More lower-income residents are evicted near the tax-funded Red Wings arena; black women more likely to develop life-threatening conditions during childbirth; and another priest has been barred from the ministry following sexual assault allegations.
Toxic water in Detroit schools is worse than expected; ex-Detroit City Councilwoman Sharon Mchail is fired from a charter school but refuses to leave; and the stately, vacant Old Wayne County Building has been renovated.
Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer maintains a strong lead; the head of the Detroit firefighters union is calling for the commissioner to be fired over bizarre new policy; and bad news for unemployed people hoping to get food assistance.
State police are investigating a Detroit officer-involved shooting; Kanye West takes a tour of greater downtown Detroit; and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whimter wants to raise the legal age to buy tobacco.
Skyrocketing rent in Midtown is pricing out Wayne State students; state to force dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries to close; and fast food workers are rallying for better wages and the right to organize a labor union.
Your Friday morning briefing: Voters widely support ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana; roadwork will resume following the standoff over a labor dispute; and a Nigerian immigrant can stay in Detroit – for now.