Category Archives: WJR News

Hearing Scheduled For Judge

An embattled Livingston County Judge was  due in court today for a probable cause hearing on charges of perjury and two other felonies. Allegations against Judge Theresa Brennan came to light in her divorce case in 2017. There were reports she had failed to disclose a personal relationship she had with the lead detective in…

MSU Board To Meet

Should John Engler be fired by MSU? The Michigan State board of trustees has scheduled a special meeting tomorrow and board members may move to fire interim president John Engler over comments made by the former governor which are seen as insensitive to Larry Nassar survivors. Republicans controlled the MSU board when Engler came on…

Canadians Warned About China Travel

Relations between Beijing and Ottawa are at crisis point after a Canadian man was sentenced to death by a Chinese court. Canada’s foreign ministry issued a travel warning to its citizens in China over “the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws” late Monday, in the wake of the death sentence handed to Robert Lloyd…

Delta Profits Flying Lower

Delta Air Lines says the next three months could be bumpy. The company forecast earnings per share of 70 cents to 90 cents, far below Wall Street estimates. A year ago Delta earned 74 cents a share in the fourth quarter. Delta also said a key measure of revenue from fares is likely to be…

Michigan Pushes For P-FAS Cleanup

P-FAS cleanup legislation sponsored by members of the Michigan congressional delegation would make the chemical sites eligible for federal cleanup funding. Bills would create federal EPA Superfund cleanup sites for P-FAS… an acronym for per and poly-fluorinated chemicals tied to many health concerns. More than 30 sites of P-FAS contamination have been declared in Michigan,…

Ford, VW Partner To Build Future Cars

Ford and Volkswagen announced a long-anticipated plan  to build vehicles together. The automakers said they have signed an agreement to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups beginning as early as 2022. The companies also agreed to “investigate” how they can work together to develop next generation vehicles, such as electric and self-driving cars. Both companies…

A Winner Emerges At Detroit Auto Show

Hyundai is the big awards winner at this year’s Detroit auto show, capturing both the Car of the Year and SUV of the Year honors. The awards were two of three given by a panel of auto critics at the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The third award, Truck of the Year,…

Flint Water Costs Big Tax $$ Legal Fees

Michigan taxpayers have been billed more than 30-million dollars to prosecute and defend state employees in connection with the Flint water emergency. On top of the taxpayer’s spending list is the governor’s office. More than 8 pt 5 million dollars has been spent to defend former Gov. Rick Snyder, possibly two Snyder-appointed emergency managers who…

Auto Show Time Is Here

Reporters from around the world are in Detroit today for the first of 2 days of media previews for the North American International Auto Show. There will be over 750 vehicles on display, including the debut of 30 new cars and trucks. SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing, but there will…

GM Profits Up; Caddy EV Planned

General Motors is raising it’s earnings forecast. The company says its full-year 2018 earnings would be better than the guidance it provided investors 10 weeks ago. And it said it expects earnings to rise more than expected in 2019. Cadillac will take the lead at GM in electric car development. A Cadillac will be the…

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