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Detroit Program To Match New Businesses With Vacant Spaces…And Provide Cash

Every three months, the city will dole out $500K in HUD funds to up to ten winning projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–3 hours ago

The Detroit Institute of Arts is offering photo description, movie subtitles and audio tours of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo exhibits in English and Spanish. (By Edward Cardenas)

DIA’s Rivera-Kahlo Exhibit Offers Bilingual Tours (Video)

The Detroit Institute of Arts is offering a bilingual exhibit for the first time with the “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit.”

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Man Suffers Medical Condition, Dies After Detroit Police Traffic Stop

A 24-year-old motorist has died after police said he suffered a medical condition during a traffic stop on Detroit’s southwest side

WWJ Newsradio 950–5 hours ago

Floyd Dent talks about the incident captured on a police dash-cam video. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Motorist Beaten By Police Faces Hearing On Drug Charge, Maintains Cops Planted Cocaine

A black man who was pulled from his car, punched in the head by a white police officer and subdued with a stun gun is due back in court later this month for drug possession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–6 hours ago

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Police: Elderly Driver At Fault In I-94 Tanker Crash, Fire

Police say an 87-year-old driver was at fault for a crash and tanker truck fire that closed a stretch of I-94 last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–6 hours ago

Google Maps users can now play Pac-Man through the streets of a community. (Source: Google screen shot.)

Companies Take To The Web To Pull April Fool’s Gags

Smart knives, next generation mailboxes and selfie stick holders are among the April Fool’s pranks companies posted online Wednesday.

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Students from five Metro Detroit middle schools spent two days developing apps to help their schools. (By Edward Cardenas)

Woodhaven Students Take Top Spot At Hackathon

Student from five Metro Detroit middle schools spent two days developing an app to help

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Bria-Corrine-Janelle-Blackmon (Police booking photo)

Second Person In Custody In Craigslist Date Beating Death; Victim Was Attacked With Household Items

“I can confirm that,” Lt. Dave Smith told CBS Detroit, adding, “It’s not just hands, I can tell you that … (It was) items within the home.”

CBS Detroit–8 hours ago

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Police: 9-Year-Old Michigan Boy Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

Detective Sgt. Reggie Williams says law enforcement officials are “working tirelessly to put a stop to this senseless violence.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–8 hours ago

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Lincoln Park Pawn Shop Owner Found Shot To Death Inside Business

Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide after the owner of a popular Downriver pawn shop was found dead inside his business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–9 hours ago

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I-94 Tanker Truck Fire

A burning tanker truck shut down a stretch of Interstate 94 near the border between Detroit and the suburb of Dearborn.

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LIVE At The Capitol With Jackie Paige 2-11-15

WWJ’s Jackie Paige broadcasts live from the library at the State Capitol.

Press Kits And Other North American International Auto Show Swag

A variety of different press kits and gifts were given out during press preview days at the North American International Auto Show  

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.

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