Top of the News: Wicked Eye Thief Caught, Soundoff on 'Smart' Lights, Pedestrian Killed

In case you missed one, here's a roundup of the top stories on the Shelby-Utica Patch this week.

It's been a busy news week in Shelby Township and Utica.

In case you missed a top story, here's a look at the week in review, based on the most clicked on stories.

Woman Believed to Have Jumped from I-94 Overpass

A 54-year-old New Haven woman apparently jumped to her death late Tuesday night from an Interstate 94 overpass, Chesterfield Township police reported Wednesday.

Utica PD Looking For Witnesses In Fatal Pedestrian Crash

The Utica police department is looking for witnesses an Oct. 14 fatal pedestrian crash on Hall Road and Van Dyke Avenue. A 61-year-old Sterling Heights man was killed as he attempted to cross the intersection around 6 a.m.

Camera Lens Captures 'Wicked Eye' Thief

Surveillance cameras at Halloween Land rolled as a 48-year-old man stole four Halloween contact lens cases from the retail store, Utica Police said. It was the man's first day of employement at the seasonal shop. 

Map: Registered Sex Offenders Living in Utica and Shelby Township

To help you keep your family protected as you go door-to-door this Halloween, check out a map of all the registered sex offenders in Utica and Shelby Township.

Check Out Where the Smart Traffic Intersections are in Shelby

The community has been sounding off on the effectiveness of smart traffic lights after there were two fatal crashes at the intersection of 23 and Van Dyke in the past few weeks. Patch.com posted a list of the intersections in Shelby Township that have smart technology.

What was your favorite Patch story this week? Is there something you would like to see Patch report on? Tell us in the comments below.

Mike October 28, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Wait a minute... I need permission to access certain Patch stories? I think I'm going to have to ask you guys to stop accessing my inbox!
Marina Cracchiolo (Editor) October 28, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Hello Mike. I am not sure what you're referring to? In some stories we ask that you sign up for our newsletter, but it does not block your access. If you scroll down the page, you will see the full article. Thanks for following Patch.
Mike October 28, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Hi Marina, I was trying to access the story regarding the traffic lights and it said I didn't have permission. Which lead me to believe certain readers were being restricted to the comment section. when I scrolled down, I didn't see any.


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