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DTE to help with disaster relief in Florida following Hurricane Ian | I-94 closed from I-75 to I-96 for bridge construction | State lawmakers reach agreement on processing early absentee ballots

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 7:21

DTE has sent over 300 contractors to Florida to help with restoration once Hurricane Florida passes through. I-94 from I-75 to I-96 is closed through Tuesday as construction on a new bridge is being done. WWJ's Mike Campbell has more. State lawmakers will allow clerks to process absentee ballots up to 2 days before the election day. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. 

Police investigating after body found in street in Detroit | DPD looking for info on quadruple shooting in Detroit | Hit-and-run sends 53-year-old to hospital

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 7:20

An investigation underway on Detroit's east side after a man's body is found lying in the middle of the street.  WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. Detroit Police asking for the public's help as they investigate a quadruple shooting on the city's east side.  According to police the suspect and the victim, a 53-year-old man, were arguing in a parking lot Monday morning when the suspect hit the victim with his car and drove off. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

MSP trooper in critical condition after being shot in Detroit | More charges could come to alleged murderer of WWJ anchor Jim Matthews | 2 teens charged in killing of 2-year-old boy

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 7:39

Police on Detroit's west side this morning continue to search for the gunman who shot a Michigan State Police trooper -- sending him to the hospital in critical condition. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more.  Chesterfield Township police and the Macomb County Prosecutor says more charges could be filed at a later day in connection with the murder and attack on our overnight anchor Jim Matthews and his family.  Two teens have been charged in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed a 2-year-old boy in West Michigan. (Credit: Getty)

The murder investigation of WWJ anchor Jim Matthews continues | 1 dead after fiery crash on I-96 | Gas prices to jump past $4 per gallon

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 6:42

An investigation into the murder of WWJ anchor Jim Matthews continues this morning -- with new information likely to be released today. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. MSP says overnight one of the occupants in a crash on I-96 in Detroit, a 54 year old male from Redford Township, has died. The second occupant, a 67 year old female from Redford Township, is in extremely critical  condition. Family of both occupants have been notified. WWJ's Luke Sloan has more. Drivers around Detroit are now paying an average of $4 for a gallon of regular gas -- nine cents higher than a week ago. (Credit: WWJ)  

Police searching for vandals who targeted anti-abortion center | Police searching for suspects in attempted kidnapping | EMU professor due in court for indecent exposure

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 7:29

Police are looking for the vandals who've targeted an anti-abortion resource center in Southfield a couple of times in the past few months. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. Police say a woman was walking in the area of South Gibraltor Road and Navarre on Wednesday night when two men wearing all black jumped out of an SUV and tried to take the stroller. They didn't get it.  An Eastern Michigan University official is due in court today -- after getting arrested for indecent exposure. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)  

2,500 without power in Oakland County | Nurses and University of Michigan have tentative contract agreement | Redford schools reopen after cyber attack

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 6:37

There's a large power outage is effecting more than 2,500 homes and businesses in Oakland County, the cause of the outage has NOT been determined. Over 6,000 nurses and the University of Michigan have come to a tentative agreement for a new contract, after the previous one expired in June. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more.  School is back in session this morning in the South Redford School District after classes were canceled for two consecutive days because of a cyber attack. (Credit: Getty)

Cyber attack cancels class for second straight day in Redford | 95-year-old woman carjacked | Carjacking suspect tried to hide from police under blanket

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 5:57

A cyber attack has forced the Redford school district to close for the second straight day. Charlie Langton has more.  Detroit police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who carjacked a 95-year old woman.  Investigators say the victim was in the passenger seat of her car when the suspect came up and asked a question before getting into the driver's seat and driving off, with the woman still inside the car. Michigan State Police and Hamtramck officers arrested the man under the Gratiot Avenue/I-375 overpass yesterday afternoon after good Samaritans told officers where the man was hiding. (Credit: Getty)

Federal Reserve expected to raise interest rates | EMU professors voting on tentative contract | Warren mayor pushes back against proposed movie shoot

