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12 Months Of Madaus: Weather Recap 2014

CBS 62 Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus takes a look at the weather for 2014 here in the Metro Detroit area, from all the snow last winter to the refreshing summer days to the end of the year.

12/18/2014

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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St. Clair Shores Man In Custody After Fatal Shooting

A 40-year-old man is in police custody after a fatal shooting at a home in St. Clair Shores.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final Day

House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Ties Up Traffic On I-696

A major accident caused traffic backups on I-696 in Royal Oak for about an hour Thursday morning.

12/18/2014

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Toyota Boosting Michigan Research And Development With $126M Expansion

The automaker is expanding its powertrain operations in Ann Arbor Township and consolidating vehicle development operations at a new facility in nearby York Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Retailers Make One Last Holiday Shopping Push With Free Shipping Day And Super Saturday

Retailers are making one last push before Christmas with Free Shipping Day today online, and Super Saturday sales this weekend with deals in traditional bricks and mortar stores.

CBS Detroit–12/18/2014

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Detroit Man Accused Of Unleashing Bulldog On Police Officer To Evade Arrest

Authorities say he unleashed his 100 pound bulldog on a police officer while trying to get away, causing injury to the officer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Macomb County Family With Babies Displaced After Fire Destroys Home

A family with twin baby girls is picking up the pieces after their home was destroyed by fire just a week before Christmas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

In this handout image provided by NASA,  February 26, 2011 in Space. Discovery, on its 39th and final flight, is carrying the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM), Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4) and Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space to the International Space Station. (credit: NASA via Getty Images) FILE

Space Camp Online Fundraiser Honors Late Metro Detroit Man

“Every donation will be made in Daniel’s name, ensuring a small part of him goes too.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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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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