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Former Oak Park City Clerk, Husband Charged With Embezzling More Than $400KStephanie Sumner and her husband, Michael, have been charged with embezzling $400,000 over a two-year period ending in March.
Police Swarm Oak Park Neighborhood After 'Random' ShootingAn Oak Park neighborhood quickly turned into a crime scene after a man was injured in what police say was a random shooting.
Police Release Composite Sketch Of Suspected Oak Park RapistA young woman returning home interrupted a home invasion and then was sexually assaulted according to police.
2 Elder Abuse Shelters Open In Oakland County, First In MichiganOfficials say 90,000 older adults in Michigan are victims of elder abuse and neglect every year
Clerk: 58 Percent Of Oak Park Voters OK Mixed Alcohol SalesFinal unofficial election returns from Oak Park show 58 percent of voters supporting a ballot proposal to let restaurants sell hard liquor and mixed alcohol drinks.
Oak Park Jewish Center Could Close In Summer Without Funding SourceThe financially-troubled Jewish Community Center in Oak Park is trying to close a $1.3 million budget shortfall.
Firefighters Catch Babies, Rescue Several Residents After Apartments Go Up In Flames"I saw babies being thrown from the second floor down... I mean, you do what you've got to do to get out."
Traveler From Liberia Monitored For Ebola As Precaution While He Visits MichiganThe man from Liberia is visiting family in Oak Park and while he has shown no signs of illness, the C.D.C. has asked the man to self-monitor himself.
Communities Juggle State Marijuana Laws With Recent Local DecriminalizationTo date, eleven communities across the state have attempted decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, and all eleven have succeeded.
Oak Park, Hazel Park Voters Approve Marijuana ProposalsVoters in two Detroit-area communities have approved ballot proposals legalizing marijuana for personal use.
Michigan Begins Congressional Delegation Shakeup; Taxes, Legalizing Pot Dominate Local ElectionsIt is the most open seats since 1992 -- when redistricting, retirements and a primary upset ushered out seven of 18 House members.
Oakland County Communities To Vote On Limited Decriminalization Of MarijuanaTim Beck is known as the "godfather" of marijuana in Michigan, had successfully led the state-wide initiative five years ago to legalize the use of medical marijuana.