8 Mile

1972 = The car that was the namesake of the movie "Gran Torino" was a 1972 Ford Gran Torino.

Best Movies Filmed In Detroit

Detroit has been home to many great films shot right here in the Motor City.


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Firefighters Hospitalized After Battling Two-Alarm Fire On Detroit’s West Side

The firefighters crawled out of the building and collapsed after their oxygen tanks apparently gave out while they were inside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

Grand Circus in downtown Detroit is dressed up to look like Hong Kong for the shooting of Transformers 4. (credit: Peter Mays)

A Movie Buff’s Guide to Detroit Film Locations

We hear a lot about movies being filmed here, but have you ever wondered exactly where your favorite movies were created? Detroit Proud created a guide to some of our favorite movies that have been filmed locally!

CBS 62–08/26/2014

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Woman Dies After Her Vehicle Crosses Median; Officer Hit On Scene Afterward

The woman was traveling westbound on 8 Mile when she lost control of her vehicle, crossing the median, hit trees and signs, and ended up on the eastbound side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014


Car Crash Sends Engine Flying Into Restaurant Window

Alcohol and a high rate of speed look to be the cause of a serious smash-up in Warren early Monday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

Southfield Freeway Bridge Reconstruction

Later this morning, McNichols and Schoolcraft roads will be closed to traffic where they cross over the Southfield Freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2011

2011 Chrysler 200 sedan

Chrysler Includes Eminem In New Super Bowl Ad

Chrysler plans to air a two-minute commercial during the third quarter of Sunday’s Super Bowl that puts its hometown of Detroit and Eminem at center stage.


Bridge Construction Begins Over Southfield Fwy.

The biggest road project of the year is underway in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2011

Police Seek Gas Station Robber

Detroit police are searching for an armed man they say stole thousands of dollars from a Citgo gas station on 8 Mile Road on the city’s east side.


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