Merit Names Fiber Optic Vendors For Stimulus Broadband

Ann Arbor-based Merit Network Inc. Monday announced the selection of seven Michigan-based contractors that will perform outside plant construction for Merit’s Round 1 REACH-3MC broadband stimulus project. As part of the project, Merit will build […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011

8-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pond

The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department says an 8-year-old boy drowned in a pond on a farm in Attica Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2011


Texting Driver Who Caused Death Gets 30 Days In Jail

A Lapeer man who police say caused a fatal crash while texting and driving has been sentenced to one month in jail and 12 months of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2011

Film Fest To Feature Award-Winning, Local Filmmaker

Filmmaker Lance Kawas made his award-winning feature film, Street Boss, in Michigan. It’s the subject of a speech he’ll give to the festival’s Film Society at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2011

Charges In Fatal ‘Texting While Driving’ Accident

A 41-year-old man is facing a charge of causing death while texting and driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011


Snow Blamed For Fatal Crash

Snow-covered roads may have contributed to a deadly accident in Imlay City.


Oxford Woman Hit By Two Vehicles

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department says 51-year old Karen Reynolds was trying to cross Lapeer Road south of Market Street when she was hit by a van and then a car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2010

Metamora Man Killed In Accident

A 46-year old Metamora man died Tuesday morning when the pickup truck he was driving veered off Pratt Road and hit a tree.


Economics Dept.: North Suburbs To See Job Growth

After losing nearly 225,000 jobs over the past 10 years, the five-county region of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Oakland and St. Clair will finally see positive job growth next year, say University of Michigan economists. In […]


Photos: In The Wake Of The Storm

Trees were down and power was out to thousands in Macomb, Oakland and Lapeer counties after storms hit the area. At least one tornado touch-down was reported. View photos snapped  by WWJ  reporters and listeners.