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Aerial view of Southwest Detroit (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Heroic Detroit Neighbor Saves Choking Child

A traumatic scene on Detroit’s southwest side, as a toddler begins choking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Mexican-Americans Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo Parade Sunday

Gloria Rocha, vice president of the Mexican Patriotic Committee of Metro Detroit talked about the popularity of Cinco De Mayo in America, saying it’s more popular here than in Mexico. And it’s beyond popular in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012


Bigger Health Care Center To Service Detroit’s Uninsured

There’s a new state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

(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

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Arson Suspected In Rash Of House Fires

A Detroit firefighter says there have been 13 fires in one Southwest Detroit neighborhood since Easter morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

Crime Stoppers poster for Martin Walker Murry, fatally shot in Detroit on March 22.

Crime Stoppers Issues Fresh Plea For Help In Southwest Detroit

Crime Stoppers is on a mission to convince Metro Detroiters that they can make a difference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012


Firefighters Battle Commercial Building Fire In SW Detroit

Flames are shooting through the roof — and there’s heavy smoke in the area. Fire crews are using their ladders to attack the fire from above.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

State Democrats’ Plan Would Offer Help To Small Biz

Instead of giving tax breaks to just big businesses, a group of house Democrats are proposing a plan to help small businesses propel Michigan’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011


Residents Protest Over Closed Freeway Ramps

Residents in southwest Detroit are demanding that M-DOT open a pair of freeway ramps they say will make their neighborhoods safer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011


New Report Ranks Detroit Among Smoggiest Cities

A new report pegs Detroit as one of the smoggiest cities in the country, last year and this summer.