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Detroit, MI, United States

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Past articles by Rory:

Rochester police report another phone scam making the rounds

Rochester Police are warning residents to be wary of a phone scam affecting the local area. → Read More

Troy police near goal to get official police cat

Last week, the Troy Police Department tweeted that if they could get 10,000 followers by the end of the month, they would get an official police cat as a mascot. The department is nearly its goal, with a → Read More

Sheriff posts to avoid pipes and barges near mouth of Clinton River

The Macomb County Sheriff posted to Facebook that the “Clinton River Mouth Habitat Project is currently transitioning the south side of the DNR Harley Ensign access site into a wildlife/fishing habitat.” → Read More

Macomb County Sheriff arrests charity theft suspects after sharing video online

After sharing video to Facebook of two suspects in the theft of a charity donation jar from a business in Macomb Township, the Macomb County Sheriff posted the two had been taken into custody on September 26. → Read More

Rosie the Riveter world record attempt planned for October 14

If anyone can do it, they can. On October 14, Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center will host an attempt to break the world record for the largest number of Rosie the Riveters in one place since World War II. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, w → Read More

Prepare your own Ooo-famous cuisine with Adventure Time: The Official Cookbook

Adult chefs and young aspiring cooks alike can find a lot to like in Adventure Time: The Official Cookbook, with an assortment of dishes from and inspired by the popular Cartoon Network show. You don’t need to be a fan of the show to enjoy the → Read More

Pinball FX 2 VR is not so special when lit

We’ve seen how virtual reality can take an existing game and make it more immersive, by putting the player in the center of the action. Sometimes being in the middle of the action means standing in front of a pinball machine, playing pinball. The effe → Read More

Ohio State University reports active shooter

Ohio State University’s Twitter account has reported an active shooter on its campus. Messages sent from social media advised students, “Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.” → Read More

Rehabilitated bald eagle to be released from Mackinac Bridge Oct. 4

A rehabilitated bald eagle will be released back into the wild at the Mackinac Bridge on Oct. 4, according to a press release from the Mackinac Bridge Authority. → Read More

Rehabilitated bald eagle to be released from Mackinac Bridge Oct. 4

A rehabilitated bald eagle will be released back into the wild at the Mackinac Bridge on Oct. 4, according to a press release from the Mackinac Bridge Authority. → Read More

Michigan ranked as one of nation’s most lenient states on bad drivers

According to a recent report by, Michigan is one of the most lenient states in the country on bad drivers. → Read More

Clawson Public Schools named one of state’s notably successful districts

A recently released report by the Michigan Education Finance Study names Clawson Public Schools one of the state’s “notably successful” schools. → Read More

Owners remember the fire that destroyed Historic Highland Feed and Supply, begin rebuilding

In a post on Blogspot, the owners of Historic Highland Feed and Supply recalled the day one year ago when the store was destroyed by fire. → Read More

Couple spots deck fire in Royal Oak while playing Pokemon Go

A couple out playing the new smartphone game Pokemon Go is credited with stopping a house fire in Royal Oak, according to a report from CBS Detroit. → Read More

Metro Detroit home prices, sales rose again in June

According to a report by Crain’s Detroit Business, home prices rose again last month, continuing the upward t → Read More

Mexico-based auto supplier to establish U.S. headquarters in Wixom

Tremec, a Mexico City-based auto supplier, plans to set up its U.S. headquarters in Wixom, according to a report from → Read More

Runners coming out for Rochester Hills Government Youth Council Charity 5K Saturday

It’s time to get your walking shoes on for a good cause. The Rochester Hills Government Youth Council is planning their annual charity 5k for this Saturday at Bloomer Park, located at 345 John R Road Rochester Hills. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on Ju → Read More

Quantum Break is an epic story with a few stutters

Quantum Break, announced originally as an exclusive title in the early days of the Xbox One, has a lot of expectations to live up to. While it’s no longer strictly exclusive to Microsoft’s console, it’s still one of their flagship → Read More

Legoland hosts Adult Night at Great Lakes Crossing

Adults with a youthful spirit will be able to stretch their creative muscles once a month when Legoland at Great Lakes Crossing host their Adult Night, according to a report from → Read More

Prices rise as demand for a home outstrips supply in suburban Detroit

Home prices have begun skyrocketing as the supply of for-sale homes in the Metro Detroit has been far outweighed by the demand of home buyers, according to a report from → Read More