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.
Godbee broke his silence this weekend with meditations on forgiveness and overcoming struggles.
Kilpatrick takes on prosecution’s claims that his civic fund was for charity.
It wasn’t an unusual afternoon for the fire department. Just a typical day in a city where nothing is unusual anymore.
I decided to do what Pugh wouldn’t: Find out what’s really going on.
After another rash of suspected arsons in Detroit early this morning, the cash-strapped fire department found itself with faulty equipment, malfunctioning fire hydrants and broken-down trucks.
What makes this all the more bizarre is that Godbee would jeopardize his promising career and the city that has been depending on him – for sex.
Fighting fires is becoming an increasingly difficult task because of recent budget cuts that have trimmed personnel, rigs and new equipment.
The theft marks another embarrassing, eye-opening moment for a fire department battling more blazes with fewer firefighters, trucks and gear.
The latest victim to scrappers is the former Engine 10 at Martin Luther King and Grand Boulevard, which closed earlier this summer.