Kelly Stafford, Wife Of Detroit Lions QB, Calls Michigan ‘Dictatorship’ Over State’s COVID-19 Restrictions

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, called the state of Michigan a “dictatorship” over new restrictions meant to slow the spread of coronavirus. As Click on Detroit reported, Stafford went on a rant in a new video posted to her Instagram stories, saying it is unfair for the state to place […]

Big Sean Discusses Mental Health Struggles While Working On His New Album

Rapper Big Sean opened up about his mental health struggles in a series of tweets describing his feelings leading up to the September 4 release of his new album, Detroit 2. The musician explained that the length of time he spent creating the project caused him unexpected stress and feelings of anxiety. “While I was […]

Eminem Confronts Man Who Broke Into His House

Rapper Eminem reportedly came face-to-face with a home intruder earlier this month at approximately 4 a.m. in his Detroit, Michigan, mansion. Information regarding the invasion and the intruder has only recently been released, according to TMZ. Eminem’s home is heavily secured, so much so that it should be incredibly difficult for someone to break in. […]

Bank Calls Police On Detroit Man Trying To Cash Settlement Checks From Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

A Detroit man who had been awarded a settlement from a racial discrimination lawsuit says he only found more discrimination when went to his bank and tried to cash the checks. Sauntore Thomas had claimed that a former employer racially discriminated against him, and eventually the two sides reached a confidential settlement that left the […]

Detroit Firefighters Will Face Discipline After Posing For New Year’s Eve Selfie In Front Of Burning Home

The owners of a Detroit home are expressing outrage after a group of firefighters stopped to pose for a selfie in front of the burning building on New Year’s Eve — a picture that the owners said prevented them from saving the structure. Those individuals are now facing discipline for the ill-timed selfie, according to […]

Cardi B & Bernie Sanders Discuss Education, Jobs, & Police Brutality In New Video

Cardi B is continuing her recent foray into politics as she gets set to release a new video with Sen. Bernie Sanders, who the New York rapper has supported in his bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. In a video posted to Sanders’ official Twitter account, the two prepare to discuss politics in […]

Eminem’s Daughter Hailie Scott Shares Stunning Selfie In Honor Of Detroit’s Birthday

Eminem’s daughter Hailie Scott is a girl with a lot of pride for her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. She opted to share a stunning selfie of herself with her 1.6 million Instagram followers in honor of Detroit’s 318th birthday, and her followers loved the snap. In the picture, Scott looked stunning in a simple white […]

Detroit Festival Afrofuture Fest Backtracks After Charging White People Double

A Detroit music festival, Afrofuture Fest, came under fire recently when it was discovered the event was charging white people twice the amount for entry than it was for people of color. Listings on Eventbrite for the festival were selling tickets for “Early Bird POC,” people of color, at $10, and tickets for “Early Bird […]

Detroit Police Chief Says There’s A Reason His Officers Escorted Neo-Nazis Disrupting Gay Pride Parade

Detroit’s chief of police said that the neo-Nazis who showed up to counterprotest the city’s Pride Parade wanted to start “Charlottesville No. 2,” Yahoo News reports. June is Pride Month when the LGBTQ community celebrates itself and raises awareness of the issues in the community by hosting parades, outreach events, educational opportunities, and the like. […]

Aretha Franklin’s Detroit Mansion Sells For $300,000

One lucky Michigan home buyer was able to land a historic bit of property thanks to the recent acquisition of Aretha Franklin’s Detroit home. USA Today reports that Franklin’s estate sold the 5,600-square-foot abode she once owned just south of 7 Mile Road to a Northville local last month. The party that made the purchase […]

Election Day Ballot Problems For Voters In Georgia, Florida, And Other Key States

Tuesday was full of frustration for voters in New York, Michigan, Florida, Arizona, and Georgia, among other states, as long lines and voting machine malfunctions put a wrench in the Democratic process on Election Day. The national hotline for reporting poll problems was already flooded with calls by 5 p.m. EST, reports USA Today, with […]

A Second Detroit Funeral Home Is Found With Fetuses’ Remains, In This Case, 63 Of Them

For the second time in a week, the decaying remains of infants were found at a Detroit funeral home, and Michigan investigators are scrambling to find the link between the two seemingly unrelated cases. As The Detroit Free Press reports, investigators turned up Friday at the city’s Perry Funeral Home, where they found the remains […]

Cops Follow Anonymous Tip To Discover 11 Dead Infants Hidden In A Ceiling

Michigan state officials received an anonymous tip that led them to the horrifying discovery of 11 dead infants. The bodies were found hidden in the ceiling of a closed funeral home on Friday afternoon. The bodies were discovered by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. They were acting on an anonymous letter they […]

