“People have rolled up their sleeves here. People are putting their hands in dirt. People are making art,” said Aku Kadogo.
Detroit’s men and women in blue will be seeing a lot of green when they move into the new $60 million pubic safety complex.
Over 100 people from all walks of life joined forces in Detroit to stitch together a masterpiece.
The week kicked off with a bit of a blow for the prosecution.
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is charged with fraud, bribery, tax crimes and racketeering conspiracy. His father, Bernard Kilpatrick and Detroit contractor Bobby Ferguson are also on trial in Detroit federal court. Trial Update by Vickie Thomas January 7 – January 11, 2013 On day 49 of the trial Monday one of the government’s star witnesses […]
City contractor Johnson Akinwusi wrapped up his testimony saying he paid nearly $5K for suits the incoming mayor had in layaway.
A nasty fall by defense attorney Susan Van Dusen on Monday tripped up the trial this week and caused federal prosecutors to re-direct their focus on new allegation not detailed in the 100 page indictment.
WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas brings us the latest from the Kwame Kipatrick corruption trial in Detroit federal court.
Sean H. Robinson said: “We put these people on pedestals and don’t think that they are fallible.”
One Detroit man is taking an unusual step to warn others about crime in his city.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s chief operations officer Chris Brown outlined for city council plans to finally fix and keep the street lights on.
It is often said that Detroiters are even more down on their city than some outsiders. City residents who feel that way can learn from a group of 66 finalists in the Challenge Detroit competition.
Detroit officials are looking for volunteers to help spruce up the city.
It was a bucket list moment but I really didn’t have time to be nervous about throwing out the first pitch at Comerica Park.
In addition to reviewing the budget council must also decided who will fill council’s two seats on the financial review team under the consent agreement with the state.
You would have been hard pressed to tell that Detroit is in such dire straits judging from all the hoopla in and around Comerica Park for opening day Thursday.
Detroit City Council voted 8-1 to increase corporate income tax from 1 percent to 2 percent.
Inflammatory remarks made by a Detroit minister has some Metro Detroiters worried about possible civil unrest in the city as it deals with a financial crisis which likely will require state intervention.
The city and many of its unions have reached new contract agreements.
Opponents of Gov. Synder’s proposed consent agreement say they may walk over 90 miles to Lansing to deliver their message: “No state occupation of Detroit.”
The barbs are flying over a controversial consent agreement proposed to help get the city of Detroit’s financial house in order.
Are there “ghost employees” sitting on the City of Detroit’s payroll?
In State of the State speech, Governor Rick Snyder skirts the issue of an emergency manager possibly stepping in to take over Detroit.
Volunteers humbled by huge holiday meal for the homeless hosted by Forgotten Harvest and The Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center.
A series of arson fires highlight a devastated Detroit neighborhood and a house of worship that stands as a beacon of hope.
Former Bing Apponitee Charlie Beckham Believes State’s Review of Detroit’s books Is A Prelude To Emergency Manager.
As the mayor prepares to deliver a sobering message on the Detroit financial crisis, a councilman says 2,300 city employees could get pink slipped as we enter the holiday season.
As police in riot gear and swat teams break up anti-Wall Street protests across the country, here in Motown all is quiet at “Occupy Detroit.”
Revealing photo may have led to guilty plea by “Underwear Bomber.”
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is working to put a safety net in place for thousands of Detroiters cut off from receiving cash welfare payments.