Brian Johnston, The Oakland Press

Brian Johnston

The Oakland Press

Michigan, United States

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Recent:
  • The Oakland Press
  • The Macomb Daily
  • Daily Tribune
Past:
  • The Morning Sun
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
  • Press & Guide

Recent articles by Brian:

Remember 2022: Ten most-read stories of year by Oakland Press readers

Here’s a look at the most-read Oakland Press stories of 2022. → Read More

Remember 2022: Ten most-read online stories of year by Macomb Daily readers

Here’s a look at the most-viewed stories of 2022. → Read More

Remember 2022: Ten most-read stories of year by Tribune readers

Take a look at some of the most-read stories of 2022. → Read More

Nessel: Beware of scams during upcoming storms

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning residents to avoid scams and price-gouging during the predicted winter storms this week. → Read More

Nessel: Beware of scams during upcoming storms

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning residents to avoid scams and price-gouging during the predicted winter storms this week. → Read More

Police: Small plane crashes in Auburn Hills

A plane crashed on the Stellantis property in Auburn Hills after the pilot experienced engine trouble, according to police. → Read More

Police: 15 Mile closed near high school

15 Mile Road has been closed near Sterling Heights High School due to downed traffic signals and power lines. → Read More

Attorney general appeals prisoner release

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has filed an appeal after a parole board voted to release a man convicted of several violent crimes in Livingston County. → Read More

Mt. Pleasant Middle School principal: ‘No credible threat’ against school, students

Mt. Pleasant Middle School Principal Darby Weaver has responded after a threat against the school was posted on social media Thursday night. → Read More

Sheriff’s Office: Woman found shot to death on Pontiac sidewalk

Deputies are investigating a shooting death, after the body of a 22-year-old woman was found on a Pontiac sidewalk Sunday, Dec. 4. → Read More

Dearborn man faces charges of ethnic intimidation in Bloomfield Township

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald announced a Dearborn man has been charged with two counts of ethnic intimidation, stemming from a reported incident Friday, Dec. 2. → Read More

Photos: The Milford Christmas Parade

The Milford Christmas Parade was held in downtown Milford Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. → Read More

Second child dies after shooting in Isabella reservation

A second child has died after injuries sustained in a an alleged murder-suicide at the Isabella Indian Reservation, according to a family member. → Read More

Tribal Police: One dead of apparent suicide

A person in the Isabella Reservation within Chippewa Township is dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound early Sunday, Nov. 13. → Read More

Mid-Michigan weather: Warmth ends abruptly late this week

After a windy weekend, we’ll calm down to start off the work week, but it turns active again by the end of the week and turns much colder by this upcoming weekend. → Read More

Holly to hold special meeting over ethics violation accusations

The Village of Holly Council has announced a special meeting do discuss a possible violation of the village’s code of ethics and conduct by councilor Ryan Delaney. → Read More

Anti-Flag at Sanctuary Detroit, 5 Things to Know

Anti-Flag’s next album, “Lies They Tell Our Children,” isn’t due out until early January. → Read More

Sheriff’s office seeks suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the driver of an Audi Q7, after the vehicle reportedly struck a Davison woman in Rochester Hills, then fled the scene. → Read More

Forecast: Rain has small chance of playing trick on Halloween treats

A raincoat or an umbrella might be a necessary part of this year’s Halloween costume, and possibly a light jacket. → Read More

Teen girl reported missing in Southfield

Southfield police are seeking the public’s help finding a missing teenage girl. → Read More