southwest detroit

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.


(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Southwest Detroit Shooting

A triple shooting at Cabot and West Vernor in Detroit left two men dead and another injured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011


Rally To Protest Racial Profiling At The Border

A rally will be held in Southwest Detroit this weekend to protest treatment of certain ethnic groups crossing borders into the United States.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Detroiters Texting Toward A Safer Neighborhood

Some Detroit neighborhoods are responding to the recent rash of crime by bolstering community groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Teens Have A Message For The Mayor

Some Detroit teens are getting an up close look at the blight in one section of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011


Bing’s Plan To Reshape Detroit Moves Forward

One neighborhood chosen to be part of Detroit’s effort to reshape the city wants top priority given to what they see as a major problem in their community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011