Hamtramck

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Mayor Confirms Hamtramck Police Chief Placed On Administrative Leave

Hamtramck Mayor Karen Majewski has confirmed to WWJ Newsradio 950 that the city’s Police Chief has been placed on administrative leave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–5 hours ago

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House Fire Claims Lives Of Parents, 2 Children In Hamtramck [VIDEO]

Investigators say the family of four was trapped upstairs as flames spread through the home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015

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Snyder Awards $8 Million To 11 Communities For Improvements

Gov. Rick Snyder has awarded $8 million to eleven communities to fund improvement projects, including water system and street lighting enhancements and technology upgrades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

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Hamtramck, Highland Park Fight Blight With Help From ‘Blexting’ Citizens, Possible Grant

Motor City Mapping is working with the cities of Hamtramck and Highland Park in a “blexting” campaign, which is texting photos of blight in neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

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Report Of Student With Gun Prompts Lockdown At Hamtramck Middle School

Police reportedly received a tip that a student might be inside the school with a gun.

10/08/2014

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Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze Of Family Dollar In Hamtramck

The store is located on McNichols between Joseph Campau and Gaylord.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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Effort Seeks To Restore Negro Leagues Stadium In Hamtramck

A renewed effort is taking place to restore Hamtramck Stadium, a home for Negro Leagues baseball that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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It’s Fowling! Football/Bowling Combo Coming To Hamtramck

Someone threw a football and knocked over a group of bowling pins and the group quickly came up with rules and a name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

New Fortune Fest

11 Bands + Hot Dogs + Vinyl = New Fortune Fest

Live music, hot dogs, and vinyl – sounds like a pretty dreamy Sunday, right? That’s exactly what locals will find at the first-ever New Fortune Fest, coming to Hamtramck’s New Dodge Lounge this Sunday, May 25th.

CBS 62–05/23/2014

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Police Officer Shoots Gunman In Self-Defense

A gunman aims his weapon at Detroit Police officers — and one of the officers opens fire in apparent self-defense.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

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