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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It was a long, strange road trip for a 62-year-old Clinton Township man who traveled half-way across the country with a dead body in the passenger’s seat.
Thousands of people lined Michigan Ave. to take in the 90th Annual Dearborn Memorial Day Parade — one of the largest in the nation.
The building held at least three businesses, including a baseball training center and a fitness center.
The first accident happened around 3:00 Monday morning when a car struck a pedestrian on John Kronk east of Central and just kept on going. And in a second accident on the city’s northwest side, a man was struck and killed by an SUV.
When your job is to enforce and uphold the law, it usually helps if you try not to break it. But, nearly two dozen Detroit police officers are being suspended for that very reason.
Tipsters tell WWJ Newsradio 950 that a sport motorcycle apparently slammed into the back of a postal semi truck and then was run over by a second semi.
The city says it will repair potholes within 24 to 48 hours of being notified about them. Residents can report potholes via phone or by sending the city a message on its Facebook pages.
“Too many runs, too many problems, too many headaches, equipment problems.”
La Iglesia Detroit Hispanic Ministry is offering ashes at various street corners in southwest Detroit Wednesday afternoon and early evening.
Westbound I-94 was closed near Port Huron for several hours Monday morning following a collision between a car and a semi.
People calling WWJ Monday morning had a list of pothole problem areas including: the Lodge Freeway service drive near Eight Mile, I-96 eastbound near Livernois, Hannan Road over I-275.
Chaos and craziness is how drivers are describing the southbound stretch of Greenfield Road in Southfield, between 8 and 10 Mile roads.
Michigan State Police say one person was killed in a crash on I-75 near Sashabaw Road in northern Oakland County. A second fatal crash was reported on eastbound I-94 near Masonic.
It was quite the dramatic rescue for a woman and her four grandkids after their home went up in flames on Detroit’s east side.
Hundreds of fast-food workers across Michigan are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday as part of a national protest.
Celebrating 100 years, hundreds of Detroit Goodfellows are fanning out across the city, all in an effort to help needy children.
It was painstaking work cleaning up the sand and uprighting the gravel hauler that overturned in Southfield.
A deadly house fire that broke out early Monday morning on Detroit’s west side killed a 30-year-old man and gutted the entire upstairs of the house.
The stakes are high for Henry Ford Community College — as it awaits the fate of a pair of bond requests.
Detroit police are investigating whether or not alcohol was involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident on the east side.
Inkster police say the crime scene covers several city blocks because bullets were flying everywhere.
Hearts were heavy in Detroit as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Patrick Hill, killed in the line of duty.
The Guardian Angels has announced it will confront DDOT bus safety issues.
Dennis Norton of the Yankee Air Museum says the Willow Run Bomber plant, and Detroit’s role in supplying the Arsenal of Democracy …was as big as the plant itself.
More than a dozen people have been burned out of their homes following a fire on Detroit’s west side.
What was once an abandoned building contributing to urban blight is now part of a resurging neighborhood on Detroit’s west side.
Detroit Police officers have been working 12-hour shifts the past several months, ever since former Police Chief Ralph Godbee implemented the change to cut costs.
The Macomb County restaurant where rapper Eminem worked before his music career skyrocketed was extensively damaged by a fire.
A busy Macomb County intersection is closed — at least through the Monday morning rush hour — following an overnight crash that knocked down traffic signals.
Are you frustrated by all the talk about a possible government shutdown? WWJ Newsradio 950 caught up with some people who said, yes, they’re fed up with all the posturing.