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Domestic violence On Jan. 15, at 11:38 a.m., Genesee County Sheriff Deputies from Atlas Township responded to the 5100 block of Stimson Road and arrested a male juvenile for domestic violence....more >>

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Mailbox mischief On Jan. 26, a Brandon deputy responded to the 1800 block of Viola. The complainant said someone took the mailbox off the post in front of his home. The case is open....more >>

LO Police Log

Counterfeit cash Police are investigating an upcropping of counterfeit $20 bills in Lake Orion. The most recent report of a counterfeit bill came from a business on N. Park Boulevard, according to reports....more >>

Deputy Reports

Slamming sounds A man who called police Feb. 1 told responding deputies he was in the bathroom about 9:30 p.m. when he heard a "slamming sound" coming from the front of his apartment in the 3000 block of Sunrise Circle....more >>

Fire Calls

Monday, February 1, station #3 investigated strong odors of natural gas in a Brown Road business's break room. Station #3 responded to a "vehicle v. tree" accident on Baldwin Road, north of Brown....more >>

Oxford Police Log

Monday, February 8 - There was a suspicious vehicle reported on Pleasant. It had its parking lights on. An officer made contact with the vehicle and determined that it was people waiting for the school bus....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.