Detroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $122 million move officials say won’t save money but will improve and expand service.
Mays served a year of probation after pleading guilty in 1987 to felonious assault, after threatening a man with a gun. Mays said the man threatened his life.
A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.
The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.
Detroit City Council has rejected plans for a $350 million loan to help the cash-strapped city pay off some of its massive pension debt.
A criminal complaint targeting former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh was filed this week by Madison Heights police.
For the first time in about 100 years, Detroiters will be electing city council members by district when they head to the polls next month.
A Grosse Pointe Shores councilman who serves as the city’s mayor pro-tem has been charged with an alleged domestic violence assault involving his wife.
Council members unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the case for possible civil rights charges.
Prosperous suburbs surrounding Detroit — and even the struggling enclaves within — are working to distance themselves from a city in financial ruin.