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Detroiter Ken Betheaw joins a unique demonstration on Belle Isle. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

‘Unfairly Targeted’ Belle Isle Bicyclists Are Latest To Complain About Alleged Excessive Policing

Meet the new “Freedom Riders” …

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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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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Belle Isle Won’t Be Closed To Public For Auto Tech Conference After All, Officials Say

The Belle Isle Park Advisory Committee says it was a miscommunication…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

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Survey Reduces Estimated Michigan Wolf Population

The decline was 22 wolves, which is the number that were killed in the hunt… Coincidence?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

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Policing Still A Problem, Millions Of Dollars In Improvements Coming On Belle Isle

“When the summer time comes and you’re drinking and you’re smoking weed, you’re gonna get arrested,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Now That It’s A State Park, What Changes Are Ahead For Belle Isle?

Things are going to be a lot different now that Belle Isle is officially a state park. WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas reports on the changes that are in store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

It’s Official: Detroit’s Belle Isle Is Michigan’s Newest State Park

The Michigan DNR has taken over management of the 985-acre island park in the Detroit River.

02/10/2014

At left,  dead duck can be seen lying on the ice near an area of open water. At right, officials say Michigan Department of Natural Resources authorities said a duck can be seen on the right ski of the snowmobile.
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DNR: Snowmobilers Ran Down Ducks On Saginaw River

Officials found at least nine dead ducks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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Genesee County Deer Might End Up At Detroit Zoo

The Genesee County deer that has grabbed international attention could soon be calling the Detroit Zoo its new home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

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Thousands Sign Petitions To Save Pet Deer

The fate of a deer kept as a house pet hangs in the balance as efforts continue to keep her in her home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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