Posts Tagged ‘ Break ’

‘Geyser’ Springs Up On Royal Oak Road As Water Main Break Shuts Down Traffic

December 4, 2016
‘Geyser’ Springs Up On Royal Oak Road As Water Main Break Shuts Down Traffic

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) — A massive water main break has caused flooding in a Royal Oak neighborhood on Saturday evening. The break opened up at Campbell Rd. just north of Farnum Ave. Royal Oak police say that Campbell will be shut down between Forest Ave. and Farnum due to the break. Officers said they’ve “never seen anything [...]

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100 East Side Detroit Homes Lose Service Due To Big Water Main Break

November 29, 2016
100 East Side Detroit Homes Lose Service Due To Big Water Main Break

DETROIT (WWJ) – While crews in Detroit are working to repair a 16-inch water main break on Tuesday, water service had been shut off to around 100 east side homes. Linda Clark with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department said freezing and thawing was likely to blame for the issue on Warren Ave. near East [...]

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Evacuations, Street Closures In Downtown Plymouth Due To Gas Main Break

November 15, 2016
Evacuations, Street Closures In Downtown Plymouth Due To Gas Main Break

PLYMOUTH (WWJ) – Some downtown Plymouth businesses and residences were evacuated and streets were shut down, late Tuesday afternoon, as a repair crews worked on a gas main break. A spokesperson for Consumers Energy says it happened behind the post office located on Harvey and Fleet streets. Business and apartment homes near Harvey, Fleet and Penniman [...]

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Kwame Kilpatrick Catches Break With Appeals Court Ruling

November 3, 2016
Kwame Kilpatrick Catches Break With Appeals Court Ruling

DETROIT (WWJ) – He may not get out of jail earlier, but former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick may get a break on his bill to Uncle Sam. As part of his jail sentence, Kilpatrick was ordered to re-pay over $ 4.5 million to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. But an appeals court says the [...]

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Clothing To Get Lab Tests In Bid For Break In ’97 Murder

September 9, 2016
Clothing To Get Lab Tests In Bid For Break In ’97 Murder

LENNON, Mich. (AP) – Nearly 20 years later, jewelry and clothing from an 88-year-old Genesee County murder victim are being sent to a laboratory for DNA tests in a new bid to catch the killer. Undersheriff Christopher Swanson says the Virginia lab hopes to use new technology to develop a profile of the person responsible [...]

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Tigers Series Against Orioles Could Make Or Break Wild Card Hopes

September 9, 2016
Tigers Series Against Orioles Could Make Or Break Wild Card Hopes

DETROIT (97.1 The Ticket) – The Detroit Tigers take on the Baltimore Orioles in what could prove pivotal for the Tigers in their race for the wild card spot. And the Tigers are looking to stack the deck with three aces: Michael Fulmer, Jordan Zimmerman and Justin Verlander. Coming off two straight losses to the Chicago [...]

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Local Team Counting Toppled Dominoes After Attempt To Break World Record

July 24, 2016
Local Team Counting Toppled Dominoes After Attempt To Break World Record

WESTLAND (AP) — Thousands of dominoes were being counted following an attempt in the Detroit area to break a Guinness World Records toppling mark. About 70,000 were set up for Saturday’s effort at Westland Shopping Center for the largest domino circle field. The record of 54,321 was set in 2014 in Germany. Saturday’s project is [...]

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Pat Caputo — What Will Make Or Break The Tigers After All-Star Break?

July 14, 2016
Pat Caputo — What Will Make Or Break The Tigers After All-Star Break?

DETROIT (97.1 The Ticket) – The first half of the Detroit Tigers season was less than impressive. Pat Caputo of 97.1 The Ticket says, “individual performances are not going to mean a lot unless the Tigers step-up against the good teams.” What’s troubling about the first half of the season is that they did not play [...]

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Macomb Township Homes Evacuated Due To Gas Main Break

June 30, 2016
Macomb Township Homes Evacuated Due To Gas Main Break

MACOMB TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Multiple homes in Macomb Township were temporarily evacuated on Thursday as a result of a gas main break. Consumers Energy spokeswoman Debra Dodd said a plumbing contractor hit a two-inch plastic gas main while working outside a home on White Plains Drive near Garfield and 21 Mile Road. Consumers workers were still on the scene [...]

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Former Lions CB Stanley Wilson II Shot While Trying To Break Into Home Naked

June 23, 2016
Former Lions CB Stanley Wilson II Shot While Trying To Break Into Home Naked

By: Evan Jankens @kingothekc You thought you had heard it all when it came to former members of the Detroit Lions being naked in public when former defensive line coach Joe Cullen went through a Wendy’s drive-thru without wearing clothes. Former Lions CB Stanley Wilson II has topped that. According to kgw.com: A naked man who [...]

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