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Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Regional Water Department Deal

Council members voted 7-2 in support of a plan to create the Great Lakes Water Authority.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM To Go Ahead With Land Sale For New US-Canada Bridge Despite Objections

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Emergency Manager Proposes Land Sale For New US-Canada Bridge Project

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2014

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Detroit Emergency Manager Solicits Parking Bids Despite Council’s Objection

Kevyn Orr is moving ahead with a plan to privatize the city’s parking department despite the City Council’s rejection of the proposal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Considers Land Deal For New US-Canada Bridge

Detroit would transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Are Fewer People Visiting Belle Isle? Detroit City Council Confronts Concerns

Some Detroit City Council members are worried about reported dwindling crowds on Belle Isle since the state takeover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2014

Scott Benson is seen outside the Southfield Police Department. credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ

Detroit City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunken Driving

Scott Benson, who represents District three, was arrested by Southfield police Sunday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

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Report: No Evidence Detroit Councilman Abused Authority During Traffic Stop

An investigation into a traffic stop involving Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry concludes there’s insufficient evidence that he abused his authority to receive favoritism from officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

Michigan State Police visit the Detroit City Council to talk about efforts on Belle Isle. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Belle Isle Arrest Update: Woman Busted With Half-Pound Of Pot Meant To Be Baby Shower Gift

“If you have warrants, you’re probably gonna get arrested,” on Belle Isle, state police say.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Detroit Pastor Summoned To Grand Jury In City Council Probe

The FBI is investigating rumors that someone tried to bribe Detroit City Council members in an effort to influence the outcome of the race for council president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

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