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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

Detroit police gather clothes left behind on the Belle Isle bridge after receiving a 911 call that someone might have jumped into the Detroit River. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Coast Guard Searching After Phone, Clothes Found On Belle Isle Bridge

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the Detroit River near Belle Isle for a potential missing person.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

(credit: istock)

6 Rescued After Boat Flips On Detroit River

Rescue crews found four people clinging to the sides of the sailboat and two underneath.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

The black mounds of pet coke that once lined the Detroit River have now been removed. The piles left behind are limestone. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Pet Coke Piles Along Detriot River Cleared Away

Remaining mounds of petroleum coke have been removed from the Detroit riverfront ahead of a city-imposed deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Tom Lange as seen on a missing persons poster in 2003. (Courtesy Wyandotte Police)

How Man Found In Detroit River Died Remains A Mystery

The cause of death of a Lincoln Park man — whose body was found in his submerged car, cannot be determined.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Tom Lange as seen on a missing persons poster in 2003. (Courtesy Wyandotte Police)

Authorities I.D. Body Found In Car In Detroit River

Authorities are still investigating whether or not the man, who’d been missing 9 years, was deliberately dismembered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway (Credit: fws.gov)

Officials Plan More Cooperation On Conservation

Those involved said the land will be managed with the “spirit and intent” of a 2001 agreementthat led to the creation of the International Wildlife Refuge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

A car with a body inside is pulled from the Detroit River (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Headless, Handless Body Found In Car Submerged In Detroit River

A diver spotted the body Thursday, near the Wyandotte Boat Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

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