2 men charged for criminal enterprises, defrauding federal TARP Program and city of Detroit
David Jeremy Gillespie, 39, of Detroit, and David Holman, 48, of Metamora, were each charged with multiple felonies for allegedly conducting separate criminal enterprises to defraud the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) of funds available to contractors conducting demolitions for areas hit the hardest by the financial crisis, which included the cities of Detroit and Flint.
Pregnant woman's arrest in carjacking case spurs call to end Detroit police facial recognition
A Detroit woman who was arrested in connection with a suspected robbery and carjacking when she was eight months pregnant is suing the city and one of its police officers for what she says is an over- reliance on facial recognition technology.
The Ford Fireworks to electrify Detroit Skyline on Monday, June 26
The Ford Fireworks is gearing up to electrify the Detroit skyline on Monday, June 26with a stunning fireworks show over the Detroit River and broadcast live on WDIV-Local 4. Celebrating its 65thyear, this beloved summertime tradition is recognized as one of the country’s largest and most magnificent displays, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of spectators each year.
Detroit sets aside $8M for new program to remove dangerous, diseased trees near homes
The City of Detroit is launching a new program to remove dangerous and diseased trees, even on private property. Eight million dollars has been set aside to address what's become a big issue in neighborhoods across the city.
Detroit hosts first community meeting to protect historic ‘Sweet House’ on city’s east side
A big piece of American history sits in a Detroit neighborhood on the eastside at the home of Dr. Ossian Sweet and Gladys Sweet. Their story was the center of a national housing discrimination movement nearly 100 years ago.
Former Detroit police lieutenant sentenced to over 2 years for taking bribes from towing industry
John F. Kennedy, 57, of Rochester Hills, at one point commanded the Detroit Police Department’s Integrity Unity, a division of the department’s Internal Affairs Division, and was responsible for investigating reports of law violations and professional misconduct by police officers and other city employees.
Detroit officials speak out on unprovoked shootings in Detroit that took place over the weekend
Despite already having a heavy police presence, it was not enough to prevent the fatal shootings that took place in Greektown. The Detroit Police Department spoke out on Monday saying they are fed up with the violence.