The program, created via a new city ordinance, is meant to provide lawyers for low-income Detroiters and was to start Oct. 1.
Detroit has seen nine mass shootings this year alone and heightened frustrations among residents fearful of public spaces or leaving their homes.
Three “trailblazers” in Michigan will be honored, with the top prize being $10,000 in grant money. Two other awardees will get $2,500.
The order comes on the heels of an August power outage that stretched up to a week for thousands of Metro Detroit customers and caused multiple fatalities from down wires.
The Moroun empire is quietly buying up properties in Detroit’s Cadillac Heights neighborhood on the east side
Detroit’s population estimates have a major impact on federal funding and political power.
Traffic fatalities and injuries are increasing at a rapid rate as Detroit officials plan improvements to slow down cars and make streets safer
Two-year study to evaluate economic impact, land use and policies to beautify future and existing developments along the greenway route.
Years of environmental advocacy and leadership lead Detroiter to top role in the White House
More than a century ago, Detroit’s entrepreneurial spirit put the Michigan auto industry on the map as the Motor City — the car capital of the world, but how will the state that has led the automotive industry for several decades stay competitive in the ever-changing automotive environment of the 21st century?