Wayne County judge finds Detroit City Council obeyed its legal obligation to inform the public before approving a contract for police surveillance tools.
Notebook: Shooting inspires potential ban on gas station door locks
City Hall Reporter Malachi Barrett has your weekly roundup from Detroit’s City Council.
Ship happens: Cargo vessel freed after running aground on Belle Isle
A massive freighter gave Belle Isle Park visitors a surprise after running aground on the eastern shore of the island.
Detroit mayor predicts ‘significant reduction’ in gun violence this summer
Mayor Mike Duggan said he’s confident Detroit will experience a drop in gun violence thanks to state and federal partnerships and new local initiatives.
Detroit police eye expansion of license plate cameras
DPD is seeking a $5 million contact to buy more cameras which automatically take pictures of vehicles on public streets across Detroit.
When nature calls on Belle Isle, visitors struggle to find a bathroom
BridgeDetroit visited Belle Isle bathrooms across the park. Here’s what we found.
Notebook: Belle Isle tells geese to flock off
BridgeDetroit City Hall Reporter Malachi Barrett has your weekly recap from Detroit City Council.
Thousands more Detroit alleyways to get attention through 2024
The city budgeted $5.6 million in the upcoming 2023-24 fiscal year in hopes of clearing 1,000 alleys, which would leave around 1,500 alleys to be tended to next year.
Detroit’s lawyer says City Council doesn’t need to follow surveillance law
A lawsuit seeks to void multi-million dollar contracts for ShotSpotter, a controversial gunshot detection technology used by the Detroit Police Department.
Detroit has a new $8M tree cleanup program for homeowners
Hundreds of Detroiters already have joined the list for the tree removal program that will give first priority to seniors, veterans and residents with disabilities.