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.
Check out the full list of salaried employees at the Detroit Land Bank.
We reviewed dispatch calls and 911 records to get a clearer picture of the floods and their impact on metro Detroit.
On Detroit’s west side, just six blocks from where the 1967 riot broke out, a battered car is wedged into the corner of a partially collapsed two-story commercial building on Linwood, buried by piles of bricks and concrete.
The former Wayne County sheriff is trying to unseat Executive Robert Ficano.