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Royal Oak Names New School Administrator

Royal Oak Names New School Administrator

The new assistant principal was a teacher and administrative intern at Birmingham Public School District.
Royal Oak Police Respond to Pedestrian-Train Accident

Royal Oak Police Respond to Pedestrian-Train Accident

Royal Oak police responded to a report that an Amtrak train hit a pedestrian Monday afternoon.

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Drive-Through Funerals, 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' Extras, Pungent Theft Ring, Still a Few Days to vote in Home of the Brave Singing Contest: Michigan News Digest

Drive-Through Funerals, 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' Extras, Pungent Theft Ring, Still a Few Days to vote in Home of the Brave Singing Contest: Michigan News Digest

Also, prosecutors want to include evidence of a 2005 soccer match attack in the case against Dearborn man who fatally punched soccer ref.
Who's Leading Comerica's Home of the Brave Singing Contest? Still Time to Vote

Who's Leading Comerica's Home of the Brave Singing Contest? Still Time to Vote

The race is tight, and the public only has a few more days to vote for their favorite hero singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
'Holy Hollywood, Batman': Extras Cast for 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

'Holy Hollywood, Batman': Extras Cast for 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

For now, only background extras are needed for the Zack Snyder-directed movie, which is being filed in the Detroit area.
Royal Oak Names New School Administrator

Royal Oak Names New School Administrator

The new assistant principal was a teacher and administrative intern at Birmingham Public School District.
Royal Oak Police Respond to Pedestrian-Train Accident

Royal Oak Police Respond to Pedestrian-Train Accident

Royal Oak police responded to a report that an Amtrak train hit a pedestrian Monday afternoon.
The Devil's in Detroit: Fiery Fuss Over Separation of (Satan's) Church and State

The Devil's in Detroit: Fiery Fuss Over Separation of (Satan's) Church and State

The Oklahoma State Capitol is more than 1,000 miles away, but Detroit Satanists have a thing or two to say about Baphomet monument.
Wakes in the Fast Lane: Funeral Home Offers Drive-Through Viewing

Wakes in the Fast Lane: Funeral Home Offers Drive-Through Viewing

A drawer holding a guest book opens, just like in drive-through banking, a curtain opens and mourners never have to leave their vehicles.
10-Month-Old Baby Held in Armed Standoff with Police

10-Month-Old Baby Held in Armed Standoff with Police

Police saw man holding woman at gunpoint at Rochester mobile home. The standoff ended about 9 a.m. Saturday.
Prosecutors Want 2005 Report of Soccer Fight in Trial of Man Accused of Fatally Punching Soccer Ref

Prosecutors Want 2005 Report of Soccer Fight in Trial of Man Accused of Fatally Punching Soccer Ref

Almost a decade ago, Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an assault during a soccer match.
Was Smell of Pot on Little Girl Justification for a Search Warrant?

Was Smell of Pot on Little Girl Justification for a Search Warrant?

Kindergartener's father has a medical cannabis grower's card; his attorney says pot smell on daughter wasn't probable cause for warrant.
Solider Spurned at Daughter's School, Mom Teens Suspected in X-Rated Vandalism, Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong and Other #OMGPD Headlines: Michigan News Digest

Solider Spurned at Daughter's School, Mom Teens Suspected in X-Rated Vandalism, Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong and Other #OMGPD Headlines: Michigan News Digest

Also, social media erupted with rumors Friday that the Batmobile had been stolen from a set of "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Riddle Me This: Did Villains Steal Batmobile from 'Batman v. Superman' Set?

Riddle Me This: Did Villains Steal Batmobile from 'Batman v. Superman' Set?

The joke(r) was on anyone who shared or retweeted a story about theft of the Caped Crusader’s machine.
Shoplifting Suspect Arrested After Chase Ends in Crash: Royal Oak Police Blotter

Shoplifting Suspect Arrested After Chase Ends in Crash: Royal Oak Police Blotter

The Royal Oak Police Department made 48 arrests during the week of Sept. 4-11.
Royal Oak Makes Movoto's Top 10 List of Happiest Small Cities in America

Royal Oak Makes Movoto's Top 10 List of Happiest Small Cities in America

The Detroit Zoo, a plethora of festivals and an educated citizenry make Royal Oak a happy place – but not as cheerful as East Lansing.
Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong Underwear Instead of Thumb

Hitchhiker Flashes Purple Thong Underwear Instead of Thumb

When the full super Moon rose over a metro Detroit community Tuesday, it had nothing to do with the lunar calendar.
Mom, Teens Suspected of Using Weed Killer in Phallic Football Field Prank

Mom, Teens Suspected of Using Weed Killer in Phallic Football Field Prank

School officials relocate games, say it will cost $10,000 to erase outline of giant male genitalia that began appearing after Labor Day.
Pop Cans Out, Techie Bells and Whistles In for Detroit Firefighters

Pop Cans Out, Techie Bells and Whistles In for Detroit Firefighters

Offers to help bankrupt Detroit mean firefighters may soon be able to recycle pop cans instead of relying on them for alerts.
Cops in the Doghouse After 'Infantile Prank' With Stray Pooch

Cops in the Doghouse After 'Infantile Prank' With Stray Pooch

You won't believe who police officers found and what was going on when they responded to a suspected burglary in progress.
9/11 Memorial Service Honors Heroes, World's Tallest Dog Dies, Coast Guard Worries About Great Lakes Oil Spill, Irish Music Festival Softens Things for Your Bum: Michigan News Digest

9/11 Memorial Service Honors Heroes, World's Tallest Dog Dies, Coast Guard Worries About Great Lakes Oil Spill, Irish Music Festival Softens Things for Your Bum: Michigan News Digest

Also, solar flare could foul up communications, Michigan's gubernatorial race is statistically tied, Ray Rice provides a teachable moment.
Irish Eyes Will Smile, and Your Bum Will Be Happy, Too

Irish Eyes Will Smile, and Your Bum Will Be Happy, Too

The Michigan Irish Music Festival organizers wanted revelers to linger a little longer. So they’ve spruced up the portable toilets.