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 6:25

The Federal Reserve will begin a two day meeting today where they are expected to raise the interest rates to fight rising inflation.  Professors at Eastern Michigan University today will vote on a tentative contract that last week called a halt to their strike.   Warren's Mayor is pushing back on a proposal for a movie shoot at one of it's parks. The movie is about the Taliban and sex trafficking.  (Credit: Getty)

DTE: 6,000 customers without power | Mother of Fraser teen claims son is innocent in fatal stabbing of classmate | DPD officer wounded while responding to a call

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 7:43

DTE is reporting just under 6,000 customers without power -- with most outages effecting New Baltimore, Warren, Madison Heights, Troy, and West Bloomfield following severe storms Monday morning. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story Laura Hibbert says her son was acting in self defense when he and his best friend were targeted for nearly three weeks and eventually attacked by a group led by a 17-year-old boy -- all of this apparently happening over a girl. WWJ's Luke Sloan has more. A Detroit Police Officer is in the hospital after being shot in the leg accidentally by a fellow officer around 5 p.m. yesterday on Prevost street on Detroit's west side. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Macomb County teen faces criminal charges after online school threats | Man still listed listed as 'John Doe' after being struck dead by a car in Southfield.

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 7:24

A Macomb County teen facing criminal charges related to school threats. WWJ's Charlie Langton reports it was an out of state man who helped police. A man still listed as a "John Doe" is dead after being struck while walking in Southfield. WWJ's Mike Campbell is reporting on what we know about the situation this morning. A man accused of hiding cameras in public bathrooms at businesses in and around Ann Arbor is back behind bars and expected to face a judge today. (Credit: Getty)

Pedestrian struck by car in Clinton Township | 2 suspects arrested in string of gun store robberies | Charges could come to teen who threatened to shoot up school

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 7:10

Clinton Township police tell WWJ that the victim was struck on Gratiot Avenue south of Hall Road, M-59 around 5am. WWJ's Mike Campbell has the story. Two people have been arrested in three gun store robberies that police say put dozens of guns on the streets. Charges could come today in the threats that closed three schools yesterday in Warren. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. (Credit: Dearborn Police Department)

3 buildings in Warren Consolidated Schools closed due to threats | Police presence at 2 Fraser schools after report of stabbing | The President will make his way to the Auto Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 9:07

Three buildings in Warren Consolidated Schools are closed this morning due to a school shooting threat -- Cousino High School, Carter Middle School, and Community High School. WWJ's Luke Sloan has more. There is an extra police presence at two schools in Fraser this morning. There are social media posts about a stabbing near the high school campus - but nothing has been confirmed.  It's a big day in Detroit - with the return of the Auto Show after a three year break - and a visit from the President. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)  

Fire officials investigating deadly fire on Detroit's east side | Police looking for help finding pawn shop robbers | Armed security at Oxford schools after Snapchat threat

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 5:17

Fire officials in Detroit investigating a deadly fire on Detroit's east side. WWJ's Charlies Langton has more. Law Enforcement is seeking help finding thieves who made off with 100 guns in three "smash and grabs" in Westland and Dearborn Heights.  There is armed security at Oxford Schools following an online threat.  The Oakland County Sheriff says someone wrote "come bring a gun to Oxford School" on Snapchat. (Credit: Getty)

Deal to end strike in place at Stellantis plant | MSU President asked to resign by Tuesday | EMU professors reach deal to end strike

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 5:09

Stellantis and striking workers have reached a tentative agreement after walking out late last week over health and safety issues. WWJ's Jeff Gilbert has more. Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley is being given until tomorrow to step down. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story.  Professors will be returning to the classrooms today at Eastern Michigan University - after school officials say they have reached a tentative contract with the school. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Judge refuses to force EMU faculty back to work | DPD investigating 3 connected robberies | Autopsy shows woman found dead in her car had gunshot wounds

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 4:28

A judge refused to issue an injunction, which would have forced Eastern Michigan University faculty to go back to work. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. Detroit Police is investigating a string of connected robberies, the latest of which ended in the death of a pizza delivery driver.  An autopsy shows that a Sterling Heights woman who was found dead in her car in Woodhaven had multiple gunshot wounds. (Credit: Dan Jenkins/WWJ)

