US actor Robin Williams arrives for the European premiere of "Happy Feet Two" in central London on November 20, 2011. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Actor Robin Williams, 63, Found Dead By Apparent Suicide

Williams spent part of his childhood in Bloomfield Hills and attended Detroit Country Day High School. Police suspect suicide due to asphyxia.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

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Autopsy: QB Died From Pneumonia, Had Brain Disease

Authorities say his condition may have been exacerbated by a brain disease that has been found in a number of ex-football players.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

File photo of MMA fighters (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Authorities Await Cause Of Mich. Fighter’s Death

Authorities in Port Huron are awaiting lab test results to determine what caused the death of a 35-year-old man who collapsed after a mixed martial arts match.


Photo by WWJ's Beth Fisher

Driver Dies After Semi Crashes Into Kroger Store

The driver of a semi tractor trailer died Saturday evening when the rig he was driving ran off I-94 and crashed into a Kroger store in Harper Woods. The store remained closed Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

13 Dec 1997: Center Robert Traylor of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during a game against the Duke Blue Devils at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 81-73. Credit: Matthew Stockman /Allsport

Robert “Tractor” Traylor Found Dead

Robert “Tractor” Traylor, the bruising power forward who starred at the University of Michigan and played seven seasons in the NBA, was found dead on Wednesday, May 11. Traylor was 34 years old.

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2011

Michigan Congressman (R) Mike Rogers (Credit: AP Photo)

No Decision On Release Of Photo Showing Bin Laden Dead

A decision has not been made as to whether or when a photo of a dead Osama bin Laden will be made public.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2011

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Construction Crew Finds Victim Of Accident Dead

A bizarre scene in northern Oakland County where a car was found early this morning, crashed into an excavator at a construction side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2011

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Snowmobile Crash In U.P. Leaves 1 Dead

Michigan State Police say a 39-year-old Wisconsin man who apparently was speeding and under the influence of drugs has died in a snowmobile crash in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011

Drenching Rains Leave 5 Dead On East Coast

Torrential downpours from a faded tropical storm marched into New England after claiming five lives, washing out roads and dousing some East Coast cities with more rain in hours than they normally get in months.


Missing Birmingham Man Found Dead

The body of an elderly Birmingham man who had been missing for two weeks has been found.