The Detroit Police Department misled elected officials and the public, violated city ordinances and placed taxpayers at risk when it hastily entered the towing business last month. Since then, the police department has botched towing jobs and failed to safeguard its four impound lots. Private towing companies are beginning to sue the city, and police […]
Garlin Gilchrist II, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, has repeatedly failed to pay his Detroit property taxes and only made the latest payment following news reports about his dilapidated apartment building.
The funeral home where the remains of 11 infants and fetuses were found hidden in a ceiling compartment also faked a burial for a woman whose body was later discovered in a garage, according to a lawsuit.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette called Saturday for the resignation of Garlin Gilchrist II, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, over the conditions of his blighted apartment building in Detroit.
The remains of 11 infants were found stuffed in a box and small coffin in the ceiling of a defunct Detroit funeral home on Friday.
Absentee voting is touted as an easy, convenient alternative to standing in long lines at the polling stations, but what happens after you drop the ballot in the mail raises serious questions about the most fundamental promises of democracy.
As local newsrooms cut resources for investigative reporting, Motor City Muckraker is increasing its watchdog team to shine a brighter light on corruption, education, poverty, civil rights, criminal justice, health care, immigration and the environment.
The Sport of Kings is nearing extinction in Michigan with the demolition of the iconic Hazel Park Raceway.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig on Monday swiftly fired the rookie cop who referred to city residents as “zoo animals” on social media, sending a stern message about bigotry within the ranks.
A rookie Detroit cop is under investigation after “zoo animals” comment on Snapchat.