In a striking blow to women’s rights, a federal judge dismissed charges Tuesday against two Michigan doctors for carrying out female genital mutilation, saying a federal ban on the procedure is unconstitutional.
Lawsuit claims Mayor Duggan doesn’t live in Detroit; firefighters file complaint over no lights, no sirens policy; Motown Museum’s expansion plans get grant.
Mayor Duggan’s son appointed to key transition post for Whitmer; Detroit couple slapped with $4,000 water bill; and Gilbert pledges to support ballot initiative to reform auto insurance.
Medic David Davidson even invoked President Trump, saying “tough love is going to make America great again.”
Duggan’s administration understated the level of abandonment in Detroit; Ben Carson’s name likely to be removed from public school; Gilbert sells Greektown Casino.
Retired firefighter sentenced, Detroiter in Chinese jail, Morouns sell building: Your Tuesday briefing
A white retired Detroit firefighter is sentenced for shooting at black teen; a Detroiter’s prison sentence in China is reduced; and the Morouns sell another large building in Corktown.
Ford buys electric scooter company Spin; Detroit firefighters found a dead dog and cat in a house, but not the man on the kitchen floor; and Oakland County Democrats seized control of the Board of Commissioners for the first time in a half century.
A heavily funded and dishonest campaign funded by the right-leaning Detroit Regional Chamber and Mayor Duggan’s political machine failed to win a majority of seats Tuesday on a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates.
Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming the tenth state to allow adults over the age of 21 to posses and sell pot.
It’s going to take a near miracle for Democrats, even during the so-called Blue Wave, to take over both chambers of the Michigan Legislature.