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  1. Police arrest 3 men wanted for crime spreeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Detroit police say three men wanted for a crime spree early Monday morning, that included the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man, have been arrested. Police Chief James Craig made the announcement Tuesday, saying investigators had worked hard around-the-clock to "bring closure" and find the "three-man crew."

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  2. Shooter dead, officer injured in Detroit standoffRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | WJR-AM Detroit

    A standoff ended in the death of a 25 year old man at a house in the 13300 block of Strathmoor, on the city's northwest side. The standoff started about 7 a.m. Saturday morning and ended when the man was shot after jumping off his porch and shooting at officers.

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  3. Mike Babcock thanks Detroit in a big wayRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Mike Babcock is saying thank you to Detroit in a big way. The former Detroit Red Wings coach took out a full-page ad in Friday's Detroit Free Press to thank the team's fans.

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  4. Detroit PAL - Paul W. Smith Golf ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Join Paul W. Smith and WJR News/Talk 760am at the annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic for Detroit PAL ! The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is the single largest annual fundraiser for Detroit PAL . Now celebrating its 12th year, the tournament has raised more than $4.4 million net since 2004.

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  5. Belle Isle Grand Prix - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Start your summer with the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix ! Eight world-class races in one amazing weekend including the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans , featuring the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series . Watch the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship , the Pirelli World Challenge Series and the high-flying trucks of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by TRAXXAS.

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  6. 4-year-old boy shot in head at Clinton Township parkRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | WJR-AM Detroit

    A 4-year-old boy was shot in the head Monday night at a Macomb County Park, The boy was shot at Normandy Park in Clinton Township, and was taken first to McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens and then to Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, according to the A.P. There were no reports of arrests or weapons recovered in the shooting.Police told the Macomb Daily the boy was in stable condition.

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  7. Inkster police officer fired in connection with violent arrestRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    After being pulled from his vehicle, 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit was choked, punched 16 times, kicked and shocked three times with a Taser. The entire arrest was captured by a police car dash-cam recorder.

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  8. Detroit residents, politicians call for Gov. Snyder to stop downtown I-94 expansionRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    It's time for Detroit to move away from the Motor City moniker, according to a handful of locals. A small group of residents, local politicians and activists gathered Wednesday in the basement of the United Sound System Recording Studio in midtown, said the city doesn't need anymore vehicular traffic.

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  9. 11,000 untested rape kits: Detroit police 'cut corners,' blamed victims, report saysRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    A 551-page report released Tuesday dissects what led to police neglecting nearly 11,000 rape kits left to gather dust in a Detroit warehouse for years - in some cases decades. The report, commissioned by National Institute of Justice and released by Michigan State University, used Detroit's debacle to create a model for future criminal sexual assault investigations and evidence handling.

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  10. Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell: 'It Didn't Work' ...Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Nick Fairley was drawing interest from the Cincinnati Bengals. He was drawing interest from the New England Patriots.

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  11. Detroit Regaining Control of its Housing Commission 10 Years After Feds Stepped InRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Detroit is getting its house in order. Mayor Mike Duggan and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro will host a press conference today to mark the return of the Detroit Housing Commission to local control.

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  12. Rolling Stones Schedule Summer Concert at Comerica Park in DetroitRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    The Rolling Stones are scheduled to perform at Comerica Park on July 8. Rumors of a Detroit stop in the iconic British rock band's upcoming tour have been swirling for weeks, and officials made it official Tuesday morning. "This is an opportunity to bring the world's greatest Rock and Roll band to the world's greatest Rock and Roll city," said Olympia Entertainment President Tom Wilson.

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  13. Andre Drummond's Offensive Development Promising for Detroit Pistons, Even in DefeatRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Even in defeat, and when most of the Detroit Pistons don't play well, the signs of growth can shine through. Andre Drummond is finding his post game.

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  14. Looking for a good job? Try these citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Got a bit of tech savvy and want a high-paying, high-growth job? There's a city for you. A new report from the Brookings Institution ranks America's cities according to the percent of the workforce employed in what it calls "advanced industries."

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  15. Yemen minister: Kidnapped aide still held by rebels in breach of peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Rebels in Yemen have yet to release a kidnapped senior aide to the President, Information Minister Nadia Sakkaf said Thursday, despite it being a key provision of a tentative peace deal meant to end days of turmoil. The Houthi rebels -- Shiite Muslims who have long felt marginalized in the majority Sunni country -- kidnapped presidential Chief of Staff Ahmed bin Mubarak in the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday.

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  16. Yemeni government, rebels reach tentative agreement, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    After days of turmoil and talks of a coup in Yemen, the government and Houthi rebels reached a tentative deal Wednesday. The rebels have agreed to release the President's chief of staff and withdraw their militias from key government institutions if officials take a significant step: rewriting parts of the country's constitution, according to a Yemeni official with access to a draft text of the peace deal.

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  17. Takeover in Yemen threatens downward sectarian spiral; al Qaeda set to benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    The Houthi takeover of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa plunges the country into a yet darker chapter of its troubled modern history. An uneasy and sometimes violent standoff between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi has now apparently become a coup.

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  18. Rebel coup ousts Yemen's leader, minister says; U.S. vehicle fired onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Yemen's presidential palace has been completely taken over by Shiite Houthi rebels, the country's Minister of Information Nadia Sakkaf told CNN on Tuesday amid reports of renewed clashes. Fighting was earlier reported around the presidential palace in the capital, Sanaa, a day after heavy fighting between government forces and Houthis -- Shiite Muslims who have long felt marginalized in the majority Sunni Muslim country -- ended in a ceasefire deal.

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  19. Shots fired at U.S. Embassy vehicle in Yemen after day of fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Unknown assailants fired shots Monday night at a U.S. Embassy vehicle in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, the U.S. Embassy said, at the end of a day marked by heavy fighting around the presidential palace. Nine people were killed and 67 others injured Monday in the fighting between government forces and Houthi militants, Yemen's Health Ministry said, before the sides agreed to a ceasefire.

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  20. Tesla's Chinese sales hit a rough patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WJR-AM Detroit

    Tesla has had some communication issues in China and sales have gotten dinged as a result, CEO Elon Musk said during a talk in Detroit Tuesday. "Things were a little weaker in China because of some communications issues,most importantly around charging," he said.

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