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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

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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

George Cushingberry. File Photo (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Police Chief: Councilman Cushingberry Got Special Treatment

A sergeant is facing disciplinary action.

01/24/2014

Councilman George Cushingberry (L) was clearly distracted during Friday's City Council meeting, looking at his phone instead of taking part in discussions, after news broke of his recent run in with police. Cushingberry was cited for not using a turn signal after being stopped by police while leaving a strip club, despite officers finding an open bottle of alcohol and marijuana in his vehicle. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Craig Orders Probe After Councilman Let Off Despite Alleged Open Intox, Pot In Car

Another scandal involving Detroit’s police department and city council is in the making.

01/10/2014

Brenda Jones (credit: City of Detroit)

Brenda Jones Elected Detroit City Council President

She unseated Saunteel Jenkins, who’d been in the seat since July.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

This aerial photo shows the planned location of the new Red Wings arena and entertainment complex, downtown Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Tax Breaks Approved, Outrage At Meeting To Discuss Plans For New Red Wings Arena

The Detroit City Council has approved potential tax breaks in the event plans go ahead for a new Red Wings arena.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

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