Birmingham residents came home from vacation on Monday, June 8, and discovered their house had been broken into while they were away.
Homeowners in the 1300 block of Northlawn reported to police that their house had been broken into while they were on vacation and several items were stolen from their home. Police said it appeared someone had gained access to the home through a window.
Birmingham police are investigating.
A Bloomfield Township homeowner reported to police that someone stole gift bags left for her children on her front porch on Monday, June 1.
The resident, who lives in the 600 block of Yarmouth Road, called police on Tuesday, June 2, to report the larceny. She informed officers that around 5 p.m. Monday, June 1, a neighbor left two gift bags on her porch for her children. Sometime between 5 and 8 p.m., an unknown individual stole the bags.
The bags contained cards, candy a
An employee at the Birmingham Walgreens called police to report that a man had walked out with electronic items down his shorts on Thursday, June 4, and police later arrested him.
The employee at Walgreens, 34300 Woodward Avenue, told officers he saw a man place electronic
items in his shorts and walk out of the store without paying for them.
Birmingham police later located the man, a 60-year-old from Detroit, who was in possession of the stolen items.
The Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) announced it has created a crowdfunding website for citizens to help raise funds to buy personal protective equipment (PPE) for Birmingham small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The BSD, along with Oakland County, has provided numerous Birmingham businesses with an initial supply of PPE starter kits. However, as businesses begin to fully reopen to the public, there is an increasing need for additional supplies. The PPE
The Birmingham Public Schools Board of Education announced the sale of $52.13 million worth of school building and site and refunding bonds, the first in a series of bonds following the March 10 approval of $195 million bond proposal to address facility needs and funding enhancements through 2026.
According to James Larson-Shidler, assistant superintendent for business services at the district, a portion of the proceeds of the bonds, in the amount of $45.64 million, represe
Displaced artists tagged the Chester and Park Street parking structures in downtown Birmingham on Monday, June 1, police reported.
Officers were first dispatched to the Chester parking structure, 200 S. Chester Street, at 8 a.m., when graffiti was found on the fourth and fifth level walls of the southwest stairwell. Then, at 10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Park Street garage, 400 Park Street, after blue and yellow paint was found on the north wall of the structure.