Hernz Laguerre Jr. is a Multimedia Journalist at 101.9 WDET. He is one of the co-host for "Detroit Evening Report," one of the weekend anchors for "Weekend Edition," the producer for our political podcast, "MichMash," and reports on arts, culture and politics. Hernz graduated from Syracuse University: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with his bachelors in broadcast and digital journalism and his masters in television, radio and film.

MichMash: Gov. Whitmer unveils new vehicle rebate plan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently unveiled plans for a new tax rebate for those who purchase electric vehicles. Automotive News' Jake...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit awarded $25M grant to improve bus safety, accessibility

The City of Detroit received $24.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation this week to improve safety...

MichMash: Loophole in law discouraging threats against health workers has some worried

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week signed legislation to increase fines for people who assault health care workers, but some...

Detroit Evening Report: Urban farm tracking pollution from nearby Stellantis plant

A local urban farm is tracking toxic chemicals in the air from the nearby Stellantis plant. Subscribe to the Detroit...

MichMash: Whitmer signs bills to reach ambitious clean energy goals by 2040

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a landmark energy bill package into law last week that sets an ambitious goal for Michigan...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit mourns the loss of Rev. Charles G. Adams

The Rev. Charles G. Adams, beloved retired pastor of Detroit’s influential Hartford Memorial Baptist Church and at one time one...

MichMash: Legislature approves use of AI gun protection software at State Capitol

The Michigan legislature is adding AI technology to the State Capitol to prevent any potential threats inside the capitol building....

MichMash: Rep. Dan Kildee joins list of departing Democrats in Congress

After serving six terms in Congress, Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee announced this week that he won’t seek reelection to the...

Detroit Evening Report: Panel discussion explores solutions to Michigan’s declining population

A 2023 report by the nonprofits Altarum and Citizens Research Council of Michigan shows that over the past five decades,...

MichMash: What’s to come for Michigan House Democrats after election shakeup?

This month's elections were relatively low-key, but they still point to some trends that will impact our state next year...

Detroit Evening Report: Wayne State receives $30M grant for new law school

Wayne State University is getting a major investment from state lawmakers for a new law facility, the university announced this...

MichMash: Flint water criminal prosecutions ends with no charges, frustrated residents

After seven years of criminal prosecutions in relation to the Flint water crisis, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's office is...