Miss the latest local headlines in town? Here's a breakdown of news from this past week:
- Embattled former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's trip to a Chesterfield Township Walmart came under question in court.
- Kilpatrick was then placed on tether as the Michigan Department of Correction investigates whether he violated parole.
- A now-retired high-ranking Harper Woods police officer appeared in court for allegations he seriously injured a teen during a drunken crash in New Baltimore.
- Catalytic converters were snatched from vehicles in town during a string of thefts.
- New Baltimore's dreams of pursuing a waterfront development are delayed by appraisal fees.
- A new Michigan law prohibits teens from using a cell phone while driving.
- Macomb County Animal Shelter's new chief aims to lower the kill rate in 2013.
- A New Baltimore embezzlement case stemming involving a gas station employee heads to Macomb County Circuit Court.
- Macomb County Sheriff's mounted deputies are to participate in the Presidential Inaugural Parade.
- Chesterfield Township police hope to put the tax increase proposal on a future ballot with a sunset clause.
- Increased security may be the new normal for local schools, including those in the Anchor Bay district.
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