Taylor City Council Rejects Early Retirement for Laid-off Firefighters

Heather Paul / CC The Taylor City Council has rejected an early retirement request for ten firefighters who were laid...

Flint’s Water Advisory Committee Solicits Feedback at First Public Meeting Thursday

Flint’s Water Advisory Committee is holding its first meeting on Thursday. The committee was formed by Mayor Dayne Walling and...

Suh Set To Test Free Agency?

Mike Morbeck / CC The Detroit Lions are allowing the team’s top defensive player to test the open market in...

February Freeze Ranks Among Detroit’s Coldest Months Ever

  This was a very stable weather pattern. We saw it last winter, and unfortunately, we saw it in the...

How To Handle Our Racist Perceptions: Personal Decisions Are Cornerstone Of Racism, Classism

Part 1 “People are often confused about why they or others have racist thoughts”. According to Sharon E. Davis that’s...

Rhodes And Orr Say Trillions In Unfunded Liabilities Exist Nationwide

Last Wednesday Crain's Detroit Business named former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Judge Steven Rhodes as the 2014 Detroit Newsmakers of...

News Junkies Roundup: Downtown Traffic, Bentivolio’s Bankruptcy, And Voting At 16

A weekly panel of news junkies dissects the latest headlines. Topics include the weekend's crazy downtown traffic, Former Congressman Bentivolio filing...

Detroit Youth Poets Perform MLK Remembrance Poem

WDET Every year teen poets from the InsideOut Literary Arts Project write and perform a poem about race, society and civil rights,...

CuriosiD: The History of Detroit’s Water Works Park

 In this installment WDET’s Anna Sysling answers a question that was asked by listener Barbara Williams:   “I’ve always been...

Detroit youth poets describe the streets they walk each day

Quintin Pope Four middle school students at Marcus Garvey Academy on the city’s East side shared poems and photographs of...

#ISNAstories: Understanding the Line Between Faith and Culture in the U.S.

  Last month over 15,000 people attended the 51st Annual Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Convention in Detroit’s Cobo Center. The...

Why do Hamtramck and Highland Park exist inside the city of Detroit?

  This story is part of our new project called Curiosi-D.  Its goal is to take your questions about metro Detroit...