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Detroit Zoo Penguins Undergo Cataract Surgery

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – “Frozen” it’s not — but this chilly tale has a happy ending, too.

Two penguins are recovering at the Detroit Zoo after they underwent surgery Thursday to remove a couple of cataracts. 241 more words


Michigan Labor Activist Gets 18 Months For Fraud

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DETROIT (AP) - A union activist known for suing Michigan’s governor and the city of Detroit over the use of emergency managers has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing about $200,000 from a poor school district. 188 more words


Cadillac To Debut New High Tech, High Vision Rear-View Mirror

DETROIT (WWJ)  – General Motors is about to launch a new, high tech rear view mirror that uses a camera and a computer processing to greatly improve the view from behind. 381 more words


Bob Bashara Found Guilty Of Murder, Conspiracy For Ordering Wife's Death

 DETROIT (WWJ) – Bob Bashara has been found guilty on all counts in the death of his wife.

The former Grosse Pointe Park businessman and Rotary Club president was accused of forcing handyman Joe Gentz to strangle Jane Bashara at the couple’s Grosse Pointe Park home in 2012. 450 more words


65-Year-Old Woman Charged In Killing Of Son, Infant Grandchild To Get Mental Exam

PONTIAC (WWJ) – An Oakland County woman accused of killing her son and infant granddaughter will undergo a mental exam to determine whether she’s competent to stand trial. 182 more words


Gov. Snyder, Legislators Strike Tentative Road Funding Deal

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders have struck a road funding deal to put a proposed 1 percentage point hike in the 6 percent sales tax to a statewide vote. 222 more words


Detroit Man Accused Of Unleashing Bulldog On Police Officer To Evade Arrest

DETROIT (WWJ) - A 36-year-old Detroit man is facing several charges after he allegedly unleashed his 100 pound bulldog on a police officer while trying to evade arrest, causing injury to the officer. 170 more words