Federal prosecutors probing Detroit’s demolition program have issued grand jury subpoenas to contractors for records they’ve received from Mayor Mike Duggan’s office and city and state agencies. The subpoenas, obtained first by Motor City Muckraker, seek documents from at least three demolition contractors as part of an FBI investigation that began in August 2015. A […]
A Detroit-based FBI translator fell in love with a top ISIS operative that she was assigned to investigate and wound up marrying him in Syria.
Six Detroit police officers have been suspended as part of an ongoing federal investigation.
The Detroit Land Bank will spend up to $760 an hour for outside legal counsel during the federal investigation into the city’s massive demolition program.
When asked about hiring two outside law firms, including pricey powerhouse WilmerHale, city officials have clamped up.
The probe centers around the rising costs of demolitions and questions about whether Duggan and other city officials schemed to award contracts to preferred companies.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. also has called African Americans “lazy” and “morally bankrupt.”
The news comes on the same day the FBI confirmed it was investigating officials’ role in the Flint water crisis.
The investigation means officials who were involved in the water crisis could face criminal charges.
Police acknowledged they have no direct evidence that Shepard Fairey posted any of the images.