Gov. Snyder ordered state officials to withhold alarming evidence that Flint schools had dangerous levels of lead in their drinking water, according to new e-mails.
The city of Detroit took possession of 58 vacant, blighted DPS schools that were left to languish as they were gutted by scrappers under the control of the state.
The shootout occurred on a block that is being redeveloped.
The sobering discovery comes after Mayor Mike Duggan began requiring inspections of all 97 schools in the Detroit Public Schools system.
State officials have been slow to correct health violations that include mold, structural issues, fire and electrical hazards and a lack of heat.
In 2015, we spent a year investigating Detroit’s beleaguered, mismanaged Fire Department, leading to reforms and the ousting of the top fire officials in 2015.
Scavengers are wreaking havoc for a small treasure of scrap metal.
Police were shocked to find four girls setting fires inside the vacant Van Zile School.
Agents swarmed the home and business of Carolyn Darden, who served as the district’s director of grants – a position that would have given her access to tens of millions of dollars.
Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That’s the Detroit way.