Michigan Legislators Expected to Vote on No-Fault Auto Insurance Reform

Jimmy Wayne (FLICKR/CC) In an attempt to lower Michigan's extremely high auto insurance rates, the Michigan legislature is considering a...

Afrotopia & Race in the Art World with Ingrid LaFleur

Courtesy of Ingrid LaFleur A new film festival exploring the contemporary “Afrofuturism” art movement is underway at at the Charles H. Wright Museum...

How Bad are the Roads in Your Community? [Map]

Next week, voters will decide on Proposal 1, the ballot measure that would raise the state’s sales tax from 6 percent...

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case Challenging Michigan’s Same-sex Marriage Ban

Ian McWilliams (Supermac 1961 - FLICKR/Creative Commons) April 28th was a big day in Washington D.C., as the U.S. Supreme...

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy On Police Brutality

The issue of excessive use of force and police brutality seems to be daily headlines now. Baltimore, Cleveland, Ferguson, Brooklyn,...

The Word on Detroit’s Streets: Roads Are Bad, Hiking Taxes to Fix Them Would Be Worse

Michigan voters head to the polls next Tuesday to decide whether to increase the sales tax from six to seven...

Veteran Pollster: It Looks Bad For Proposal 1

Early polls showed overwhelming opposition to Proposal 1, the ballot question that would raise more than $1 billion in new revenue to fix...

Community Protests After Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Shoots 19-year-old

Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET Terrence Kellom was shot in his Northwest Detroit home by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer. His...

Regional Transit Authority Considering a Universal Fare Card for Detroit and Ann Arbor Transit

Marissa Gawel/WDET The Regional Transportation Authority of Southeast Michigan is working to unite public transit in Ann Arbor and Detroit...

Ford’s First Quarter Earnings Lower than Expected

Marissa Gawel/WDET Ford Motor Company released lower than expected first quarter earnings today. The automaker earned $924 million during the first part of this...

Baltimore: State of Economic Despair

Veggies (Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons)   Stephen Henderson opened Detroit Today with a short commentary about Baltimore and the violence that...

DNR Wants Volunteers to Help Clean Up Trash

Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help pick up illegally dumped trash....