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.
Firefighters are angry, frustrated and feel betrayed by a city they’ve been – and still are – devoted to.
If you’re 21, you have the right to guzzle a bottle of whiskey until you black out. But get caught with a small amount of marijuana and you could spend up to a year behind bars. Each year, the cash-strapped city of Detroit spends an average of $2.7 million prosecuting 1,500 people for marijuana possession. […]
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.
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.
Under the plan, the city could generate revenue from the island park and create new jobs by hosting concerts, a fair and other events. Corporate sponsorships also would raise money.
Duggan is being trumpeted by the media as the most electable white mayoral candidate since the early 1970s. The story is leading most local news sites, and he hasn’t officially decided whether he’s running.
The state and Mayor’s Office failed to convince the council to approve the lease, which would have added at least $1.6 million to maintain the park.