The sprawling Greek revival-style building near the Southfield Freeway collapsed in December 2011, killing two metal scrappers and drawing attention to a long-abandoned building that is wide open to trespass and has injured others in the past.
“You better wake up because some of you are going to jail, and I will be the first to laugh at you because you’ve been laughing at us for years,” one block club member shouted at council.
Just a few days after the explosions at the Boston Marathon, a suspicious package was found this afternoon in Midtown, forcing the evacuation of an apartment, businesses and a Wayne State University building.
If Mayor Dave Bing gets his way, parking fines will increase. Delinquent on three tickets? You face the boot and could lose your driver’s license.
Police removed one resident who urged Detroiters to “attack” city council. Later, the audience broke out in protest songs, forcing a postponement.
Bad timing for a judge who has held police officers, witnesses, lawyers, spectators and others in contempt.
Mayor Bing’s tax-funded consultants suggested he drastically cut the council budget and make the members part-time. He didn’t.