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.
Cop-involved shooting, Kanye in Detroit, raising age to buy tobacco: Your Wednesday morning briefing
State police are investigating a Detroit officer-involved shooting; Kanye West takes a tour of greater downtown Detroit; and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whimter wants to raise the legal age to buy tobacco.
Gilbert buying Tigers? Charter closes during school year, Detroit towing: Your Thursday morning briefing
Your Thursday morning briefing: Dan Gilbert said to be negotiating the purchase of the Detroit Tigers; a Detroit charter school closed less than a month into the school year; and city council admonishes police for quietly getting into the towing business.
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Yet another billionaire has been given preferential treatment over lower-income residents in Detroit.
Many black and Latino residents are asking billionaire Dan Gilbert and his company today, “Is this really how you see Detroit?”
The GOP-controlled House approved funding for billionaire Dan Gilbert, but rejected money for seniors, veterans and Flint.
Dan Gilbert wants Trump’s administration to drop a Justice Department lawsuit that alleges Quicken Loans engaged in fraud.
A “noise demonstration” and march are planned in front of Wayne County’s unfinished jail site in downtown Detroit.
We also posted 21 photos taken from inside the historic, abandoned building.