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Gifted car stolen in Southfield, thief caught on camera

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) - A car gifted from Hollis Jordan, a Detroit R&B singer, to his mother, was stolen from outside of her apartment on Oct. 16. Jordan bought the car for his mother, Peggy, back in June 2020. She said he had bought it for her so she could get to her doctors appointments.
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Detroit man charged for shooting outside bar that killed innocent bystander

DETROIT (WWJ) -- A Detroit man is facing murder and assault charges in connection with a shooting outside of a bar that killed an innocent bystander last month. Jovin Morice Taylor is facing one count of first degree murder, one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and two weapons charges stemming from a shooting in the 6400 block of Woodward Avenue on Sept. 29.
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Families demand answers in Detroit hit-and-run that killed 2 women

DETROIT – The search continues for the driver of an SUV that killed two women in a hit-and-run on Detroit’s west side. Jennifer Kennet and Robert Jones Jr. are having the worst time handling the unfortunate and untimely death of their sister, Brittany Jones. “My sister, Erica, they were real...

Where is Detroit City Councilmember Janeé Ayers?

Last Tuesday was busy for Nicole Small. With three weeks until Detroit’s City Council elections, the at-large candidate was crisscrossing the city, talking to dozens of voters at three senior buildings before a night of back-to-back community meetings. On Sunday, she’d hit the church circuit, just as she had the several Sundays before.
Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Whitmer Reinstating Prevailing Wage is Unfair and Unnecessary

Editor's Note: This article was first published in The Detroit News on October 9, 2021. A few years ago, the United Auto Workers wanted to build a retirement cottage on Black Lake for its recently retired president, Dennis Williams. It received two bids from union firms for the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 1,885-square-foot home: one for $851,000 and another for $1.3 million.
Monroe Evening News

Monroe reflects statewide mask mandate study

Michigan students who attended K-12 schools with mandates requiring masks had lower rates of coronavirus transmission than those at schools without mandates, new data from the University of Michigan and the state health department shows. Those results reflect the success at Monroe Public Schools, which is the only district in...

Detroit History Podcast: The Haunting of The Whitney, One of City's Great Restaurants

Waiter, is there a ghost in my soup? The Whitney, one of Detroit's great restaurants, began life as a grand 19th Century mansion. David Whitney, one of Michigan's richest lumber barons, would be startled to learn not only that the public is dining on Faroe Island salmon and shrimp and scallop sauté in his Woodward Avenue manor, but tales of paranormal activity have long been a popular menu item. We explore the subtext of "spirits" served at the Whitney. -- -- Tim Kiska, host of "The Detroit History Podcast"

Michigan Inmates Win Right To Kosher Meat, Cheesecake

From the Associated Press — Michigan must serve kosher meat, dairy and cheesecake to prisoners observing the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. An appeals court this week affirmed a decision by a federal judge in Detroit. Two men sued after the Corrections Department in 2013 adopted a vegan religious meal for prisoners of all faiths. Jewish organizations also could no longer send special food for.
Detroit News

Miles: Michigan undermines public trust without transparency

Michigan is falling behind. Not just in infrastructure, next-generation auto plants and representation. The state is falling behind in transparency, which is critical to restoring public trust. Since it was written into law in 1976, Michigan residents have been "entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government...

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village returning this December

DEARBORN, Mich. (WWJ) -- The holiday season is just around the corner and the folks at The Henry Ford are gearing up for the return of Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village. After a year’s absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, metro Detroiters will again be able to get their fix of seasonal favorites, including Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern, Supper with Santa inside A Taste of History, ice skating, Model-T and horse-drawn carriage rides, and more.

Check out these townhomes for sale in Detroit

(DETROIT, MI) If you’re on the market for a home in Detroit, these townhouses offer a unique value proposition. Especially in a hot housing market, they can be an affordable entry to the housing market, giving you the space to grow while keeping you close to the vibrancy of the city.

Police investigate pedestrian killed in Southfield collision

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A 63-year-old man from Detroit died Sunday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle in Southfield. According to authorities, the collision happened at about 3:45 p.m. near the intersection of Northwestern Highway and Telegraph Road. Police said life-saving measures were administered and the victim was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detroit man charged in Woodward Avenue fatal shooting

DETROIT – Detroit resident Jovin Morice Taylor, 38, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Lance Sutherland and the assault of a 36-year-old man. Both of the victims are from Detroit. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, on Sept 29 at around 1:37 a.m. police...