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State to provide more support for Detroit elections

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Wednesday morning a partnership "to ensure the integrity and accessibility" of...

Coalition blasts Trump action in Detroit, calls for police chief to...

The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability on Tuesday rejected the President Trump administration’s Operation Legend initiative, called for the Detroit Police Department to...

Anti-police brutality group files federal suit against city of Detroit 

The anti-police brutality group Detroit Will Breathe Monday announced during a noon press conference held outside the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse that it has...

‘She was the entire right side of my body’: Detroit honors...

Omari Barksdale described Monday’s city of Detroit tribute to COVID-19 victims as “honorable” and “overwhelming.” ”It allows people to see the faces instead of just...

Detroit Lions teaming with Benson for Election Day work, voter awareness...

This fall, the Detroit Lions are going to use Ford Field for something other than throwing around pigskins: educating voters and working to maintain...

Detroit police official James White tapped to lead state civil rights...

In a special meeting Monday, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission selected James White, second-in-command of the Detroit Police Department, to serve as executive director...

Rick Haglund: Why does Michigan still lag in the race to...

Local officials cheered Amazon’s recent announcement that it would build a $400 million distribution center, promising 1,200 jobs at the long-vacant Michigan State Fairgrounds...

Benson will mail postcards to promote absentee voting

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said on Thursday that she will mail postcards informing voters of their right to vote from home in the...

Rep. O’Malley calls for county official who used N-word over masks...

Tom Eckerle, a northern Michigan road commissioner, reportedly used N-word to explain why he refused to wear a face mask during a recent Leelanau...

SOS: More than 2.5M voted in Tuesday’s primary

More than 2.5 million people voted in Michigan in Tuesday's statewide primary election, according to the Secretary of State's office. That broke the record set...

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