Judge To Consider Arguments Involving Taxpayer Money For Building New Red Wings ArenaA lawsuit seeks to block taxpayer funds from paying for the Little Caesars Arena and a new Detroit Pistons headquarters.
Michigan Labor Activist Gets 18 Months For FraudRobert Davis has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing about $200,000 from a poor school district.
Activist Robert Davis Pleads To Federal Charges In Highland Park Schools Theft CaseDavis was accused of embezzling funds from Highland Park Schools while he served on the board.
Activist Wants Public To Pay For Defense In School Theft CaseA Detroit-area labor activist charged with stealing money from a school district no longer can afford his attorney and wants taxpayers to pay for his defense.
Elections Director Says Duggan OK To Run As A Write-InThe state’s elections director says there is nothing to stop Mike Duggan from mounting a write-in campaign in his efforts to become the next mayor of Detroit.
Lawsuit: Emails Show Detroit EM Recruited Before Financial Emergency DeclaredOne of the emails specifically states its being sent from a private account "to stay below the radar for a few weeks on Detroit planning."
Is The Appointment Of An Emergency Financial Manager In Detroit Illegal? Community activist Robert Davis believes the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit would be illegal and Monday he plans on asking the Detroit City Council to review his finding and examine the possibility of a lawsuit.
Lawsuit And Civil Protest Planned Over Right-To-Work LegislationA union activist and Highland Park school board member has filed a lawsuit against right-to-work legislation, claiming violation of the Open Meetings Act.
Grand Jury Returns Indictment Against Robert DavisThrough the charity, the feds claim, Davis spent thousands at a host of stores, and on satellite TV, travel and utility bills.
School Board Member Charged With Embezzlement Freed On BondThe Highland Park school board member who's been battling Michigan's emergency manager law has been charged with embezzling from the financially struggling district.
Robert Davis Facing Federal Grand Jury Indictment Highland Park School Board member Robert Davis was indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges of federal program theft, United States Attorney Barbara McQuade announced Thursday.
Hearing Today To Examine Review Team MeetingsA hearing on whether a temporary restraining order should be issued regarding the Highland Park and City of Detroit Review Teams has been set for 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Ingham County Circuit Court
Governor’s Safe Speech Sidesteps Detroit’s Financial TsunamiIn State of the State speech, Governor Rick Snyder skirts the issue of an emergency manager possibly stepping in to take over Detroit.
FBI Pays Visit To Ex-Highland Park School Board MemberWitnesses are calling it a raid, but former Highland Park School Board member Robert Davis says it was a just a visit from the FBI.