Category Archives: WJR News

3 men have been charged with a carjacking in Dearborn that saw an exchange of gunfire with police. The 3 men… Kimani Waiters, Donte Davis, and Marquette Jones, all in their 20’s, are charged with the carjacking at gunpoint in Dearborn last Wednesday. Waiters driving away in the stolen vehicle, Davis and Jones driving away…

Hit-Run Leaves Woman Critical

A woman is in the hospital after she was critically injured in a hit-and-run Sunday night in Southwest Detroit. 23 year old Shaina Sarnowsky was being dropped off at the VFW Post on Campbell Street when someone in a green Ford Escort threw a cup of coffee and beer bottle at her, according to authorities.…

Drunk Biker Critically Hurt

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash on eastbound M-59 east of Livingston Road in Highland Township. Police say a pickup truck was stopped in the median crossing waiting to turn left onto eastbound M-59 as a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on M-59. As the motorcycle entered the left lane from the median…

Detroit ICE Office Closed

Detroit protestors forced the closure of an immigration office. Protestors of Trump immigration policy blocked the entrance on Jefferson and Mt. Elliott. This demonstrator say they plan to stay all week. Homeland security officers are on the scene to make sure the protestors don’t damage the building.

Detroit Fireworks Do’s And Don’ts

The Ford Fireworks will light up the Detroit riverfront tonight celebrating 60 years of the summertime tradition. Hart Plaza and Belle Isle open at 200pm. It’s produced by The Parade Company and underwritten by Ford Fund. The fireworks begin at 9:55 p.m. The top watching areas are: Hart Plaza Belle Isle . Mt. Elliott Park,…

Chevy Blazer To Make Comeback— From Mexico

General Motors’ hot new SUV will be made in Mexico. The rebooted Chevrolet Blazer is part of GM’s attempt to make SUVs in all shapes and sizes to quench Americans’ insatiable thirst for big cars. The Blazer is bigger than an Equinox but smaller than a Traverse. GM hasn’t made a Blazer since 2005. The…

More Crash And Grab Robberies

A popular bar and restaurant was hit by a crash and grab robbery. It happened at Howlers and Growlers on Charlevoix and Beaconsfield in Grosse Pte. Park. Surveillance video shows two men with masks and gloves smashed their truck thru the front, jumped out, took the ATM and fled, in less than 30 seconds. Detroit…

Case Against Trooper Goes Forward

A final conference is set for today in the case against former Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner. He is charged with 2nd degree murder in a fatal ATV crash that killed 15 year old Damon Grimes. last summer. Bessner shot the youth with his taser as he was riding in the street. Grimes crashed…

MSU Settles With Nassar Victims

The massive settlement of lawsuits between victims of Larry Nassar and Michigan State University has been approved by the MSU board of trustees. The board says no tuition money will be used to pay the 500-million dollars. Negotiations will determine how much each of the plaintiffs will get. An effort to fire John Engler as…

Uber Self-Drive Fatal ‘Entirely Avoidable’

The person behind the wheel of the Uber self-driving Volvo SUV that struck and killed a woman in Arizona was likely streaming “The Voice” on a cellphone at the time of the incident. The Tempe Police Department released a 318-page document late Thursday that sheds new light on what likely happened when the vehicle hit…

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