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Plans Call For $60M Detroit Riverfront Development

A developer plans to build five blocks of apartments, town houses and small-scale retail on Detroit’s east riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

Sheriff's Dive Team - FILE PHOTO (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950) FILE.

Divers Recover Body From Truck In Detroit River

The body of a 54-year-old woman has been recovered from a submerged truck that onlookers saw plunge into the Detroit River in Wyandotte.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

APBA Gold Cup races along the Detroit River. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Points Leader Jimmy Shane Ready For Final Day Of Gold Cup Race

Sunday wraps up the 104th DYC Detroit APBA Gold Cup race along the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

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Panic At Detroit Fireworks Apparently Sparked By Firecrackers, Not Gunfire

A police official says a group of teenagers who threw firecrackers into a crowd at Monday night’s fireworks show in Detroit sparked a series of events that sent hundreds of people running from the riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Fireworks at the 55th annual Ford Fireworks. (WWJ/Rob Davidek)

Police Can’t Confirm If Shots Fired During Fireworks

The annual Detroit fireworks are in the books, but not before some scary moments for people near Hart Plaza.

06/24/2013

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)

Peters: State Looking Into Pet Coke Dust Issue

Michigan environmental officials are looking into the effect that dust from petroleum coke piles is having along the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Wayne State University Law School Professor Nick Schroeck is interviewed by reporters as Congressman Gary Peters (left) looks on. Wayne State University photo.

Wayne State Prof Goes Public Over Pet Coke Concern

Mountains of petroleum coke — a byproduct of oil refining from tar sands in Alberta, Canada — have drawn public concern from politicians, environmental experts, community activists, business owners and residents in the southwest Detroit neighborhood where the black mounds have been deposited along the riverfront since late fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

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)

Peters: Is Petcoke Storage Near Detroit River Is Safe?

Congressman Gary Peters is pushing for further studies to confirm the chemical piles are safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Grosse Ile’s Sugar Island Beach Opens To Public Saturday

A beach on the Detroit River’s Sugar Island is opening to the public Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Partial shot of the mound which now blocks view of Windsor, Ontario. (credit:Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Gary Peters Wants Detroit Pet Coke Probe

Michigan U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has taken to the House floor to criticize the storage of large piles of an oil-refining byproduct along the Detroit River

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

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