Category Archives: WJR News

What is the white stuff in the drain in Sterling Heights?

Inspectors from the Macomb County Public Works Office are investigating the white, milky substance in the Burr Relief Drain which serves an industrial area in Sterling Heights. The substance in the drain, which appears to have fully discolored the water in a portion of the drain, was first reported Thursday afternoon to the Michigan Dept.…

Flint Airport Stabber Gets Life In Prison

A Tunisian national who staged a knife attack at FLint’s Bishop International Airport HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON 51 year old Amor Ftouhi stabbed a police officer at the airport back in June of 2017. Witnesses say he was yelling in Arabic that ‘God is great.’ Prosecutors say he had lived in Canada…

Baby Gets Measles Connected To Anti-Vaxers

Fainy Sukenik believes in vaccines, and her four children are up to date on all their shots. That’s why she’s furious that her baby got measles. Too young to be vaccinated, 8-month-old Shira Goldschmidt developed complications from the virus and had to be hospitalized. Infectious disease experts say the cause is clear: anti-vaxers. Both in…

Local Real Estate Sales Are Up

RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan released its latest housing report for the metro Detroit area. Southeast Michigan continues to buck national trends with year-over-year home sales on the rise. Nationally, home sales are down 8.6 percent. The latest report also evidences signs of Detroit’s continued comeback — City of Detroit home prices are up 48.6 percent…

2019 Detroit Lions schedule released

2019 Detroit Lions schedule released

By Michael Stets The Detroit Lions 2019 schedule was released on Wednesday night, including two nationally-televised games for the upcoming season. The Lions will open their season in Week 1 on the road against the Arizona Cardinals before three consecutive games against teams that were in the playoffs last season. In Week 2, the Los…

Stranger Danger Solved In Farmington Hills

There’s a new twist to a stranger-danger incident in Farmington Hills. The incident occurred in a neighborhood near Grand River and 9 Mile. Police were able to talk to a man who spoke to some children after school. Police released information about it, and the man, who lives in the neighborhood, learned that police were…

MSP Raids Macomb Prosecutor’s Office

Michigan State Police have raided the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office in Mt. Clemens. MSP confirmed the Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant in connection with the state police investigation into forfeiture funds handled by the prosecutor. The investigation was opened a few weeks ago at the request of Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel. They’re…

More Measles in SE Michigan

More measles cases are cropping up in Oakland County. They appear to be connected to the ultra orthodox Jewish community. The state health department says two new cases have been confirmed in SE Michigan… one in Oakland County and one in the city of Detroit. One of the cases had exposure in Kent and Ingham…

Cookie Recall Alert

  Mondelz Global LLC is recalling 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies due to an “unexpected solidified ingredient,” the company said. The announcement said there have been reports of possible adverse health effects. Mondelez has not responded to a request for further comment. Mondelz said the recall extends throughout the country and pertains to…

Michigan Measles Linked To NY

Michigan health officials confirm the measles outbreak in Oakland County is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York. The outbreak is centered in the Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York. State health officials say a man  from New York traveled to southeast Michigan by car and that 38 cases of measles in SE…

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