Fail On Sept. 21, a Brandon deputy responded to the 900 block of Oakwood for an attempted home invasion. The complainant said between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m., the day before someone tried to force entry into her home....more >>
Monday, September 27 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of Lakeville and Parker Lake Roads for an adult male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Deputies arrived and found a 60-year-old male in his vehicle with a ....more >>
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.