Category Archives: WJR News

Rare Homicide In Farmington Hills

Farmington Hills police are investigating a murder. One man was shot and killed, one man was wounded, when gunshots blasted thru a door at the Retreat of Farmington Hills apartments. Residents say they heard at least a dozen shots. Police say it appears the men were targeted. No one is in custody.

Gruesome Discovery At Funeral Home Investigated

The state is investigating the latest troubles at the former Cantrell Funeral Home on Detroit’s east side. 11 bodies, remains of infants, were found in the building, which was closed down as a funeral home in April. Police chief Craig says Detroit Police are assisting investigators from the Michigan Attorney General’s office. The property is…

Strike Hits Second Westin Hotel

Work stoppages are now underway at two hi-profile hotels. Unionized workers have voted to strike the Westin Hotel at Detroit Metro Airport. They join workers at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel in Detroit, who have been on strike all week. Unite Here Local 24 represents housekeepers, server, cooks and other workers at the hotels. The…

East Lansing Police Investigate Shooting Of Student

A 22-year-old Michigan State University student from Texas has been killed in a shooting at an East Lansing apartment. We have no word on the shooter. According to authorities, police were alerted to shots fired at about 2:45 a.m. at the 25 East Apartments. When authorities arrived on the scene, they found a man who…

Good News For I-696 Users

Even if the repaving is not complete, the westbound I-696 will have some open lanes in Macomb County during the winter, as work was stalled for weeks in a labor dispute. That’s according to M-DOT spokes-person Diane Cross. Cross says M-DOT will have the lanes open through Macomb in the winter even if the work…

U-M Fans Get Game Day Bonus

Before the football game between Michigan and Wisconsin at Michigan Stadium tomorrow night, another big event will take place for football fans who want to get on T-V. ESPN College Game Day will broadcast from Ingalls Mall on North University in Ann Arbor. Game Day Airs from 9am to 12noon, but fans start showing up…

Delta Flies High In Quarter

Hurricane Florence and higher fuel prices proved no big deal for Delta Air Lines. Profit grew after the company raised fares and sold more seats on its planes. The airline said fuel cost it $655 million more in the third quarter than a year earlier — as fuel prices rose 37%. And disruptions from Hurricane…

Buggy Hit By Pickup

Here’s a traffic accident we’re covering near Marlette. The driver of a pickup truck rear-ended another vehicle in Flynn Twp. The vehicle that was hit by the truck was an Amish horse-drawn buggy. The driver of the buggy was sent flying. The horse broke free. The driver only suffered a minor injury. The horse didn’t…

Christmas Seasonal Hiring Is Underway

The holiday hiring season is in full swing. Companies are being highly competitive this year when it comes to hiring holiday help. Here are the retailers that have already announced dates for holiday hiring fairs. Target will conduct interviews from 10am until 6pm tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday at all of its stores. JC Penny has…

U-M Nurses Okay New Contract

Unionized nurses have ratified a 3 year contract with the University of Michigan health system, Michigan Medicine. They had threatened a strike. The Michigan Nurses Association says the contract includes a pay raise, sexual harassment protections, parental leave and language limiting the use of mandatory overtime. The contract covers 57-hundred nurses at U of M…

PODCASTS




There is no custom code to display.