Alex McLenon is a Reporter with 101.9 WDET.

Detroit City Council approves tax breaks, community benefits for Future of Health development

Detroit City Council has approved community benefits and around $300 million in tax incentives for the Future of Health development,...

Does the presidential primary system reflect the will of the voters?

Michigan moved its presidential primaries to the fourth week of February. Going earlier in the nominating cycle should, in theory,...

Nikki Haley in Michigan ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primary

After losing in her home state of South Carolina, Republican candidate Nikki Haley is in Michigan ahead of the state’s...

DTE Energy’s Jerry Norcia talks rate increase, plans to improve power grid

Michigan’s Public Service Commission recently approved a DTE Energy rate increase of 6.4%. That raised an average consumer’s electrical bills...

Councilwoman Mary Waters enters 13th District congressional race

Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Waters is entering the race to represent Michigan’s 13th Congressional District in Washington. Running as a...

Prosecution rests, Jennifer Crumbley takes the stand in manslaughter trial

The mother of convicted Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley took the stand in her own defense on Thursday —...

Testimony resumes in involuntary manslaughter trial for Jennifer Crumbley

Day three of testimony is underway Monday in the involuntary manslaughter trial for Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of Oxford High...

Trial begins for Oxford school shooter’s mother, Jennifer Crumbley

Testimony began Thursday in the involuntary manslaughter trial for the mother whose son shot and killed his classmates at Oxford...

Jennifer Crumbley trial to begin Thursday, son’s legal team attempts to protect evidence

After a two-day-long selection process, a jury is now set for the trial of Jennifer Crumbley. Opening statements are set...

City shares more details on hotel development at former Joe Louis Arena site

Detroit officials shared details this week on the so-called “Hotel at Water Square” project, that would see a new 25-story...

Looking back at the automotive labor movement in 2023

One of the major events of 2023 was the United Auto Workers' strike against Detroit’s Big Three automakers — Ford,...

New vehicle sales rise in 2023, EV retail numbers set record

Auto industry experts estimate more than 15 million new vehicles will have rolled off showroom floors by the end of...