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Reward Increased To $150K In Slaying Of Grosse Pointe Farms Teen

The reward for information in the murder case of 16-year-old Paige Stalker has grown from the $100,000 figure offered back on December 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2015

Crime scene tape is all that remains at the scene where four teens were shot, one fatally. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

$100K Reward Offered In Slaying Of Grosse Pointe Farms Teen

The reward was announced Monday by police and the head of the Detroit Crime Commission, a private agency that serves as a liaison between the public and law enforcement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2014

Bob Bashara is charged with ordering the murder of his wife, Jane, in 2012. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Bashara Trial: Defense Questions Handling Of Evidence By Police

A tension-filled day at the Bob Bashara trial with arguments and even a juror being chastised.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2014

Jane Bashara (Facebook Photo)

Potential Jurors Questioned For Bashara Murder Trial

Details of her husband’s secret life of bondage and underground sex clubs emerged during the murder investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2014

St. John opened a mixed-use medical and retail development in the former Borders book store in Grosse Pointe. This is the latest redevelopment in the shopping district. (By Edward Cardenas)

Scott Shuptrine Returns To Grosse Pointe, Continues Revitalization Of Village Shopping District (VIDEO)

A mixed-use medical and retail development in the building which once housed a Borders book store is the latest in a wave of redevelopment in the Village shopping district in Grosse Pointe

CBS Detroit–10/01/2014

Source: Uber.

Uber Offering Free Rides In The Grosse Pointes, Eastside Communities

Ride-sharing company Uber is offering free rides in the Grosse Pointes, and neighboring communities, through Sunday.


WWJ's Marie Osborne speaks with Eddie Tujaka. (credit: Patricia A. Ellis)

Grosse Pointe Theatre Company Presents ‘Les Miserables’ In May

It will take more than 200 volunteers to stage the massive show in the coming weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2014

Mary Jane Ware (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Grosse Pointe Culinary Kid Vies To Win National Chef Challenge [VIDEO]

Mary Jane Ware just turned 8-years-old and she’s already a celebrated chef — she won the local and regional rounds, and is now one of five finalists nationwide in the Sodexo Future Chef Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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Leaders & Innovators: John Bornoty

John Bornoty is founder of The Big Salad LLC in Grosse Pointe. The Big Salad is a restaurant chain specializing in custom salads, soups, and sandwiches. Bornoty opened the first Big Salad in in 2008 and now has seven locations with plans to continue rapid expansion. The company has been named a 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business, and was recently recognized in Crain’s Detroit Business’ Salute to Entrepreneurs as the winner in the up to $5 million category. Bornoty’s entrepreneurial background began at 15 when he launched T.N.T. Entertainment, a concert promotion company. He was then recruited to join A&M Companies as the special events director, moving quickly to vice president of sales and marketing, where he was responsible for opening more than a dozen offices nationwide, with sales exceeding $20 million. In 1995, he founded Netgroup, Inc., an Internet solutions provider, and the following year also launched Interactive Media Broadcasting Company, which became the first company to broadcast live via the Internet. The Detroit Free Press named Bornoty one of the top five “Star Techies” in Michigan. He also appeared on the cover of Tokyo’s PlayGraph magazine as an American technology innovator. After he retired from Netgroup, he founded Bornoty Holdings to invest in and manage various companies that need help identifying their goals and strategies. Since 2005, he has assisted companies in the technology, insurance, payroll, and food and beverage industries. Bornoty has served as president and board member of the Detroit Executives Association and as a director of Notre Dame High School. Other boards and committees on which he has served include the Young Entrepreneurs Association and the technology committee of the Detroit Athletic Club. He received his bachelor’s degree in marketing and public relations from Wayne State University. Read the full profile at

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

Singer Anita Baker performs onstage during the BET Celebration of Gospel 2013 at Orpheum Theatre on March 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Arrest Warrant Issued For Grammy Award-Winning Singer Anita Baker

A painting company says Baker owes them $15,000 for work done on her Grosse Pointe home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014