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Wayne County

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Forgotten Homes Salvaged, ‘Deconstructed’ Into Recycled Products

In less than two years, nearly 70 homes have been fixed up, with dozens of new long-term jobs created with the help of the Wayne County EDGE.

07/12/2014

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Probation Violation Dismissed Against Stepmother Of Boy Found In Basement

Judge Gregory Bill dismissed the case because of insufficient evidence and ordered the tether to be removed as a condition of her bond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2014

Inkster Mayor Hilliard Hampton (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

In Wake Of Infant Shooting, Inkster Mayor Seeks Assistance From County Sheriff

Hampton, a retired Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy, said that the move would emulate what has already been done in cities like Pontiac and Mount Clemens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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Detroit Man, 44, Killed While Lighting Firework

Instead of shooting toward the sky, the fireworks shot out horizontally about 10:30 p.m. Friday on the city’s west side.

07/05/2014

Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) is seen at a news conference (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images, File)

Report: U.S. Rep. John Conyers Filed Only 600 Valid Signatures

Wayne County Clerk staffers have determined Congressman John Conyers does not have enough valid signatures to have his name put on the August Primary ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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State Rejects Draft Of Wayne County Debt Plan

Wayne County could face the prospect of a state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

Wayne County Offering Ticket Amnesty Program

Wayne County officials are offering a county-wide ticket amnesty program which will remain in effect through Friday, May 2, 2014.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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Detroit-Area Real Estate Market: Inventory Down, Prices Up

It was the same old song for the Detroit area’s residential real estate market in February, according to new numbers from the Farmington Hills-based real estate information company Realcomp II Ltd.: The number of sales is down, but prices are up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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Best Sledding Hills In Detroit

Middlebelt Hill in Westland and Beverly Hills Village Park in Franklin are a couple of the many great places to take the family for a day of sledding in Detroit. Get ready for some good old fashioned Michigan fun with our favorite sledding hills.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2014

Traffic is lined up due to an accident on the Southfield freeway. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Authorities Release Names Of 3 People Involved In Fatal Accident

The Wayne County medical examiner’s office has released the names of three people who died when their car collided with a tractor-trailer on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2014

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