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Detroit Firefighter Wins National Anthem Contest

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Comerica Bank announced that Detroit Firefighter Martin Rucker has won Comerica’s Home of the Brave National Anthem Singing Contest. Rucker has won the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at the Sept. 22, Detroit Tigers game, 40 tickets to the game and has secured his station, Engine Co. No. 30 in Detroit, a $10,000 grant from Comerica Bank. R

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Officer Dies In Flint

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Detroit Police are grieving the loss of one of their veteran police officers.

According to Fox 2 News:

The department says Rodney Jones, 49, was competing in 'Bikes on Bricks' in Flint Saturday afternoon when he suddenly stopped his bike and collapsed. Medics rushed the 28-year veteran to Hurley Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Lions Offense Falters Without Bush

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The Lions seemed to be on pace for their second win of the season Sunday but struggled offensively in the second half going on to lose 25-21 to the Arizona Cardinals.  Matthew Stafford threw two touchdowns to Calvin Johnson in the second quarter.  Stafford then failed to reach the endzone in the second half.  201 of his 278 passing yards came in

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Gov. Snyder To Sign Medicaid Expansion Legislation

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Gov. Rick Snyder will sign legislation that would make more low-income adults eligible for health insurance through the federal health care law.

The state House approved the much-debated Medicaid expansion bill on a bipartisan 75-32 vote the day after Labor Day.

Live coverage of the ceremony can be seen on the Michigan.gov website at 10 a.m. Visit ww

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit