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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

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

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

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