News Nearby: Bloomfield Park Foreclosure Rights Headed for Sale, Troy Homes Hit By Cat Burglar
Happening around Birmingham this week: the court date for a West Bloomfield family accused of selling drugs out a gas station was postponed and a bank was robbed in Berkley.
You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby? Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites near Birmingham, along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
The massive eyesore near the Bloomfield Township-Pontiac border is for sale following a lengthy legal battle.
A West Bloomfield family faces felony charges stemming from allegations that they sold synthetic marijuana and other drugs from the Citgo Gas Station, now Express Gas, and Woodstock Smoke Shop in Shelby Township.
According to a Troy Police report, two homes within the city were victimized by "cat" burglars during the overnight hours of Jan. 30.
Dondero graduate Jordan Vogt-Roberts talks to Patch about high school, favorite teachers, tattoos and seeing his dream come true, as his coming-of-age film is honored at the Sundance Fim Festival in Park City, UT.
Customers say Hilton Cleaners closed with their clothing inside, Channel 7 WYXZ reports.
BERKLEY: Charter One Bank in Berkley Robbed
The FBI says the male suspect, who wore a black mask and escaped on foot Monday, is an "alleged serial armed robber" who could be linked to several other recent bank robberies in Metro Detroit.
The Robotics Club, known as “Turbo Trojans” started four years ago at Clawson High School.