Detroit makes ‘World’s 50 Greatest Places’ list
Over the years, the City of Detroit has been on the kind of national list a city doesn’t want to be on, but Monday night, Time Magazine is naming Detroit one of the World’s Greatest Places to visit this year. The city made Time Magazine’s “World’s 50 Greatest Places” list, which ranked the top 50 international destinations to explore.
FBI searches Detroit City Hall, 2 council members' homes
FBI agents on Wednesday searched offices at Detroit City Hall and the homes of two City Council members, just a few weeks after another councilman was charged in an alleged bribery scheme. Agents and state police were seen at the homes of Janeé Ayers and Scott Benson. Agents also were seen leaving City Hall with boxes.news.yahoo.com
Detroit mayor holds briefing to discuss DDOT driver walk-out
DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is holding a briefing at noon Saturday, Oct. 3 to discuss the ongoing Detroit Department of Transportation driver work stoppage. The briefing comes as city officials try getting drivers back to work. Today’s briefing is taking place at Spirit Plaza right outside the Coleman A Young Municipal Center.
LIVE STREAM: Detroit mayor, local leaders host news briefing
DETROIT Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is hosting a news briefing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday to discuss a new program, City Hall reopening and the upcoming Detroit Jazz Fest amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Duggan will be joined by Chrystal Wilson, DPSCD Assistant Superintendent of Communications and Marketing. The mayor is also expected to discuss the reopening of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles job application window. RELATED: GM and FCA keep sparring while Ford rolls out big new incentiveDetroit Jazz Fest organizers and sponsors will be present Wednesday to discuss the annual event and a call for artists to design this years poster. Duggan is expected to announce the resumption of in-person services at City Hall with restrictions in place amid the pandemic.
Detroit CEOs speak out against racisim, vow to make changes, right social wrongs
DETROIT Business leaders from some of the nations largest companies gathered Wednesday morning at Detroit City Hall. ORIGINAL STORY: Detroit business leaders speak out against racism, institute plans to combat systemic problemsThe event was coordinated by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to speak out against racism and injustice. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President of Detroit Chapter of the NAACPMike Duggan, Mayor of DetroitDetroits NAACP leader Rev. Every one of us has a stake in the harsh reality that is life for minorities in America," Torgow said. Henry Ford Health System CEO Wright Lassiter grew up with civil rights leaders in his home -- his parents marched in Selma in 1965.
Detroit authorities, community leaders working together to keep protests peaceful
DETROIT The outrage over George Floyds killing in Minneapolis has spilled over into violence around the country, but in Detroit, authorities and community leaders are working together to keep protests peaceful. From Detroit City Hall to the neighborhoods, people are making sure violence and vandalism is contained during protests. That success has a lot to do with the relationships police build with community leaders such as Maurice Hardwick, better known as Pastor Mo. Detroiters such as artists Trick Trick, Tray Little and Gabrielle Wilson all defended the city. You can hear from Bettison and Pastor Mo in Shawn Leys full video posted above.
Watch Local 4 News at 5 -- Nov. 8, 2019
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at 5:Search warrant executedThe Michigan Attorney Generals Office executed a search warrant at Detroit City Hall Friday. Sources confirm the search was of the IT department and connected to the Make Your Date investigation. Detroit officials opened an investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and the citys interactions with the Make Your Date nonprofit organization in April.
Michigan Attorney Generals Office executes search warrant at Detroit City Hall
DETROIT The Michigan Attorney Generals Office executed a search warrant at Detroit City Hall Friday. Sources confirm the search was of the IT department and connected to the Make Your Date investigation. Detroit officials opened an investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and the citys interactions with the Make Your Date nonprofit organization in April. READ: Detroit Office of Inspector General investigating Mayor Mike Duggan, Make Your Date nonprofitRelated coverage