Soaring gas prices shock patrons at Warren Marathon station. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

Gas Prices Suddenly Soar

Most Metro Detroit motorists hitting the road this weekend have probably noticed that gas prices have jumped on average about 30-cents per gallon overnight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2013

Smoke can be seen from the Marathon Detroit Refinery. (Credit/WWJ Tipster Jan)

Detroit Residents Want City-Wide Evacuation Plan After Oil Refinery Explosion

Detroit residents are calling for an emergency evacuation plan nearly a week after an explosion at an oil refinery on the city’s southwest side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Smoke can be seen from the Marathon Detroit Refinery. (Credit/WWJ Tipster Jan)

Police Give ‘All Clear’ After Mandatory Evacuation Due To Explosion At Marathon Refinery

Marathon Detroit Refinery told WWJ that they were trying to get the situation under control but could not comment further.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Houses Boarded Up As More Accept Marathon Offer To Move

Marathon Oil is getting more takers for their offer to buy neighboring homes in southwest Detroit to make more for a refinery expansion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

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