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Firework Safety Tips For Fourth Of July

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs’ Bureau of Fire Services issues a reminder to practice fire safety when using fireworks this Independence Day to help ensure everyone has a happy and safe summer holiday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

Demitrus Ludaway's attorney and supporters are seen leaving the courthouse on Monday. (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Warren Man Charged In Mount Clemens Fireworks Shooting

An 18-year-old Warren man has been arraigned in connection with shooting a 19-year-old man at the Stars and Stripes Festival over the weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

Eddie Samona of Sky High Fireworks (WWJ Photo: Vickie Thomas)

Plenty Of Bang Available For 4th Of July Revelers

The owner of Sky High Fireworks says some metro Detroiters are spending $700 to put on their own fireworks show with the top-of-the-line package called The Godfather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012


Police: Fireworks Accident Burns Woman

Authorities say a 38-year-old woman was critically injured with extensive burns after leaning over a firework she lit in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012


Man Charged In Year-Old Fireworks Shooting

A man has been charged in the nearly year-old shooting of two people during the annual Independence Day fireworks display in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012


Warren Ordinance Challenges Michigan Fireworks Law

Warren city officials on Tuesday night approved an emergency ordinance about when and where people may set off powerful fireworks recently legalized by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

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Tips Sought In Centerline Fireworks Shooting

A 19-year-old man was shot in Centerline, immediately following the city’s fireworks show Tuesday night.


Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Detroit Police: 282 Juveniles Cited At Fireworks

Detroit police say they cited 282 juveniles for curfew violations during the annual Detroit-Windsor freedom festival fireworks show over the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012


Poll: How Do You Feel About Late Night Fireworks?

The city of Warren is the latest Metro Detroit community to consider cracking down on those things that go “boom” in the night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Families Crowd Belle Isle For Fireworks

Beginning early Monday morning, hundreds of Metro Detroit families lined up at the entrance to Belle Isle, tents at the ready.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012