Detroit river

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit: detroithistorical.org)

Cannon Found In Detroit River Going On Display

An 18th century British cannon that was found in the Detroit River in 2011 is going on display this weekend following a three-year restoration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

(Credit: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit No Longer Host For Hydroplane ‘Gold Cup’ Races

The Detroit River Regatta Association said that weakness in sponsorship support and dwindling spectator interest led to the difficult decision, “pointing the event in a new direction.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2014

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Man Arrested For Jumping In Detroit River, Running From Police

Once out of the river, the man began to run from police — but was apprehended. The man was taken to an area hospital for psychological and medical treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2014

The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy will celebrate Saturday the opening of the West RiverWalk. (By Edward Cardenas)

RiverFront Conservancy Celebrates Opening of West RiverWalk (VIDEO)

A number of free events are planned Saturday, including a beer garden, lawn games and live entertainment.

10/02/2014

(Booking photo)

Man Convicted Of Killing Couple, Dumping Dismembered Bodies In Detroit River

A jury has convicted a man of killing his ex-girlfriend and her fiancé, chopping up their bodies and dumping the remains into the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ) File

Man’s Body Found In Detroit River Near Mud Island

Police in suburban Detroit say investigators are looking for clues to the identity of a man whose body was found in the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2014

(Booking photo)

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

(credit: istock)

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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