DPD officers oust their union president; conservative columnist Nolan Finley wants Snyder to “go in peace;” and a Sterling Heights man has been charged with murdering a transgender woman in Detroit.
These are Monday’s top stories: Another wave of gentrification to slam Detroit Another wave of gentrification could displace lower-income Detroiters from as many as 10,000 affordable housing units, predominately in downtown, Midtown and Corktown. The properties are set to soon lose low-income housing tax credits in the next five years, The Detroit News reports. University […]
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.
Detroit cop charged in beating, state GOP seizes power from Dems, bathroom bribery: Tuesday briefing
A Detroit cop was charged with beating a naked, unarmed woman; Republicans seize power from newly elected Democrats in Michigan; and bathroom bribes land a CEO in prison.
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.
LeDuff reveals an alarming lack of police resources in the neighborhoods; Lansing Democrats are threatening to pull tax credits from GM; and Brenda Jones is permitted to join Congress – for now.
Suit alleges overtime scam among Detroit police supervisors; council President Brenda Jones headed into unchartered territory; Royal Oak police sued for shooting young man in the back; and a former apartment manager bribed the poor.
Misleading texts sent to voters; tip led to discovery of fetuses at funeral home; a techno club is being forced out of its location.
The Detroit Land Bank hires more black firms following investigation; two activists handing out political flyers were shot; and voters are poised to approve recreational marijuana use.
Statewide GOP candidates are gaining ground as Trump becomes more popular; a state trooper broke down over the death of a Detroit teenager; first marijuana dispensary opens under new law; and more.