A one-year Motor City Muckraker investigation found that the city’s antiquated water system and hydrants are in far worse condition than Detroit was willing to admit.
Detroit firefighters are raising money in hopes of finding the killer of David Madrigal, a beloved fireman who was found bludgeoned to death in his west-side home on Monday.
At least 32 people have died in Detroit fires this year.
Commissioner Jones has wasted no time cleaning up what consultants called a “cover-up culture” in the mismanaged fire department.
The city of Detroit painted a wildly inaccurate and misleading picture of the fire crisis through a public database that was supposed to create transparency.
Sgt. Vince Smith was found dead in his firehouse.
Just days after we requested overtime records, Detroit launched a fraud investigation into the scheme.
Firefighters deserve courageous, principled union leadership that can work with the new commissioner and ensure that firefighters have working equipment, safe firehouses and good wages.
Three firefighters were injured trying to rescue residents.
The former assistant police chief now has the authority to appoint new top brass to deliver on a pledge to clean up the beleaguered Fire Department.