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Detroit Mayor Promises Change As He Takes Control Of Water Department

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is getting more control over city operations — including the embattled water department.

Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr issued an order Tuesday giving the mayor authority to manage the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department along with the power to make appointments to the Board of Water Commission. 563 more words


Tips Pouring In: Helpful Calls To Crime Stoppers Of Michigan Jump 37%

DETROIT (WWJ) – More and more people are calling in tips.

That’s according to Crime Stoppers of Michigan President John Broad, who says the number of helpful calls coming into Crime Stoppers has jumped 37-percent jump from this time last year. 253 more words


Funeral Services Set For Macomb County Teen Killed While Walking Dog

ARMADA (WWJ) - A large crowd is expected to gather later this week to mourn the death of a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in the woods along a popular nature trail in Macomb County. 509 more words


National Guard Soldier On Leave Killed In Carjacking On Detroit's West Side

DETROIT (WWJ) – A soldier with the U.S. Army National Guard who was home on leave was killed during a carjacking on the Detroit’s west side. 169 more words


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

DETROIT (WWJ) — A judge has thrown out a second lawsuit seeking to disqualify Wayne County Executive candidate Warren Evans. 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. 226 more words


NACE To Bring Auto Mechanics Expo To Cobo Center

DETROIT (WWJ) — While Detroit is known for one of the grandest auto shows in the world, this week it’s the people who repair those vehicles who will be taking over Cobo Center. 190 more words


Study: Any Amount Of Daily Running Could Add Up To Three Years On Your Life

(WWJ) — New research was released Monday on the effects running can have on your risk of dying from heart disease.

Running for just a few minutes a day —  even at slow speeds — may significantly reduce the risk of death from heart disease compared to not running at all, according to Iowa State University researchers. 63 more words