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Outside Dr. Basil Qandil's Hamtramck medical facility. (credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Metro Detroit Doctor Convicted Of 34 Crimes In Drug, Fraud Probe

A Detroit-area doctor who would see more than 100 patients a day at his Hamtramck clinic has been convicted of 34 crimes, from fraud to illegal drug distribution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2014

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Police Investigate Deadly Double Shooting On Detroit-Hamtramck Border

At least one stray bullet went through the wall of a bedroom where a 4-year-old child was sleeping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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Fat Tuesday Has Everyone Packing Paczki For The Day

Dave Tinney drove 30 minutes each way from Fairhaven to the new Martha Washington Bakery in Hamtramck just to pick up four dozen paczki.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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Low-Water Pressure Impedes Fire Crews On Detroit, Hamtramck Border

Firefighters trying to control a blaze at a vacant home in northern Detroit have not been able to access any water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

Afghan activists place flowers, paying tribute to the victims of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Kabul, which  killed 21 people, including 13 foreigners. (SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorist Attack In Afghanistan Kills Woman From Metro Detroit

Fifty-nine-year-old Basra Hassan was of Somali descent with U.S. citizenship and was a nutrition specialist for UNICEF.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2014

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US Watches For Election Bias In Hamtramck, Detroit

The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor Tuesday’s elections to protect against discrimination “on the basis of race, color or membership in a minority language group.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

The line to buy paczki on Fat Tuesday wraps around the building at New Palace Bakery in Hamtramck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Should Hamtramck Erect A 12-Foot Wall To Keep Out Detroiters?

Prosperous suburbs surrounding Detroit — and even the struggling enclaves within — are working to distance themselves from a city in financial ruin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

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Hamtramck Man Arrested In Virginia Jewelry Store Robbery

Police in Virginia say a 22-year-old Hamtramck man was arrested in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

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Snyder Appoints Emergency Manager For Hamtramck

Add Hamtramck to the list of Michigan cities that now have an Emergency Manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

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Hamtramck Asks Governor To Send Emergency Manager

The City Council voted in favor of an emergency manager last week after Gov. Snyder declared a financial emergency. It will be Hamtramck’s second manager since 2001.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

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