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.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette called Saturday for the resignation of Garlin Gilchrist II, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, over the conditions of his blighted apartment building in Detroit.
Ford pays $90 million for the long-abandoned train station; Democratic candidate for key seat is accused of embezzlement; and Bill Schuette says Senate should vote on the Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assaults.
Your Friday morning briefing: Mayor Fouts was asked under oath if he was the offensive voice behind recordings first published by Motor City Muckraker. The Heidelberg Project has new plans. Detroit police get into the towing business. And gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette gets the cold shoulder from some fellow Republicans.
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