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Tent City

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Mayor’s Office: Housing Found For Tent City Residents

Mayor Mike Duggan said Thursday that the city would have to move the campers from the park near downtown to a shelter where they can stay warm.

CBS Detroit–01/09/2015

Tents set up for the homeless along Jefferson Ave. in Detroit. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor: Plan In Works To Clear Out Homeless’ Tent City

“One way or another we’re gonna move folks into the shelters pretty soon.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

Tents set up for the homeless along Jefferson Ave. in Detroit. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Homeless Raise Tent City In Shadow Of Downtown Detroit

Detroit officials have received no complaints about the tent city and have no plans to move them from the park, said Sgt. Michael Woody, a police department spokesman.

CBS Detroit–12/21/2014

Police Search For More Suspects In Torture, Slaying Of Homeless Flint Man

A 20-year-old Flint man is expected in court this weekend in the torturing and slaying of a 57-year-old homeless man — and police say they’re looking for more suspects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2013

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