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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Maxx, Oakland County K-9 Officer, Dies of Natural Causes

Maxx, Oakland County K-9 Officer, Dies of Natural Causes

Maxx had only been with the sheriff's office for a short time. Two new dogs have been added to the K-9 unit, comprised of 14 dogs trained in bomb, arson and narcotics detection, as well as f
American Red Cross Cites ‘Urgent’ Need for Blood, Looming Emergency

American Red Cross Cites ‘Urgent’ Need for Blood, Looming Emergency

The Red Cross could experience an emergency situation in the coming weeks if blood donations don't increase, the organization said in a statement.
Weird Michigan: Serious #Facepalm Moments from the Patch News Feed

Weird Michigan: Serious #Facepalm Moments from the Patch News Feed

From reputed testicle-eating fish to a dead man who was billed $500 for removal of his own body to #OMGPD moments like the woman who shot her lover for a bad performance in bed, it was a wil
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
UPDATE: Novi Flasher Turns Himself In

UPDATE: Novi Flasher Turns Himself In

The suspect allegedly showed a female shopper his genitalia at a retal store earlier this week.
Police: ‘Guardian Angels’ On Duty in Road Rage

Police: ‘Guardian Angels’ On Duty in Road Rage

A Novi man allegedly fired multiple shots at a pickup truck that passed his small compact car early Tuesday morning. “It could have turned out a lot different,” New Baltimore Police Chie
Police Warn Residents of Daytime Home Invasions when Residents are Away

Police Warn Residents of Daytime Home Invasions when Residents are Away

The suspects are reportedly knocking on doors to see if someone is home. If there's an answer, they make up an unusual name, then explain they have the wrong address. If no one answers, they
4 Prison Workers Caught in Sexual Dalliances with Inmates on Surveillance Video

4 Prison Workers Caught in Sexual Dalliances with Inmates on Surveillance Video

“It’s very concerning on a number of levels” and “unprecedented,” a Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman said after four workers at the same facility were fired on the same
Testicle-Eating Fish Caught, Mafia Boss Dies, Shotgun Makes a Different Point, News Crew Ducks for Cover: Michigan News Digest

Testicle-Eating Fish Caught, Mafia Boss Dies, Shotgun Makes a Different Point, News Crew Ducks for Cover: Michigan News Digest

Also, a Dearborn man who drives an ice cream truck for a living and who is accused in the 1980 torture killings of Irish soldiers in Lebanon was arrested on immigration charges.
Novi Judge Vows to Fight Tenure Commission’s Charges

Novi Judge Vows to Fight Tenure Commission’s Charges

“They forgot I was a Marine and I’m not going without a fight,” Judge Dennis Powers said, adding the complaints against him allege “nothing about me being a poor judge.”
Summer of Super Moons, Charlotte's New Ear, Inkster Chief's Departure, Another Child Dies in Hot Car: Michigan News Digest

Summer of Super Moons, Charlotte's New Ear, Inkster Chief's Departure, Another Child Dies in Hot Car: Michigan News Digest

Also, the state is seeking termination of parental rights of the dad who appeared stunned when Nancy Grace said his missing 12-year-old son had been found in his basement.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Judge Calls Novi Man Who Slaughtered Family ‘An Evil Human Being’

Judge Calls Novi Man Who Slaughtered Family ‘An Evil Human Being’

During his sentencing on three first-degree murder charges, Lakshminivasa Nerusu demanded an investigation of psychiatrists, his family and his attorney, who he claimed conspired to cover up
Novi Among the Top 3 Places to Live in Michigan, Report Shows

Novi Among the Top 3 Places to Live in Michigan, Report Shows

Novi’s top-performing schools, plus its entertainment and shopping opportunities, are drawing more residents to the city.
Academy Gives Kids a Chance to be a Firefighter or Police Officer

Academy Gives Kids a Chance to be a Firefighter or Police Officer

Applications are being accepted for the youth police and fire academy thats starts July 14 through July 18.
Novi Gets Another Mention on Top 10 List

Novi Gets Another Mention on Top 10 List

Credit Donkey citied the city's low crime rate, average salaries above $78,000 and a high percentage of residents with college or better educations.
Novi No. 2 Among Select U.S. Cities for Education: Movoto

Novi No. 2 Among Select U.S. Cities for Education: Movoto

The national real estate blog looked at 140 small cities for its Top 10 list, which also includes another Oakland County community.