Dave Phillips, The Oakland Press

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The Oakland Press

Pontiac, MI, United States

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Past articles by Dave:

Former Huron Valley Hospital X-ray technician to spend up to 15 years in prison following sex abuse plea

A former Huron Valley Hospital X-ray technician has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in a sexual abuse case involving a 10-year-old girl and a 71-year-old woman. → Read More

Independent exam ordered for man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in Troy

A man charged with murder in the shooting death of a Pontiac woman in Troy last year will undergo an independent examination to determine his capability to stand trial. → Read More

Supreme Court denies appeal for man who shot Bloomfield Hills lawyer

The Michigan Supreme Court has denied an application for leave to appeal filed by a man convicted of shooting a Bloom → Read More

Fight between brothers leads to arrest in Orion Township

A 24-year-old Waterford man was arrested Tuesday night following a fight with his brother at a home in Orion Township. → Read More

Overpass on M-59 struck by vehicle for second time in two weeks

A 52-year-old Detroit man was cited for permit violations Tuesday after the commercial vehicle he was driving struck an overpass on M-59 at Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. → Read More

Beverly Hills doctor, 87, gets 15 years in pill mill scheme

An 87-year-old doctor from Beverly Hills was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to illegally distribute prescription pills. → Read More

Deputies help prevent teen from jumping into traffic on I-75 in Independence Township

Oakland County sheriff’s deputies helped keep a 17-year-old Independence Township boy from jumping into traffic on I-75 Monday evening. → Read More

Accountant from Rochester Hills accused of embezzling more than $500,000

A certified public accountant from Rochester Hills accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his clients in Troy has been ordered to undergo a competency hearing. → Read More

Pontiac man shot to death while entering home identified

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the Pontiac man shot to death late Monday night. → Read More

Man accused of shooting intruder to death released from custody pending further investigation

The 23-year-old Pontiac man arrested following a fatal shooting late Monday night has been released from custody pending furt → Read More

No injuries in Holly house fire

A fire investigator from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of North Saginaw Road in Holly to assist with an investigation. → Read More

Highland Township man facing several charges following crime spree

An 18-year-old Highland Township man is the suspect in a weekend crime spree that included the theft of a minivan, larcenies from vehicles and a building, multiple malicious destruction of property incidents and an attempted breaking and entering. → Read More

Mother’s boyfriend arrested after Pontiac boy, 3, suffers broken clavicle, femur

A 29-year-old Pontiac man was arrested Friday after his girlfriend’s 3-year-old boy required treatment for a broken clavicle and broken femur. → Read More

Highland Township man, 79, Tasered and committed after stabbing self in chest

A 79-year-old Highland Township man suffering from dementia was committed to a hospital Friday after stabbing himself in the chest and cutting his 74-year-old wife’s hand in the process. → Read More

Purse stolen from vehicle parked at Orion Township day care facility

A purse was stolen from a vehicle parked at Pee Wee Patch Day Care in the 1700 block of Lapeer Road in Orion Township. → Read More

Wixom man gets three years in fight that resulted in Lyon resident’s death

A Wixom man who pleaded no contest to manslaughter has been sentenced to three years in prison in the 2015 death of a Lyon Township resident. → Read More

Farmington High School cheerleading coach gets probation after stealing from team

A former Farmington High School cheerleading coach convicted of taking thousands of dollars from the team has been sentenced to five years of probation. → Read More

Reward offered in 2011 Pontiac homicide

A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in a 2011 Pontiac homicide. → Read More

Gorcyca issues response to Judicial Tenure Commission complaint

Oakland Circuit Judge Lisa Gorcyca has issued a response to the Judicial Tenure Commission complaint filed against her late last year. → Read More

Life sentence vacated for murder convict who was juvenile at time of shooting

The Michigan Court of Appeals has vacated a murder convict’s sentence of life in prison without parole and rema → Read More