Michigan Gets $3.5M For Substance Abuse Prevention

The money is to help address underage drinking among those ages 12 to 20, and prescription drug misuse and abuse by those ages 12 to 25.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

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Ordinance Limiting Alcohol Sales Near MSU Gets Another Look

An ordinance that was aimed at curbing excessive drinking at bars and restaurants in the city that’s home to Michigan State University is getting another look.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

CDC: Teen Drinking And Driving Down 54% Since 1991

The percentage of teens in high school who drove when they had been drinking alcohol decreased by 54 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to a Vital Signs study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Attorney: Patterson, Driver Weren’t Drinking Before Bone-Breaking Crash

The attorney for L. Brooks Patterson says the Oakland County Executive and his driver were not drinking prior to a crash that severely injured the two, despite what the defense team of the man charged in the crash have alleged.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

Takunda Mavima (Booking Photo)

Teen Gets Prison Term For Deadly Drunken Crash

A teenager has received a prison term for a drunken driving crash on a West Michigan expressway exit ramp that killed two of his high school classmates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


Shane Harlan (Facebook Photo)

Teen Party Host Pleads Guilty To Alcohol Charges After Fatal Crash

An 18-year-old who hosted a party at his apartment before a crash on a West Michigan expressway that left two young people dead faces up to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

Shane Harlan (Facebook Photo)

Teen Charged In Relation To Fatal Crash Fueled By Alcohol

An 18-year-old who authorities say hosted a party at his apartment before a crash on a West Michigan expressway that left two young people dead is facing charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

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Bill Would Exempt Booze Pouches From Bottle Law

The Michigan Senate has passed a bill making new flexible alcohol pouches exempt from the state’s bottle deposit law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2012

Kristen Danyal (Facebook photo)

Miss Michigan: Booze Chugging Pic Was A Joke

Miss Michigan Kristen Danyal says she doesn’t drink and a photo that seems to depict her chugging alcohol was taken as a joke.

CBS Detroit–06/07/2012