Ron Dewey

rondewey Ron DeweyWWJ 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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A man traveled from Arizona to Michigan with a dead woman in the passenger's seat of this van. (credit: Warren Police Department)

Charges Possible After Man Takes Road Trip With Dead Body

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

A bystander salutes  as the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council conducts a funeral procession Monday morning before the city's 90th annual Memorial Day parade. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Metro Detroiters Pay Tribute To Veterans, Today’s Troops At Dearborn Memorial Day Parade

Thousands of people lined Michigan Ave. to take in the 90th Annual Dearborn Memorial Day Parade — one of the largest in the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

WWJ Photo: Ron Dewey

Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Commercial Bldg. In Downtown Mt. Clemens

The building held at least three businesses, including a baseball training center and a fitness center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2014

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One Dead, One Critical Following Two Pedestrian Accidents

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2014

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Detroit Police Officers Suspended For Breaking The Law

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2014

A motorcycle lies in the street following a deadly accident.  (WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Motorcyclist Killed In Deadly Rear-end Collision With Semi

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

Photo: City of Taylor website

City Of Taylor Rolls Out Aggressive Program To Repair Potholes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

John Hutchens (L) uses his tow truck to pull Frank Durrams truck out of a ditch January 3, 2002 in Prince Frederick, MD. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Local Businesses, Residents At Wits End With This Winter

“Too many runs, too many problems, too many headaches, equipment problems.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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Busy On Ash Wednesday? ‘Ashes To Go’ Has You Covered

La Iglesia Detroit Hispanic Ministry is offering ashes at various street corners in southwest Detroit Wednesday afternoon and early evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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Accident Closes W. I-94 Near Port Huron For Several Hours

Westbound I-94 was closed near Port Huron for several hours Monday morning following a collision between a car and a semi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

Potholes cover Midland Steet in Highland Park (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 50)

Driver On Potholes: “It’s Like A Graveyard, A Hole For Everybody’s Car”

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

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It’s Like An Asteroid Field — Southfield Mayor Says Fix Pothole-Ridden Road, Or Shut It Down

Chaos and craziness is how drivers are describing the southbound stretch of Greenfield Road in Southfield, between 8 and 10 Mile roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2014

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Icy Conditions Cause Several Accidents During Morning Drive

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014

Grandma Jumps From Window, Neighbors Rescue Kids From Burning Home

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Dozens Protest ‘Slave Wages’ For Fast-Food Workers In Metro Detroit

Hundreds of fast-food workers across Michigan are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday as part of a national protest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

WWJ Photo: Ron Dewey

No Kiddie Without A Christmas: Detroit Goodfellows Celebrating 100 Years

Celebrating 100 years, hundreds of Detroit Goodfellows are fanning out across the city, all in an effort to help needy children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013

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Telegraph Road A Mess After Gravel Truck Overturns

It was painstaking work cleaning up the sand and uprighting the gravel hauler that overturned in Southfield.

11/18/2013

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Man Dies In Detroit House Fire

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2013

The Henry Ford Community College campus. (Photo from Wikimedia Commons, Photographer Dwight Burdette)

HFCC: Passage Of Millage Proposal Critical To School Moving Forward

The stakes are high for Henry Ford Community College — as it awaits the fate of a pair of bond requests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

Detroit police are investigating whether or not alcohol was involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident on the east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

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‘Reckless’ Shootings In Inkster Leave 3 Hospitalized

Inkster police say the crime scene covers several city blocks because bullets were flying everywhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

Fellow officers pay their respects outside Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Funeral For Fallen Detroit Cop, ‘He Did His Job … He Did It 100 Percent’

Hearts were heavy in Detroit as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Patrick Hill, killed in the line of duty.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

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Guardian Angels Stepping In To Help Make Detroit Buses Safer

The Guardian Angels has announced it will confront DDOT bus safety issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

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Yankee Air Museum Highlights The Role Of Detroit Manufacturing In WWII

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Several Detroiters Displaced After Apartment Fire

More than a dozen people have been burned out of their homes following a fire on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

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Iconic Michigan Bell Building Rededicated As Center For Homeless

What was once an abandoned building contributing to urban blight is now part of a resurging neighborhood on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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Detroit’s Finest Reverting Back To 8-Hour Shifts

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

Landmark St. Clair Shores Restaurant Gutted By Fire

The Macomb County restaurant where rapper Eminem worked before his music career skyrocketed was extensively damaged by a fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Drivers: Steer Clear Of This Busy Macomb County Intersection

A busy Macomb County intersection is closed — at least through the Monday morning rush hour — following an overnight crash that knocked down traffic signals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2013

Metro Detroiters Frustrated With Talk About Possible Gov’t Shutdown

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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