An arsonist set fire to city records just a week after Motor City Muckraker revealed Detroit neglected tens of thousands of records in the fire department’s academy.
Detroit’s understaffed medics routinely risk their lives at crime scenes because police are unable to respond. They still don’t have ballistic vests after they were promised protection following brutal stabbings of two medics in October 2015.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday rejected a request by Detroit police to file criminal charges against firefighter union president Mike Nevin for disseminating “sensitive information to the public.”
A Detroit police corporal was allowed to return to his job just one week after he was charged with assaulting a naked, unarmed and mentally ill woman inside an emergency room triage unit.
These are Monday’s top stories: Another wave of gentrification to slam Detroit Another wave of gentrification could displace lower-income Detroiters from as many as 10,000 affordable housing units, predominately in downtown, Midtown and Corktown. The properties are set to soon lose low-income housing tax credits in the next five years, The Detroit News reports. University […]
Detroit fire union boss Mike Nevin is facing potential criminal charges after he dared reveal that the city’s understaffed police department is ill-equipped to adequately tackle violet crime in one of the nation’s most dangerous cities.
Republicans want to prevent people from growing marijuana at home; Police Chief Craig lies again about police response times; and a developer wants to demolish a downtown building to make way for a parking lot.
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.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig on Monday swiftly fired the rookie cop who referred to city residents as “zoo animals” on social media, sending a stern message about bigotry within the ranks.
The state trooper who used the Taser was suspended for violating protocol.