Cinco de Mayo

Police close off area where a fatal shooting took place during the Cinco de Mayo parade in Mexicantown. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Man Held After Deadly Cinco De Mayo Parade Shooting Released

Police say a 24-year-old man arrested following a fatal shooting during a Cinco de Mayo parade in Detroit has been released as the investigation continues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

A makeshift memorial marks a corner in southwest Detroit where a 19-year-old man was shot and killed during the city's annual Cinco de Mayo parade. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Prepare For Gang Retaliation After Deadly Shooting At Cinco De Mayo Parade

Police have increased their presence in southwest Detroit, preparing for possible gang retaliation following a fatal shooting at Sunday’s Cinco de Mayo parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting during the annual Cinco de Mayo parade. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Cinco de Mayo Parade Marred By Violence

Against the backdrop of an otherwise colorful, peaceful event; shots rang out striking at least two people and killing one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2014

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Detroit Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

A parade was held on Vernor with live music, horses and marchers in traditional costume.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

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Cinco de Mayo Party Fundraiser To Support Hispanic Community

Centro Multicultural La Familia is hosting a major fundraiser this Friday to mark the holiday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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Best Places To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo In Detroit

There are a variety of events that celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Southwest Detroit. The Mexicantown area features special entertainment throughout the holiday.


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Best Fajitas In Detroit

Looking for Detroit’s best fajitas? Head to Mexicantown. These neighborhood hot spots are your best bet for the sizzling Mexican cuisine in the Motor City.


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The History Of Cinco De Mayo

The holiday celebrates the May 5th anniversary when the Mexican militia defeated the French in the Battle of Puebla, a small town in Mexico.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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“Weird Al” Yankovic To Perform At Fox Theatre

Award-Winning Comedian “Weird Al” Yankovic to perform at Detroit’s Fox Theatre on Cinco De Mayo (May 5). Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 14, at 10 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

Aerial view of Southwest Detroit (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Southwest Detroit Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

People from all over Metro Detroit are joining Mexican American merchants on Bagley Street for the annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011