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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Detroit Fans Catch ‘Tigers Fever’ After Team Clinches AL Central

Fans in Detroit and throughout Michigan are coming down with a case of “Tigers Fever.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2013


Survey Reveals Lack Of Qualified Manufacturing Workers

An Oakland County survey found it’s not a lack of jobs that’s the problem, but a lack of qualified workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

Abraham Pearson (credit: Detroit Police Department)

Detroit Jail Escapee Who Allegedly Stabbed Guard Non-Responsive, Faces Psych Exam

The defense attorney says, “He didn’t seem to know anything about this.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Foreign Language Robo Call To Students In Harper Woods Mistaken For Bomb Threat

Students are making their way back to a local high school after some thought they received a bomb threat via text on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

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Prospective Stars Line Up For American Idol Auditions

Hundreds of Hollywood hopefuls lined up outside the Book-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

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Two Houses On Detroit’s East Side Go Up In Flames

WWJ’s Ron Dewey reports from the scene that firefighters had to hook up to a hydrant down the block in order to gain access to the water necessary to put out the blaze.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2013

Ronald Dimambro (middle) appears in court on Aug. 27, 2013 with his lawyer. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

New Charges, Possibly Felony Murder, Expected After Tot Damian Sutton’s Death

“If it comes back that the child abuse was the cause of his death, we will up it to felony murder immediately,” said Macomb County Prosecuting attorney Eric Smith.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Historic Home Burns To Ground In Detroit’s Boston-Edison District

Firefighters battled to get the upper hand on a blaze at a home in Detroit’s historic Boston-Edison district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

This water main break in Berkley could tie up traffic all day Monday. (Photo: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

12 Mile Closed In Berkley After Water Main Break

Police say the road will remain shut down until Tuesday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

Hotel guests stand outside the Extended Stay America in Novi where a gunshot was fired. (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Police, SWAT Team Surround Hotel In Novi

Police have given the all-clear after a man was found shot to death at a hotel in Novi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

The charred shell of a minivan is all that remains after it crashed through a dollar store on Detroit's west side. (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Van Crashes Through Dollar Store, Bursts Into Flames

Police say somehow, the driver of the minivan was able to escape the flames and flee the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

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Lions Fans Get Up Early To Get Sneak Peek At Team

The Detroit Lions are treating fans to an open practice during their first week of training camp, where all football fans can get a sneak peek at this year’s team.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

Arson Suspected In Fire That Ripped Through 3 Houses

Firefighters battled equipment problems alongside a blaze that tore through three abandoned homes on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2013

Police Investigate Shooting At West Side Apartment Complex

A man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after being shot on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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Search Steps Up For Missing Dearborn Woman, Who May Have Been Kidnapped During Robbery

“She’s a very bright girl, she’s a fighter, she can stand a lot, if they’re trying to break her down, I don’t know what they’re doing,” Macchus said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Cleanup in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Blighted Detroit Neighborhood Gets A Makeover

AAA Michigan executives and employees spent the day out of the office, Thursday, working instead to clean up a westside Detroit neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

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250 Exhibitors Pack Downtown Wyandotte For Street Art Fair

Artists from 30 states and Canada are at the Wyandotte Street Art Fair, which runs through Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

A Meijer store in Midland, Michigan. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Meijer Readying For Official Grand Opening In Detroit

The Meijer store alone will employ 400 people on the site that was formerly fairgrounds that housed the once-annual Michigan State Fair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

Molly McConnell of Royal Oak shows off her dog license. (Photo: Christy Strawser)

Royal Oak Dog Census Begins

This follows what city leaders say has been a rash of dog bite cases

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

Petroleum coke. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Detroiters Block Dock In Pet Coke Protest

The group says the big piles of petroleum coke are an eyesore and a health hazard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Mitchell Young, left, and Tucker Cipriano. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Opening Statements In Cipriano Murder Trial Could Begin Monday

Opening statements could begin Monday afternoon for the trial of Tucker Cipriano and Mitchell Young, in last year’s beating death of Cipriano’s father.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

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GM: New Generation Vehicles To Be More ‘Connected’

Phil Abram, GM’s Chief Infotainment Officer, stated at an investor conference about more key features such as remote key fobs on smartphones, product apps and 4G broadband service

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013

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Dumpster Fire Spreads To Detroit Apartment Building

Arson investigators are looking for answers after a dumpster fire spread to a neighboring apartment building, forcing its evacuation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

Royal Oak Ordinance Requires $1 Million ‘Dangerous Dog’ Insurance Policy

Royal Oak is about to unleash new regulations on dog owners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Procession Honors Fallen Westland Firefighter

A crowd of hundreds lined the funeral procession route Monday morning to pay final respects to a lost hero:

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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Port Detroit Building Re-Named For Carl Levin

The senior U.S. Senator of Michigan was honored with his pending retirement and recognition for bringing the port to the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Fire Rips Through Four Homes In Highland Park

Four homes were destroyed or damaged by fire overnight in Highland Park. Three of them were already abandoned, while the fourth saw two people barely escape with their lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

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Suspicious Package Found At McNamara Federal Building In Detroit

Emergency crews rushed downtown Detroit after a suspicious package was found at the McNamara Federal Building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Art by Dakota Jones (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Local Student Wins ‘Doodle For Google’ Contest

The doodle by Andover High School student Dakota Jones titled was chosen as a statewide winner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013


Bloomfield Hills High School Ranks Among Top 20 In The U.S.

Schools were evaluated on student performance on state-mandated assessments, and how effectively schools educated minorities and economically-disadvantaged students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013



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