A Bloomfield Township resident reported to police on Tuesday, June 16, she had been the victim of fraud.
The resident, who lives in the 100 block of Douglas, had wanted to return an order to Amazon. She googled “Amazon returns” and was led to a fake web page and phone number, which she called.
While on the phone she was asked for her credit card number in order to have the Amazon items returned for her. After providing her credit card number, she began to receive notifica
Birmingham police responded to Woodward and Chapin on Monday, June 22, to recover a rental car that had been stolen in Ferndale.
A 66-year-old man from Hamtramck was driving the vehicle and he was brought in for questioning.
Birmingham City Commissioners and the Planning Board met virtually to review the master plan draft review process, questions the commission had regarding reviewing lot combinations, and a potential economic stimulus program at their annual joint workshop session on Monday, June 15.
Sarah Traxler, of McKenna Associates, and Matt Lambert of DPZ, brought the two boards up to date as to where the master plan draft review process is, and challenges they are facing due to virtual
A planned unit development (PUD) site plan review for a proposed residential development to be known as Franklin Forest on Franklin Road north of Fourteen Mile Road met with mixed reviews at the Bloomfield Township Planning Commission on Monday, June 15, and was tabled in order to allow the developers to redesign their site plans.
Patti Voelker, director of planning, building and ordinance, explained the PUD site plan review was initially scheduled for March 16, but was pos
A man reported to Birmingham police that his daughter's wallet was stolen from an outside table at the Starbucks at 101 N. Old Woodward in downtown Birmingham on Wednesday, June 10.
After returning to the table she had walked away from, the girl discovered her wallet was gone.
Birmingham police currently have no suspects or witnesses. They are investigating.
Employees from the Kroger on Maple Road at Woodward Avenue called Birmingham police to report a man who had left the store with a cart full of unpaid groceries and other items on Saturday, June 13.
Officers were dispatched around 5 p.m. about the retail fraud that occurred. The employees at the Kroger, 685 E. Maple Road, described the suspect as a tall and slender white male who left the scene in a silver sedan.
Birmingham police are investigating.
Sharp-eyed employees saw a shoplifting in progress at the CVS on Old Woodward in downtown Birmingham on Sunday, June 14, and called Birmingham police.
Officers arrived at CVS, 444 Old Woodward, and found the suspect with stolen items from both CVS and Kroger.
The suspect was a 53-year-old man from Pontiac who was cited for retail fraud and arrested for a warrant out of Lansing.
Katie Grzesiak currently has one thing on her mind: garlic mustard. The invasive terrestrial plant might look cute with its small white flower petals but it’s wreacking havoc across the state. It grows quickly and returns in the early spring, which is why it’s at the front of the minds of people like Grzesiak, who is the Invasive Species Network Coordinator for the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network (NMISN).
With the thousands of seeds it can produce – up to 3,000
While to many it is considered a seminal piece of television artistry, in reality Breaking Bad was just a TV series, a mere work of fiction highlighting meek high school science teacher Walter White and his transformation into a ruthless methamphetamine producer and dealer.
Now, in another example of life imitating fiction, substance abusers are increasingly turning to methamphetamines as another drug in their arsenal, as the nation's attention has been focused on the skyro
These are dark days, indeed. A pandemic swept the world and with it our country, turning everyone's life upside down. And just as we started to manage the virus and its impact, the nation has been woke to a long-standing racial undercurrent – one to which most would not care to admit – which spawned 14 days, as of this writing, of endless protests here and around the world.
It's the same undercurrent that my parents spoke of in the late 1950's when telling us at the dinner