(credit: Michael Ferro)

Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Detroit

Looking to get away in Metro Detroit without breaking the bank? Here are some affordable day trip options in and near Motown.


Three flee drug ring conviction. From left to right are Carlos Powell,  Earnest Proge, Jr., and Eric Powell.  (credit: United States Attorney’s Office)

Major Drug Case Leads To Life Sentences For Men Who Sparked Manhunt In Detroit

Two brothers convicted of drug trafficking have been sentenced to life in prison, capping an unusual case that included a manhunt when they fled Detroit before the jury’s verdict.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2014

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Officials Seek Help Finding Information Regarding Body Found In March

Officials are looking for information regarding the body of a black male which was found back in March on Detroit’s west side found in the rear the former Wayne County Community College.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

Amiracle Williams (Handout photos)

Police Make 2 Arrests In Child’s Fatal Shooting

Two men have been arrested in a shooting that killed a 3-year-old girl and wounded her parents and 17-year-old sister, Detroit police said Friday.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2014

Packard Plant in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Crews Begin Demolition Of Packard Plant

Peruvian developer Fernando Palazuelo bought the 40-acre site last year and wants to bring in apartments, retail, high-tech entrepreneurs, light industrial operations and artist studios.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2014

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Officials Once Again Call On Citizens To Help Keep ‘Angel’s Night’ Streets Safe

Detroit Executive Fire Commissioner Edsel Jenkins credits the growing participation of Angel’s Night citizen volunteers with the continued decline in arson fires being seen throughout the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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Best Laser Tag In Metro Detroit

Experience the ultimate in simulated battle by heading out to one of the best laser tag attractions in the Detroit area.


Artwork in the Grand River Creative Corridor(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Apologizes Amid Anti-Graffiti Effort

Tickets given for murals that had been approved by business owners are expected to be rescinded while other tickets may stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

A single glove is left behind after Detroit police investigate the scene where a man's burned body was found. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Man Shot, Set On Fire In Vacant Lot On Detroit’s East Side

Detroit police are searching for suspects after a man’s burned body was found in a lot on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

Parade Company float. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Parade Company Unveils New Floats For 2014 Thanksgiving Day Parade

It won’t come as a surprise when you see dancing in the streets at the Thanksgiving Day parade this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2014




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