EMU files court complaint against faculty | Lafayette Coney Island closed due to health violations | Box truck driver shot at in suspected road rage on I-94

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 5:03

Eastern Michigan University has filed a complaint in Washtenaw County Circuit Court, asking a judge to issue an injunction forcing everyone back into their classrooms.  WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. The iconic Lafayette Coney Island has been temporarily closed due to health violations. WWJ's Sandra McNeill has more.  Michigan State Police say they got a call from the driver of a box truck on I-94 who claims he was shot at on the freeway. (Credit: J.D. Pooley/ Getty)

EMU faculty to go on strike | Shooting kills 1 on Detroit's west side | Missing woman's family pleads for help in search

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 5:02

The Eastern Michigan University faculty has voted to go on strike. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story.  Detroit Police are investigating the shooting death of a 62-year-old on the west side of Detroit. The family of 36-year-old Kasey DeBat is pleading for help in the search for her sister, who has been missing since Monday night. (Credit: Debat/Sanzhez family/Livonia PD)

Strike threat looms at EMU | Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy under investigation for alleged 'wrongdoing' online

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 4:40

Classes resume today at Eastern Michigan University as contract negotiations are ongoing with the university's professors. WWJ's Sandra McNeill reports.  An Oakland County Sherriff's Deputy working at the County Jail has been suspended while after an investigation was launched into his alleged 'wrongdoing' online. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the full story.  With the Labor Day holiday behind us, the campaign for Governor will be heating up. Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon says the economy is the top issue for many people. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/ Getty)

Redford woman suing Wendy's over E. Coli | Vigil held for missing Commerce Township girl

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 5:17

A Redford woman is suing Wendy's after she claims she contracted E. Coli from the fast food chain's lettuce.  A Vigil has been held for missing Elezabeth Lewis of Commerce Township. The 15-year-old was last seen leaving Stratford Villa mobile home park off of North Wixom Road on Thursday, August 18th.   (Credit: Getty)

Detroit to accept applications for recreational marijuana licenses | Anchor Bay schools to hire armed security guards | Board of canvassers in deadlock

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 5:36

The City of Detroit will finally begin accepting applications TODAY for limited recreational marijuana licenses in the city. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. The Anchor Bay School Board has voted 5 to 1 in favor of hiring 5 armed security guards to rotate between buildings during the school year.   The board of state canvassers deadlocked on two ballot proposals, involving abortion and expanded voting rights. The vote yesterday was 2-2. (Credit: Getty)

Power outages especially hard on senior communities | DTE: 3,300 power lines down | Detroit Lions sign QB

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 6:15

A senior community in Highland Park is especially struggling with the power outages. WWJ's Mike Campbell has the story.  DTE crews are out inspecting reports of 3,300 wires down, the hope is to have 80-percent of the power restored by Thursday. The Detroit Lions are signing QB Nate Sudfeld to be the backup for Jared Goff, WWJ's Chris Fillar has more. 

DTE: over 240K without power in Metro Detroit | 'Gustnado' rips through Richmond?

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 3:53

The storm yesterday knocked out power to over 240,000 buildings in Metro Detroit. In Richmond people wondered if a tornado touched down, but the National Weather Service claimed it was a 'gustnado'. (Credit: WWJ)

Suspect accused of killing 3 in Detroit arrested | Another hearing to begin in Governor kidnap plot trial | School year underway in Michigan today

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 5:26

Detroit police arrested a man believed responsible for killing three people early Sunday morning. WWJ's Ryan Marshall has more. Another hearing is set to get underway today regarding allegations that members of a Michigan militia tried to kidnap the governor. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. Excitement is high for students and teachers across Detroit -- the new school year gets underway today. (Credit: Detroit Police Department)

Giant Slide on Belle Isle reopens after chaos | I-75 set to close into Detroit | Catastrophic accident victims score victory in Michigan court

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 5:20

The Giant Slide on Belle Isle reopens after a chaotic opening weekend that saw videos of the slide go viral worldwide. Southbound I-75 will close from 8 Mile to I-375 Friday night through Monday morning. Detroit Police Department adding 300 officers to weekend patrol to help curb gun violence Michigan Court of Appeals rules in favor of catastrophic accident victims Man arrested after pointing air gun at person in Detroit (PHOTO: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)    

