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 broken window caught the attention of fire investigators. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Arson Suspected In Livonia Office Fire

Fire investigator Dan Lee says a broken window to the north side of the tax accounting office has piqued their interest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Terry Borgia (Booking Photo)

Sentencing Delayed For Woman Convicted In Grandson’s Death

A Macomb County grandmother facing sentencing for the drowning of her grandson in a bathtub may get another trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

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It’s Tax Day! Have Your Filed Your Returns Yet?

It’s April 15th! Have you filed your taxes yet? It appears many people haven’t, although tonight’s the deadline to file federal and state returns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

Southfield Woman Dies In Apartment Fire

A 61-year-old woman is dead and several other people are homeless after fire in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/File)

Airline Passenger Complaints Surged In 2012

A new survey finds more travelers are complaining about airline service — a 20 percent jump in the past year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2013

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Pickup Slams Into Eastpointe Bank Building

A First State Bank branch was forced to close even before it opened for business on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

An image of the Whitney Building is seen on the screen during a presentation on Thursday. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Reconstruction Begins On Detroit’s Whitney Building

Another iconic building that was left to waste will once again come alive in downtown Detroit.

03/28/2013

Firefighter Injured While Battling Blaze At Pool Store

A firefighter was taken to the hospital after being exposed to chemicals at the scene of a fire in Taylor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Public Input Sought On Roundabout At 14 Mile, Orchard Lake, M-10 Crossing

The Road Commission for Oakland County is holding an open house Wednesday to gather input on a proposed roundabout for a busy intersection in Farmington Hills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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Officials Say 2 Detroit Homes Firebombed

Authorities believe a firebombing is to blame for a blaze that destroyed two homes on Detroit’s east side as an apparent result of a drug dealer’s turf war.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Fire tears through a vacant home in southwest Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Fire Rips Through Vacant Houses In Detroit

Detroit firefighters had their work cut out for them Wednesday morning after several vacant houses went up in flames on city’s southwest side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

WWJ Photo: Ron Dewey

Semi Overturns, Causing Major Headaches On Eastbound I-696

A big smashup involving a semi-truck on eastbound I-696 at Couzens led to backups for drivers Monday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

Detroit fire truck (Credit/Ray Templin)

War Of Words Turns Into Firefight In Detroit

A war of words turns into flames of fury in an east side Detroit neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

Joe Gentz appears in court for sentencing. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ).

Gentz Gets 17 Years In Murder Of Jane Bashara

Handyman Joseph Gentz has been sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison in the murder of Grosse Pointe Park mother and marketing executive Jane Bashara.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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Woman Fatally Shot, Child Injured By Robbers Dressed As Cops

A group of armed men dressed as fake police officers broke into a home on Detroit’s west side and began firing shots, killing a woman and injuring a child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey

Teenage Suspect Killed By Police After Chase, Car Bombing

Authorities have identified a young suspect shot and killed by a State Police trooper following a car bombing and cross-county chase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

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RV And Camper Show Rolls Into Novi This Weekend

The 47th Detroit Camper and RV Show is going on through Sunday at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

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Police: Body Found In Detroit Is Likely Missing Mother

Detroit police believe the body of a young woman found in a house on the west side is that of a 23-year-old who has been missing since New Year’s Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

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Downriver Man Dies In House Fire, Explosion

Fire officials say one person is unaccounted for after fire broke out at a home Downriver early Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

Body Found In Burning Home On Detroit’s West Side

What started as a house fire on Detroit’s west side is now a homicide investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Spike For February

The auto club says Monday the average is about 16 cents per gallon more than last year at this time.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2013

Northbound Southfield Freeway Reopens After Fatal Accident

Michigan State Police say one person is dead following a two-car crash on the Southfield Freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2013

Left to right: Gary Peters; John Dingell; Chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., Fred Hochberg;  Debbie Stabenow, and Rick Snyder. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

US Export-Import Bank Opens Detroit Office

The opening of a federal Export-Import finance center will help create jobs in Detroit and in the state, officials say.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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Snow, Ice Slow Commuters; Close Hundreds Of Schools

Salt trucks and plows have been busy clearing the roadways of snow and ice since Sunday evening, but drivers are still being cautioned to give themselves extra time. And, check the School Closings list before sending the kids out the door.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

At least an inch of water covers the floor of this Detroit apartment after pipes burst on a frigid winter morning.

Residents Displaced After Burst Pipe Floods Detroit Apartment Complex

Dozens of residents at an apartment complex in Detroit received a rude awakening overnight when pipes burst on the upper floors, sending water cascading into their homes below.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

Detroit Warming Centers Meeting Rising Demand

The city of Detroit says two warming centers have extended their hours to accommodate rising demand during the bitter cold snap.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

Two Firefighters Injured In Motel Fire

A metro Detroit motel that has been around since the 1960s is now a complete loss after fire tore through the building early Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

Pedestrian Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run Crash

Police in Dearborn Heights are on the hunt for a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that left one person seriously injured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Snyder, LaHood To Announce $25M For Woodward Light Rail

Officials later this week are expected to make an announcement about a trainload of federal money heading to Detroit for the Woodward Light Rail project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

Early Morning Fire Destroys Troy Home

The resident of the home escaped the fire, however, fire officials say the pack rat conditions, combined with all of the combustibles inside, weakened the home’s structure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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