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.
A heavily funded and dishonest campaign funded by the right-leaning Detroit Regional Chamber and Mayor Duggan’s political machine failed to win a majority of seats Tuesday on a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates.
Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming the tenth state to allow adults over the age of 21 to posses and sell pot.
It’s going to take a near miracle for Democrats, even during the so-called Blue Wave, to take over both chambers of the Michigan Legislature.
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 Ilitches violated agreement to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in Detroit taxes; the Flint water crisis has gained little traction during the gubernatorial race; and a Shelby Township cop has been placed on leave after fatally shooting a man.
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.
Mayor Mike Duggan and his political machine recruited a team of well-funded allies to run for a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates and how much input residents have.
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.
Garlin Gilchrist II, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, has repeatedly failed to pay his Detroit property taxes and only made the latest payment following news reports about his dilapidated apartment building.