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Detroit Pastor Summoned To Grand Jury In City Council Probe

The FBI is investigating rumors that someone tried to bribe Detroit City Council members in an effort to influence the outcome of the race for council president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

Joe Louis Arena  (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Detroit Council Meets March 31 On Joe Louis Arena Lease

Council members will vote on a new lease for The Joe, which is slated to be replaced as venue for the Detroit Red Wings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

George Cushingberry. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Councilman Cushingberry Takes Plea Deal In Traffic Stop

George Cushingberry, who was found with marijuana and alcohol in his car during a traffic stop, has accepted a plea. paying a $95 fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Red WIngs 3-2 in overtime, (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Considers Deal On Joe Louis Arena’s Future

The deal would prevent ticketed events from being held at Joe Louis Arena once the Red Wings stop playing at the downtown site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Detroit Councilman Off The Hook For Ticket Issued At Controversial Traffic Stop

A traffic ticket issued to George Cushingberry Jr., who was pulled over with open intoxicants and marijuana inside his vehicle, has been dismissed because of an apparent paperwork mix-up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

One of the new Detroit police cars (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Say Officers Not At Fault In Alleged Reporter Pushing

Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson says it was M.L. Elrich who initiated physical contact with police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

(C) M-1 Board Chairman Roger Penske speaks before Detroit City Council. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

M-1 Light Rail Project Set To Break Ground In Spring

M-1 Board Chairman Roger Penske and CEO Matt Cullen gave members of the Detroit City Council an update at the session Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

Marathon reps. sit before city council. (photo credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

Council, Residents Voice Concerns Over Detroit Marathon Refinery

Some heated debate before the Detroit City Council surrounding the Marathon refinery in Southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

It was a packed house for the Detroit City Council vote on the new Red Wings arena. (credit:  Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit City Council Vote Paves Way For Red Wings Arena

The Detroit City Council has approved a land transfer deal, paving the way for a new downtown hockey arena for the Red Wings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

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City Council/Residents Discuss New Detroit Red Wings Arena

A proposed new hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings was up for discussion before City Council today… a week before they’re expected to vote on the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

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