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Mortar Firework Ignites While Man Still Holds It, Loses Most Of His Hand

Officers learned that the man was on the patio holding a mortar in his hand when it blew up, destroying most of his left hand leaving only the index finger and thumb.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2014

Suspected World War I Mortar Round Found In River Raisin

Authorities say a mortar round believed to be from World War I that at first was thought to be a car part turned up in a Monroe County river during a construction project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012