The Armada Township Fire Department has been awarded a $59,850 grant for operations and improving safety. The money comes from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant competitive program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security. The Armada Township award was announced by Sens. Carl Levin, D-Detroit, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing.
Man accused of shooting pizza delivery man sought
An armed bandit in dark clothing shot a 54-year-old pizza deliveryman as he tried to flee from the robbery attempt. The incident happened Saturday afternoon as the victim was making a delivery to a house in the 19000 block of Bentler, police said. The victim was struck in the body by a bullet and is listed in stable condition, police said. After the shooting, the assailant stole the deliveryman's 2001 Pontiac Grand Am, police said. Police described the suspect as a male in his 20s, about 5 feet and 8 inches tall, 180 pounds and with a beard. He wore a black knitted cap and a black sweater. Anyone with information about the holdup is asked to call the Detroit Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at (313) 596-5240.
Autopsy of teen who died in practice inconclusive
Autopsy results are inconclusive for a high school student who died after collapsing at track practice. Ferndale High School junior Mario Campbell, 16, died at a hospital shortly after collapsing Thursday in a hallway during an indoor practice. The Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office was unable to determine the cause of Campbell's death and said it's awaiting the results of toxicology tests. School principal Lisa Williams said in a statement that Campbell "was a wonderful student, enthusiastic learner, team player and dedicated friend."