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Brian Louwers

C&G Staff Reporter – Warren Weekly


Staff Writer Brian Louwers covers the cities of Warren and Center Line. He has worked for C & G Newspapers since 1998 and is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. In his free time, he participates in the Michigan State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program and conducts interviews with military veterans for the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — Two men armed with a shotgun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash during a robbery at Family Dollar, on Eight Mile Road near Gratiot Avenue, Oct. 7.

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Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — “Heavy maintenance” work designed to keep the battered stretch of Mound Road through Warren passable for the immediate future is underway. 

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Published October 12, 2018

CENTER LINE — A retail plaza on the corner of the busiest intersection in Center Line is about to get a new look to go with its new name.

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Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — A series of items dealing with medical marijuana facilities regulation went back on the Warren City Council’s agenda Oct. 9.

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Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — Will the weather hold long enough for them to put Interstate 696 back together again, permanently and according to plan? It’s Michigan, and that’s anybody’s guess. But the Michigan Department of Transportation has offered a seemingly realistic outlook for the potential fate of its massive Restore the Reuther endeavor to reconstruct a stretch of the freeway in Macomb County.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — If you have thoughts on what development in Warren should look like in the future, city planners want to hear them. On the heels of a series of public meetings held at locations across the city this summer, officials are encouraging residents to share their vision for the city’s new master plan by taking part in a survey.

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Published October 5, 2018

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WARREN/TROY — Store security personnel backed off and called the police after a man pulled out a handgun as he was leaving Walmart with four 32-inch TVs he didn’t pay for Sept. 30.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — Four members of Warren’s Community Emergency Response Team, each with more than 7,000 hours of volunteer service, were recognized locally and nationally last month.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — Transcripts from more than 20 depositions were filed alongside other documents last month in an ongoing federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Warren, brought by former police officer Desheila Howlett.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — Get ready. Warren’s new waste collection bins for garbage and recyclable materials will be delivered beginning Oct. 16. Residents who compost will be eligible to receive a third bin for yard waste in the springtime.

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Published October 3, 2018

WARREN — Some city officials have been trying to tweak Warren’s rules governing medical marijuana facilities for months, but the effort is still clouded by confusion and wrapped in controversy.Read More

Published September 27, 2018

WARREN — The suspect accused of fatally stabbing 16-year-old Danyna Gibson in a classroom at Warren’s Fitzgerald High School Sept. 12 will undergo a forensic mental health examination before the case against her will proceed.

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Published September 26, 2018

WARREN — General Motors Co. is moving its Cadillac brand headquarters from New York City back to Warren, to an office tower formerly occupied by the advertising agency Campbell Ewald, directly across the street from the company’s global engineering epicenter.

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Published September 25, 2018

WARREN — A 40-year-old woman died after she was struck on Interstate 696 at Hoover Road early Sept. 21 following a collision involving at least two vehicles.

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Published September 21, 2018

WARREN — A teen walking home from a Roseville roller rink was robbed of a cellphone after the group he was with was reportedly followed and confronted by six suspects late on Sept. 15.

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