Dearborn Heights

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Muslim Woman Sues After Being Forced To Remove Head Scarf After Arrest

A 27-year-old woman is challenging the Dearborn Heights Police Department’s policy that she says forced her to remove her hijab.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2015

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4 In Custody After Woman’s Battered, Naked Body Found Dumped Along Road

Investigators believe more people may be involved…

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

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Woman’s Body, Severely Beaten Found Near Ecorse River

Police believe the woman was murdered at a different location and her body placed in the field some time after her death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

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Dearborn Heights Honor Student Suspended For The Year After Bringing Knife To School

Atiya Haynes, a 17-year-old senior at Annapolis High School, says she didn’t realize she was even carrying the weapon…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

Theodore Wafer is seen on a video monitor from the media room as he arrives in court for sentencing. (credit:  Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Theodore Wafer Sentenced To 15-30 Years In Murder Of Renisha McBride

The judge on Wednesday said he believes Wafer acted out of panic and fear, and that he’s “not a cold blooded killer.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2014

Water soaked trash at the curb lines the street for pick-up. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

You Might Think You’ve Cleaned It, But Start Fresh Recommends Health Department

Thousands of residents are still cleaning up following flooding from last week’s storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

Theodore Wafer -- Renisha McBride (File)

$10 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Renisha McBride’s Family

The family of a Detroit woman shot and killed by a Dearborn Heights homeowner— has filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages in her death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

A Madison Heights family piles soaked, ruined belongings pulled from their flooded basement at the end of their driveway. (credit: Marlene Beck Mohan)

Police Threaten Garbage Pickers With Tickets, Arrests After Floods

What’s more attractive than finding a bargain that’s soaked in raw sewage?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Neighborhood off Southfied Freeway and Annapolis. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Residents Across The Metro Area Assess The Flood Damage, Wonder If Help Is Available

The aftermath of flooding in the area forced mayors in Ferndale, Highland Park and Warren to declare a State of Emergency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2014

Theodore Wafer -- Renisha McBride (File)

Attorney Says Porch Shooter ‘Shocked’ By Murder Verdict: ‘We Will Definitely Appeal’

“If he gets sentenced under the murder guidelines, it’s a death sentence,” Theodore Wafer’s attorney told WWJ, saying she will “definitely” appeal his second-degree murder conviction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2014

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