Museum That Hosted Aretha Franklin’s Public Visitation Opens THINK Exhibit In Her Honor

The “Queen of Soul” may have left us earlier this year, but a museum in Detroit that hosted a public visitation for Aretha Franklin says it intends to continue honoring her with a new exhibit opening this week. THINK is a “tribute to the Queen of Soul,” according to curators at the Charles H. Wright […]

Aretha Franklin Mural In Detroit’s East Market Is Defaced Overnight

Instead of the Queen of Soul’s singing face, the mural in Detroit’s East Market was covered in gobs of paint. Empty paint cans were scattered on the ground surrounding the mural. The original mural artwork was created by London-based artist Richard Wilson, who was at the mural site repairing the damages on Saturday, reports the […]

Gladys Knight To Give Performance In Tribute Of Aretha Franklin At American Music Awards

Singer Gladys Knight is set to lead a tribute for late singer Aretha Franklin at the American Music Awards, reported Rolling Stone. She will be joined by Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, and musical director Rickey Minor during the event set to air live October 9 on ABC. Dick Clark Productions confirmed that […]

Aretha Franklin ‘Think’ Exhibit Opens In Detroit This Week

Aretha Franklin will be remembered in a new exhibition named Think: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul that will open at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Tuesday in the Grammy Award-winning singer’s hometown of Detroit starting Tuesday. The exhibit, titled after one of Franklin’s biggest hits from the movie The […]

Comerica Park Employee Caught On Video Allegedly Spitting On Pizza, Gets Arrested

A Comerica Park employee was caught on video allegedly spitting on a customer’s pizza, and he told a co-worker that he did so because he was having a “bad day.” As The Detroit Free Press reports, Quinell May, 17, says that he witnessed another employee — later identified by WXYZ-TV in Detroit as Jaylon Kerley […]

Detroit Teen Stabs Friend To Death Over A Boy In High School Classroom Fight

One student is dead after a fight between two girls in a Detroit classroom. WKRG reports that a 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death on Wednesday morning by another teen girl in a fight over a boy at Fitzgerald High School in suburban Detroit. Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer stated that the two girls were […]

Detroit Council Votes To Rename Park For Aretha Franklin

Detroit’s City Council unanimously approved a motion to rename a park in honor of Aretha Franklin on Tuesday, according to the Detroit News. City Council President Brenda Jones, Mayor Mike Duggan, and Franklin’s family were on hand to announce that Chene Park would be renamed to the Aretha Louise Franklin Amphitheater. Mayor Duggan first announced […]

Drinking Water Shut Off In All Detroit Public Schools After Testing Reveals Elevated Levels Of Metals

A new round of water testing has resulted in water being cut to all Detroit schools. The testing found high levels of lead and copper in the water, both of which can cause long-term damage. According to Crain’s Detroit Business, 34 of the schools affected are now using water coolers and bottles. In total, 106 […]

Aretha Franklin Memorial Services Begin, Hundreds Of Fans Expected

More than 200 fans slept overnight outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History where the Queen of Soul will be sitting in-state for two days for a public viewing, reports The Daily Mail. The two-day public viewing kicks off the start of a four-day memorial and funeral for Aretha Franklin, who died […]

Aaron Salter Freed From Prison 15 Years After Wrongful Murder Conviction, Victim’s Sister Helped His Cause

Former football player Aaron Salter spent 15 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, reports Fox 2 Detroit. For the first time since his wrongful conviction in 2003, he celebrated his birthday as a free man as he walked out of Chippewa Correctional Facility in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on Wednesday. On Friday, […]

Detroit Police Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Repeatedly Punching Mentally Ill Woman In Hospital

A veteran Detroit police officer has been suspended without pay and placed on criminal investigation after he was caught on camera punching a female patient at a local hospital, authorities confirmed on Thursday. The disciplinary measures were confirmed at a press conference by Detroit Police Chief James Craig, who did not identify the officer by […]

Surveillance Video Shows Assistant Principal Bodyslam 14-Year-Old Boy To The Ground

Security footage from a Detroit high school released earlier this week showed the school’s assistant principal dealing with a 14-year-old student by bodyslamming him to the ground, before the boy’s jaw was broken by a school resource officer he allegedly talked back to. According to a report from NBC News, the incident took place in […]

