A Detroit City Council meeting in April, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Lawsuit: Detroit City Council Is Meeting Illegally

A community activist says council has not received written permission by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr that would allow them to meet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Newly Hired Detroit EFM Has Some Financial Issues Of His Own

Records show that the new Detroit emergency financial manager, Kevyn Orr, has some unpaid taxes and two liens on his Maryland home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Kevyn Orr (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Financial Manager: I’m Used To Being Hated

He’s not a union-buster and he has no plans to hawk Detroit’s jewels. That’s the word from Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

A Detroit neighborhood is shown behind a street sign that has been knocked over March 23, 2011. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroiters: It Doesn’t Matter Who Is In Charge, Just Fix The City

Detroiters know all too well that their neighborhoods are filled with abandoned and burned buildings. After putting up with it for so long, residents say they don’t care who is in charge, they just want their city back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Kevyn Orr, right, takes reporter questions with Gov. Rick Snyder to his left. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

LISTEN: Gov. Snyder Announces Detroit Emergency Manager

Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged that his decision to appoint an emergency financial manager for Detroit is bittersweet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Protesters speak out against the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Opponents Label Detroit Emergency Manager An ‘Uncle Tom’

“We’re not worried about no Kevyn Orr. Uncle Toms ain’t nothing new,” said Rev. David Bullock, during a protest Thursday in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Bankruptcy Expert Named Detroit Emergency Manager

The governor’s nominee to become Detroit’s emergency financial manager says the job is the “Olympics of restructuring.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Multiple Legal Challenges Likely Vs. Detroit EFM

The Detroit City Council has dropped out of the fight, but others will challenge the state’s appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Rick Snyder - Dave Bing (Credit: Getty Images)

Kevyn Orr Expected To Be Named Detroit Emergency Financial Manager

It’s expected that Kevyn Orr — a University of Michigan graduate and an attorney from Washington, D.C. — will be that EFM. Orr helped Chrysler work through its bankruptcy situation in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

An aerial view of downtown is seen on January 25, 2006 in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Detroit will host Super Bowl 40 (XL) on February 5. (Photo by Fabrizio Costantini/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Looks To Appeal EFM Decision; Mayor Bing Says It’s Too Late

The Detroit City Council has voted to appeal Governor Snyder’s determination that the city does not have a viable plan to fix its finances, while Mayor Dave Bing says he doesn’t want to be party to any delay in the governor’s decision.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013