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A Detroit police officers gets the big news from Charlie Langton that she won a house from MHT Housing.

Veteran Detroit Cop And Single Mom Wins A House

“We took a house that was empty and put somebody awesome in it, somebody passionate who cares about the city.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–07/03/2012

Joseph Gentz (Booking Photo)

Dominantrix Says Gentz Was Bashara’s ‘Sex Slave’

… He did do demonstrations of the whipping of Joe, bondage of Joe … He was his slave so he would serve Bob in any way, shape or form that he wanted … He could’ve been turned into his sex slave.”

CBS Detroit–07/02/2012

DETROIT -  APRIL 22:  Dr. Jack Kevorkian's former attorney Geoffrey Fieger attends the Detroit premiere of the HBO film "You Don't Know Jack", at the Detroit Institute of Arts April 22, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The movie stars actors Al Pacino, Susan Sarandon, Danny Huston, Brenda Vaccaro, and John Goodman. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Fieger Mulls Mayoral Run, Says Detroit Needs White People

“Detroit is at a crucible. Detroit really has to attract young white people,” said Geoffrey Fieger, metro Detroit’s most recognizable attorney.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/26/2012

Detroit City Council (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

Was Detroit’s Top Attorney Set Up To Go Rogue?

“In all honesty, you know, Krystal Crittendon was pretty much set up. She was told by some council people she had their support to do this,” Gary Brown said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/22/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

What’s Next In Detroit’s ‘Rogue Attorney’ Case?

Wading into the complicated situation, Detroit’s celebrated Rev. Marvin Winans called the Charlie Langton Talk Radio 1270 morning show to defend Crittendon, saying she just stood up for what she believes.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/20/2012

(WWJ Photo, File)

Deliberations To Continue In Detroit Bid-Rigging Trial

Deliberations will get back underway tomorrow in the federal corruption trial for Bobby Ferguson, accused of setting up a bid-rigging scheme connected with a low-income housing project in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Bridge Question Could Appear On November Ballot

According to an Ambassador Bridge spokesman, Gov. Rick Snyder’s International Bridge Crossing between Detroit and Windsor may not be a done deal.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/18/2012

The Michigan State Capital In Lansing

Banned Lawmakers Brown, Byrum Demand Explanation From Floor Leaders

What happened on the house floor is raising emotions from legislators, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Talk Radio 1270 listeners.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/15/2012

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Detroit Has 5th Best Job Market In Country — So What’s Next?

“Twenty-seven percent of companies are reporting here in metro Detroit that they plan to hire, while only 5 percent are planning to reduce staff,” Jones said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/14/2012