Michael Jackson Street-Naming Ceremony In Detroit Canceled

A street-naming ceremony in Detroit to honor Michael Jackson, the late King of Pop, was canceled just two days before the festivities were to have taken place — and it is his brothers’ fault. In May, according to the Detroit Free Press, the Michigan city announced it would pay tribute to the pop music legend […]

Detroit Police Arrest Six Men For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Two Women Looking To Score Drugs

Six men were arrested last night after law enforcement officials say that they sexually assaulted two women inside a home on the northeast side of Detroit. All of the men are between the ages of 24 and 65. Two women traveled by car from Troy to the Detroit’s northeast side in an effort to score […]

Semis Help Save Suicidal Man In Detroit By Lining Up On Interstate

A suicidal man in Detroit was saved by semis lining up underneath the interstate overpass that he was going to jump off of. In a world full of negative news, this kind of story is exactly what we need to see more of. Michigan State Police and several semi drivers coordinated in the effort to […]

Trial Reveals Horrific Details In The Case Of The Body Parts Broker

On Friday, the trial of Arthur Rathburn– dubbed the body parts broker– started off with a number of unsettling revelations. Rathburn is facing 13 federal charges related to the sale and transportation of diseased human remains to testing facilities, medical colleges, and scientists throughout the country. Elizabeth Rathburn, Arthur Rathburn’s estranged wife, avoided further prosecution […]

Second Blast Brings Down Pontiac Silverdome

After a wiring issue caused the first attempt at imploding the Pontiac Silverdome to fail this past weekend, officials were able to get the job done the second time around on Monday afternoon. The 42-year-old building fell in a pile of dust as onlookers watched for the second straight day. The Detroit-based demolition company Adamo […]

Confused Cops Arrest Each Other In Detroit Drug Bust Gone Wrong

On Nov. 9, a Detroit drug bust that started out like a bad joke ended with an internal investigation. Special ops officers from the 11th precinct were driving along Andover near Seven Mile when they observed two seedy characters that appeared to be selling drugs. Being police officers, they did what they were supposed to […]

MLS To Detroit? Updated Bid Places Team At Ford Field

Aiming to spearhead a Major League Soccer expansion effort in Detroit, the Ford family has joined Detroit Pistons owner Dan Gilbert and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Tom Dores in their effort to bring top-level soccer to the Motor City by offering, at least temporarily, Ford Field as a possible venue for the team. This new development […]

Women’s March Event In Detroit Draws 4,000 Supporters To Cobo Center

A Women’s March event at Detroit’s Cobo Center drew nearly 4,000 supporters last weekend. Organizers confirmed the first annual Women’s Convention was a continuation of the January 2017 Women’s Marches, which boasted millions of participants throughout the world. The 2017 Women’s March on Washington, which took place on January 21, was initially intended to raise […]

Michigan Man Gives Cops Doughnuts During Arrest

Officers at a suburban Detroit police station were greeted with a sugary surprise this week when a man brought them a dozen doughnuts when he showed up to be arrested. The dramatic surrender was that of Michael Zaydel, 21, who was wanted for probation violation and outstanding warrants when he showed up at the Redford […]

Carolina Panthers At Detroit Lions – Week 5 Game Report

Week 5 of the NFL brings two equally matched teams in the game between Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions. Both teams come into the game first in their divisions and both 3-1, with the Panthers losing to the Saints in Week 3 and the Lions losing to the Falcons also in Week 3. Detroit Lions […]

Four Convicted Felons Run For Mayor Of Detroit — ‘Assault With Intent To Murder’ Among Convictions

Politics in the nation have drastically changed over the last few years and Detroit is just one of the spots in the country that has a political fabric a bit different than the traditional offerings of yesteryear. A new analysis shows that out of the eight candidates running for mayor of Detroit, four of these […]

State Drops Child Rape And Murder Charges Against Michigan Man

Child rape and murder charges filed against a Michigan man have been dropped after the medical examiner concluded that initial tests were incorrect. James Saltmarshall, 22, was accused in April of raping and killing his 8-month-old daughter inside a hotel room in the city of Inskter. He called 911 himself and told dispatchers the infant […]

Ray Parker Jr. And Director Fran Strine On The New Movie ‘Hired Gun,’ Alice Cooper, ‘Ghostbusters’ And More

In short, within the musical world, a “hired gun” is a musician that an A-list talent knows they can depend on. Oftentimes, these musicians are in the background, which means that the casual music fan may not think twice about who is playing with that major artist. However, a lot of these top-tier musicians have […]

Detroit Woman Charged With First-Degree Murder For Running Over Boyfriend After Argument, Police Say

