Detroit Public Lighting
A former Detroit lighting worker who was charged after more than $4,200 in personal expenses was put on a city procurement card has been sentenced to probation.
Downriver resident Rudolph Washington is facing 9 felony charges.
The White House says Detroit and four other cities will get technical assistance from the Energy Department to help improve municipal lighting and energy efficiency.
More problems with the city of Detroit’s public lighting system have forced more school closures.
DTE spokesman said they’re expecting more outages as severe weather rolls in.
DPS announced Tuesday that four Detroit public lighting substations have failures.
Hundreds of west side Detroit students were sent home early after a power outage forced the closure of more than 30 schools.
The weather was causing some problems for utility companies and police on Friday.
A lot of fanfare and a little protest in Detroit as Gov. Rick Snyder signed several bills that he says will help the city.
Let there be light! The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday that brings the creation of a public lighting authority for Detroit one step closer to reality.