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Mitzvah Day Brings Jewish Community Service Projects To Christmas Day

Nearly 1,000 Jewish volunteers will be joined for the sixth year by their Muslim neighbors to take part in mitzvahs, or good deeds, aiding Detroit area social service agencies at 43 different community sites on Christmas Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–15 hours ago

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Canadian Man Shot By Border Agents On Ambassador Bridge

The man “stopped his car before approaching the inspection booth, exited his vehicle and started walking towards the primary inspection lanes waving a handgun.”

CBS Detroit–17 hours ago

Tents set up for the homeless along Jefferson Ave. in Detroit. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Homeless Raise Tent City In Shadow Of Downtown Detroit

Detroit officials have received no complaints about the tent city and have no plans to move them from the park, said Sgt. Michael Woody, a police department spokesman.

CBS Detroit–19 hours ago

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Man Dressed As Santa Shoots 2 At Detroit Gas Station

The festively dressed gunman told officers that he felt threatened after arguing with the pair and shot both men. Police officials confirm that the suspect is in custody.

CBS Detroit–19 hours ago

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Nearly 80 Elk Killed During Michigan Hunt

Wildlife biologist Jennifer Kleitch says hunters got their elk, and the Department of Natural Resources achieved its animal management goals.

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

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Public Invited To Meeting On State Recycling Plans

Gov. Rick Snyder announced a plan in April to double the state’s residential recycling rate to 30 percent within the next two years.

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

Skaters make their way around an ice rink at the Motown Winter Blast in downtown Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

‘Winter Blast’ Returns To Downtown’s Campus Martius

There will be free snowshoeing, an ice garden, dogsled demonstrations, heated tents, an outdoor carnival, skating exhibitions and live music.

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

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Court Peels Some Immunity In Cases Against Public Agencies

The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down an award of $767,000 for a Lansing-area woman who aspired to be a dental hygienist before her car was hit by a state salt truck.

CBS Detroit–12/20/2014

Damon Ford (Photo: Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office)

Police Ask For Public’s Help Locating Missing 66-Year-Old Washtenaw County Man

According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, a family member left the home and returned around 10:45 p.m. and noticed that one of the family vehicles and 66-year-old Damon Ford were both missing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2014

Shoppers they take advantage of Black Friday deals at Somerset Collection shopping mall on November 29, 2013 in Troy.  (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Last-Minute Holiday Buyers Flood Popular Shopping Centers For ‘Super Saturday’

Super Saturday is expected to be the top sales day of the year, even surpassing Black Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2014

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Participants in a protest in downtown Detroit laid down on the pavement as if they were dead,  demonstrating in honor of  Eric Garner. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

‘Die In’ Protest In Downtown Detroit

Protesters demonstrated in Campus Martius in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a NYC police officer in the killing of Eric Garner.

Abandoned cars are completely under water on I-696. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Metro Detroit Flooding – August, 2014

Torrential storms with record-breaking rainfall passed over metro Detroit, causing flash-floods that trapped thousands of motorists on freeways.

April Millsap Murder In Armada

April Millsap, 14, was found dead in a ditch along a trail in Armada on July 24, 2014.

Sunday Storm Leaves Damage In Its Wake

Heavy rain and large hail hit the Metro Detroit area causing outages and leaving damage in its wake.

Two dozen or more overpasses to be reconstructed.  (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

I-96 Construction Progress: An Aerial View

A seven mile stretch of the freeway between Livonia and Redford Township is closed until at least October for an overhaul.

A homeless man sleeps outside a window of the former Wayne County Office building.

Homeless Find Sleeping Shelter At Vacant Wayne County Office Building

It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit.

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