(Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ  Newsradio 950)

Large Fire Guts Building In Downtown Lapeer

A fire in Lapeer has caused major damage to several businesses in the downtown area of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013

The Calling's vocalist Alex Band (Credit: Getty Images)

‘The Calling’ Singer Says He Was Abducted, Attacked In Michigan

The lead singer of rock group The Calling claims he had a gun put to his face while an attacker demanded his “Hollywood money.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

6-Year-Old Asks Police To Take Him To Jail After Driving Dad’s Car

The child told him he was on his way to get the car fixed — because his dad had bumped into something earlier that day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2013

Grid Logic

NextEnergy Awards Grid Logic Matching Funds To Develop Low-Cost Superconductor Wire

Grid Logic, a technology company located in Lapeer, has been awarded a $3.8 million grant through the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy of the United States Department of Energy. To support Grid Logic’s federally required cost share, Detroit-based NextEnergy, the state’s renewable energy industry accelerator, has selected Grid Logic as the first recipient of its MATch (Michigan Accelerating Technology) Energy Grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

Rain Case 3

New Michigan Business Offers Weatherproof Enclosures For TVs

How a Lapeer engineering student’s homemade gift for his parents, an outdoor enclosure for flat screen TVs, became a business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

(credit: istock)

Security Guard Forgets Gun In School Bathroom

Officials at Lapeer’s Chatfield School are taking a fresh look at security measures after an armed guard this week accidentally left his gun in a school bathroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

Security Officer Leaves Gun Unattended At School

Officials say a security officer hired to help protect a Michigan charter school left a handgun unattended in a school bathroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

cell phone tower

AT&T Activates New Cell Site In Lapeer

To support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T Thursday announced the activation of a new mobile Internet cell site near North Elba and McDowell Roads in Lapeer that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Sunoco station manager Sam Odish fields telephone calls. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Powerball Ticket Worth $337M Sold In Lapeer

Someone, somewhere in Michigan has just become very, very rich.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012


Duck Hunter Accidentally Shot To Death By Son

A 39-year-old Lapeer man was accidentally shot and killed by his 10-year-old son while duck hunting in a Michigan wildlife area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011