WWJ Newsradio 950′s Ron Dewey has been on the street and on the air since 1998, as a street reporter and weekend anchor. Ron has been in the business for over 20 years in such exotic climes as the West Texas, Grand Rapids, Sault Ste. Marie and Port Huron, MI.
Ron enjoys bicycling with his wife Christine (they survived at least three Michiganders!), hiking, trips up north, computers, motorcycling, hanging out.
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Cleanup continues after a quick-moving but hard punching storm hit a 20-block area of west Dearborn.
Police and local officials in the Ann Arbor area began Gun Safety Week by highlighting prevention and awareness of gun violence — now considered at epidemic levels.
An early morning house fire in Armada Township takes the life of a woman.
The goal is to raise over a million dollars to help 34,000 area children and their families, with newspaper sales accounting for roughly $50,000 dollars.
Local 598 Chairman David Campbell says this is the fruit of his membership’s hard labor.
“We’re very happy with the individuals that are coming out and the type of experience that we’re getting from Detroiters.”
Neighbors making the difference between life and death as fire erupts in a home on Detroit’s southwest side.
The robbery happened about 2 a.m. on Nine Mile east of Ryan Road.
A Detroit native making it big in Hollywood came back home to play a big part in Opening Day.
Detroit police are trying to figure out who broke into a beauty supply store overnight.
See Elsa, Anna and Olaf (of course!) in person and on skates this weekend.
“It’s really exciting to see all this new growth in Detroit…”
“…These young people are the generation that’s gonna make that change.”
She says that people who get angry at her for doing this don’t understand this is their Thanksgiving tradition.
Some preliminary demolition is underway at Detroit’s historic Packard Plant, to prepare the sprawling complex of abandoned buildings for an ambitious redevelopment project.
Some young Detroit students had a chance Tuesday to spend some play time with members of the Detroit Lions as part of a program focuses on the value of healthy eating.
Police say a tanker truck failed to stop at at ‘T intersection’ and jack-knifed into the front of a small store-front style church.
According witnesses, the 65-year old man shot the suspect after he woke up to use the bathroom and found the stranger strangling his dog.
The work is targeted to be completed in time for the Thanksgiving Day parade.
“United Way at its core – its greatest interest is to see things get accomplished on the toughest social issues …,” said local United Way president.
Two Detroit police officers have been recognized for their quick actions which may have saved the life of a 7-year old girl.
“…If there’s any way to save this building we’re going to.”
Friday the 13th turned out to be lucky for a 24-year-old Port Huron woman who bought a ticket worth $66M.
Work begins Friday with the closure and realignment of 14 Mile Road south of the triangle to intersect with Northwestern Highway.
Woodward Avenue from Adams Street south to Campus Martius will be closed for about 120 days for M-1 Rail work.
Put on by the business community each July, the popular event offers first-hand experiences and demonstrations for students of all ages.
Members of the Macomb County Sheriff Dive Team have recovered the body of a man who drowned in Stony Creek Lake.
While it may have been a slow simmer, WWJ’s Ron Dewey said metro Detroiters are starting to get caught up in the excitement.
While most city trash bins are dutifully lined up along the street, one serves as a warning of an impending sinkhole for residential drivers.
The restaurant was closed on Sunday and no one was hurt in the explosion.