UAW union outlines lofty demands ahead of critical negotiations with Detroit automakers
The United Auto Workers union President Shawn Fain drew a hard line ahead of contract negotiations with Ford, GM and Stellantis later this year. UAW leaders publicly laid out their top bargaining issues Wednesday night including reinstatement of a cost-of-living-adjustment, stronger job security and the end of a grow-in, or tiered, pay system.
Duggan unveils tax reform plan
Property tax reform could help reverse recent population losses and become the biggest builder of wealth for Detroiters in history, Mayor Mike Duggan said during his keynote address at the Mackinac Policy Conference Wednesday.Why it matters: High property taxes are one of the greatest barriers for new homeowners in the city and are often a persistent obstacle to population growth.Driving the news: Duggan laid out a plan to ease residents' disproportionately high tax burden in a presentation outlining the history of the city's tax system.The average homeowner would see annual property taxes slashed by $250, or about 30%, under the...
No place like home: Claressa Shields ready for 2023 homecoming boxing fight against Maricela Cornejo
Ready to once again make history, Claressa Shields spoke to The Sporting News about her upcoming fight and if more gold is in her future.
Making space for a maker's space in Detroit's East English Village
Enter Zab Cultural Collective and you'll be greeted by displays of ceramics, canvas and jewelry. What's happening: The maker's space, coworking space and art gallery in East English Village is now expanding those creative offerings to the outdoors, owner Denise Moore tells Axios. Starting June 10, Zab's next-door parking lot,...
Inside Monty Williams’ historically big coaching deal with the Pistons
The Detroit Pistons made Monty Williams an offer he couldn’t refuse. The 51-year-old has agreed to a massive deal to become the new head coach of the Pistons on reportedly the biggest coaching contract in NBA history. Detroit is giving Williams a six-year, $78.5 million contract that could reach eight years, $100 million with incentives, per multiple reports.
Detroit Pistons agree to record deal with Monty Williams to be new head coach, per reports
The Detroit Pistons have agreed to a record deal with Monty Williams to be the franchise’s new head coach, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Cornejo: This Is Perfect Time For Me To Take Shields Fight; Gonna Put Some Money On Myself
Maricela Cornejo recognizes that none of the numbers favor her entering her fight against Claressa Shields on Saturday night in Detroit. The 28-year-old Shields is a three-division champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist who owns four middleweight titles, hasn’t lost in 6½ years as a pro (13-0) and is listed as at least a 45-1 favorite by most sportsbooks. Los Angeles’ Cornejo is 36, has an 0-3 record in world title fights, a 16-5 overall record and took their fight on approximately 10 days’ notice.
Coach Monty Williams, Pistons agree to $78.5M deal
Monty Williams agreed to a six-year, $78.5 million deal to coach the Detroit Pistons. The pact is the largest given to a coach in the history of the NBA.
Prove It In The Park Vol. 3: Hip-Hop and Rap Battles, Food, Drinks, and Groovy Beats!
🎤🎶 Hey everyone, exciting news! 🎶🎤 Prove It In The Park Vol. 3 is coming to town this weekend! 🙌🏼. Get ready for an incredible night of hip-hop and rap battles, showcasing the rising stars in the industry. 👑 Troity and Rockim Williamson will be facing off in a main event that's sure to leave you on the edge of your seat. 🎤🔥
4 Lions Players Who Will Exceed Expectations in 2023
Read more on the four Detroit Lions players who will exceed expectations in 2023.
Get Your Groove On at the Inaugural Sneaker Ball Cabaret!
🎉Hey, friends! The wait is over! I'm so excited to invite you to the Inaugural Sneaker Ball Cabaret happening this weekend on June 3rd at 7 PM!👟💃. This year, the event will be held at Focus: HOPE, 1400 Oakman Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48238.📍
Lennon man critically injured in hit-and-run motorcycle crash
DETROIT, Mich. (WJRT) - A Lennon man was hospitalized in critical condition after a hit-and-run motorcycle crash on I-75 in Detroit late Wednesday. Michigan State Police say the 73-year-old motorcyclist was riding a Harley Davidson Triglide north on I-75 near the 8 Mile Road interchange around 10:05 p.m. when a black Dodge Durango veered right abruptly to exit.
Short barreled rifle, pistols, and stun gun found during traffic stop in Detroit
DETROIT (FOX 2) - Police seized several firearms following a traffic stop in Detroit that had committed several violations while driving early Wednesday morning. Among the items that officers spotted in the vehicle as they approached the driver's side window was a short barreled rifle in the back. The traffic...
Witnesses say driver of Dodge Durango struck motorcyclist, briefly stopped & then drove away, leaving man laying on I-75 in Detroit
A crash between an SUV and a motorcycle on a Detroit freeway Wednesday evening has left one man hospitalized with critical injuries– and troopers say they’re perplexed at the alleged at-fault driver’s behavior afterward.
Police believe man shot multiple times outside Detroit funeral home was targeted
A man shot several times outside a Detroit funeral home on Wednesday evening was targeted, police believe – and detectives think more than one suspect was involved.
It's a boy! Detroit Zoo's 31-year-old chimpanzee births her first child
Last Friday, Tanya gave birth to her first child, a son! According to the Detroit Zoo's Facebook page, she and the baby chimpanzee are doing well.
Inside the Former Mansion of Motown Founder, Berry Gordy Jr: Detroit, Michigan
The mansion that Motown mogul Berry Gordy Jr. lived in from the 1960s-2002 has been bought and sold a few times over the years. Located at 918 West Boston Boulevard in Detroit, it was built in 1917 on 2.2 acres by Nels Michelson in what is now known as the Boston-Edison Historic District. Nels came to America from Denmark and made his millions in Michigan's lumber trade.
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