Friday Aug 29
Neighbors detail final minutes of jogger's life after Lapeer County dog mauling
Craig Systma's family wiped away tears as neighbors recalled his last moments of his life after he was mauled by two Cane Corso's while jogging on July 23. "At first I didn't know what I was seeing," neighbor Edward Elmer said during a preliminary hearing for dog owners Sebastiano Quagliata and Valbona Lucaj, who are charged with murder in Systma's ... (more)
In Defiant Action, Pipeline Protesters Lock Themselves to Trucks
Demanding a halt to pipeline corporation Enbridge's continued expansion of Line 6B-which ruptured in 2010, spilling over one million gallons of tar sands oil and diluting chemicals into a tributary of the Kalamazoo River-two activists Monday morning locked themselves to a pipeline construction truck leaving Precision Pipeline storage yard in ... (more)
Classic car investing can rev up or crash your nest egg
Classic cars may be a joy to show off at events such as Saturday's 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise here, but as investment vehicles, they involve unique costs and risks .
'Cruise in Shoes' 5k kicks off 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise
There were people as well as engines running on Woodward Avenue for the 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise.
Detroit Free Press
Susan Tompor: Classic cars a way to rev up cash or crash into nest egg?
Car collectors can cash in during Dream Cruise: For sale signs pop up on classic cars during Dream Cruise.
The Detroit News
Handful of Metro Detroit school districts gain on state scorecards
Since last year, 13 school districts in Metro Detroit improved while seven lost ground in an assessment released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Education.
Oakland County road work
The Road Commission for Oakland County list includes its work, as well as projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the road commission.