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

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

Icy roads

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

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