After 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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Detroit Red Wings great Gordie Howe is now able to walk with just a little assistance after suffering a series of strokes.
A southeast Michigan cider mill is hoping to ward off hard times with hard cider.
“We wanna know what happened…How did that happen?”
“For hipsters, it was their thing a couple of years ago,” Fred Hajjar of West Bloomfield said. “Now everybody loves them. Traffic on Google, for instance, has tripled for searches for ugly Christmas sweaters in the past two years.”
Sidney Taylor is just 49, but after five heart attacks, the former Detroit police officer is on the list for a new donor heart.
He gets about 2,000 auditions a year between Detroit and Los Angeles and says if he books 10 percent of those … it’s a good year.
Eric Gutman says he proof you can do something with a musical-theatre degree.
“I don’t do a lot of crazy voices,” Lecia Macryn said. “I have heard people tell me that [my voice] is unique and that I cut through and that it is very relatable.”
Amber Vinson arrived at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on a Wednesday and left via Frontier Airlines Monday night. She fell ill the following morning.
Isis Coney Island — no connection to the terrorist group — has been getting some nasty complaints.
The unit, which was disbanded a year ago due to budget cuts, was revived as a pilot program.
The results are in from a wide-scale police operation in Wayne County aimed at getting criminals off the streets.
“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.
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.
Patrick Anderson of Lansing was in the World Trade Center when the first plane hit.
There have been Internet rumblings about the potential pairing of singer Joss Stone and Britain’s Prince Harry.
Habitat for Humanity has started its “Blitz Build” in the city’s Morningside community with a little star power.
“They had two bedrooms and the laundry room and a bathroom and a playroom for the kids…and it’s totally destroyed,”
It’s like a nightmare from which she can’t wake up, says April Millsap’s mom.
“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.”
Once the site of Tiger Stadium, Navin Field served as the location for a themed wedding complete with a baseball bat arch, popcorn, peanuts and cracker jacks.
“We just got tired of being isolated from people … So that’s when we got the idea to move downtown.”
Daniel Fabrizio of Warren used items he already had around his home.
Oakland County prosecutors are fighting the release of a 58-year-old Southfield woman in bizarre shooting case.
It’s a new way to get an absentee ballot for the August primary in Detroit.
Dr. Shiner says that an estimated one to two percent of the population has no empathy for others and they are capable of anything.
It’s a special tribute at the ballpark to the last Detroit Tiger team to win the World Series two decades ago.
First a slip of the tongue — now a t-shirt.
They are a mission to document Americana and prove that the American Dream is not dead …
The world has been going crazy this week for the World Cup and some local fans are putting in a lot of time watching the games, too.