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Panic At Detroit Fireworks Apparently Sparked By Firecrackers, Not Gunfire

A police official says a group of teenagers who threw firecrackers into a crowd at Monday night’s fireworks show in Detroit sparked a series of events that sent hundreds of people running from the riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Fireworks at the 55th annual Ford Fireworks. (WWJ/Rob Davidek)

Police Can’t Confirm If Shots Fired During Fireworks

The annual Detroit fireworks are in the books, but not before some scary moments for people near Hart Plaza.

06/24/2013

Police check bags as people enter the Hart Plaza area for the Fireworks display Monday night. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Security At Forefront For Detroit Police During Fireworks Display

Police say once capacity on Hart Plaza is reached folks can’t leave and re-enter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Thousands attend the Freedom March rally in Hart Plaza. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Freedom Walk Brings Thousands To Hart Plaza

President of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, the Reverend Wendell Anthony, says they’re here to continue Dr. King’s work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

At the 2013 Movement Electronic Movement Festival in Detroit. (credit:  Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Movement Electronic Music Fest Continues Thru Holiday

The Movement began in Detroit and the music continues playing on at Hart Plaza thru Monday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

(Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for BET)

Best Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer Near Detroit

From the banks of Belle Isle to the urban grit of Hart Plaza, Detroit offers music fans some of the best outdoor venues to catch a summer concert.

04/11/2013

Quicken Loans chairman and founder Dan Gilbert (credit: Quicken Loans)

Upscale Grocer, Boutique Hotel, Pedestrian Path Part Of Gilbert Vision For Detroit

The potential future of a bright, vibrant new development in Detroit was on full display Thursday afternoon in a event led by Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

"Movement" Electronic Music Fest. (Credit: Facebook)

“Movement” Electronic Music Fest Takes Center Stage In Detroit

One of the big events in Detroit this holiday weekend is the “Movement” electronic music festival on Hart Plaza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2012

The stage is being set in Detroit for the Movement Electronic Music Festival. (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

Organizers, City Prepare For Detroit’s ‘Movement Electronic Music Festival’

“If you say you don’t like electronic music, but you’re listening to a Taylor Swift remix in your car and you’re tapping your toe, you’re listening to electronic music. I mean, there’s no way around it,” said Fotias.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Detroiters Rally Against Violence In Memory Of Trayvon Martin

Civil Rights Leaders, Community Organizers and labor leaders will speak out against crime and violence at a rally Monday night in Hart Plaza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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