The Metro: Eastside Community Network celebrates 40 years of service

The Eastside Community Network (ECN) is celebrating 40 years of community service this year. The organization also recently received a...

The Metro: Detroit expands program to prevent basement flooding

Detroit experienced one of the warmest winters on record. More extreme weather events, caused by climate change, will continue to...

Detroit Evening Report: Duggan presents 2025 fiscal year budget to Detroit City Council

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan presented a $2.76 billion budget plan to city council on Thursday. The proposal includes $20 million...

Created Equal: How do we define prosperity?

Detroit used to be more prosperous than it is now. It once led the country in Black homeownership. But Black...

Detroit Evening Report: More than 5,500 family homes in Detroit passed down without legal documentation, report finds

A new report from Detroit Future City revealed that over 5,500 inherited properties in Detroit could end up in legal...

Created Equal: Detroit has a scrapyard problem

Scrapyards have always been a thing in Detroit. Just drive down any of the city's major thoroughfares and you can...

Jury awards $10 million to man who was wrongly convicted of murder

DETROIT (AP) — A jury awarded $10 million to a Detroit-area man who spent nearly six years in prison for...

The Metro: Detroiter named first Black female president of American Institute of Architects

Detroit is known for its architecture — a city filled with beautiful old buildings. Growing up around these prominent structures inspired...

CuriosiD: What’s the highest point in Detroit?

WDET’s CuriosiD series answers your questions about everything Detroit. Subscribe to CuriosiD on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, NPR.org or wherever you get your podcasts. In this episode of CuriosiD, we...

Created Equal: Exploring reparations for Black Detroiters

Many cities across the U.S. are exploring the idea of reparations, and Detroit is one of them. The city created...

Created Equal: Shining a light on inequities in Detroit, America

Detroit, and its history, is ground zero for understanding the promise of opportunity and the challenge of inequality in this...

The Metro: Declining population means new Detroit City Council districts

Welcome to The Metro, WDET’s daily news and culture show hosted by Nick Austin and Tia Graham. Each week on...