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Written 07/26/2016 by Livingston Daily

Golf Outing Benefits Scholarship Fund

The Patrick O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship Fund is hosting its second annual golf outing in September.The golf scramble begins at 8 a.m. Sept. 2 with registration and continental breakfast at The Golf Club at Mount Brighton, 4141 Bauer Road in Genoa Township. read more
Written 07/23/2016 by Fox 2 Detroit

Body of Missing Teen Recovered From Lake in West Bloomfield

Authorities say they have recovered the body of a swimmer who went missing overnight in a lake in West Bloomfield.Authorities had been searching Middle Straits Lake for the 17-year-old since around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. They recovered his body just before 9 a.m. read more
Written 07/22/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

Teen drowns in Middle Straits Lake

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team has recovered the body of a 17-year-old Walled Lake resident who reportedly jumped into Middle Straits Lake shortly after 1 a.m. July 21... read more
Written 07/20/2016 by Beth Dalbey

Barricaded Man Gives Up After SWAT Team Responds

Oakland County authorities deployed a SWAT team over the weekend after an armed man allegedly barricaded himself and a hostage in his home and fired once at officers who were responding to a domestic violence complaintThe Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the Keego Harbo... read more
Written 07/15/2016 by iaff1721.org

WBFD Hires Nine New Fire Fighters

On July 11th, 2016 the West Bloomfield Fire Department welcomed 9 new firefighter / paramedics to the Department. Today begins their one year probationary period where the Department will train and evaluate our new firefighters. Local1721 will now be a 97 member local. read more
Written 07/14/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

Pool Heater Catches Fire

Crews from three West Bloomfield fire stations responded to a structure fire in the 6300 block of St. James Drive, near West Maple and Orchard Lake roads, shortly after midnight June 28... read more
Written 07/12/2016 by Mike Martindale

Police, Parishioners Express Unity in Dallas Aftermath

Saying we’re living in troubling times, a Pontiac pastor and his flock showed unity with police officers in the aftermath of recent high-profile shooting incidents around the country involving cops and citizens... read more
Written 07/11/2016 by Beth Dalbey

Dallas Police Shootings Put Metro Detroit on High Alert

Calling the sniper attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven others “urban terrorism,” Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Friday his department is on high alert, according to media reports.The heightened status “is not an overreaction,” Craig told The Detroit News... read more
Written 07/06/2016 by abc13.com


A stuffed animal was decapitated then hung from a tree in the backyard of a family's home in Michigan.They told WXYZ that it's not the first time the family has felt they were being targeted because of their race in the two years they've owned home."I don't know who it is... read more
Written 07/05/2016 by downtownpublications.com

Wallet stolen at estate sale

A woman reported to police that her wallet was taken out of her purse at a Bloomfield Township estate sale... read more
Written 07/04/2016 by Jay Grossman

Driver tells police he’s an ‘indigenous tribal member’

Kevin Keys, a 44-year-old Detroit man with six suspensions on his driver’s license and multiple warrants for his arrest, tried to slip away from Bloomfield Township police by claiming he was “an indigenous tribal member” who did not have to follow state laws regarding a driver’s license and vehic... read more
Written 07/02/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

Woman shot in chest in Bloomfield Township

The Bloomfield Township Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place in the 1600 block of Winthrop Road, near Woodward Avenue and East Square Lake Road, around 9 a.m. June 29.According to Sgt... read more
Written 06/28/2016

West Bloomfield Police Department Press Release

On June 2nd, 2016, the West Bloomfield Police Department received four calls regarding the break-in of unlockedvehicles in the area of Leroy Lane and Mandale Lane. Victims reported missing personal property and damagefrom a fire extinguisher which was dispensed in several of the vehicles... read more
Written 06/28/2016

Partners & Protectors: Inside the West Bloomfield Police Department

The West Bloomfield Police Department has worked hard to become one of the finest Police Departments in the State of Michigan. They strive to provide the best training possible for their employees as well as offer the highest quality of professionalism and customer service to the community... read more
Written 06/24/2016 by Debra Metler

Deadly Fire Pit Smoke Allowed if Cooking?

Fire pit smoke is as deadly as cigarette smoking and has been linked to lung cancer, heart attacks, asthma, and more as reported by many well respected sources. The particulates from burning wood are so small that they can enter your home even if all of the windows and doors are closed... read more
Written 06/23/2016

The Splash: Episode 13, June 20th, 2016

On this week’s episode of “The Splash” we hear from community members on how the West Bloomfield Police Foundation has impacted the township, then talk with the planning department on the Township Center District in West Bloomfield, and later sit down with Stacie Zotkovich, the 2016 Mrs... read more
Written 06/18/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

Fire Department rescues cat in tree

WEST BLOOMFIELD — It’s a tale as old as time — a cat in a tree. On June 9, West Bloomfield Fire Lt. Matt Majestic and firefighter/paramedic Dennis Cole were dispatched to a house on Weymouth Street, near Cooley Lake and South Hospital roads, in the early afternoon... read more
Written 06/18/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

Arson suspect flees state

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Police and Fire departments are conducting a joint investigation into an alleged arson incident that occurred on Azalea Court, near West 14 Mile Road and Haggerty Highway, at around 1 a.m. May 31... read more
Written 06/15/2016

Gun Lock Safety in West Bloomfield

West Bloomfield’s Chief of Police, Michael Patton, explains when and where residents can pick up a gun lock for their firearms. Video in the link provided. read more
Written 06/08/2016 by Cari DeLamielleure-Scott

West Bloomfield officer recognized for lifesaving event

West Bloomfield police officer Asreta Yumny was presented with the Lifesaving Award at the Oakland County Medical Control Authority meeting May 26 for her involvement in saving the life of a West Bloomfield resident... read more
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