Wayne Co. commissioners fear rising jail tether costs
Wayne County Commissioner Ilona Varga is accusing the sheriff's department of unfairly favoring one of four vendors providing tethers to the Wayne County Jail in a funding shuffle that could cost taxpayers more than $320,000. Last year, commissioners approved a three-year contract for nearly $5 million for tethers and services.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sierra Club Compass
Detroit Residents Demand Action in Wake of Marathon Explosion
Detroit resident and Sierra Club volunteer Dr. Delores Leonard speaks at a community press conference last week about the April 27 Marathon oil refinery explosion.
Fri May 03, 2013
Wrong-Way Driver Causes Accident on Southfield Freeway
A 74-year-old Lincoln Park woman is being questioned by Dearborn Police for driving the wrong way on the Southfield Freeway on April 29.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Detroit News
Emergency manager no longer needed in Ecorse, Snyder says
Ecorse -- The city is no longer in a financial emergency and is headed for stability, Gov.
Miss Michigan Visits Trenton, Celebrates Gas Station Grand Opening
With crown and sash in tow Miss Michigan attended the grand opening of a new Citgo station in Downtown Trenton.
In the Chicago Public Schools, promises are made to be broken
For the last few weeks, Mayor Emanuel has been promising parents and students at schools he's closing that they'll have everything from new air conditioners to new computers in the schools he's sending them to.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Wayne Co. prosecutor Kym Worthy, county reach tentative $5.6M deal
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy would get $5.6 million more for her budget in this fiscal year under a tentative settlement that could bring an end -- at least temporarily -- to a contentious, public battle between her office and county officials.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Descendant talks about Chief Pontiac's legacy
This week marks an important event in the history of Michigan and the history of Native American tribes here in the Midwest.
Detroit Celebrates its 7th Annual Children and Literature Day
More than 1,000 are expected to attend the 7th Annual Detroit's "Celebrating Children and Literacy" to publicly recognize children, family reading, and education.