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Amiracle Williams (Handout photos)

Man Who Fatally Shot 3-Year-Old Girl Sentenced To 43 Years In Prison

Police say the shooting last fall was related to a dispute on Facebook.

CBS Detroit–07/24/2015

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Law Enforcement Seeks To Curb Gang Violence In Ypsilanti

Law enforcement officials in and around Ypsilanti are stepping up efforts to deal with gangs following a recent increase in violence in the area.

CBS Detroit–07/24/2015

The S.S. Columbia. (credit: SS Columbia Project)

All Aboard! Boblo Boat Memories Wanted For History Film

The group is producing a video oral history of the old steam during its time on the Detroit River — and your story could be a part of it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Jeffrey Lee Lucas (credit: Muskegon County Jail)

Sweetheart Swindler Who Fooled 19 Women Sentenced To Long Prison Term

Authorities say at least 19 victims lost $300K to Jeffrey Lee Lucas, who used romance and lies to get the money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

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Mother Arrested After Threatening To ‘Blow Up’ Wayne County Community College

The woman reportedly became angry when her son was told to return Monday as she tried to enroll him in classes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Monroe Street in Detroit's Greektown entertainment district. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/CBS Detroit) FILE

‘Thank You For Proving Me Wrong': Teen Visitor Gushes In Love Letter To Detroit

“I found Detroit to be stunning,” Cassie Mattheis said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

GM Active Safety Research Center (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: New GM “Active Safety” Center Aims To Save Lives

New area at Milford Proving Grounds focuses on preventing crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

David Salha pleads his case for a campground, which some worry is a terrorist training camp. (Photo, courtesy Matt Varcak, Ogemaw Herald)

Muslim Man Denied Permit For Campground, Citing Terrorist Fears Some Neighbors Said ‘Not In My Backyard’

For Salha supporters, sometimes a campground is just a campground.

CBS Detroit–07/24/2015

James Everett Lawrence Nelson (Facebook photo)

No Murder Charge Against Mom In Boy’s Death In Hot Van, Court Rules

The state appeals court won’t upset a decision that dismissed a second-degree murder charge against Audrionna Rhoades of Shelby Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Mini Cooper logo is seen on a parking lot in Sterling, Virginia. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds More MINI Coopers Needed To Break World Record On Mackinac Bridge

“We’re trying to break the world record for the largest parade of Minis.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

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A federal soldier stands guard in a Detroit street on July 25, 1967 as buildings are burning during riots that erupted in Detroit following a police operation.        (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Looking Back: 1967 Riots, Unrest In Detroit

The riots ended after five days, leaving more than 2,000 buildings in Detroit destroyed. Over 400 people were injured and more than 7,000 people were arrested.

Detroit Tigers Opening Day 2015

It’s just about time for some Detroit Tigers baseball!

Pretzel dog (credit: Edward Cardenas/WWJ)

New Food Options At Comerica Park

How about a pretzel dog? Some unique food options are available at the ballpark for the 2015 season.

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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  

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