Laura Bonnell is a reporter at WWJ. When she first began working at WWJ it was as Laura Teicher. Bonnell had the opportunity to cover Dr. Jack Kevorkian, jog with then presidential candidate Bill Clinton, work morning drive, and covering breaking news stories. Bonnell is now back on her second tour at WWJ with most of the coworkers still here that she considers family.
Whatever the story — my favorite part of the job is interviewing the people of Metro Detroit (more than celebrities).
Bonnell says she married to Joe. Their daughters are in college. The girls have cystic fibrosis. Raising awareness is a family affair. Bonnell is always trying to raise awareness and funds through her Foundation www.thebonnellfoundation.org. Our girls are doing great and are our inspiration!
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The Bonnell Foundation assists families with children suffering from cystic fibrosis.
“People, these days, feel empowered to say ugly things with no remorse.”
“That’s something I got to live with — something that haunts my son,” says Chuck Larsen.
Mindfulness builds critical skills that help children focus, and bring a sense of calmness and resilience.
A letter from Lois Fisher written to the Rolling Stones becomes part of an exhibit.
“I was very little, but I just still really remember my mother crying in my dad’s arms.”
Luckily, the employee who sits where the truck ended up had recently left for lunch.
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The 4-year-old grandson of former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr will go through a few more weeks of radiation.
Forty-two year old Gavin Christie makes lists – lots of lists of his travels.
If you know the people who run the charity, you’re ahead of the game and donating wisely.
They’re planning to raise the money in phases and fix the building one problem at a time.
“You can hear the water, it sounds like it’s an ocean,” reported WWJ’s Laura Bonnell.
Following the weekend’s snowfall, a lot of people are growing weary of winter.
Slick conditions played a part in a hit-and-run accident on Detroit’s west side that sent a police officer to the hospital Monday morning.
There are thousands of flight delays and cancellations across the country because of the snow storm and the bitter cold that is settling in.
Slippery driving conditions apparently contributed to the truck crashing into the window of the main post office in downtown Detroit.
A wintry mix on the roads, Monday morning, caused some trouble for drivers.
Another structure that’s part of Detroit’s Heidelberg Project outdoor art installation has been destroyed by fire. The latest target of vandals: the Clock House.
The word “family” will mean so much more to metro Detroiters this Thanksgiving who are taking part in Michigan Adoption day.
“It’s built into the constitution already, everybody’s automatically supposed to be created equal.”
Two students at the party were apparently stabbed during a fight with someone who does not attend the university.
A bus driver sickout appears to be unfolding within the Detroit Department of Transportation, as several buses aren’t running, leaving riders scrambling.
A Pontiac cemetery is coming to life just in time for Halloween.
An off-duty police officer was caught in the crossfire after taking on a couple of suspected car thieves on Detroit’s west side.
Burleson was at fault in the one-car crash, Shaw said; but no ticket was issued.
Need some relationship advice? Lucky for you “The Love Doctor” is in town, holding a special event in West Bloomfield on Saturday.
One Michigan native who made it to the Big Apple years ago has seen the good and the bad about Fashion Week.
Police are at the home on Anglin Street near Eight Mile and Dequindre.
Police say that around 4:00 Monday morning, one person was shot in their car at a Marathon gas station on McGraw and Warren streets.