Ford Fireworks

Fireworks over the Detroit River (credit: istock)

Guide To 2015 Detroit Fireworks

Make sure to arrive early on Monday, June 22, to grab a spot to enjoy the spectacular show.

06/19/2015

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Detroit City Council Expected To Approve 4-Day Curfew For Anyone Under 18

If youth are caught unsupervised during curfew hours, they could be detained and their parents fined upwards of $500.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

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Detroit Considers Extending Curfew From 1 To 4 Days Around Fireworks; Is It Unconstitutional?

Council member Andre Spivey said an expanded curfew seems to have “racial overtones” in the predominantly black city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2015

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57th Annual Fireworks Over Detroit River Set For June 22

It’s one of the most anticipated events of the summer in downtown Detroit.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

More than 100 minors were detained at the Southwestern District Police Precinct for violating a special curfew during the annual Detroit Fireworks. (Credit:  Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

More Than 100 Minors Detained For Breaking ‘Controversial’ Curfew During Detroit Fireworks

Busloads of minors arrived at police precinct, where they were held overnight until their parents arrived to take them home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2014

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ACLU: Youth Curfew During Detroit Fireworks Is Unconstitutional, Unfair

. “…We want the police to take care of crime, but you can’t do so by relying on harmful stereotypes about young people in the city Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

An aerial view of downtown is seen on January 25, 2006 in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Detroit will host Super Bowl 40 (XL) on February 5. (Photo by Fabrizio Costantini/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Threats Of Violence Planned During Fireworks

There have been some online rumblings about planned shootings and gang members engaging in the so-called “knockout game” at the Ford Fireworks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

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Preparations For The 2014 Ford Fireworks Display Continue Along The Riverfront

While metro Detroiters bask in the first days of summer – preparations for the 2014 Ford Fireworks show continue along the riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2014