Absentee voting is touted as an easy, convenient alternative to standing in long lines at the polling stations, but what happens after you drop the ballot in the mail raises serious questions about the most fundamental promises of democracy.
As local newsrooms cut resources for investigative reporting, Motor City Muckraker is increasing its watchdog team to shine a brighter light on corruption, education, poverty, civil rights, criminal justice, health care, immigration and the environment.
Penske Corp. President Bud Denker said the annual race is “not sustainable” on Belle Isle.
A deceptive political flyer in support of gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer appears to violate state law and is confusing voters. The flyer, which began appearing in mailboxes Friday, shows Whitmer looming large in Lansing next to Rev. Alexander Bullock, who is the campaign manager for one of her Democratic opponents, Shri Thanedar. The pamphlet was […]
Novi officials use the public’s credit card for limos, swanky dinners, wine, beer parties, pricey gifts, massages and movie and theater tickets.
Since the highly touted Qline launched in May 2017, the streetcars have been beset with crashes, service disruptions, slow speeds, long wait times and diminishing ridership.
Public radio’s WDET is investigating the case against Henderson to determine whether he should retain his $90,000-a-year job as the host of a one-hour daily radio show.
The EMS captain posted nearly 200 vile, offensive and sometimes threatening memes and comments on social media about Muslims, immigrants, African Americans, Asians, women and gay people.
Black nationalism was on the rise in Detroit when Malcolm X delivered one of his most famous and influential speeches on this day in 1963 at King Solomon Baptist Church on the city’s west side, where he condemned the nonviolent civil rights movement and called for a “black revolution.”
A serial arsonist appears to be responsible for setting fire to as many as dozens of vacant houses on Detroit’s east side over the past month, brazenly targeting multiple homes at a time.