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Heavy Rains Flood Area Freeways, Causing Power Outages, Damage [PHOTOS]

DETROIT (WWJ) – Flooding, high winds, lightening, power outages, downed wires and trees were reported in metro Detroit, as strong storms blew across the region. 667 more words


Husband Extradited To Michigan To Face Charges In Murder Of Alicia Fox

DETROIT (WWJ) – The man accused of killing his wife in Detroit and trying to hide her body in a nearby abandoned home is being extradited to Michigan to face charges Wednesday. 123 more words


Clergy, Faithful Pack Detroit Church For Cardinal Edmund Szoka Funeral

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Metro area Catholics said their final farewell to Cardinal Edmund Szoka Tuesday in Detroit.

Szoka was remembered for his service within the Catholic Church as priests, bishops, cardinals and deacons came from around the state and the country to pay their respects during a funeral mass at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. 286 more words


Detroit Public Schools Cancels Planned 10 Percent Teacher Pay Cut

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit Public Schools won’t be cutting teachers’ pay as was previously planned.

That’s according to the district’s emergency manager Jack Martin, who announced DPS will not increase class sizes and will cancel a 10 percent employee wage reduction that… 296 more words


GM Brings Bike Sharing To Technical Center

WARREN (WWJ) – As General Motors works to put its customers on four wheels, the company is putting its workers on two wheels.

“It may be counterintuitive to think about an auto company supporting bike sharing, but it’s really not,” says David Tulaskas, GM’s Director of Sustainability. 302 more words


Group Calls On Detroit To Permanently Extend Moratorium On Water Shutoffs

DETROIT (WWJ) – As Detroit water service shutoffs officially resumed Tuesday, one local organization is calling for the moratorium to be extended a second time — this time, permanently. 449 more words


Zingerman's Deli Truck Crashes On I-696, Bread Spills Everywhere

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) - An accident that spilled loaves of bread across a popular metro Detroit freeway caused a multi-mile backup just as the morning rush was getting underway Tuesday. 208 more words