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1 hr ago | The Detroit News
A water war is brewing with two weeks left for Orr to sway county officials and meet a self-imposed Dec. 20 deadline for initiating an agreement that would raise cash for the bankrupt city and be a pillar of a plan to restructure more than $18 billion in debt.
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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press
A local philanthropist said Thursday he'll donate $5 million toward protecting the Detroit Institute of Arts' renowned collection and city retirees' pensions -- and he hopes to inspire others to give.
Oakland County Human Resources is looking to fill full- and part-time positions.
The following construction activities are scheduled for the weekend beginning Friday, Dec. 6, and ending Monday, Dec. 9. Parade closures are included in the list.
When you turn on your tree, and the family sighed, because there's a light that won't light on one side, don't just throw them away, that's wasteful, you see - recycle them instead with the RSOC.
For the second time in the past four months, former Birmingham Mayor Seth Chafetz has been arrested on a meth charge.
Making Woodward Avenue cool - presumably more than it is already to muscle car fans and pub-crawling millennials - could revitalize Pontiac, diversify the economy into the technology sector and even reverse brain drain, a committee of the Oakland County Business Roundtable has determined.
When a patient with Alzheimer's was reported missing about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday in West Bloomfield Township, deputies took to the skies.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has been chosen as one of nine Governing Magazine 2013 Public Officials of the Year.
A release from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office stated a preliminary investigation indicated the man may have committed suicide while deputies were nearby.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office reports that family members of the 26-year-old victim visited the Highland Township Substation at about 11:15 Monday morning, saying he was having suicidal thoughts and seeking a court order for a mental health evaluation.
Mayor Barry Brickner snapped this photo Monday when the steel bell was half-way up the new Farmington Hills water tower.
State Sen. Bert Johnson plans to announce Thursday he'll run next year for the 14th Congressional District seat.
Residents along the Paint Creek Mill Race received good news at a special meeting of the Oakland Township Board of Trustees Nov. 20. The board is applying for two grants from the Stormwater Asset Management Wastewater Grant and Loan Program .
Royal Oak officials took a stand Monday night against the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments' proposal to expand Interstate 75 from M-59 to Eight Mile Road.
New York auction house Christie's estimates the fair market value of city-bought works at the Detroit Institute of Arts to be between roughly $450 million and $870 million.
A 77-year-old West Bloomfield woman with dementia was found dead in a canal Tuesday, according to police.