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Home invasion On Sept. 13, a Brandon deputy responded to the 2100 block of Allen Court for a home invasion. The complainant said he was checking on his parents' home and fouknd the front door had been kicked in....more >>

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Monday, October 3 - A subject walked into the Village Police station to report being hit by a car earlier that morning. According to the accident report, at approximately 8:20 a.m....more >>

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Monday, September 26 - The Oxford Village Police Department assisted the Lake Orion Police Department with a domestic disturbance on N. Lapeer Rd. *Entry gained on a locked Ford Explorer on Hudson....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1902: Fanny Farmer, among the first to emphasize the relationship of diet to health, opens her School of Cookery in Boston.
1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.