A state investigation that revealed inappropriate, if not illegal, expenses will cost Detroit $6.4 million as a federal grand jury probe continues.
Police were “robbing people of their freedom” at a city-authorized dispensary in Detroit.
Without public discourse, city council voted 7-2 to dish out $34.5 million to the Pistons.
Before voting publicly on giving $34.5 million to billionaire Tom Gores, council members already assured the Pistons team owner they would get the money – a violation of state law.
Sen. Coleman Young II called for a special prosecutor today to investigate Mayor Duggan’s demolition program after Motor City Muckraker revealed last week that the U.S. Attorney’s Office leaked favorable information about Duggan to the media.
Any reporter who regularly covers federal courts will tell you it’s incredibly rare for the U.S. attorney’s office to reveal information about a grand jury investigation.
Federal prosecutors probing Detroit’s demolition program have issued grand jury subpoenas to contractors for records they’ve received from Mayor Mike Duggan’s office and city and state agencies. The subpoenas, obtained first by Motor City Muckraker, seek documents from at least three demolition contractors as part of an FBI investigation that began in August 2015. A […]
Lower-income residents in the Cass Corridor just lost their third park, and this time they are fighting back.
The shootout occurred outside of a liquor store about a mile from downtown.
In a city where violent crime is out of control, skateboarders are facing up to 90 days in jail for allegedly skating at Hart Plaza, a public park.