Christy Strawser

Former Mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for The Bermuda Department of Tourism)

Jailed Kwame Kilpatrick Sports Gray Beard, New Paunch; Son Lashes At Critics, Uses ‘N Word’

The younger Kilpatrick, who lives with his mother and two brothers in Arlington, Texas, also regularly uses the “N-word” on his Twitter feed, when referring to both friends and foes.

CBS Detroit–04/13/2015


Facebook Meme Alleging Detroit Cut Off Water To Thousands, Then Created $15 Per Ride Waterslide Goes Viral

“It just seems like a huge middle finger to the people who had their water shut off.”


LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 07:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers signs autographs prior to a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Re-Live Cespedes Opening Day Catch Here [VIDEO] got more than 1,300 favorites on Twitter with a message that said “Cespedes … for the rest of us.”

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 08:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talks with Jerry Jones before a Sunday night game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 8, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Campaigns In Macomb County, But Can Lions Fans Forgive His Cowboys Celebration?

Political affiliations aside, Christie famously delivered the most jubilant — and awkward — attempt at a celebration when the Dallas Cowboys beat the Lions in a 24-20 playoff victory.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2015

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Two Women Shot During Melee At Union Hall

“It was a little bit hectic initially, we had no idea how many victims there would be, there was also a crowd control issue,” Schick said.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 22:  A pro-life activist holds a sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as he participates in the annual "March for Life" event January 22, 2009 in Washington, DC. The event was to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v Wade Supreme Court abortion ruling.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Michigan Senate Passes ‘Choose Life’ License Plate Option

An amendment was rejected that would have given the money to the Department of Human Services’ effort to lower infant mortality rates.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

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The Worst Of Michigan Weather Is Over; Therapists Expect An Uptick In Moods

CBS 62 Meteorologist Jim Madaus said the warming trend should hold steady for the next month, with temperatures above the freezing mark for the foreseeable future. The worst lows should stay in the mid-to-upper 30s, he predicts.

CBS Detroit–03/09/2015

Philip Kafka (right) gets to work on his building in Detroit. He created a series of billboards in New York urging people to move to Detroit. (Photo: courtesy, Philip Kafka)

Movement In New York Urges People To Move To Detroit; Brooklyn Bridge Tagged With The Message

“Detroit has qualities that New York will never have again.”


Ben Carson, former neurosurgeon, addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 26, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Carson is the author of 'One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save Americas Future' and 'America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great'. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Detroit Born Dr. Ben Carson, Exploring Presidential Bid, Apologizes For Saying Gay Is A Choice

Angela Gabridge, director of development for LGTB support group Affirmations in Ferndale, Mich., said the apology doesn’t erase the hurtful things he said.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2015