Oxford school year begins today with new safety measures | Illness killing dogs in Northern Michigan identified | Diesel spilled into Detroit River

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 5:14

The Oxford school year begins today, with new security measures, WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. The mysterious illness killing dogs in Northern Michigan has been identified as parvo. An underground storage tank near the closed Riverside Osteopathic Hospital has leaked red dye diesel into the Detroit River.  (Credit: Getty)

Deadly shooting on Detroit's west side | Detroit Police seeking charges against uncle in death of 5-year-old | Crash in Detroit send 5 to the hospital

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 5:08

Detroit police are on the scene of a deadly shooting on Detroit's west side, WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. Detroit Police are seeking charges against the uncle after a 5-year-old boy got a hold of a gun and shot himself Monday night. A violent car crash in Detroit has sent five people to the hospital.

Boy who was shot on Detroit's west side has died | Ford cuts 3,000 workers | Jury in Governor kidnapping case will reconvene today

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 4:47

A young boy who was shot last night on Detroit's west side has now died, Charlie Langton has the story. The jury in the re-trial of two men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to reconvene later this morning in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Negotiations are set to resume today in a labor battle at one of Michigan's biggest hospitals. (Credit: Charlie Langton/ WWJ)

One dead after crash in Warren | Three people in custody after police chase in Detroit | Defense has rested in trial over plot to kidnap the Governor

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 4:30

A man is dead after he crashed his car into a pole in Warren, Charlie Langton has the story. A police chase that began in Southfield and led into Detroit ended with a crash and the arrest of three people. The defense has rested in the trial over the plot to kidnap the Governor, WWJ's Rob Mason has more. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Oakland County judge will rule today if a restraining order on 1931 law abortion ban will remain | Drag racer on I-475 arrested after fleeing police | Detroit Police are set to launch Traffic Safety Blitz

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 5:08

An Oakland County judge will rule later this morning if a restraining order barring enforcement of Michigan's 1931 law banning abortion will continue while a lawsuit moves through the courts. According to the Grand Blanc Township Police Department, two cars were drag racing on northbound I-475, one of which took off when police tried to pull him over. Detroit Police are set to launch a Traffic Safety Blitz in the city.  Police say they will mobilize more than 40 officers to conduct traffic stops in response to an increase in traffic accidents and what they describe as quality of life complaints. (Credit: Getty)

fatal motorcycle crash on I-96 freeway last night | Vigil held for 6-year-old victim of deadly hit-and-run | Former school administrator at an academy in Hamtramck is facing rape charges

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 5:05

State Police say their investigation shows the motorcyclist was going too fast and was unable to take the curve I-96 and Evergreen and struck the median wall. WWJ's Greg Bowman has more. A vigil, happening last night for a little boy who's died, a week after being hit by a car while riding his bike. A former school administrator at an academy in Hamtramck is facing rape charges. (Credit: Getty)

GLWA adds another week to water main repair | Bridge emergency in Pontiac closes bridge to traffic | E. coli has increased nearly five fold in Michigan

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 4:49

The Great Lakes Water Authority is now adding another week to the expected repair time to fix that ruptured water main. The Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge in Pontiac is in such bad shape that all traffic is closed, and significant repairs will be made. The state of Michigan is seeing a nearly five fold increase in E.coli cases. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Metro Detroit residents under boil advisory struggle to find water | Dodge Charger and Challenger will be discontinued in 2023 | Redford man arraigned on felony charges after allegedly firing on Detroit Police

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 5:15

WWJ's Mike Campbell reports that Metro Detroit residents who remain under boil water advisories are struggling to find bottled water, and it could be up to two weeks before water service is returned to normal. 2023 will be the last model year for the Dodge Challenger and Charger according to WWJ's Jeff Gilbert. A Redford man has been arraigned on multiple felony charges after he allegedly fired on Detroit Police when they tried to pull him over.

