U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder addresses the second annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence April 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Detroit Recognized As Pioneer In Youth Violence Prevention

Attorney General Eric Holder is recognizing Detroit and five other cities for their progress in preventing youth violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

Dad Killed Allegedly Trying To Keep Son Out Of Gang Activity

Family members say the teenager was expelled from Pontiac schools a week ago due to behavioral problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

U-M Doctor Removed From Duty After Violence Claim

The University of Michigan Health System says a physician has been removed from duty after the family of a 19-year-old man reported he was hit by the doctor while getting treatment for a gunshot wound.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012


Hearses To Lead Anti-Violence Motorcade In Detroit

Anti-violence campaigners say a motorcade led by 20 hearses will wind through parts of Detroit as part of an effort calling for an end to killings in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012

Teen Who Was Shot On Bus Is Starting Anti-Violence Group

A 17-year-old who was shot in the chest in October by a bullet that passed through the rear of a public bus in Flint is working to fight violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2011

Detroit youth gather at the Spriit statue following a march against violence (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton, File)

Bing Updates City On Youth Violence Initiatives

Programs are now in effect that work to provide kids safe routes to and from school, as well as keeping students in the educational system instead of expelling them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

Detroit youth gather at the Spriit statue following a march against violence (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton, File)

Detroit Youth March For End To Violence

Over 100 young people demonstrated their frustration over violence in Detroit by marching to the Spirit of Detroit, the U.S. Attorney’s office, and police headquarters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

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Detroit Patrols Could Double After Deadly Day

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee says he expects more officers to be on the streets after a 24-hour period packed with gun violence that left six dead and nine wounded around the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2011


Haven Provides Help For Abusive Relationships

After an apparent domestic violence dispute left two people dead, a local organization is offering assistance for those in abusive relationships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2011

WikiLeaks Documents Detail Murder, Abuse In Iraq

Military documents laid bare in the biggest leak of secret information in U.S. history suggest that far more Iraqis died than previously acknowledged during the years of sectarian bloodletting and criminal violence unleashed by the […]