Breana Noble The Detroit News Published 4:39 PM EST Dec 22, 2018 A 30-year-old man from Detroit was arraigned Saturday in connection to the death of a retired Sterling Heights police sergeant. Jimi Pierowich has been charged with operating while intoxicated causing death, following a car crash Friday in Detroit that left 50-year-old Daryl Brown dead. The felony carries a maximum of 15 years in jail and a fine up to $10,000, according to Wayne County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Maria Miller. Pierowich was arraigned Saturday in the 34th District Court in Romulus, where he received a $10,000 bond with a 10 percent cash surety and an alcohol tether, a device that monitors the level of alcohol in his blood. Miller said the prosecutor's office would look at the appropriateness of the bond and address it in court. “This is is a very sad case," Miller said in a statement. "Mr. Brown was a man who dedicated his life to protect the public from harm. The alleged acts of the … [Read more...] about Detroit man charged in death of retired Sterling Heights officer
Charles E. Ramirez The Detroit News Published 1:40 PM EST Dec 21, 2018 Sterling Heights — A retired Sterling Heights police officer was killed Friday after being struck by a car in Detroit, officials said. Sterling Heights Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski said Daryl Brown, 50, was hit by a drunken driver and died. Detroit Police wouldn't identify Dwojakowski Friday afternoon but said they are investigating the death of a 50-year-old man who was struck by a car Friday morning in downtown Detroit. Detroit Police officials said Friday it's the department's policy to not release the name of victims. However, Sterling Heights officials confirmed Brown was the victim in the hit-and-run. According to Detroit Police, the incident happened at about 2:18 a.m. on Jefferson at Beaubien Street. A preliminary investigation shows the victim was crossing Jefferson when he was struck by a silver Pontiac G6. The car dragged the victim several feet and then fled the scene, Detroit … [Read more...] about Retired Sterling Hts. police officer mourned
Dec 21, 10:37 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Vincent Lanaria 12/21/18 AT 4:48 AM When it comes to Christmas gifts, a smartphone is a good pick since most people do just about everything with it nowadays. With the smorgasbord of handsets in the market, however, it’s not easy to find the perfect one. Things to consider when shopping for a smartphone include budget and the person it’s meant for, be it a tech geek or a kid who might need one that’s built to last.With that said, here are five of the best smartphones to give as Christmas gifts in 2018.Google Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XLIt’s easy to see why the Pixel 3 is a top pick here. First off, the camera is simply awesome and is arguably the best out of all the current Android phones, beating two-, three- and even four-lensed rivals. Particularly, it stands out from the competition thanks to its impeccable low-light photography … [Read more...] about Best Smartphones To Give As Christmas Gifts In 2018
Charles E. Ramirez The Detroit News Published 9:42 AM EST Dec 21, 2018 Detroit — A man was killed early Friday morning after being struck by a car while walking across Jefferson Avenue in downtown Detroit, police said. Dontae Freeman, a Detroit police spokesman, said a suspect is in custody. He said the crash happened at about 2:18 a.m. on Jefferson at Beaubien Street. A preliminary investigation shows the victim, 50, was crossing Jefferson when he was struck by a silver Pontiac G6. The car dragged the victim several feet and then fled the scene, police said. Police arrived and were able to locate the vehicle and its driver. Officers arrested the driver, a 30-year-old man. The 50-year-old was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased, Freeman said. He also said the driver is cooperating with investigators. [email protected] Twitter: @CharlesERamirez … [Read more...] about 1 dead in hit-and-run on Jefferson Ave. downtown
My partner and I have been diehard Apple users for as long as we can remember, and we’ve exclusively used iPhones since shortly after the first one came out in 2007. When it came time to retire each of our iPhone 6Ss this year, we decided to give Google’s Android operating system a try. While I fell in love with the OnePlus 6T and Android’s customizability and intuitiveness, my partner decided to return her phone and switch back after only three days. The culprit: She couldn’t give up iMessage. I asked her to share her perspective, which she’s told below. Mypartner Annieand I are what you might call Day One Apple users. But in September, we switched to Android. After three days she was back on her iPhone, while I don’t think I’ll ever return. As someone who’s thrilled with the switch, I asked her to explain why she decided not to switch. She shares her reasoning here: I’ve used Apple products and Mac computers forever, … [Read more...] about I switched to Android after more than a decade of iPhone, but I only lasted 3 days before switching back. Here’s why.