Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That’s the Detroit way.
Failures in the Fire Department are prompting calls for Fire Commissioner Don Austin to retire.
Responding publicly to life-threatening challenges is not the administration’s style.
The files contain social security numbers of rape victims, missing people, students, patients and cooperating witnesses to crimes.
When Darren Donaldson stopped at a railroad crossing with blinking lights and chiming bells on a recent afternoon, drivers behind him honked impatiently.
While residents are deprived of a safe, clean environment, the company is raking in federal tax subsidies for low-income residents and people with disabilities.
As police cordoned off the scene of a fatal motorcycle-car collision Wednesday evening, something unusual started happening at the intersection.
From the street, Forest Hill Cemetery looks like an overgrown vacant lot with a collapsing fence surrounded by garbage.
In the past two years, thousands of sewer and manhole covers have been stolen, creating hazards for unsuspecting pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists. The cast iron lids fetch scofflaws between $10 and $25 at local scrap yards, police said.
The city can’t afford emergency services but installed 27,000 curb ramps, many of which are on impassable sidewalks.