“You aren’t leaving until you delete that damn picture,” a male campaign volunteer hollered as he poked his finger at my chest.
The Vietnam-style helicopter flew so low that the wind from the rotor tossed Terry McIninch’s children like “rag dolls” and damaged his motor home and 1971 Chevy El Camino, according to a recent lawsuit.
Police cited about 550 people so far this year – an average of nearly two a day – for trespassing at the mental hospital complex. That’s compared to 213 last year.
Devil’s Night will be a big test for the city, which recently laid off firefighters, as strong winds continue to wreak havoc on power lines and trees.
Many live lines snaked unattended across streets, fields and sidewalks for more than an hour because neither the fire department nor DTE had sufficient resources to handle the hazards.
As a gunman chased me out of one of Detroit’s most neglected streets Thursday morning, I was reminded of something more outrageous than a single resident losing his mind over the presence of a reporter.
A ladder truck broke down on the way to a two-story blaze
Firefighters are angry, frustrated and feel betrayed by a city they’ve been – and still are – devoted to.
There’s no way around it – there’s a crisis within the Detroit Fire Department. Layoffs, 10% pay reductions, no money for equipment – all at a time when firefighters are struggling to keep pace with a growing number of arsons. So for firefighters risking their lives and taking on insurmountable sacrifices, it was insulting Thursday when […]
He screamed; he pleaded. “Please don’t harm my dogs,” he begged police, who moments earlier had barged into his east-side home looking for marijuana.