How fast do police come when you call? That depends on where you live. And if you live in Detroit’s poorest, most crime-ridden neighborhoods, you’re likely going to wait for a long time.
It was a gory scene. The driver of a van had a fatal gunshot wound to the head. His seat belt was unfastened. A woman covered in blood was hysterical. The passenger door was open. Police were nowhere to be seen.
The iconic Packard Plant bridge collapsed onto East Grand Boulevard late Wednesday afternoon.
Myra Lanton and her family are the flesh and blood people behind Detroit’s crime statistics.
Motor City Muckraker and Deadline Detroit collaborated on a series about Detroit’s declining police services. This is part 1.
Three weeks before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. looked nervous. Those close to him noticed that his normally steady hands were shaking. His forehead glistened in sweat.
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts mocked the disabled daughter of former presidential candidate Rick Santorum as a “mongoloid baby” who’s “got her tongue hanging out the side and all kinds of shit.”
Detroit DJ Moodymann, a prominent figure in the Motor City’s techno and house music scene since the 1990s, posted video on his Instagram that shows Highland Park Police pointing rifles at him. Moodymann, whose real name is Kenny Dixon Jr., wrote in the caption that police surrounded his car in “MY BACKYARD” after claiming he […]
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts, who often rambled about his taste for younger women in media interviews, boasted about the ease of picking up prostitutes during a trip to Amsterdam, saying “You could get a 16-year-old if you wanted one,” according to a new recording obtained by Motor City Muckraker.
Just hours after Michigan’s Rashida Tliab was sworn in Thursday as one of the first Muslim women in Congress, the progressive Democrat pledged to impeach President Trump to a cheering crowd.