That sounds so impersonal. Let’s get personal for a moment. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a native Detroiter…and proud of it.
I was born here. I lived on Detroit’s lower east side for 25 years (Ashland Avenue). I graduated from Servite High School. I graduated from Michigan State University. I’m married to a man I met at MSU…We worked together in the kitchen at Shaw Hall.
He is a history buff, and an expert on the American Civil War. He loves history so much that we live in a house built in 1856. (We’ve got the plumbing to prove it). Our family vacations usually involve touring some battlefield. My favorite is Antietam. We have two wonderful little boys.
Next to God and my family, WWJ is my life. It is a wonderfully vibrant and exciting place to work…always something new, unexpected, sometimes frightening, sometimes funny. Always challenging! You can hear me Monday through Friday from 5am to 10am.
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Grab your boots, the shovel, buckets, and pans — and start sloshing.
A long-term investment in future blooms and the greening of Detroit begins Saturday.
In a letter to WWJ, he writes he still grieves the death of his children.
Covering the DeLisle case was one of my first major assignments at WWJ. The story sickened me. I was a brand new mom, with an eight month old son at home. I had a million disturbing questions.
If you’ve driven anywhere in the city of Detroit, you’ve seen her.
Rule #1: Forget about the popper.
For the first time in nearly two decades, the Archdiocese of Detroit is asking local Catholics about parish life and issues facing the church.
I am down 4 pounds. Four pounds.
Well, the weekend was horrifying.
She suggests giving away all those clothes crammed in the closet that are either too large or too small.
Hey, I got a good healthy-eating tip from my co-anchor Tom Jordan.
The fifth installment of the annual ArtPrize international art competition is getting underway in Grand Rapids. Hundreds of entries from 45 states and 47 countries are in the running.
My sister had a stroke. My father died from complications of a stroke.
My mother died of a stroke. I would be stupid if I didn’t see this is a wake up call. This is handwriting on the wall. I have to lose weight. Lots of weight.
“Bless you boys” … literally.
World famous anthropologist, 79 year old Dr. Jane Godall visits Oakland University, and tells reporters she considers herself an “obstinate critter” who won’t give up on saving endangered species, and the environment.
A song about thrift shopping is a huge hit — but what’s the reaction from the people who operate thrift stores?
A local attorney is fighting against what he calls a “war on Christmas” in metro Detroit.
Good news for fans of the Science Center in Detroit, which closed 14 months ago: It’s getting ready to re-open.
Just as the team stands one win away from a spot in the World Series, the Detroit Historical Society has obtained the original lettering from Tiger Stadium.
Hackel added, “I hear about it, people say, ‘You have a good possibility of running for governor some day.’ I hear it.”
It’s one of Oakland County’s favorite summer festivals: Arts, Beats & Eats, and it takes place in downtown Royal Oak today through Labor Day.
It’s one of the first summer weekend weather events of the year, so there’s no excuse to lay around the house — especially when you see our list of what’s hot around town.
Accused killer Tucker Cipriano is not a monster. He is not a murderer. He is not insane. That’s according to Cipriano’s girlfriend, 19-year-old Sofiya Baskin, talking exclusively to WWJ’s Roberta Jasina.
Detroit’s former police chief is lashing out about crime in the city. Speaking exclusively with WWJ’s Roberta Jasina, Warren Evans said crime is “over the top.”
The Kentucky Derby isn’t until Saturday, but a Detroit-area woman has already won — big time.
Diabetics may soon be lining up for a special new tattoo that does “tricks.”
It’s morel mushroom season. And that little fungus among us — is valuable.
A big, pink bunny is hopping into metro Detroit for Easter Sunday — but that’s not the only thing going on. Check out our guide to what’s hot around town this weekend.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says 2-year-old Bianca Jones of Detroit is dead, and her father D’Andre Lane is guilty of abusing and murdering her late last year.
What’s the secret to quick (and healthy) weight loss? Is there a secret? WWJ’s Roberta Jasina spoke with Dr. Scott Laker, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.