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2 Years Later, Opening Statements Begin In Dismemberment Trial

The 41-year-old is accused of killing his former girlfriend and her fiancé, chopping up their bodies and dumping the remains in the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2014

Petroleum coke. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Michigan DEQ Rejects Request To Store Pet Coke Along Detroit River Citing Dust Control Measures

Pet coke is burned as fuel in cement kilns and power plants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

Detroit Fire Captain Chris Dixon. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

International Tug-Of-War Centers Around Bragging Rights, Possible Rope Burn

Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2014

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Thousands On Hand As Detroit Illuminates Under Annual Fireworks

Even a threat of rain didn’t spoil the mood of thousands of people who enjoyed the fireworks spectacular over the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

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Court Rejects Challenge To US-Canada Bridge Plan

Earlier this month, the U.S. Coast Guard granted a permit to construct the publicly owned bridge between Detroit and Windsor.

CBS Detroit–06/20/2014

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Canadian Kayaker Says He Crossed River To Urinate

Court documents show the man later changed his story and said he was playing poker at the Motor City Casino.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2014

Andre Cooper, Hollis Fussell and Morris Taylor catching White Bass by the buckets full, off the seawall just south of Chene Park on the Detroit River. (credit: Mike Campbell) File

Officials Say Taste Of Detroit River Fish Has Improved

“Our waters are getting cleaner, pollution levels are decreasing and our ability to enjoy aquatic recreational activities is improving.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

Detroit police are mobilizing a search for a man reportedly kidnapped and trapped in a building. (Photo: Jon Hewett)

A Wild Hoax? Police Call Off Search For Man Claiming Abduction, Injury

The man apparently told police that he was in a warehouse on the city’s east side, somewhere near the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

Some of the brave folks taking the Polar Plunge. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Hundreds Take Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics – Michigan

Looking brave and (mostly) fearless, hundreds took a quick dip in some pretty chilly water, all in the name of a good cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2014

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

200-300 Gallons Of Fuel Spill Into Detroit River

Officials said the diesel fuel spill happened as a U.S. Coast Guard ship was fueling up near the Ambassador Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

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