Muskegon puts emphasis on new homes built on vacant lots
MUSKEGON, Mich. – Opportunity is being found in parts of Muskegon hit hard by disinvestment as affordable homes are planned for vacant lots in several neighborhoods. The homes will be a test — of sorts — to see just how profitable the endeavor could be. Muskegon is home to several hundred vacant lots, the television station reported. “We’ve been very proactive about finding lots that are going to be good opportunities for redevelopment,” said Jake Eckholm, Muskegon’s director of Economic Development. “For a long time, West Michigan has sort of been sleeping on Muskegon,” Eckholm added.
Detroit plans to resurface 93 miles of neighborhood streets this year
DETROIT – The city of Detroit has major construction plans outside the downtown area this year as it looks to resurface 93 miles of neighborhood streets. Construction workers have gone back to work on Detroit’s west not, not only resurfacing streets but revitalizing the whole neighborhood. “We see what’s happening here, what’s happening on Livernois. “It’s overwhelming to see all of the businesses that are rapidly coming,” Detroit resident Chanale Greer said. “We’ve seen the renderings.
Redford Township residents warned about string of home break-ins
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Redford Township police took to Facebook to alert residents in neighborhoods along Five Mile Road about several recent home invasions. Police said the criminals are waiting for people to go to work before busting out windows and getting into homes. “A few of us have pretty young kids.”Gleason is one of several neighbors on the block who have spotted suspicious activity. “We had two cars in the last month on the corner for four to five hours,” Gleason said. Residents are worried because of children in the area who like to play outside.
CBSN Originals - Terror in Brussels
CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers investigates the neighborhoods that have become terror hotbeds in Brussels. He is also joined by CBS News senior national security analyst Juan Zarate, Soufan Group senior vice president Michael Masters and Politico Europe reporter Giulia Paravicini to discuss the report.cbsnews.com