Washtenaw County

Ali Aboubaker (credit: Shereef Akeel)

County Not Giving Up After Losing ‘Beard-Related’ Discrimination Case

Washtenaw County is appealing a nearly $1.2 million verdict in favor of a Muslim man who said he was called a terrorist and repeatedly passed over for promotions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2015


Fentanyl-Laced Drugs An Increasing Problem In Washtenaw County

“It was like they were injecting pure Fentanyl, which is obviously deadly and dangerous.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

Chad Hilborn (Photo: Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office)

Washtenaw County Corrections Officer Killed In Head-On Collision

The incident happened on Michigan Avenue near Arkona Road in Bridgewater Township around 7:30 a.m. when a Pontiac G6 crossed the centerline and hit a Ford F-150.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

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Short Circuit From Football Field Light Caused Shock That Killed Boy

The 13-year-old boy was shocked after he fell backward into the electrified fence near the bleachers. He died three days later.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2014

Lauren Ellen Jules (credit:  Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office)

11-Year-Old Ann Arbor Township Girl Reported Missing

Washtenaw County authorities are hoping a tip from the public can help they bring a missing girl home safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Teen Dies Days After Touching Electrified Fence On School Football Field

Administrators at Lincoln Middle School, where the teen attended, shared the tragic news with families Friday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Overturned Semi Truck Spills Fuel And Cargo Onto SB US-23, Causes Freeway Closure

Michigan State Police have said that the freeway could be closed until as late as 1 p.m. Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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Forced Labor Conviction Tossed In Michigan Case

The appeals court says treatment of the children was “reprehensible” but it wasn’t forced labor under the law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2014

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Man Dies After Being Pulled From Washtenaw Lake

The Washtenaw County sheriff’s department says a 20-year-man has died after being pulled from a lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2014

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Man Takes Own Life After Reportedly Stabbing Victim, Fleeing

US-23 was shutdown near Eight Mile in Green Oak Township after a man who is thought to have of stabbed someone at a business in Ypsilanti shot himself on the northbound side of the freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014