Attorney: New details reveal how Oxford High School officials missed red flags before shooting

(CBS DETROIT) – New information details the months and days leading up to the deadly school shooting in Oxford, according to the attorney representing the victims’ families. Attorney Ven Johnson is leading the lawsuit against the district. He’s accusing school officials of missing multiple red flags that he believes could have prevented the tragedy. Johnson … Read more

Oakland County Prosecutor Creates Mass Shooting Commission

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said she has created a first-of-its-kind Commission that involves community stakeholders and national experts to develop an evidence-based curriculum to prevent gun violence and mass shootings. “I just can’t for one more day, turn on the TV or the news and watch more people killed and murdered – children, and … Read more

Mobile ice cream parlor Bombshell Treat Bar land’s Somerset Collection residency | Food News | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy of Bombshell Treat Bar Bombshells are heading to Somerset Collection — and no, we’re not talking svelte models or pinup girls. We’re talking about the frozen dessert experts, Bombshell Treat Bar. The local startup specializes in over-the-top and uniquely decorated hand-dipped ice cream bars. The shop announced that through Nov. 6, … Read more

Oakland County deputy suspended without pay for alleged “wrongdoing”

(CBS DETROIT) – An Oakland County deputy was suspended without pay on Sunday following an investigation for wrongdoing, officials say. According to the sheriff’s office, the unnamed deputy was assigned to the Corrections Division and has been employed for five months, working the midnight shift at the Oakland County Jail. Authorities did not specify the … Read more

$2.5M medieval castle with drawbridge, hidden staircase for sale in Oakland County

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Picture living in a medieval castle in Oakland County. For $2.5 million, that could become a reality. The property, which is listed by Signature Sotheby’s International Realty, sits on 6 acres at 2009 Victorian Hill in Oakland Township. The Victorian-gothic home was built in 1990 and is 60 feet … Read more

Nearly 100 E. coli cases reported in 3 Michigan counties, prompting health advisory | Michigan News | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock E. coli cells under a microscope A significant increase in E. coli cases in Michigan prompted health officials to issue an advisory about food safety and the importance of hand-washing. So far this month, 98 cases of E. coli were reported in Oakland, Ottawa, and Kent counties, compared to 20 during … Read more

Oakland County Woman Charged With Auto Insurance Fraud, Accused Of Forging Title To Conceal Lien – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — An Oakland County woman is charged after reporting her car stolen and filing a false insurance claim, receiving more than 42,000. According to the US Attorney’s Office, prosecutors charged 32-year-old Brittany Brown, of Clarkston, with false pretenses of $20,000 or more but less than $50,000, forgery of licenses/plates, and insurance fraud. READ … Read more

First Human Case Of West Nile Virus In 2022 Reported In Oakland County – CBS Detroit

OAKLAND COUNTY (CBS DETROIT) – If you’re planning any outdoor activities, you may want to break out the bug spray after the first human case of the West Nile virus in 2022 has been reported in metro Detroit. This comes after a resident of Oakland County tested positive for the virus following a blood donation. … Read more

Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Found in Oakland County; What To Do If You See One – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The spotted lanternfly was detected last week in Oakland County, making it the first detection of this invasive bug in Michigan. Spotted lanternflies are more likely to be seen with folded wings. Look for gray to brown wings with black spots, and black-striped wing tips. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department … Read more