Are you spending your Sunday catching up with last week's news? Here's the top 10 stories you may have missed about Birmingham this week:
Derby Parents Sue Birmingham Schools Over Overcharged Fees
Parents were asked to pay for student planners, locks and gym uniforms this year. According to the lawsuit, however, that violates the Michigan Constitution.
The FBI's Crime in the United States report shows more than 430 crimes were reported in Birmingham in 2011, up from 2010.
Birmingham's Newest Steakhouse Moves Closer to Approval
On Wednesday, the Birmingham Planning Board passed along plans for the Stoney River Steakhouse, which is looking to replace Max & Erma's.
Birmingham Police: Be Wary of Strange Callers Demanding Money — It's Fraud
Several Birmingham residents have recently reported receiving phone calls from a man with a thick accent who claims to be a New York detective.
Also from this week's Birmingham police blotter: a flat screen TV is stolen during a home invasion and a Pontiac woman is caught trying to steal four bottles of liquor from Kroger.
Harlan Parents Warned of Suspicious Stranger Incident Wednesday
A strange man "persistently" offered a mother and child walking to school a ride Wednesday morning near Adams and Binbrooke.
Almost 430 residents from Birmingham and its surrounding communities completed a survey about multi-modal transportation in Birmingham.
Residents Can Now Map Crime in Birmingham Using CRIMEDAR
Birmingham Police announced Wednesday they were joining CRIMEDAR, an online crime mapping system.
George Dilgard Elected Birmingham's Newest Mayor
City commissioners elected George Dilgard the city's mayor for 2012-13, while Scott Moore will serve as mayor pro tem.
Principals from Lake Orion and Farmington have been named finalists in the search for the next principal at the Birmingham Covington School.