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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

Petroleum coke. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Sets Deadline For Pet Coke Removal

Bing’s office says Detroit Bulk Storage was notified to move the material by Aug. 27.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

Belle Isle Beach (credit: Belle Isle Conservancy/Facebook)

Cash-Strapped Detroit Doesn’t Test Water At Belle Isle Beach

Officials say Detroit stopped testing the water at Belle Isle Beach along the Detroit River for E. coli last year because of its financial difficulties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2013

This photo shows pet coke being dumped onto a growing pile of the material near the Detroit River in southwest Detroit in May, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Company Says Pet Coke Piles Along Detroit River Will Be Gone By August

A company has stopped accepting shipments of petroleum coke at a site along the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Drunk Man Arrested After Swimming Across Detroit River

A man who wanted to prove he could swim across the Detroit River from Canada to the U.S. ended up prompting and international rescue operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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