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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies

The former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center was 93.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2011


Student Dies After Being Hit By Car

Macomb County Sheriff Tony Wickersham says 18 year old Neeosha Nelson died Thursday two days after she was hit by a car near Dakota High School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2011


Jack Shingleton Former MSU Trustee Dies

Former Michigan State University administrator and trustee John ‘Jack’ Shingleton has died. He was 89. Shingleton died March 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2011

Teena Marie

Former Motown Singer Teena Marie Dies

Best known for her song ‘Lovergirl’ and her work with Rick James, Marie got her start on the Motown Label.


'50s Pop Singer Eddie Fisher Dies At Age 82

Pop singer Eddie Fisher, whose clear voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls in the early 1950s before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame, has died at age 82.


Baby Dies In Crash

A 10-month-old baby girl is dead following a crash yesterday in which the child was thrown from the car she was riding in. 


Former Red Wing Bob Probert Dead

Retired hockey enforcer Bob Probert, who played for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks and struggled to overcome drinking problems, has died. He was 45.