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Heavy Rains Flood Area Freeways, Causing Power Outages, Damage [PHOTOS]

Metro Detroiters were hit with a burst of rain and gusty winds – just weeks after severe flooding hit the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

I-75 flooded at the Grand Blvd./ I-94 bridge. (credit: Leslie Simmons)

Freeways Flood,150K Lose Power As Gusty Storms Move Across Metro Detroit

“Lots of flooding, downed wires, downed trees, traffic lights out — it’s a mess,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Erin Justice (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

Husband Extradited To Michigan To Face Charges In Murder Of Alicia Fox

The man accused of killing his wife in Detroit and trying to hide her body in a nearby abandoned home is being extradited to Michigan to face charges Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Cardinal Edmund Szoka at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Clergy, Faithful Pack Detroit Church For Cardinal Edmund Szoka Funeral

Catholic leaders packed a church in Detroit for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Matt Damon Dumps Toilet Water Over Head, And More Of ‘What’s Trending Today’ With Zahra

Matt Damon pours toilet water over his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. But surprisingly, his explanation for it makes a lot of sense.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Mugshot of Elias Abuelazam after his arrest for a misdemeanor warrant in Arlington, Virginia on Aug. 5, 2010.

Flint Serial Stabber Sues To Be Sent To Israel

A man serving a life sentence for murder in a series of stabbings in Michigan is suing to try to be sent to Israel, his native country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Man Found Fatally Shot Under Freeway Underpass

Southfield police officers were dispatched on a call about a “subject down” …

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

Artist concept of the Orleans Landing development. (Source: Urban Design Associates)

Redevelopment Projects To Bring New Residential And Retail To Detroit

Work is expected to begin in September on the $61 million project.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2014

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Detroit Public Schools Cancels Planned 10 Percent Teacher Pay Cut

The district’s emergency manager also announced DPS would not be increasing class size.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

GM Begins Bike Sharing (Jeff Gilbert photo)

GM Brings Bike Sharing To Technical Center

Program expected to give General Motors workers a faster, healthier way to move among the tech center’s 61 buildings.

08/26/2014

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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.

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July Fourth Fun! Pets Of The Week

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.

(credit: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)

2014 Mackinac Policy Conference [PHOTOS]

Photos from the 2014 Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

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