Latest Royal Oak News

Boy spearheads effort to return Arctic grayling to Michigan

Dec. 12, 2021 01:11 AM EST

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — To understand how a 9-year-old boy became a champion of a fish that hasn’t been in Michigan for 85 years, we should first tell you about the love between the boy and his grandfather. When Declan O’Reilly was born, his granddad didn’t buy him a teddy...

Michigan AP All-State football player of year: Nick Kopin

Dec. 07, 2021 20:31 PM EST

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 7-8 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of nine sports writers in the state: ___ PLAYER OF THE YEAR Nick Kopin, Hudson, Sr. ___ FIRST-TEAM ALL-STATE ...

New lead testing method could reveal higher levels in water

Nov. 30, 2021 13:23 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Royal Oak had not made...

Man charged in mother's fatal shooting after family dinner

Nov. 29, 2021 18:13 PM EST

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 22-year-old suburban Detroit man has been charged with open murder in the fatal shooting of his mother as she drove him home from a family dinner on Thanksgiving eve. George Harry II also is charged with five counts of attempted murder and...

Police: Man fatally shoots mother in car in suburban Detroit

Nov. 26, 2021 12:41 PM EST

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his 52-year-old mother along a major thoroughfare north of Detroit. The pair was in the same car late Thursday night on northbound Woodward Avenue beneath the Interstate 696 overpass...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 55, Wayland Union 6 Akron-Fairgrove 42, Caseville 0 Allen Park 48, Southgate Anderson 0 Allendale 35, Spring Lake 28 Alma 27, Big Rapids 20 ...