17.

Since 1981, the all-girls Catholic schools have competed in an annual powderpuff football game that brings together students, staff, alumni and families. At last year’s game, Regina defeated Marian 21-12. In powderpuff, the players don’t wear pads, and instead of tackling, the athletes pull flags from their opponents.

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Published September 13, 2016

LATHRUP VILLAGE — A year after being convicted of a sex crime involving a minor, a Lathrup Village man is being charged with a handful of other sexual offenses.

According to documents from U.S. District Court, Mitchell Stankiewicz, 22, has been accused of producing and receiving child pornography, sending obscene material to a minor, and online coercion and enticement of a minor.

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Published September 7, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield is welcoming a new face to the parks and recreation team.

At its Aug. 8 Committee of the Whole meeting, the Southfield City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Teresa Fields to parks and recreation director. She was sworn in that same day by City Clerk Nancy Banks.

Fields was welcomed aboard at the Aug. 29 City Council meeting.

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Published September 7, 2016

LATHRUP VILLAGE — A year after being convicted of a sex crime involving a minor, a Lathrup Village man is being charged with a handful of other sexual offenses.

According to documents from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Mitchell Stankiewicz, 22, has been accused of producing and receiving child pornography, sending obscene material to a minor and online coercion and enticement of a minor.

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Published September 1, 2016

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Officers who call the Lathrup Village Police Department home now have a little bit more pride in their headquarters, thanks to a recent grant.

According to Officer Rock Upshaw, of the Lathrup Village Police Department, the department secured a $13,000 grant from Home Depot to completely remodel the station.

On Aug. 23, a crew from Home Depot arrived to revamp the station, installing new flooring, new carpet, new lighting, new blinds and a fresh coat of paint.

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Published September 1, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — In the last phase of the planning process, Southfield officials and OHM Advisors have revealed a master plan for the former Northland Center site, 21500 Northwestern Highway.

OHM Advisors is the firm selected to develop a conceptual, market-driven master redevelopment plan for the Northland Center site.

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Published August 31, 2016

WATERFORD — If one of your favorite summertime activities is garage saling, you’re in luck.

The Oakland County Market — which typically hosts local farmers, crafters and food artisans Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays — will open up Sunday, Sept. 11, for a community garage sale inside the market stalls.

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Published August 30, 2016

Authorities are looking into a recent shooting in which a man was shot by his father.

According to a news release from Lt. Ted Goff, of the Southfield Police Department, officers responded on report of a shooting at the Towers of Southfield Apartments, 20875 Lahser Road, around 2 p.m. Aug. 30.

When officers arrived they located a 19-year-old Detroit man who had been shot one time by his father. The man received a wound to the face that was not life threatening, and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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Published August 24, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS/DETROIT — While no new transit lines will be added to the city of Farmington Hills under the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan master plan, residents — and people who work in the city — can expect to see a number of expansions that could impact their commute. 

During an Aug. 8 Farmington Hills City Council meeting, Tiffany Gunter, chief operations officer and deputy CEO for the RTA, gave a slide presentation and reviewed a few updates within the master plan.

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Published August 23, 2016

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Road Commission for Oakland County will hold a public hearing to discuss the fiscal year 2017 budget and its 2017 Road Improvement Program at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25.

The meeting will be held in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac.

The final adoption of the budget will take place in September.

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Published August 23, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — The first day of school is looming, and for some kids in Oakland County, that means going back to class without school supplies.

According to Susan Benson, director of Oakland Schools Homeless Student Education Services, one out of every 47 students in Oakland Schools will experience homelessness in their school career.

Suzanne Simon, past president of the National Council of Jewish Women, said giving back to the community stems from a Jewish concept promoting altruism.

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Published August 19, 2016

A brutal early morning attack on the Southfield and Detroit border has left one man in the hospital and police on the hunt for the person responsible.

Around 5:10 a.m. Aug. 18 Southfield police were notified by Detroit Police Department dispatchers that they had received a call from a robbery victim, Lt. Brian Bassett, of the Southfield Police Department, said in a news release.

Detroit dispatch advised Southfield officers that the robbery victim said he was shot in the back, and he had been transported to a local hospital.

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Published August 17, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Woodward Avenue may not run through Southfield, but gearheads across the city are getting revved up for the annual Woodward Dream Cruise.

The 22nd annual car-centric event, presented by Chevrolet, will take  place 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, along 16 miles of Woodward Avenue, from Ferndale to Pontiac.

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Published August 17, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Police Department has teamed up with a local autism foundation to distribute autism awareness stickers for cars and homes.

In July, the Police Department announced via its Facebook page that it is providing the stickers, created by the Jack’s Place for Autism Foundation, on an as-needed basis for families with a member who has autism. 

Autism spectrum disorder is a range of neurodevelopmental disorders that can include social impairments and difficulties with communication, according to the Autism Alliance of Michigan.

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Published August 16, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Following a public input session and a recent presentation in front of City Council, OHM Advisors — the firm selected to develop a conceptual, market-driven master redevelopment plan for Northland Center, 21500 Northwestern Highway — is again looking for Southfielders’ suggestions.

The city will host the public input session 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23 in the auditorium of the Southfield Public Library, 263000 Evergreen Road.

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Published August 15, 2016

A man is dead and a woman is in the hospital following an early morning weekend crash.

According to Lt. Ted Goff, of the Southfield Police Department, police were called at around 6:33 a.m. Aug. 14 to the scene of an accident on southbound Telegraph Road, north of 12 Mile.

Goff said a 65-year-old man from Bloomfield Hills was travelling southbound on Telegraph when he rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped at the traffic signal north of 12 Mile.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Local elected officials, law enforcement and activists will meet Aug. 13 at the Southfield Public Library, 26000 Evergreen Road,  for a seminar on human trafficking.

Oakland County Commissioner Janet Jackson, D-Southfield, will join with representatives of Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution to promote awareness about the issue of human trafficking.

SOAP Metro Detroit is an organization founded by Birmingham native, author and human trafficking survivor Theresa Flores.

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