Bob Ficano

Robert Ficano sits down with WWJ's Vickie Thomas after conceding the primary election. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Robert Ficano Concedes To Warren Evans In Race For Wayne County Executive

After garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

Warren Evans (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Lawsuit Claims Warren Evans Not A Valid Candidate Due To Residency Issue

Evans and Cavanagh are two of several candidates who want to replace current County Executive Bob Ficano.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano (Credit: WWJ  Newsradio 950) FILE

2 More Hats In The Race For Wayne County Exec As Ficano, Evans Announce Bid

Former Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and current Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will make a run for the county’s top job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2014

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WATCH Michigan Matters: The Big Four’s Water Fight!

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain travels to the beautifully-renovated Cobo Ballroom during the 2014 North American International Auto Show to emcee the Detroit Economic Club/Detroit Auto Dealers Association luncheon.

CBS 62–01/17/2014

Westland mayor William Wild.
FILE PHOTO ( Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Westland Mayor Touts His Candidacy For Wayne County Executive

“Everybody’s tired of the scandals, they want good ethical leaders,” he said.

CBS Detroit–01/15/2014

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson carried this sign. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Mock Campaign Sign Gets Laughs At Politics Panel

A meeting of the so-called “Big Four” metro Detroit leaders is known to draw a crowd, but it was an unexpected sign that stole the show Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder - March 1, 2013 in  Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Michigan Security “Light Years Ahead Of 9-11”

Governor Rick Snyder believes Michigan’s emergency responders are well-prepared, but
you never take it for granted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

Attending  the  Detroit Economic Club Big Four luncheon at Cobo Center were (from left): Tom Canedo, vice president/general manager of CBS 62/ CW50;  Rod Alberts, executive director of DADA, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel;  Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Detroit Economic Club President/CEO Beth Chappell,  CBS 62’s Carol Cain and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. (Photo: Jeff Kowalsky)

Metro Detroit’s Big Four Sound Off On Money And Marriage

On money woes – specifically the Motor City’s fiscal crisis — Patterson said Detroit needed an emergency financial manager to start, “kicking ass and taking names” to get its house in order.

CBS 62–01/22/2013

ficano, robert

Charlie Langton: Where There’s Smoke Is There Ficano?

Fox 2 investigative reporter Charlie LeDuff discussed the latest news that Wayne County’s chief information officer was allegedly shaking down contractors for money, trips and more. How far does the corruption go? Why is so much money being funneled […]

CBS Sports Radio 1270–02/16/2012

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Charlie Langton: Is Bob Ficano Corrupt?

Two local news stars, Detroit Free Press columnist M.L. Elrick and TV news’ Charlie LeDuff, joined Charlie Langton in the studio to discuss the corruption that seems to be overflowing in Wayne County politics.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–02/07/2012