An arsonist set fire to city records just a week after Motor City Muckraker revealed Detroit neglected tens of thousands of records in the fire department’s academy.
Detroit’s understaffed medics routinely risk their lives at crime scenes because police are unable to respond. They still don’t have ballistic vests after they were promised protection following brutal stabbings of two medics in October 2015.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday rejected a request by Detroit police to file criminal charges against firefighter union president Mike Nevin for disseminating “sensitive information to the public.”
It would have been national news in any other city: 911 callers reported shots fired at Mumford High School on Detroit’s on the west side.
A loud explosion rocked the Cass Corridor on Monday afternoon, about an hour after firefighters were called to investigate about a dozen missing manhole covers on the east side.
Another wave of bomb threats in Detroit targeted at least three hospitals and two courthouses, prompting the evacuation of some of the buildings Friday.
A Detroit police corporal was allowed to return to his job just one week after he was charged with assaulting a naked, unarmed and mentally ill woman inside an emergency room triage unit.
Detroit fire union boss Mike Nevin is facing potential criminal charges after he dared reveal that the city’s understaffed police department is ill-equipped to adequately tackle violet crime in one of the nation’s most dangerous cities.
Abdul El-Sayed, the former Michigan gubernatorial candidate who was a favorite among progressive Democrats, was among 18 protesters who were sentenced this morning for their role in a protest over Michigan’s minimum wage.
For the first time in more than eight decades, Michigan adults can finally smoke marijuana for recreational purposes without worrying about being thrown in jail. We answer eight commonly asked questions about the new law.