Michigan State Police Troopers in riot gear. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

78 Recruits Graduate From Michigan Trooper School

Dozens of recruits who graduated Friday to full-fledged troopers will give a much-needed boost to the ranks of the Michigan State Police, which is at its lowest staffing level since the late 1960s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2012

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Teen Arrested For Calling In Graduation Day Bomb Threat

A Washtenaw County basketball star has been arrested for calling in a bomb threat before Ypsilanti High School’s graduation ceremony.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

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Detroit Cares Academy Students Overcoming Odds To Graduate

A group of Detroit students had to overcome more than just homework and final exams to earn their high school diplomas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

Brice Moss (Facebook Photo)

Police: Missing U-M Student Likely Alive

Moss, 21, disappeared early last Saturday morning from a campus-area apartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

Brice Moss (Facebook Photo)

Search Continues For U-M Student Who Went Missing Before Graduation

Ann Arbor police say they’re still looking for a missing University of Michigan student who failed to show up for graduation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

This is the engagement picture posted on Dominic Sheahan-Stahl's Facebook account. (Facebook Photo)

Gay Alum’s Commencement Speech Invite Withdrawn

An aspiring actor who graduated from a Catholic school in Mount Pleasant will not be allowed to speak at next month’s graduation ceremonies because he is openly gay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2012


Michigan’s Graduation Rate Dips Slightly For 2011

Tougher graduation requirements for Michigan’s high school class of 2011 did not result in a sharp rise in the number of dropouts, but there was a slight decline in graduation rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

Michigan Tech student Emily Baker tries on a recyclable cap and gown made from empty plastic water bottles. Photo: Michigan Technological University.

Michigan Tech Caps & Gowns Made From Recycled Plastic Water Bottles

Graduates’ caps and gowns will be green at Michigan Technological University’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 28 — not in color, but in spirit. They will be colored black as usual, but they’ll be made of Repreve, which is 100 percent recyclable yarn made from plastic water bottles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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On The Road To Success: Jasmyn Durham

I first met Jasmyn Durham in 2009 when First Forecast Mornings (FFM) had only been on the air a few months. She was at the start of a three year internship with WWJ-TV. This was […]


Forecast: One Dropout Every 27 Seconds

Whatever way you do the math, dropping out of high school is a bad idea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2011