Monday, May 13, 2013
A St. Clair Shores driver who struck the pedestrian Sunday night stayed on the scene.
A 27-year-old Macomb Township man died Sunday night in a Clinton Township accident, police said Monday morning. Around 11 p.m., a pickup truck crashed into the Macomb pedestrian on Hall Road near Dalcoma. The pickup driver, a 53-year-old St. Clair Shores man, stayed on the scene while the Macomb man was rushed to the hospital, according to Clinton Township police. Police reported that alcohol or speed did not appear to be a factor and no charges were filed against the driver by Monday. Witnesses are asked to call Clinton Township police to help their investigation. It's unknown why the pedestrian was in the eastbound Hall Road lanes at the time of the accident, Clinton Township Police Capt. Joseph Mertes said. "We're hoping someone can …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Information in this crime blotter was supplied by the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Where arrests apply, they don't indicate convictions.
A 64-year-old Harrison Township man was arrested the evening of April 25 after he allegedly shot out the tires of the car his son was driving, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. The suspect and his 24-year-old son got into an argument at the 37000 block of Elm Lane. The father ordered him to leave but forbade him from taking the 2002 Chevy Malibu, the Sheriff's Office said. As the son started leaving the driveway in the Malibu, the father emerged from the home with a shotgun and "fired at least three rounds, flattening two tires on one side of the vehicle," the Sheriff's Office stated. The son drove the car with flattened tires to a gas station at Metropolitan Parkway and Jefferson and waited for deputies to arrive. Deputies …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Candidates will be able to apply for the vacancy in the near future.
L'Anse Creuse Public School Board Treasurer Jeffrey DiPascale plans to resign April 30, according to the district. The announcement comes after DiPascale, who's been on the board since 2009, informed the board president earlier this year that a recent career change led to challenges keeping board position. He ultimately decided stepping down was in the best interest of the school community because he couldn't dedicate the attention it deserves. “For the last four years, it has been a privilege to serve the students, the staff, and the community as an elected member of the L’Anse Creuse Board of Education,” DiPascale said in a prepared statement. “This position has given me the opportunity to help improve the quality of service to our …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The owner of the Comfort Inn in Utica and Shelby Town Center in Shelby Township also is donating money to St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church in Shelby.
A local businessman is offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of robbers who stole from churches in Clinton and Shelby townships following Easter services. Developer and attorney Thomas Guastello, who owns the Comfort Inn in Utica and Shelby Town Center, is also donating $1,000 to one of the churches, St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church in Shelby Township, to help support its efforts in the community. "This type of criminal conduct is unacceptable and violates the basic fiber of our community...It is absolutely reprehensible that people would rob a church and steal a large amount of collection money and chalices," Guastello said in a statement about the reward. The announcement comes on the heels of police …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The incident took place in a suspected drug lab operation near Metro Parkway, according to police.
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Sunday apartment explosion that injured multiple individuals in Harrison Township. Although initially given a false story, investigators said Monday they determined the apartment was being used as a drug lab. "Through witness statements, interviews and a review of evidence at the scene, it was determined that the residents of the apartment were using a chemical process to extract THC from marijuana plants in the kitchen of the residence,'" according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. "A propane torch was introduced into the process and this ignited the flammable gasses causing the explosion." The explosion occurred at 3:24 p.m. Sunday at the 38000 block of Metro Villa Drive in the …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The cinemas in Chesterfield and Clinton townships will show the family-friendly movie.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The store at 41140 Garfield is one of 300 slated to closed nationwide in 2013.
With the Garfield Road Blockbuster Video in Clinton Township scheduled to close April 7, the countdown to liquidate all of the store’s remaining merchandise has begun. The store at 41140 Garfield is one of approximately 300 Blockbuster locations slated to close nationwide this year as the one-time video rental giant continues its struggle to compete against new options such as Redbox, Netflix and countless other Internet streaming services. "We continue to see value in the Blockbuster brand and we will continue to analyze store level profitability and -- as we have in the past -- close unprofitable stores," John Hall, a spokesperson at Dish Network Corp., recently told ABC News. Dish purchased Blockbuster in 2011. "Some of the …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The latest renovations to the Hall Road entertainment center have been designed to enhance the venue's year-round appeal.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Want to watch an Academy Award-nominated film in the Macomb Township area? Type in your zip code to the Moviefone finder to find the latest showtimes.
Want to know what the Oscars will look like this year? We've got a rundown of all the 2013 Oscar nominations below. Want to know what Academy Award-nominated films are playing in MJR Partridge Creek in Clinton Township? Then check out the Moviefone finder above and type in your zip code to find the latest showtimes. As for this year's awards, director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" earned a leading 12 nominations Thursday for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, followed by Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" with 11, while the musical, "Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" tied with 8 nods each. "Lincoln" was nominated for best picture and gave Spielberg his eighth best director nomination…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The upscale women's clothing store is scheduled to open in The Mall at Partridge Creek in March 2013.
The doors won't open until March, but White House | Black Market isn't wasting any time in hiring a sales team to staff its new store at The Mall at Partridge Creek. An upscale retailer of women's fashions, WHBM sells clothing and accessories in its namesake colors of black and white. Hiring for nearly all store positions, the WHBM job's site has posted openings for part-time sales associates, part-time support associates (stock), assistant store manager and store manager. To be considered, applicants must be 18 years or older and have the equivalent of a high school diploma. The managerial positions require at least two years previous retail experience. Applications are available online at http://jobs.chicos.com/detroit/white-house-black-…