Grosse Pointe Park
Accused wife killer Bob Bashara won’t be going on trial in March, after he convinced a judge to assign new legal counsel.
Grosse Pointe Park police are pledging to improve relations with people with disabilities after officers were caught on video tape mocking a mentally challenged black man.
Bob Bashara made the comment at a hearing Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court.
The video shows one cop asking an African-American man to dance and make monkey sounds.
Charges could be coming after a video surfaced of an officer ordering an African-American man to dance and make “monkey sounds.”
He told a man identified as 55 year-old Michael Scipio of Detroit to sing and make animal noises while the officer recorded the incident with his cell phone camera.
The Grosse Pointe Park Police Department is continuing to investigate videos that show an officer allegedly humiliating a mentally impaired black man.
Members of the “Change Agent Consortium” are asking for the immediate suspension of officers who they say videotaped an African-American man as he was ordered to make “monkey sounds.”
A community action group is calling on Grosse Pointe Park Police to suspend officers involved in the alleged abuse of a minority prisoner.
DTE Energy says it will spend an extra $50 million this year — on top of its usual $600 million a year budget — to maintain and upgrade the electrical system in the Detroit area.