Detroit passes its own gun control measure aimed at ammunition; city’s struggling schools pose a danger to economic revival; and more lower-income people will be eligible for property tax exemptions.
Lawsuit claims Mayor Duggan doesn’t live in Detroit; firefighters file complaint over no lights, no sirens policy; Motown Museum’s expansion plans get grant.
Mayor Duggan’s son appointed to key transition post for Whitmer; Detroit couple slapped with $4,000 water bill; and Gilbert pledges to support ballot initiative to reform auto insurance.
Duggan’s administration understated the level of abandonment in Detroit; Ben Carson’s name likely to be removed from public school; Gilbert sells Greektown Casino.
Retired firefighter sentenced, Detroiter in Chinese jail, Morouns sell building: Your Tuesday briefing
A white retired Detroit firefighter is sentenced for shooting at black teen; a Detroiter’s prison sentence in China is reduced; and the Morouns sell another large building in Corktown.
Ford buys electric scooter company Spin; Detroit firefighters found a dead dog and cat in a house, but not the man on the kitchen floor; and Oakland County Democrats seized control of the Board of Commissioners for the first time in a half century.
Misleading texts sent to voters; tip led to discovery of fetuses at funeral home; a techno club is being forced out of its location.
The Ilitches violated agreement to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in Detroit taxes; the Flint water crisis has gained little traction during the gubernatorial race; and a Shelby Township cop has been placed on leave after fatally shooting a man.
The Detroit Land Bank hires more black firms following investigation; two activists handing out political flyers were shot; and voters are poised to approve recreational marijuana use.
Jury deliberates in Grimes’ case, Schuette neglects office, Whitmer leads: Your Tuesday morning briefing
A jury began deliberating in the case against a state trooper who killed a Detroit teenager; GOP candidate Bill Schuette neglects his Detroit campaign office; and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer holds double-digit lead in the gubernatorial race.