Wayne County Executive

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

No Charges For Ficano In Federal Corruption Probe

McQuade said that after the conviction of five people in Ficano’s administration, the investigation is complete with no new charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

Warren Evans addresses supporters (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Evans: Finances, Transparency Will Be Immediate Focus As Wayne County Executive

Newly elected Wayne County Executive Warren Evans will need to untangle the county’s finances, the jail project, and underfunded pensions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

Robert Ficano sits down with WWJ's Vickie Thomas after conceding the primary election. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Robert Ficano Concedes To Warren Evans In Race For Wayne County Executive

After garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

Warren Evans (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Second Lawsuit Claiming Residency Ineligiblity Against Warren Evans Tossed Out By Judge

Wayne County Circuit Court Chief Judge Robert Colombo threw out the suit filed by Phil Cavanagh, who claims that Evans doesn’t meet the residency requirements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

Warren Evans (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Judge Rules To Keep Evans On Ballot For Wayne County Executive

Judge Robert Colombo tossed out a lawsuit that claimed Evans should not be on the ballot because he did not establish residency in the county 30 days before the filing deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2014

Warren Evans (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Lawsuit Claims Warren Evans Not A Valid Candidate Due To Residency Issue

Evans and Cavanagh are two of several candidates who want to replace current County Executive Bob Ficano.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Candidates For Wayne County Executive Office Square Off In Debate

Of the several candidates for the job, Warren Evans, who is the current front-runner in the race, did not participate in the debate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

Phil Cavanaugh (family)

Local Unions Throwing Support Behind Democrat Cavanaugh For County Executive

Cavanaugh is a current state representative hoping to unseat Bob Ficano and said that he will fight to avoid an emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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Township Road Initiative Will Pool Funds To Tune Of $14M For Wayne County Road Repairs

Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

Mayor Duggan throws support behind Warren Evans. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit Mayor Throws Support Behind Warren Evans’ Campaign

The race for Wayne County Executive is heating up as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan throw their support behind Warren Evans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014