The Detroit Police Department misled elected officials and the public, violated city ordinances and placed taxpayers at risk when it hastily entered the towing business last month. Since then, the police department has botched towing jobs and failed to safeguard its four impound lots. Private towing companies are beginning to sue the city, and police […]
In a city where violent crime is out of control, skateboarders are facing up to 90 days in jail for allegedly skating at Hart Plaza, a public park.
Detroit has decimated its once-blossoming medicinal cannabis industry, leaving patients with far fewer choices.
Ann Arbor barred the sale of tobacco to people under the age of 21, but the ordinance conflicts with state law.
Detroit joins San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C. and a handful of other cities with municipal IDs for immigrants, homeless people and others who often don’t have state identifications.
The city is threatening to take legal action if the book store doesn’t remove two banners from its iconic warehouse.
When David and Sky Brown bought a house for $2,000 on Detroit’s west side, they never expected to have problems for having a few goats and chickens.
There’s one problem with Detroit’s plan to crack down on the proliferation of graffiti: Most of its police officers aren’t trained to issue tickets to vandals.
The waste was placed there by a company controlled by Charles and David Koch, wealthy conservatives who have denied climate change.
Panhandlers in Detroit will have to show some decorum when begging for money – or face up to 90 days in jail, under a new city ordinance to go into effect in August. The ordinance, supported by civil liberty groups, seeks to find middle ground in a debate over the rights of panhandlers. The law […]