130K still under boil advisory in Metro Detroit | Investigation launched over Eastpointe apartment fire | Macomb County food pantry fire bombed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 4:52

130,000 in Metro Detroit are still boiling their water this morning, after water main break on Saturday forced nearly a million people to do so over the weekend. WWJ's Charlie Langton has more. Investigation launched into Eastpointe apartment fire. A church in Macomb County is asking for help after its food pantry shipping container was fire bomb. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Detroit police under fire twice Thursday night | Westland man arrested in murder of Grand Blanc teen | Homicide charges could be pressed in GM plant death

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 5:13

A carjacking suspect shot at a Detroit police officer during a foot chase Thursday. Two suspects have been arrested with one still at large. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy prior to going missing Jacob Hills met Avion Sanders at a party in Detroit. WWJ's Sandra McNeill has the story. Possible homicide charges could be filed today against the suspect in the death of a man inside the GM Orion Township Assembly Plant. (Photo credit: MSP) 

Murder investigation underway at GM plant | 18-year-old crossing freeway struck by truck | Detroit Tigers fire Al Avila

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 5:18

WWJ's Charlie Langton reports a murder investigation is underway this morning at the Orion Township GM plant, which has been shut down for the day and workers told to go home. An 18-year-old man was struck by a truck while trying to cross the Lodge Freeway last night, he is in critical condition. Tigers General Manager Al Avila has been fired, reports WWJ's Chris Fillar. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Parents waited hours to address Oxford School Board | Charred remains discovered after car fire extinguished | Former Pontiac Mayor allegedly misused $1.6 million tax dollars

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 5:09

Parents waited in line for hours last night to address the Oxford School Board after new revelations surfaced in the November deadly shooting at the high school. A body was been found in a burning car this morning on Detroit's east side. WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. Former Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman is at the heart of a scandal resulting from a city audit. (Photo Credit: WWJ's Charlie Langton)

Ford Bronco leads police on a chase in Detroit | 2 people drowned in Lake Michigan Monday | Thousands without power in Madison Heights and Royal Oak

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 5:30

At least one suspect is in custody after a Red Ford Bronco led police on a chase before wrecking early this morning in Detroit. /people are starting to line up at a gas station on Detroit's east side because of a FREE gas giveaway, WWJ's Charlie Langton has that story. Beth Fisher reports a man and woman both drowned in Lake Michigan Monday. And finally, thousands without power in Madison Heights and Royal Oak after a fire occurred at a substation. (Photo Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Detroit house fire kills 2 people | DPD Investigating 2 mass shootings over the weekend | Gas prices continue to plummet

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 5:15

Two people have died in house fire on Detroit's east side, WWJ's Charlie Langton has that story. The Detroit Police are investigating 2 separate mass shootings that occurred in Detroit, just 12 hours apart. Gas prices are down an average 20 cents from this time last week. (Photo Credit: WWJ/ Charlie Langton)

Costco Teamsters members could go on strike | Miguel Cabrera pondering retirement | Escaped prisoner back in custody

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 5:15

More than 17,000 Costco Teamsters members could go on strike after the union rejected the company's final offer. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera pondering retirement amidst chronic knee pain. The prisoner from Eastpointe who had escaped during a transfer is back in custody. (Photo Credit: Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY) 

3-year-old shot on Detroit's west side | New born baby found in Detroit home | 2 found dead in Macomb County

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 5:26

On today's All Local,  A 3-year-old was shot on Detroit's west side, WWJ's Charlie Langton has the story. Roberta Jasina tells us that a new born baby was found in a Detroit home around 3 a.m. The mother has been contacted and is being questioned. Also, two people were found dead in a Macomb County home, police are still investigating. (Photo Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ Newsradio)

Professor: Ambassador Bridge border blockage could be economically catastrophic

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 2:59

A Wayne State University economics professor says the cost of just 2-days of U-S/Canada trade being halted at the border is 101-million dollars.  Professor Dr. Michael Belzer conducted an economic analysis of border crossing delays following the September 11th terror attacks and says in 2022 with the pandemic and supply chain issues the long-term effects from the Ambassador Bridge closure could be economically catastrophic.  He talked with WWJ's Erin Vee.

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey responds to reports she owes IRS $65,000

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 1:36

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey reportedly in financial trouble as her re-election campaign is underway. Winfrey talked with WWJ's Charlie Langton. See for privacy information.

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