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Detroit City Council

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

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

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

Joe Louis Arena  (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Detroit Council Meets March 31 On Joe Louis Arena Lease

Council members will vote on a new lease for The Joe, which is slated to be replaced as venue for the Detroit Red Wings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

George Cushingberry. File Photo (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Councilman Cushingberry Takes Plea Deal In Traffic Stop

George Cushingberry, who was found with marijuana and alcohol in his car during a traffic stop, has accepted a plea. paying a $95 fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Red WIngs 3-2 in overtime, (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Considers Deal On Joe Louis Arena’s Future

The deal would prevent ticketed events from being held at Joe Louis Arena once the Red Wings stop playing at the downtown site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Detroit Councilman Off The Hook For Ticket Issued At Controversial Traffic Stop

A traffic ticket issued to George Cushingberry Jr., who was pulled over with open intoxicants and marijuana inside his vehicle, has been dismissed because of an apparent paperwork mix-up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

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Detroit Police Say Officers Not At Fault In Alleged Reporter Pushing

Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson says it was M.L. Elrich who initiated physical contact with police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

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