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State Police Copter To Patrol Over West Michigan

A state police helicopter will make routine patrols over Grand Rapids and surrounding communities as part of an effort to curb violent crime, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013


Man Gets 366 Days For Aiming Laser At Federal Agents

A Madison Heights man who aimed a green laser at a helicopter has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

(Photo: William Beaumont Hospital) Beaumont launched its first helicopter service this week.

Beaumont Hospital Launches 1st Helicopter Service

“When time is critical, our flight crews can perform transports without concerns about traffic conditions on the ground.”

CBS Detroit–08/14/2012


Troy Man Injured In Indiana Helicopter Crash

Police say a helicopter pilot from Michigan was seriously injured when his aircraft crashed in southern Indiana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012


Lawsuit Filed In Fatal September Helicopter Crash

The estate and family of a Sterling Heights man killed in a northern lower Michigan helicopter crash in September has filed a lawsuit claiming negligence contributed to the accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012


Helicopter Crashes In Northern Michigan, Killing 2

Michigan State Police say a helicopter has crashed in the northern Lower Peninsula, killing both people aboard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011


Pilot Injured When Home-built Helicopter Crashes

The pilot of a small, home-built helicopter has suffered minor injuries following a crash in Jackson County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2011

The 'Marshmallow Drop' has been modified due to weather. (Credit: iStock Photo)

Marshmallow Drop Moves To Parking Lot

Instead of collecting marshmallows dropped from a helicopter, Oakland County residents can drive into the parking lot to collect treat bags for their children on Friday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011

New Air Ambulance Service Takes Off

Something new is taking off at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital. The hospital is launching its air ambulance service   to transport critically ill and trauma patients in Michigan, Ohio and Ontario.


9 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghan Copter Crash

Nine service members with the international coalition in Afghanistan died Tuesday after their helicopter crashed in the volatile south where troops are ramping up pressure on Taliban insurgents.