Crews Respond To HAZMAT Situation At Coca Cola Bottling Company In Detroit; Audio ExcerptDetroit fire crews are dealing with a hazardous materials situation at the Coca Cola Bottling Company on the city’s west side. The incident unfolded Friday morning at the facility on Warren Avenue near Livenois Avenue. Fire officials say they are dealing with some type of spill.
Pistons Agree To 3-Year Deal With Ish SmithThe Pistons were in need of a backup PG this offseason and apparently have found their man in Ish Smith. Smith spent last season with the Philadelphia 76ers after being traded from the New Orleans Pelicans after appearing in 27 games for them. In the 50 games Smith played in for the 76ers last season he averaged 14.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists.
Fiat Chrysler Reports Best June Auto Sales In 11 Years; Audio ExcerptFiat Chrysler Automobiles on Friday reported a 6.5 percent increase in new cars and trucks in June. Automakers on Friday are expected to report a rebound in sales of new cars and trucks following a 6 percent decline in May.
Demolition Of Aretha Franklin’s Memphis Home Postponed; Audio ExcerptA judge has postponed an order to demolish the dilapidated home where singer Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis. The Commercial Appeal reports that Shelby County Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter on Thursday told the person who’s responsible for the house to return to court on Aug. 11 to submit a timeline and economic proposals to save the home.
The Best Hour has Come!Only the best gathered for the 11th annual “Best of Detroit Party.” The event was held at MotorCity Casino Hotel and everyone in attendance enjoyed great food, music and company. Vendors lined the ballroom handing out samples of their best cuisine to attendees.
Stoney and Bill - Are we a Jordan Zimmermann jinx?Stoney and Bill explain why.