News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting

On September 16th, 2019 at approximately 3:30 a.m. officers were called to the 40000 block of Bonaparte Avenue to investigate the sound of a group of people arguing in the street.

As officers began to investigate they were directed to a specific address where the problem originated from. Upon doing so, a subject exited the home, and presented a weapon towards the Officers.  The Officers discharged their firearms at the sus...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Sterling Heights to host ribbon cutting for newest community engagement installation

The City of Sterling Heights is committed to community engagement and creating
focal points for community members to gather.

Who: Sterling Heights Mayor Michael C. Taylor and members of Sterling Heights City Council, Sterling Heights City Manager Mark Vanderpool, Sterling Heights Library

Director Tammy Turgeon, Sterling Heights Parks & Recreation Director Kyle Langlois, Ster...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Sterling Heights Fire and Police Departments Help Recover Two Killed in Industrial Accident

The Sterling Heights Fire and Police Departments responded to the report of an employee that had become trapped under slabs of granite at the Stone Warehouse located at 7235 19 Mile Road. The report was made to 911 at 2:33 p.m.

The caller stated the employee was trapped between several slabs of granite. Upon arrival, Police and Fire Departments quickly determined a 30-year-old male from Warren as well as a 53-year-old male from Shelby Township had both suffered fatal injuries in...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Sterling Heights Adopts Resolution Urging Michigan Governor to Equitably Fund Road Repairs

Sterling Heights City Council has adopted a resolution urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Legislature to create a long-term, sustainable plan to fund the repair and maintain Michigan’s roads and bridges.

This will allow repairs to be done in an equitable manner that does not jeopardize local government funding and ensures municipalities are able to address the significant  challenges presented by the poor condition of local roads.

On March 5, 2019...

Read on...

View the full City Council resolution Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Sterling Heights to host ribbon cutting for the new oversized checkerboard

The City of Sterling Heights is committed to community engagement, and the oversized checkerboard was initiated as a place-making opportunity that creates an area for residents to gather while drawing young people to the Sterling Heights Public Library.

“Installations like this unique life-sized game are prominent and visual, making them an instant draw for those walking or driving by,” said Sterling Heights Mayor Michael Taylor. “We hope that exciting opportunities like thi...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Appoints Frank Bayer to State Construction Code Commission

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently appointed Sterling Heights Building Plan Review Coordinator Frank Bayer to the State Construction Code Commission to represent municipal building inspectors through January 31, 2023.

Bayer has worked with the City of Sterling Heights since 2013 and oversees plan reviews for construction projects for the City of Sterling Heights.

Prior to being hired by the City of Sterling Heights, Bayer served as an inspector for the City of Detroit f...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Early Morning Fire Breaks Out at Ford Axle Plant

The Sterling Heights Fire Department was called to the Ford Axle Plant, located at 17 Mile and Mound, at 4:43 a.m. this morning for the report of a fire in a production machine.

The fire department arrived at 4:46 a.m. and found that the building was filled with smoke. On scene, employees of Ford Axle reported that a machine containing 30,000 gallons of oil was on fire. Firefighters from all five Sterling Heights Fire Stations re...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Family Treated for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. the Sterling Heights Fire Department was called for a possible gas leak in a home in the 8000 block of Tinkler Rd., with people feeling ill.

Upon arrival, the Fire Department was confronted with three individuals from one family showing signs of severe carbon monoxide poisoning. The residents were already out of the house, and fire crews began evaluating and treating them. A fourth family memb...

Read on...

Press Releases