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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 January 24, 2020

WARREN — A partial fingerprint left on the door at Huntington Bank led to the arrest of a suspect in a Jan. 2 heist, Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed.

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Published January 24, 2020

WARREN — Fire officials are hailing the work of the city’s first responders who have been busy with a string of structure fires over the last two months.

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Published January 23, 2020

WARREN — A team of 75 officers from various federal, state, county and local agencies mounted a five-day operation that resulted in the arrests of 50 people on outstanding felony warrants sought by the Warren Police Department, officials announced Jan. 23. 

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Published January 22, 2020

WARREN — Warren police said the suspect in an attempted robbery remained hospitalized after a shootout with his intended victim near Eight Mile and Hoover Roads early on Jan. 22. 

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Published January 17, 2020

WARREN — A man suspected in a series of armed robberies in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties has been formally charged with two in Warren.

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Published January 17, 2020

WARREN — While serving as Warren’s public service director under Mayor Jim Fouts, Richard Sabaugh was known to take walks around City Hall at lunchtime. At midday on Jan. 16, he was getting ready to leave for the last time as a city employee.

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Published January 17, 2020

CENTER LINE — A 10-year tax increase to support public safety in Center Line that passed by a huge margin in August 2011 is coming back to the ballot for a renewal in March.

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Published January 15, 2020

WARREN — A resident escaped injury with the help of his neighbors Jan. 13 after an evening house fire near 11 Mile and Hoover roads.

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Published January 14, 2020

WARREN — Family members said 68-year-old Juliette Peterson knew William Faulkner for decades and that while they were living under the same roof, they were not in a relationship on Jan. 9, the day Faulkner allegedly stabbed her to death.

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Published January 10, 2020

CENTER LINE — The body of a 68-year-old woman was found in the bathtub of an apartment in Center Line after her boyfriend walked into the police station late on Jan. 9 and asked officers to check on her welfare.

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Published January 10, 2020

CENTER LINE — As a city councilman, Ron Lapham often cast a dissenting vote against the majority. Sometimes, his was the lone vote against.

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Published January 10, 2020

WARREN — A group of 30 comedians will battle it out before a live audience and a panel of judges Jan. 25, where laughs will help determine the winner during the Comedy 4 Cancer Rumble fundraiser.

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Published January 10, 2020

WARREN — A toxic mess festered in the basement of a blighted Madison Heights business for years before it squirted out of a nearby freeway embankment in the days leading up to Christmas.

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Published January 10, 2020

WARREN — Warren police said a 26-year-old parolee who remained in custody at press time is a “serial robber” with alleged ties to a series of thefts at stores in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties over the last month.

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Published January 3, 2020

CENTER LINE — An influx of youthful vision tempered with veteran leadership might be just what it takes to help make Center Line a destination for small businesses and the families that will support them.

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