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Madison Heights Catholic School Teacher Accused Of Sex With Student Waives Hearing

MADISON HEIGHTS (WWJ/AP) – A former Catholic high school teacher charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student has waived her right to a probable-cause hearing. 179 more words


State OKs Plan To Cut Pay For Detroit Teachers

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The Michigan education department has approved a Detroit Public Schools plan to cut teachers’ pay by 10 percent.

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan announced Wednesday that he had signed off on the district’s updated five-year deficit elimination plan. 421 more words


Grosse Pointe Park Agrees To Reopen Border With Detroit

GROSSE POINTE PARK (WWJ/AP) - Officials have reached an agreement to remove farmers market sheds that block a roadway between the poverty-pocked east side of Detroit and upscale Grosse Pointe Park. 349 more words


Leaves Already Changing Color Across Michigan: Is Cooler Weather To Blame?

DETROIT (WWJ) - Nature’s palette is starting to take shape in parts of Michigan.

Leaves on some trees in metro Detroit are already turning yellow, a sign that fall “leaf peeping” season is near. 186 more words


"This Is Fresh Water And We Need To Protect It," Says Senator About Radioactive Dumping In Michigan Landfills

LANSING (WWJ) – Michigan Senator Rick Jones has announced that he will be introducing legislation that would stop companies in other states like Pennsylvania and Ohio from dumping their low-level radioactive waste materials in Michigan landfills. 82 more words


Heavy Rains Bring New Damage, Outages To Metro Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Powerful thunderstorms hit the Detroit area Tuesday afternoon, and while it was nothing like last week’s historic downpour, it was enough to cause damage in several areas. 484 more words


West Nile Virus Detected In Hawk, Oakland County Residents Cautioned To Take Preventive Measures

OAKLAND COUNTY (WWJ) – Residents in Oakland County are being urged to protect themselves against the West Nile  virus after it was found in a dead hawk. 193 more words