The original Robocop. (

‘RoboCop’ Starts Campaign To Save Detroit

Just when Detroit needs a hero… RoboCop takes a stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2013

A ten-foot-tall RoboCop prototype sculpted by Fred Barto is waiting to be cast in bronze.  The statue is expected to be officially put in place next year. (credit: Imagination Station Detroit/

Once A Dream, Now RoboCop Prototype Will Be Cast In Bronze

The project started two years ago after a Twitter user asked Mayor Bing to build a statue of the science fiction hero as an “ambassador to Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

The original Robocop. (

Robocop Remake, Reality Show, Web Series OKd For Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced Friday three projects – the Internet program Detroit Rubber, the feature film RoboCop and the Web series The Castle – have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

Nickelback Funny Or Die Paul Scheer

Nickelback Stars In Video Responding To Lions Halftime Show Backlash

Why does Detroit hate Nickelback? Who knows! It doesn’t matter anyway. They’re playing the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers game on Thanksgiving whether we like it or not. At least the band has a sense of […]

CBS Detroit–11/22/2011

Peter Weller

Peter Weller, Brand Walley Discuss Merit, Location Of RoboCop Statue In Detroit

Watch video from Fanfare 2011. Peter Weller and Brand Walley discuss the planned Robocop statue. Tech Town is hinted to be the most likely destination for the icon.

CBS 62–09/27/2011

RoboCop figure (Getty Images)

Permanent Location For RoboCop Statue Under Negotiation

A group planning to erect an 8-foot-tall bronze statue of the fictional crime-fighting cyborg RoboCop in Detroit is hoping to reveal its location next spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2011

RoboCop Statue Gains Actor’s Support

Plans to build a statue here in Detroit to RoboCop are getting a boost.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011

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Robocop Talks To Detroit

Peter Weller starred in the Robocop movies of the 80s and 90s. Recently, he played a prominent role on the Showtime series, “Dexter”. In this video from, Weller addresses the recent movement here in […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2011

‘RoboCop’ Statue Fundraisers Reach Goal

It may have started as an Internet joke, but organizers of a campaign to erect a statue of RoboCop in Detroit have raised the cash to do it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2011

Annual "Wingbowl" Attracts Buffalo Wing Fanatics

A Robocop Statue In Detroit

Gator recieved an email from a listener saying there are some awesome statutes out there and people put them in their house. So why can’t the city of Detroit have a statue of Robocop? Click […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/15/2011