Detroit-Area Leaders to Discuss Skilled Workforce NeedsDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan and other area elected leaders are scheduled to discuss how business and education can help develop a skilled workforce for the region.
Detroit Lyft Passengers Among Highest Tippers in CountryDetroiters are some of the biggest tippers in the country, according to new data collected by Lyft. The ride-sharing company says its a testiment to 'Detroiters' generosity.
DTE Crews Continue to Work to Restore PowerCrews are working another day to restore power to thousands of utility customers following freezing rain, high winds and snow from a weekend storm.
3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Metro DetroitEarth Day is approaching April 22 and everyone is thinking green. There's a lot of community-wide celebrations happening across metro Detroit, but we've rounded up three interesting Earth Day festivities for you to check out.
Toyota to Launch 'Talking' Vehicles in 2021Toyota says it will start equipping models with technology to talk to other vehicles starting in 2021, as it tries to push safety communications forward.
Michigan Rated Worst State in the Country for Identity TheftResidents in Michigan fall victim to identity theft more often than the rest of America, according to a new report and habitual procrastinators who wait to file their taxes are particularly at risk. There were 371,061 reported cases of identity theft last year, including more than 15,000 in Michigan, the online financial news site 24/7 Wall St. reported on Friday.
Ex-Union Leader Charged With Stealing Over $600,000A man who was a union leader in Detroit has been charged with embezzling more than $600,000.
Grant Focused on Family Reading Programs For Detroit Libraries.Three Detroit Public Library branches are receiving grants from Michigan Humanities to host a program designed to improve children's reading skills by getting family members involved.
Governor Snyder Calls for Upgrading Security at SchoolsMichigan would spend $20 million to upgrade security at up to 400 schools, expand a tip line that lets students report threats and require schools to incorporate behavioral health assessments into their procedures under a plan Gov. Rick Snyder outlined on Monday.
River Rouge Man Faces More Police Impersonation ChargesA River Rouge man facing charges for impersonating a police officer has been charged with another round of misdemeanors for an event police say happened in November 2016 at Stahelin and Ford roads in Dearborn near the Detroit border.
New Documentary Examines Detroit's Untested Rape-Kit BacklogAfter years starring in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Mariska Hargitay is now highlighting the subject matter in a new way by producing "I Am Evidence," a sobering and timely look at the way rape kits have been left to languish, a policy decision with the ghastly effect of enabling serial perpetrators to continue assaulting women. Detroit plays a key role in the documentary, through the story of Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. Worthy took on the daunting task of dealing with the more than 11,300 untested rape kits that one of her staffers discovered in 2009, untested in a Detroit Police storage building.
When the Rain, Snow Will StopThe worst of the winter storm moving through Michigan is over, but sunny, dry skies aren't predicted until the end of the week.