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I Am My Father's Son: Full Apology interview with Detroit EM Kevyn Orr

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KEVYN ORR, Detroit emergency manager, speaks out in the wake of controversial comments about Detroit in the Wall Street Journal that has drawn condemnation from many sectors, especially among prominent civic leaders. — Andre Smith photos

When Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr told the Wall Street Journal that Detroit once was “dumb, lazy and r

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Police Consider 'Stop and Frisk'

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In a city where crime is high and Detroit Police officers are low, DPD is now looking to implement the controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ tactics as a means to cut back on the crime epidemic in Detroit.

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled there that stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional in New York. Finding that city police

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

UPDATE: Wayne County Board of Canvassers will not certify Napoleon Win

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The State Board of Canvassers will now have up to 10 days to certify the Detroit mayoral election results after the Wayne County Board of Canvassers decided on Tuesday not to certify the results, Fox 2 News reported.

 

WJBK - The canvassers's job was to meet in Detroit to examine the vote total and certify the election. On Tuesday the board decided
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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow Wants A Recount

 

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Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow is expected to ask for a recount of the votes from the Detroit mayoral primary election.

WDIV: "There is a pervasive lawlessness that we have witnessed throughout our election process," Barrow said. "Our challengers saw it. The people working in many of the instances -- particularly Cobo Hall -- clearly
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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit