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Waste Water Workers Fired For Strike May Get A Second Chance

Posted 10.08.2012 | Detroit

A five-day strike at a Detroit wastewater treatment facility is over, according to the union local responsible for the action. AFSCME Local 207 announ...

POLL: Belle Isle, Cedar Point 2.0?

Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit

Go-karts and merry-go-rounds could be the answer to the fiscal problems dogging Belle Isle, Detroit's island park, say some of its elected officials. ...

The Detroit Shuffle: Latest Rumored Departure In Troubled Administration

Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit

The recent suspension of Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee illustrates, once again, that Mayor Dave Bing's administration is no place to go looking fo...

David Sands

Ex-Felon Politician's Campaign Website Scrubbed Of Law Firm Employment

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 10.03.2012 | Detroit

The website for state House candidate Brian Banks makes no mention of him working at a metro Detroit law firm, but that's not what it said last week. ...

Workers Terminated: Water Strike Raises Big Stink Within Union

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 10.03.2012 | Detroit

An ongoing strike at a Detroit water waste treatment plant has led to infighting among different factions of the American Federation of State, County ...

WATCH: Cop Tickets Woman After She Fails To Disclose HIV Status

Posted 10.02.2012 | Detroit

After an officer ticketed a woman, in part because she failed to disclose her HIV-positive status, Dearborn, Mich.'s police department will hold HIV a...

Detroit Water Department Workers Take Drastic Measures

Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 3:35 p.m.-- The United for Equality & Affirmative Action Legal Defense Fund released a press release Monday afternoon that says Detroit Water ...

Detroit Water Department Workers Walk Off The Job

The Detroit News | Marisa Schultz | Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

Detroit — A court hearing could be held as early as today to force Detroit wastewater treatment plant employees back to work after they walked off t...

State House Candidate Is Trying To Put His Past Behind Him

Posted 09.28.2012 | Detroit

Brian Banks is one politician who isn't running on his record -- at least not his criminal one. The Democratic candidate for Michigan's 1st House ...

Are State Officials Violating Medical Marijuana Law?

Posted 09.27.2012 | Detroit

A lawsuit filed last week in Ingham County Circuit Court charges that the state agency responsible for issuing Michigan's medical marijuana registry i...

Christian Group Sues After Arab American Festival Demonstration

Posted 09.27.2012 | Detroit

A group of Christian evangelists are suing Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and two other officials from his department for failing to protect them...

Downtown Detroit Hotel To Get Major Revamp

Deadline Detroit | Posted 05.16.2013 | Detroit

In another example of the housing boomlet in downtown and Midtown, a developer is planning to turn the Milner Hotel near Comerica Park into apartments...

Want To Attend School In Grosse Pointe? Get Your Affidavits Ready.

Posted 09.25.2012 | Detroit

One Michigan school district is considering legal penalties for parents whose children violate their residency policies for students. Grosse Pointe...

David Sands

Cancer Patient Mom Gets New Ally In Fight For Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 09.24.2012 | Detroit

Kelly Parker, a single mom and cancer patient who covered her Detroit home with graffiti earlier this month in a desperate attempt to keep it off the ...

Mitch Albom Faces Lawsuit For Charity Work

Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Free Press columnist and best-selling author Mitch Albom and a charity he established are being sued in a dispute over who owns and controls a...

Ride A Bike Without Owning One

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit

A large-scale bike-sharing program, a service that allows people who don't own bikes to borrow or rent them, could be coming to Detroit. A coalition ...

What One Group Is Doing To Improve Detroit Bus Service

Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit

A local transportation justice group petitioned Detroit's city council Tuesday night to help restore bus service cut by the Detroit Department of Tran...

Good News For The New Michigan Science Center

Posted 11.26.2012 | Detroit

Those hoping to reopen the Detroit Science Center under a new name just got a major boost from a local company that invests in the electrical transmis...

David Sands

Martial Law: Detroit's Dojang Trains MMA Fighters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit

Master Bey's Taekwondo & Kung Fu Institute is located in a tiny practice space on Detroit's Grand River Ave, but it offers something cagefighter Joshu...

What You Should Know About The Annual Tour De Troit Ride

Posted 09.15.2012 | Detroit

Approximately 30 miles of Detroit's streets will be off limits to automobiles Saturday. Have anti-car zealots risen up and seized control of the city'...

Single Mother With Cancer Fights Eviction

Posted 09.24.2012 | Detroit

A single Detroit mother fighting cancer is also fighting to keep her home from foreclosure. In an act of desperation Kelly Parker, 37, has vandaliz...

Kirsten Ussery and Erica Boyd Have Detroit Vegan Soul

Posted 09.14.2012 | Detroit

You might think that soul food and vegan dishes exist on opposite sides of the dietary universe. After all, soul food is a traditional African-America...

Turkia Mullin: Pay Me!

Detroit News | Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

Detroit — Turkia Mullin's legal victories are piling up against her former bosses at the Wayne County Airport Authority. One week after authority...

David Sands

Group Takes Occupy Tent City Tactics Into Detroit's Hood

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

Arguably Detroit's first Occupy group, the nonprofit This Hood of Ours has been setting up tents to draw attention to city problems since last summer,...

David Sands

Cartoon Anarchy: Surreal Game Brings Detroit Comic Artists Together

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 09.10.2012 | Detroit

Cartooning can be a very solitary art form, requiring hours upon hours cooped up over a secluded drafting table to perfect one titanic battle scene or...