It was a gory scene. The driver of a van had a fatal gunshot wound to the head. His seat belt was unfastened. A woman covered in blood was hysterical. The passenger door was open. Police were nowhere to be seen.
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.
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 loud explosion rocked the Cass Corridor on Monday afternoon, about an hour after firefighters were called to investigate about a dozen missing manhole covers on the east side.
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.
Lawsuit claims Mayor Duggan doesn’t live in Detroit; firefighters file complaint over no lights, no sirens policy; Motown Museum’s expansion plans get grant.
Ford buys electric scooter company Spin; Detroit firefighters found a dead dog and cat in a house, but not the man on the kitchen floor; and Oakland County Democrats seized control of the Board of Commissioners for the first time in a half century.
Devil’s Night, the decades-long tradition of setting fire to houses, buildings, cars and dumpsters in Detroit on Halloween eve, was nothing more than an average night for firefighters this year.
A Detroit cop has been suspended over “zoo animals” comment; a demo worker called Detroit employees the N-word; and firefighters and police are getting infested with bedbugs.