Former Detroit Mayor Gribbs Dies

Former Detroit Mayor Roman Gribbs has died. He spent roughly half-a-century in public life, moving from roles as a prosecutor...

Detroit Water Director Says City Targeting Past-Due Business Owners

Recent published reports say the city of Detroit shut off water service to more than 20,000 residents behind on utility...

“Every Third Bite Requires a Pollinator” So What Happens When the Bees are Gone?

Spring is officially here and gardeners are pondering what to plant this year. One of the new trends in gardening...

Water Officials Say They’re Boosting Efforts to Collect on Delinquent Commercial Water Accounts

Quinn Klinefelter/WDET Yesterday on Detroit Today, host Stephen Henderson spoke with a Detroit News investigative reporter about water shutoffs that continue...

Parks Stay Open Late For Dark Sky Week

Get away from the bright lights and you’ll get a better look at the stars, if the skies are clear....

Pontiac’s Post-Emergency Management Board Relinquishes Some Powers to Mayor, City Council

Pontiac is slowly regaining control of its local government. The city’s mayor and city council will regain some authority previously...

Federal Oversight of Detroit Police Department Ends

After 13 years of answering to the U.S. government, the Detroit Police Department is free of federal oversight. A U.S. District...

Reveal: Billion-Dollar Scam

California’s workers’ compensation program covers 15 million workers across the state. If you get hurt on the job – fall...

MDOT Takes a Flier on Drones

The Michigan Department of Transportation is experimenting with flying drones to see how they could be used in road projects....

Group Revives Effort to Overturn Emergency Manager Law in Court

Emmanuel Huybrechts It’s been more than three years since lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder approved a beefed-up emergency manager law for...

U.S. Attorney Talks Charges in DPS Kickback Scheme

Alan Alfaro/Creative Commons This week, 13 Detroit Public Schools administrators and a supplies vendor were charged with bribery in a...

New Lab Aims to “Spark” Interest in Science

A new exhibit coming to the Michigan Science Center lets visitors become inventors. The Spark!Lab is a hands-on area designed to...