Under Michigan state law, Kevyn Orr has the power to veto Detroit City Council’s vote and go ahead with the $1.4 million sale.
The City Council has until next Friday to vote on a proposal to sell 301 Detroit-owned properties to the state of Michigan for $1.4 million.
Detroit would transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government.
Plans to build a new bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario are one step closer to being a done deal.
The family of the Ambassador Bridge’s owner has spent more than $1 million since 2009 in a legislative fight against a new government-backed bridge to Canada.
Authorities say the man jumped after being turned away by Canadian officials.
By law, such material must ferried across the Detroit River.
Authorities in Detroit say they found 156 pounds of marijuana hidden in a frozen vegetable shipment from Canada.
A kitten that found itself trapped between countries has been rescued.
Federal agents in Detroit have seized 3,450 rounds of ammunition from a vehicle trying to enter the U.S. from Canada.