Detroit Budget Cuts

Kym Worthy announces charges against Bob Bashara. (Photo: George FOX/ CBS 62)

Budget Situation ‘Tragic’ Says Prosecutor Kym Worthy

The budget crisis at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office has gone from bad to worse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2014

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (third from left) outlines a new parks and recreation plan. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

50 Detroit Parks, Plus Pools To Close Amid Budget Struggle

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says budget problems will force the city to close 50 parks this spring — and no outdoor pools will be open this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

Striking workers - file photo. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Striking Water Workers Suspended Without Pay

Three dozen Detroit Water and Sewerage workers will be suspended without pay for walking off the job in protest of the city’s plans to downsize the department and eliminate most of the jobs over several years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012