An argument turns deadly when a 20-year-old woman, Danisha L. Mathis, of Detroit, Michigan, allegedly ran over her boyfriend, according to CBS Detroit. On the night of June 13, the suspect was reportedly driving a Ford Fusion in the 21000 block of W. Seven Mile Road near Lahser, chasing her boyfriend, Terrence Ricks, Jr., 25, […]

Aretha Franklin Is The Way, Detroit Street Renamed After Queen Of Soul

Road users can now take the Aretha Franklin Way, and no, it is not some kind of metaphor. On June 8, the legendary singer has had a Detroit street named after her. Known as the Aretha Franklin Way, it is located in a section of Madison, between Brush and Witherell. “I knew I would get […]

Phil Stair Video: ‘F***ing N*****s Don’t Pay Their Bills’ – Stair’s Racist Talk About Folks In Flint, Michigan

The following YouTube videos containing Phil Stair’s thoughts about the African-American residents of Flint, Michigan, have gone viral online and caused Stair to resign, reports Phil was employed by Land Bank, however, Michele M. Wildman has reported that Stair’s resignation has been accepted by the executive director after outrage resulted over Stair’s comments after […]

Chris Cornell Cremated Ahead Of Funeral Service On Friday, Fans Will Be Able To Pay Last Respects

Chris Cornell’s remains were cremated at a private ceremony held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday. The cremation was performed ahead of a private funeral service on Friday when his ashes will be buried in the same cemetery. The cremation ceremony was attended by his wife, Vicky, his brother, Peter, other members of his […]

Greektown Brawl Erupts In Downtown Detroit [Viral Video]

Two men were punched and stomped by a mob on the street in the Greektown section of Detroit in the early hours of Easter Sunday, one of whom was seriously injured. The violent footage that lasts less than a minute was uploaded to Facebook Live last night where it quickly went viral and from there […]

Little Caesars Founder Mike Ilitch Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Over A Decade

Mike Ilitch may have been best known as the founder of pizza chain Little Caesars; he was also the owner of the Detroit Tigers MLB and Red Wings NHL teams, as well as the unlikely benefactor of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Parks was best known as the iconic civil rights activist who refused to […]

Mutilated Dog Found In Detroit With Nose And Ears Removed, Adds To Rising Number Of Alleged Animal Cruelty Stories

An abused dog was spotted in Detroit’s southwest side on Tuesday, badly disfigured, with his nose and ears removed and his back legs and tail lacerated. According to a report from Fox News, the Michigan Humane Society placed a reward of $2,500 to anyone who provides information on the person, or people, who allegedly mutilated […]

Fatal Tonsillectomy: Detroit Family Plans To Sue Hospital For Nine-Year-Old Girl’s Death After Routine Surgery

Tonsillectomy is a very common surgical procedure for young children. Statistics show that about 530,000 such operations are done on children each year, and fatalities in relation to these surgeries are virtually unheard-of. But a Detroit family is planning to sue a local hospital after their nine-year-old daughter died just hours after undergoing the procedure. […]

Detroit TV Reporter Lauren Podell Resigns After Allegedly Using The N-Word

WDIV-TV reporter Lauren Podell has resigned from the station after an accusation that she used the N-word in an off-the-air conversation with a co-worker. Podell had worked at the Detroit NBC affiliate for nine years, starting out as a traffic reporter. According to the Oakland Free Press, the reporter’s alleged use of the N-word about […]

Sixty-Seven-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sex Trafficking Women And Pimping Them Out On

Richard Knider Jackson, a 67-year-old Detroit man, has been accused of sex trafficking women and pimping them out on He was charged on Friday and is temporarily being held pending a bond hearing on Monday. Police found the women after a call was made from a home stating that someone was being beaten. According […]

Detroit Family Blames EMS Slow Response After 11-Year-Old Girl Dies From An Asthma Attack

The life of an 11-year-old girl, Jada Wallace, in Detroit, Michigan was tragically cut short after she suffered an asthma attack on Tuesday. Her family is now claiming that she could have been saved had EMS arrived at their home sooner, according to the Fox 2 Detroit. At around 7:41 a.m. on Tuesday, November 8, […]

‘Build The Wall’ Video Shows Detroit Middle Schoolers Chant In Support Of Trump’s Campaign Promise

A group of suburban Detroit middle school students are going viral for a “Build the Wall” video where they chant their approval of one of Donald Trump’s most controversial campaign promises. During their lunch hour on Wednesday, the Detroit pre-teens and teens can be seen chanting “Build the Wall” in the video for around 8 […]