Bing: Summit May Precede Detroit Taking Advantage Of Federal Dollars "I know it's an impossible dream, but if we can tear down every house that ought to be torn down, can you imagine what the city of Detroit would look like?" Archer said.
GalaxE.Solutions Donates Technology For New Police Neighborhood CentersIn his State of the City address last week, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced a donation by custom software developer GalaxE.Solutions that will provide new technology for 14 Detroit police community centers, located in neighborhoods throughout the city, by the end of 2013.
Detroit Could Lose $80 Million In State FundsThe state Treasurer's Office says if a lawsuit challenging the validity of Detroit's consent agreement with the state is not pulled back, the city stands to lose $80 million in revenue sharing.
Will Detroit Get A Light Rail System?Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing are set to meet with federal transportation leaders on a possible light-rail system in Detroit.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Returns To Work Following SurgeryMonday marked the mayor's first day back at work since late March when he had emergency surgery for a perforated intestine and, about a week later, he was hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs.
Deadline Day In DetroitGovernor Rick Snyder will be meeting with city leaders in Detroit on Monday, which is deadline day for the city to agree on a solution to its financial problems.
Governor’s Safe Speech Sidesteps Detroit’s Financial TsunamiIn State of the State speech, Governor Rick Snyder skirts the issue of an emergency manager possibly stepping in to take over Detroit.
Arsonist Shines Light On Blight And Detroit House Of WorshipA series of arson fires highlight a devastated Detroit neighborhood and a house of worship that stands as a beacon of hope.
Doomsday In Detroit?As the mayor prepares to deliver a sobering message on the Detroit financial crisis, a councilman says 2,300 city employees could get pink slipped as we enter the holiday season.
Will Detroit Privatize Bus And Lighting Systems?Mayor Bing will address the city's deteriorating financial picture at 6pm Wed. night. WWJ's City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas says sources are telling her that the mayor is expected to lay out plans to privatize the troubled bus and public lighting systems.
Patterson: Detroit Needs Emergency Financial ManagerOakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson says he thinks Bing is doing a credible job, but Patterson says he still thinks the city needs an emergency financial manager, saying the mayor can't solve this crisis alone.
Just How Bad Is Detroit's Financial Condition?Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is expected to spell out just how bad the city's financial condition really is as part of a speech Wednesday night that you'll hear on WWJ Newsradio 950.