Preserving Legacy, Sister’s Return To Revitalize Childhood Neighborhood, After Seeing Increase In BlightCanfield Consortium along with partner Wayne State University's MPA (Masters of Public Administration) is hosting a Fall Festival and neighborhood cleanup (Saturday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) in the area around the newly unveiled Black art park "East Canfield Pavilion." This is part of a continued program where Candfield Consortium - a nonprofit 501
Foundation Gifts $1.5M To Improve Literacy At Detroit SchoolA foundation named after late Detroit-area philanthropist Archie “Art” Van Elslander is donating $1.5 million to improve literacy at his former high school, officials said Wednesday.
Detroit Police Seek Male, Female Suspect In Connection To Non-Fatal ShootingThe Detroit Police Department is seeking assistance locating a male and female suspect wanted in connection to a non-fatal shooting that occurred at the home of the female suspect's ex-boyfriend.
DPD Officers Help Save The Life Of A Free Press Marathon Runner Who Collapsed SundayTwo Detroit Police Officers helped save a runner's life Sunday when he collapsed during the Detroit Free Press Marathon. They performed chest compressions on the 26-year-old until EMS arrived.
Detroit Warns Residents Of Housing Scam Offering Free HomesThe City of Detroit is warning its residents about a housing hoax that offers so-called free homes in the city.
Wayne State Latin-American Center Celebrates 50 Years, One Of The Oldest Of Its Kind In The CountryWayne State University is celebrating 50 years of it’s Latin-American History Center. The unique program is one of the oldest in the Country and was birthed from the civil rights movement. After 5 decades the center is going strong and encourages students of all diverse backgrounds to live up to their fullest potential.
New Laws in Detroit Aimed to Stop Predatory TowingDetroit City Council unanimously passed new laws to stop tow truck companies from strong arming vehicle owners.
New Partnership Between WCCCD, Detroit Police Department Offers New Career Opportunities For High SchoolersA new dual enrollment partnership between Wayne County Community College District and the Detroit Police Department will create three new routes for high school students to jumpstart a career in law enforcement, and to achieve a range of advanced degrees and certificates. The program and a new training center were announced today, Wednesday, October 13, by Detroit Police Chief James E. White and WCCCD Chancellor Dr. Curtis L. Ivery.
Food Fight Sparks Brawls Among Students At Detroit SchoolClasses at an eastside Detroit high school were dismissed early Tuesday after a food fight sparked other fights involving students.
Focus: HOPE Providing Free Produce to Families Amid Rising Food CostsAs grocery prices continue to rise, thousands of Southeastern Michigan families are pinching pennies to keep the pantry full.
Biden Endorses Duggan For Third Term As Mayor Of DetroitPresident Biden is throwing his weight behind Mayor Mike Duggan for the Detroit Mayoral race.
Detroit Charter School Door To Door Efforts To Find Students Missing From Classroom, Paying OffIn an effort to find students who had not shown up for school, staff at the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences have been making home visits looking for students. In the past two weeks they’ve located 60-70 kids and have returned them to school.
Soil Hauled From Detroit Park As Part Of Storm Water ProjectTons of soil is being removed from a westside Detroit park as part of a storm water retention project to reduce flooding in streets and basements during periods of heavy rainfall.
Steve's Soul Food Set to Re-Open, Closed for Almost Two YearsThe pandemic pushed the owner of Steve’s Soul Food to change his business model to keep the grill going.
Police Seek Suspect In Connection To Non-Fatal Shooting Outside Detroit BarThe Detroit Police Department is seeking assistance locating and identifying a male suspect and his vehicle in connection to a non-fatal shooting in Detroit.