Huntington Woods commissioner among critics calling for end of “Drag Queen Story Time;” long-abandoned Metropolitan Building revived in downtown Detroit; firefighters find body in a basement.
State employee who was charged in Flint water crisis gets cushy job; Brandon Dillon won’t seek re-election as the Michigan Democratic Party chairman; and an anti-Semite who threatened local journalists was placed on house arrest.
DPD officers oust their union president; conservative columnist Nolan Finley wants Snyder to “go in peace;” and a Sterling Heights man has been charged with murdering a transgender woman in Detroit.
These are Monday’s top stories: Another wave of gentrification to slam Detroit Another wave of gentrification could displace lower-income Detroiters from as many as 10,000 affordable housing units, predominately in downtown, Midtown and Corktown. The properties are set to soon lose low-income housing tax credits in the next five years, The Detroit News reports. University […]
Detroit’s daily newspapers face another round of staff cuts; state Republicans weaken minimum wage increase and paid sick leave initiatives; and Carmack to dismiss lawsuit against Detroit and Duggan.
Detroit cop charged in beating, state GOP seizes power from Dems, bathroom bribery: Tuesday briefing
A Detroit cop was charged with beating a naked, unarmed woman; Republicans seize power from newly elected Democrats in Michigan; and bathroom bribes land a CEO in prison.
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday; Detroit ranks first among big cities with single-parent households; and the state will lose another seat on the U.S. House.
Republicans want to prevent people from growing marijuana at home; Police Chief Craig lies again about police response times; and a developer wants to demolish a downtown building to make way for a parking lot.
LeDuff reveals an alarming lack of police resources in the neighborhoods; Lansing Democrats are threatening to pull tax credits from GM; and Brenda Jones is permitted to join Congress – for now.
Suit alleges overtime scam among Detroit police supervisors; council President Brenda Jones headed into unchartered territory; Royal Oak police sued for shooting young man in the back; and a former apartment manager bribed the poor.