To avoid another scandal, a Detroit agency used $500,000+ intended for streetlights to pay off whistleblowers and the accused employees.
A vast majority of Detroit’s marijuana dispensaries are about to go up in smoke because of a controversial city ordinance that severely limits where cannabis shops are allowed to operate.
An interactive map shows where each of the 10,000 fires occurred between 2013 and 2015.
Turns out, Detroit offered Flint a better deal for water than the plan that ultimately led to thousands of residents being poisoned.
The city of Detroit painted a wildly inaccurate and misleading picture of the fire crisis through a public database that was supposed to create transparency.
An 18-month Motor City Muckraker investigation has found that the Detroit Fire Department has placed firefighters and residents in serious jeopardy.
As Mayor Mike Duggan continued to cut city workers over the past year, he increased the size of his administration from 80 appointees to at least 94, with more than half making in excess of $100,000 a year.
Firefighters are losing control of fires because many streets have no working hydrants.
Fires are ravaging neighborhoods, claiming lives and chasing residents out of the city.
Thieves stole copper plumbing, wiring, fixtures and pipes, while the city left tens of thousands of records behind.