Detroit City Council President To Challenge US Rep. TlaibBrenda Jones, president of the Detroit City Council, said she's challenging U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib in the Democratic primary election.
Rashida Tlaib Will Make History With Swearing In Rashida Tlaib likes to tell a story about how when she found out she had been elected to Congress, her 13-year-old son whispered in her ear, "See mama, bullies don't win."
Michigan US House Seat Deals With Quirky Double ElectionDetroit City Council President Brenda Jones won a special primary election — on the same ballot that led to Tlaib's win — to serve the final two months of Conyers' term.
2018 Michigan Primary Election Results: Tlaib Wins, Likely To Be First Muslim Woman In CongressRashida Tlaib will take the seat vacated by long-time Congressman John Conyers. She defeated a slate of competitors.
Rashida Tlaib Could Be The First Muslim-American Woman in CongressShe could be the first Muslim woman in Congress. She has to defeat Detroit's Democratic establishment first.
Supporters Gather At Wayne State To Mourn, Remember Victims Of Chapel Hill ShootingOrganizers were asking people to sign an online petition calling for a full Department of Justice investigation into what they consider a hate crime.
Detroit's Mayor Proposes City-Owned Auto Insurance CompanyThe plan to start a Detroit auto insurance company is grand, but not without its hurdles... though one lawmaker says it's long overdue.
Sexual Harassment Allegations Levied Against Director Of American-Arab Anti-Discrimination CommitteeThe director of the Michigan Chapter of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee has been put on administrative leave over sexual harassment allegations.
Marathon Officials Address Questions Regarding Fire, Evacuation Plans Marathon Petroleum officials appeared before Detroit City Council's Public Health and Safety Committee Monday to answer questions regarding the recent fire at the downriver oil refinery.
Southwest Detroiters Demand Answers About Petroleum Waste Demonstrators gathered in Detroit to protest the growing mounds of"pet coke" that now block the view to Windsor.
State Rep. Disputes EMS Response To Boy's Fatal FallState Rep. Rashida Tlaib is calling on state and city officials to look into reports that EMS didn't show up when a 9-year-old Detroit boy jumped to his death from an apartment building Wednesday.
Proposed State Law Causes Concern In Muslim CommunityA Muslim group is planning a battle against a proposed state law introduced by a Republican lawmaker that would ban any laws seen as foreign.