Sandra McNeill

sandramcneill Sandra McNeillAfter graduating from the University of Michigan, Sandra McNeill started her career as a newspaper reporter in a small town in England called Wokingham.  Her daily walk to the police station to find out what was happening that day invariably came up with the reply, “We don’t have crime like you do in America!”

She went on to a stint at Metro Traffic as a traffic reporter on several major Detroit area radio stations, doing reports for several years from a small airplane.  Sandra then went back into news for the Metro Networks wire service, where she worked her way up to News Bureau Chief.

Sandra now writes and reports at WWJ Newsradio 950, where her favorite stories are simply talking to people.

 

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Wayne County Relaunches ‘Narcotics And Morality Unit’ To Fight Drugs, Prostitution

The unit, which was disbanded a year ago due to budget cuts, was revived as a pilot program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

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1,000 Arrests Made In Wayne County During 2-Week Multi-Agency Police Operation

The results are in from a wide-scale police operation in Wayne County aimed at getting criminals off the streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

Texting while driving

“I Used To Think I Was Pretty Good At Texting And Driving,” Said Student Using Driving Simulator, Striking Pedestrian

It was a sobering lesson Wednesday for students on the campus of WSU as Allstate brought a driving simulator to teach kids the dangers of texting and driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

Slow Roll break during a Monday evening ride. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Slow Roll Goes Into High Gear After Feature In Apple Ad

Jason Hall, the co-founder of Detroit’s bike ride called the Slow Roll that draws thousands of people from all walks of life into the downtown streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

The twin towers of the World Trade Center billow smoke after hijacked airliners crashed into them early 11 September, 2001. (credit: HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I Think God Made A Decision’ Says Michigan Man Who Survived September 11th Attacks

Patrick Anderson of Lansing was in the World Trade Center when the first plane hit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

Prince Harry speaks to Joss Stone during the launch of The Queen's Young Leaders Programme at Buckingham Palace on July 9, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Is Joss Stone Dating Britain’s Prince Harry?

There have been Internet rumblings about the potential pairing of singer Joss Stone and Britain’s Prince Harry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2014

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‘Hardcore Pawn’ Stars Lend Hand To Build Habitat For Humanity Homes

Habitat for Humanity has started its “Blitz Build” in the city’s Morningside community with a little star power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

Volunteers works on a flood damaged basement in Oak Park. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Disaster Response Team Helps Repair Flood Damaged Homes… And More Volunteers Are Needed

“They had two bedrooms and the laundry room and a bathroom and a playroom for the kids…and it’s totally destroyed,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

April Millsap (Facebook photo)

Mother Of Murdered Armada Teen Asks, ‘What Did She Do So Wrong?’

It’s like a nightmare from which she can’t wake up, says April Millsap’s mom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Tomatoes at a Forgotten Harvest food pantry. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) File

Food Pantry Serves Families Starving In The Suburbs

“We have people who are taking food who have lost their jobs. We have people who are underemployed. We have people who have incredible medical expenses, who simply can’t pay their bills.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

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