AG Nessel Announces First 7 Proposals For Police Reform In MichiganThe proposals seek to increase transparency surrounding law enforcement agencies and ensure accountability from and for law enforcement officers.
Viral Video Shows Car Plowing Through Group Of ProtestersA dramatic video going viral shows a car plowing through a group of protestors Tuesday in Taylor.
Shelby Township Police Chief Suspended For Comments, Must Undergo TrainingThe Shelby Township Police Chief will keep his job following comments made online about protesters.
Black Lives Matter Mural Painted Along Downtown Flint StreetFlint's mayor says it's reflective of the city's progress during the protests.
Vice President Pence Heading To Macomb County ThursdayHe will be touring Chardam Gear Company, a company making defense and aerospace parts.
U.S.-Canada Border: Both Countries Agree To Extend Travel Restrictions Until July 21Essential workers and those returning to their native countries are exempt from the travel restrictions.
Tuition Freezes: Oakland University Among Others Announce Fiscal Plans For 2021Michigan colleges are freezing tuition rates to brace for a financially tough school year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Edenville Dam: Federal Judge Orders An Immediate Inspection For Potential HazardsThe lawyer for Boyce Hydro Power filed an engineering report noting cracks, erosion and other damage to the structure.
Mayor Duggan Orders Christopher Columbus Bust Removed In Downtown DetroitThe Columbus bust has been a target of vandalism in Detroit for a long time.
Ford Motor Company To Sell $1B Of Its Bonds To Support Nonprofits(CBS DETROIT) - The Ford Foundation and other philanthropic groups are pledging $1.7 billion to help nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic. Ford will sell $1 billion of its bonds to distribute the money over a two year period. Museums and other nonprofits that provide jobs to people in the community have had to shut their doors since march.
Small Business Grants: Macomb County To Distribute $20M To 4,000 BusinessesMACOMB COUNTY (CBS DETROIT) - Macomb County plans to distribute $20 million to small businesses. Using grants from the federal cares act the money will help businesses restart operations amid the coronavirus pandemic. PPE kits and other emergency funds will benefit at least 4,000 businesses. Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Mayor Mike Duggan took the time out yesterday to visit businesses who've since reopened. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Michigan COVID-19 Update Friday June 12thStatewide there are 59,496 cases of COVID-19, 11,294 in Detroit, and 1,416 deaths from COVID-19 to date.
Amazon Delivery Driver UpdateUpdates in the case of African American delivery driver in Warren. Prosecutors have decided not to charge the driver with charges of resisting arrest and other felonies. Warren police commissioner William Dwyer, called for charges after the violent encounter. Police allege the driver parked on the wrong side of the street and failed to present his driver's license after repeated requests. The officer who performed the stop is on administrative leave.
22-Year-Old Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting During Detroit ProtestDETROIT POLICE HAVE ARRESTED ONE MAN, AND ARE SEARCHING FOR ANOTHER IN CONNECTION WITH A SHOOTING NEAR A DOWNTOWN PROTEST. DETROIT POLICE SAY 22-YEAR-OLD OMONI BRYANT AND 19-YEAR-OLD TY-SHON HITES WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR SHOOTING A 21-YEAR-OLD EASTPOINT MAN -- KILLING HIM. THIS WAS NEAR LAST MONTH'S PROTESTS IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT. ACCORDING TO THE DETROIT NEWS -- INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE HITES WAS THE GUNMAN POLICE ARE ASKING FOR ANYONE WITH INFORMATION TO CONTACT THEM. _______________
Detroit Academy Of The Arts & Sciences Lead One Nation Youth March For Racial EqualityFOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS -- GROUPS IN AND AROUND DETROIT HAVE MARCHED AGAINST INJUSTICE. NOW THE NEXT GENERATION IS LENDIING THEIR VOICE TO THE CAUSE. CW50'S APRIL MORTON HAS MORE.
MLB 2020 Draft: Detroit Tigers Select Spencer Torkelson From Arizona StateWith sports slowly making a turnaround, the Detroit Tigers are back in action.
Ford Recall: 2.15M Vehicles Could Be Effected By Break, Door Latch IssuesAn important consumer alert for drivers, your car could be on Ford's list of recalled vehicles for break and door latch issues.
Sinai-Grace Lawsuit: 4 Nurses Say They Were Fired For Speaking About Covid-19 ConditionsNurses at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace hospital are suing after they say they were fired for speaking out on unsafe coronavirus conditions.
Macomb County Prosecutor Will Not Honor Charges In Amazon Driver CaseA video circulating on social media shows a Black Amazon delivery driver being arrested by a White Warren Police Officer.
Detroit Public Schools Leads Peace ProtestThe Detroit Public Schools Community District led a peace protest Thursday to march for educational equality.
The Demand For Puppies Has Increased 400% During Covid-19(CBS DETROIT) - More people are spending time at home leading to a 400 percent increase in demand for puppies. Animal shelters and breeders are trying to handle the overload of inquiries from potential dog owners. This lead to a puppy shortage in England and the U.S. New York shelters say thousands of people are on waiting lists. Due to a shortage of donations, rescue organizations say people should only take in a pet if they will be able to take care of it after they go back to work. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Merriam-Webster To Redefine Racism Definition After Request(CBS DETROIT) - Merriam-Webster says it will change its definition of racism after one woman says the definition lacks clarity. Kennedy Mitchum says people would often argue with her about the definition online. Mitchum says the current definition is only surface level and it doesn't mention the systemic oppression on a certain group of people. Mitchum recently received her degree in law, politics, and society from Drake University. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Twitter, Square To Honor Juneteenth As A Company Holiday(CBS DETROIT) - Twitter and Square are honoring Juneteenth as permanent company holiday. Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19 and also known as Freedom Day, is the day many African Americans celebrate their emancipation from slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865 the Emancipation Proclamation was read to African Americans by Union General Gordon Granger. It is the latest move in a string of commitments by companies to address racial problems in the country.
"COPS" Ends After 32 SeasonsTHE PARAMOUNT NETWORK CONFIRMS IT IS PULLING THE SHOW. COPS OFF ITS SCHEDULING WITH NO PLANS FOR IT TO RETURN. THE SHOW HAS BEEN ON FOR 32 SEASONS, WITH THE NEXT SEASON MEANT TO PREMIER THIS WEEK. IT COMES IN THE DEMAND FOR THE MOVE FOR POLICE REFORM.