Wayne County

Michael Berry unlocks the front door to his new apartment. (Credit/Joseph Howse)

New Program Aids Transition From Prison To Productivity

A new grant is allowing some homeless to get off the street and into a new apartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

Wayne County Compass

Wayne County Rolls Out New Travel App

Wayne County’s departments of public service and technology Monday rolled out Compass, a smartphone and web app designed to make driving smarter and safer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

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Online Job Postings Nearly Double In Metro Detroit

Online job postings in the nine-county metro Detroit area in the third quarter nearly doubled from the second quarter, according to a report released Monday by the Workforce Intelligence Network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

Wayne County Adds Deputies To Aid Sheriff’s Office

As overtime has been a chronic problem in the Wayne County jails this year, a new class of deputies will join the force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2013

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Wayne County Dedicates First Responders Memorial

A seven-panel, black wall bears the names of 401 fallen first responders, most of them from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Feds Decide Detroit Jails Are Too Awful, Move Prisoners Elsewhere

The U.S. Marshals Service is moving about 200 federal prisoners out of Wayne County’s two downtown Detroit jails, which have poor building conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

1-Person Grand Jury To Look At Failed Jail Project

One person will have the say as to whether there was criminal activity over the $91 million cost overrun of the Wayne County Jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Body Found In 1986 Identified As Missing Woman

Authorities say they’ve identified a body that was found in 1986 in Monroe County as that of a missing metro Detroit woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

(Credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo On Sept. 4

Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2013

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$96,000 Pension For 8 Years Of Work

Former Wayne County Chief of Staff for Robert Ficano to get an annual pension of $96,000 for just over 8 years of work.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2013

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