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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 May 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — In 1966, Tim Litz returned from Vietnam a Marine, ready to get on with life. It wasn’t long before he found the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Published May 20, 2019

CENTER LINE — The Center Line Planning Commission voted last week to approve a plan that would bring vehicle display lots, parts storage and a sales office to the east side of Van Dyke Avenue, directly across from the Rinke car dealership.

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Published May 20, 2019

WARREN — An employee reportedly suffered a minor injury after she was struck by a vehicle occupied by four men who allegedly tried to leave a Warren restaurant May 14 without paying for a meal.

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Published May 20, 2019

WARREN — A candidate has asked a judge to remove four Warren City Council incumbents seeking re-election from the 2019 ballot, citing voter-approved term limits.

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Published May 17, 2019

WARREN — Warren police made 35 arrests for crimes ranging from pimping to prostitution to narcotics violations as part of an undercover operation involving seven motels and one private home May 14-16.

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Published May 13, 2019

WARREN — A fire that reportedly caused $250,000 in structural damage to an apartment building near Frazho and Ryan roads May 5 officially remained under investigation after four days, but investigators pointed to an electrical issue as the most likely cause.

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Published May 13, 2019

WARREN — Pulled pork. Smoked beef brisket. Baked beans, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw and cornbread. The members of Warren’s Community Emergency Response Team are in some ways the unsung heroes of any public safety response, but a group of Warren Police Department commanders made their appreciation clear May 4 with an epic barbecue lunch for the team’s members, who also left with a certificate of thanks.

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Published May 13, 2019

WARREN — They were on the list of candidates for the primary election when they filed to run for office ahead of the April 23 deadline. Then they were off the list amid legal questions about whether candidates with felony records can run for city office in the first place, according to a provision of the Warren charter.

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Published May 3, 2019

WARREN — They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but that wasn’t the case at the 37th District Court on the last Monday of Chief Probation Officer Gregg Wilczynski’s long career.

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Published May 2, 2019

WARREN — Former Macomb County Clerk/Register of Deeds Karen Spranger was arrested at a Warren coffee shop May 2 on a felony warrant authorized the day before, following an investigation into the alleged theft of $1,660 from a Warren senior citizen.

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Published May 2, 2019

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WARREN — A short midday pursuit that began in Roseville and ended in Warren led to the arrest of a juvenile driver May 2. The driver, 16, was in the custody of the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center at press time.

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Published May 2, 2019

WARREN — A motorcycle operator remained in critical condition May 2, two days after a collision involving a pickup truck closed a section of westbound Interstate 696 and the service drive at Groesbeck Highway.

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Published May 1, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS/WARREN — Former Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger has been named in a felony warrant following an investigation into the alleged theft of $1,660 from a Warren senior citizen. However, Spranger’s whereabouts remain unknown at press time.

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Published May 1, 2019

WARREN — Rumors of Andrey Duzyj’s demise as a candidate for the Warren city clerk job were greatly exaggerated.

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Published April 30, 2019

WARREN — A Warren patrol officer was taken to the hospital for treatment after he reportedly sustained a cut on the top of his head during the arrest of a suspect allegedly driving a stolen minivan April 28.

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