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Several representatives were on hand to talk to residents about their concerns about crime. (WWJ/Laura Bonnell)

Blue Coffee Anyone? Chat Session Lets Residents Air Concerns

It was a meet and greet Monday in Detroit for residents and the police officers charged with keeping them safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

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Detroit Chief Credits Police Work, Armed Citizens For Drop In Crime

Compared to last year, the city has seen 37 percent fewer robberies in 2014, 22 percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30 percent fewer carjackings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Report: No Evidence Detroit Councilman Abused Authority During Traffic Stop

An investigation into a traffic stop involving Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry concludes there’s insufficient evidence that he abused his authority to receive favoritism from officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Detroit Police Chief Enraged After Call About Robbery In Progress Placed On Hold For 40 Minutes

A call was placed to police about a crime in progress, but officers didn’t show up until almost an hour later.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

Twenty nine new recruits graduated from the Detroit Police Academy. (Vickie Thomas/ WWJ)

New Graduates Join Ranks Of Detroit Police Department

Graduates of the 2014-B graduating class made their way across the stage at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit to meet Police Chief James Craig and be sworn into Detroit’s protective force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks live with WWJ Newsradio 950 from the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. (credit: WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Says He Does Not Plan To Run For Governor

In a live interview at the Mackinac Policy Conference, WWJ asked Duggan about his political aspirations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Three Killed, Multiple Wounded In Shooting In Detroit

Detroit Police Chief, Gracing Cover Of NRA Magazine, Defends Stance On Right To Bear Arms

The article titled, “A Show of Courage In Detroit,” comes following at least five fatal shootings in two months involving homeowners protecting themselves from intruders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

Chief James Craig at Bottoms Up Liquor on 8 Mile in Detroit. (Photo Credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Chief Calls Out Store Owner Over Crime Near Business

Detroit Police Chief James Craig — with reporters, TV cameras and photographers in tow — confronts a liquor store owner over alleged criminal activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

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Investigation Underway Into Alleged ‘Excessive Policing’ On Belle Isle, Councilwoman Says

Detroit City Council member Brenda Jones has been highly critical of the patrols, calling them a “disgrace.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

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