A loud explosion rocked the Cass Corridor on Monday afternoon, about an hour after firefighters were called to investigate about a dozen missing manhole covers on the east side.
Biden this week gave his best hint yet that he’s seriously considering running against Donald Trump for president, and limied polling shows that the 76-year-old is leading the pack of potential 2020 Democratic nominees
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.
A heavily funded and dishonest campaign funded by the right-leaning Detroit Regional Chamber and Mayor Duggan’s political machine failed to win a majority of seats Tuesday on a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates.
It’s going to take a near miracle for Democrats, even during the so-called Blue Wave, to take over both chambers of the Michigan Legislature.
Magician Harry Houdini died at Grace Hospital in Detroit on Halloween in 1926 after his appendix ruptured. His body was then taken to the W. R. Hamilton and Company Funeral Home in the Cass Corridor.
Conrad Mallett Jr., a longtime political ally of Mayor Mike Duggan, abruptly resigned from the Detroit Board of Police Commissioner just two days after Motor City Muckraker exposed a brewing towing scandal.
The Detroit Police Department misled elected officials and the public, violated city ordinances and placed taxpayers at risk when it hastily entered the towing business last month. Since then, the police department has botched towing jobs and failed to safeguard its four impound lots. Private towing companies are beginning to sue the city, and police […]
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.