Brian Johnston, The Oakland Press

Brian Johnston

The Oakland Press

Michigan, United States

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

Recent articles by Brian:

State Emergency Operations Center activated in response to water main break

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has activated the State Emergency Operations Center, in response to the ongoing Great Lakes Water Authority water main break. → Read More

Man arraigned in killing of co-worker at GM Orion Plant

A 48-year-old man has been arraigned on an open murder charge Saturday, Aug. 13, after the killing of a Pontiac resident at the GM Orion Plant Thursday. → Read More

Water main break leads to boil water notice for 23 communities

A boil water advisory has been issued for 23 communities after the Great Lakes Water Authority discovered a leak in its largest main. → Read More

Oakland County woman named Mrs. USA 2022

Oakland County resident Mila Pershyna has been named Mrs. USA 2022. → Read More

Commerce Township man appointed to Michigan Board of Pharmacy

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointment of Rony Foumia, of Commerce Township, to the Michigan Board of Pharmacy Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. → Read More

Two from Oakland County appointed to state mortuary board

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of LaShonda D. Martin, of Southfield, and Vern A. Pixley, of Rochester, to the Board of Examiners in Mortuary Science Thursday, Aug. 11,… → Read More

Troy man appointed to Michigan Board of Accountancy

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Paul M. Balas, of Troy, to the Michigan Board of Accountancy Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. → Read More

DNR: Spotted lanternfly confirmed in Oakland County

Michigan’s first detection of the spotted lanternfly was confirmed in Oakland County Wednesday, Aug. 10, according to officials. → Read More

Hazardous weather outlook issued for Southeast Michigan

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Southeast Michigan throughout 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. → Read More

Clarkston man critically injured in single-vehicle crash

A 22-year-old Clarkston man was critically injured after his car struck a tree in Springfield Township Sunday, July 31. → Read More

70-year-old Waterford man dies in Pontiac crash

A 70-year-old Waterford Township man is dead after being struck by a by a vehicle in Pontiac Sunday, July 31. → Read More

Isabella County Fair comes to a close

The 2022 Isabella County Youth and Farm Fair in Mt. Pleasant wrapped up Saturday, July 25. → Read More

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.1 billion

The Mega Millions jackpot has now reached $1.1 billion, the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. → Read More

Two from Oakland County named to Michigan Women’s Commission

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of two Oakland County residents to the Michigan Women’s Commission. → Read More

Huntington Woods woman appointed to Michigan Health Endowment Fund Board

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointment of Huntington Woods resident Gilda Jacobs to the Michigan Health Endowment Fund Board. → Read More

Sterling Heights woman appointed to Michigan Board of Architects

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Sterling Heights resident Johnnie Wilson to the Michigan Board of Architects Thursday, July 28. → Read More

Oxford High School student gets standing ovation on ‘America’s Got Talent’

An Oxford High School student performed on America’s Got Talent, receiving a standing ovation from the audience and judges. → Read More

13-year-old girl reported missing from Southfield

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Southfield Police Department at (248)796-5500. → Read More

Monday declared Ozone Action Day

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments has announced Monday, July 18, will be an Ozone Action Day throughout Southeast Michigan. → Read More

Sterling Heights man charged with criminal sexual conduct in store

A Sterling Heights man has been arraigned on a charge of inappropriately touching a woman at a Rochester Hills store. → Read More