Traffic fatalities and injuries are increasing at a rapid rate as Detroit officials plan improvements to slow down cars and make streets safer
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For the first time in a decade, census estimates suggest there are more homeowners in Detroit than renters. It comes as more white residents are moving in and Black residents have moved out.
A new analysis on the impact of an unexpected bill for low-income residents could help make the case for a guaranteed income pilot in Detroit.
Residents can save on parking fines if their vehicles are registered in Detroit, but some forgo the chance by registering in other cities or skipping auto insurance altogether.
Police say gunshot detection technology is a key tool to curb shootings. Critics say the impact is unproven.
Violent crime is down, but Detroit experienced nine mass shootings this year.
Black-owned restaurants say council’s proposed ordinance could hurt businesses still struggling to recover from the pandemic, but some city officials argue it’s a move toward transparency.
Seven recreation centers will be open Friday and Saturday for people to keep cool and charge their electronics.
DTE Energy says 80% of customers should have power restored by Thursday evening. In Detroit, the city has received more than 150 calls about downed trees and debris.