Marathon Offers To Buy Hundreds Of Detroit Homes

It’s part of a voluntary relocation program for residents who want to bail from Detroit’s Oakwood Heights neighborhood, where major industry surrounds hundreds of residential properties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Downtown Detroit Streets To Close For Annual Marathon

Several downtown Detroit streets will be closed Sunday for the city’s annual marathon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2011


Runner Uses Local Race To Train For ‘Ultra-marathoning’

For many athletes, finishing a marathon is a crowning achievement. But in Brennan Ryan’s case, it’s something to keep him in shape for ultra-marathoning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011

Brandon Mulnix (Credit:

Man Runs 50-Mile Race With Jaw Wired Shut

A 50-mile run is an incredible challenge. Try it with your jaw wired shut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

Fire Prompts Evacuation At Marathon Refinery

A spokesman said there was a small fire in the plant, on Fort Street near Schaefer, in southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images, File)

Mid-Mich. Gas Leak Larger Than Previously Reported

A gasoline leak in mid-Michigan is anywhere from two to four times as large as first reported, according to new estimates provided by Marathon Pipe Line LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

The Marathon gas station on Michigan Ave. where an off duty Detroit Police Officer was shot and wounded in the early morning hours on Friday, May 6. (Credit: WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroit Shootings Overnight, Off Duty Officer Wounded

Detroit police report an off-duty officer was shot at a gas station in the Corktown area. A mile away from that scene, two people were shot, one fatally, outside Club Envy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

Environmentalists Protest Proposed Pipeline

The Sierra Club is protesting the refinement of what some are calling “poison tar sands” at oil plants in Detroit and six other states.


Collapsed Marathon Runner Meets Her Hero

A Rochester woman who collapsed during the Detroit Free Press marathon has met the man who saved her life.  A spokeswoman at Detroit Receiving Hospital said the local police officer wants to remain anonymous, but he brought […]


Detroit Free Press Marathon

A record crowd of about 20,000 runners filled the streets of Detroit for the 33rd Annual Detroit Free Press Marathon on Sunday.





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