Bogus Broker Busted In Macomb County

Prosecutor Eric Smith has charged a 44-year old Chesterfield Township man with racketeering and larceny after allegedly posing as a broker and scamming clients of more than $1 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

Mary Haezebrouck, principal at Barnard Elementary, left; and Caryn Leonard, a 4th grade teacher at Barnard, right. Credit: Troy School District

Troy Teachers Ratify New Contract

Teachers will pay more in their own health care coverage. The district says the two-year deal will save 10-million dollars, ensuring that major programs won’t be slashed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Troy Distracted Driving Ordinance Now Enforced

The ordinance means you can no longer use a handheld cell phone when you’re driving in Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2011


Analyst: Record Gas Prices Could Hit In Spring

While one analyst is predicting four-dollar a gallon, a former Shell Oil exec says we could be paying five dollars for a gallon in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2010

Goodfellows will take to the street to raise money for Christmas gifts for children. (File WWJ)

Goodfellows Fund Nears Halfway Point

The Detroit Goodfellows has collected about half of its 1.3 million dollar goal. Gift packages starting to be distributed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2010

Pontiac Bank Robbed

Pontiac police are looking for a bank robber who made off with more than three-thousand dollars Tuesday afternoon.


Police: Livonia Soccer Club Officer Stole $100K

A treasurer with a suburban Detroit soccer club has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the nonprofit organization.


Foundation Grant Will Keep Parks Running

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has given a $1.3 million grant to Genesee County Parks & Recreation Commission to keep its struggling park system up and running.


Bernanke: Shut Down Banks If Needed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a panel investigating the financial crisis that regulators must be ready to shutter the largest institutions if they threaten to bring down the financial system.


Kilpatrick Relative Accused Of Diverting Funds

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has accused a relative and former employee of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of diverting thousands of dollars from a charitable fund for personal use.