Artist rendering of the planned Michigan WWII Memorial. (Credit:

Plans Move Forward For World War II Memorial

Plans are moving forward for a $3 million World War II memorial in metro Detroit, with bricks that will be part of the project going on display this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Artist rendering (credit: Wayne County)

Monument Will Honor Wayne County First Responders

The 1.5 acre memorial will be funded by a parks millage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

Sonny Eliot (WWJ Photo/Don Swindell)

Dec. 6: WSU Celebrates The Life Of Sonny Eliot

A public memorial is planned for long-time WWJ Newsradio 950 weatherman Sonny Eliot, who died this month at the age of 91.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2012

Patrick O'Rourke

Vigil Planned For Police Officer Killed Sunday

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday for fallen West Bloomfield police officer Patrick O’Rourke.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

Joan Pontante (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Plane Crash Victims Remembered In Romulus

The families of the victims of Flight 255 gathered in Romulus for a memorial on Thursday, now 25 years since the plane crashed upon takeoff, killing 156 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Jourdan Bobbish

One Of 2 Slain Westland Teens Laid To Rest

The father of one of two Westland teens found dead in Detroit last week told nearly a thousand mourners at his son’s funeral Friday that the boy touched many lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

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Services Held For Local Author Jeffrey Zaslow

Friends and family of best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow said their final goodbyes Monday afternoon at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Hundreds Say Goodbye To Jane Bashara

Hundreds of people were in attendance at a memorial service at the Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, and it wasn’t just friends and family.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

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Retail Pioneer Fred Meijer Remembered For Service

A memorial service is being held for billionaire retail pioneer and philanthropist Fred Meijer the day after thousands of people turned out in West Michigan to pay their respects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

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Memorial Honors Canoeist Who Drowned Trying To Save Others

In the Huron River near Milford Saturday, dozens of canoeists will be taking a special trip to honor a man who lost his life on the river as he tried to save the lives of two others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011