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U-M and city of Jackson collaborate to connect citizens

U-M and city of Jackson collaborate to connect citizens

A partnership between the city of Jackson, Mich., and the University of Michigan School of Information aims to develop information tools such as mobile apps and social media sites designed to help citizens interact with their local government in new ways.

The project is pending the Jackson City Council's approval of a

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Cleveland man indicted on 329 counts in captive women case

Cleveland man indicted on 329 counts in captive women case

(CNN) -- A man accused of kidnapping and holding captive three young women in his Cleveland house for 10 years will be arraigned this week on 329 counts.
Ariel Castro, 52, was indicted Friday in a case that shocked neighbors who never suspected anything out of the ordinary was going on in the house -- and prompted Castro's

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Community Coalition endorses Mike Duggan for Mayor

Community Coalition endorses Mike Duggan for Mayor

The Community Coalition, a grassroots organization of Detroit residents and community activists, announced today it is throwing its full support behind Mike Duggan for Mayor. The group announced its endorsement at a large community fair on the grounds of New Bethel Baptist Church, which over the years has played an important role in

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

5 must-read Zimmerman docs

5 must-read Zimmerman docs

HLN has covered the George Zimmerman case for more than a year now, reviewing and reporting on evidence since the very beginning.

The following documents may provide critical evidence in Zimmerman’s trial, scheduled to begin June 10.

Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin Feb. 26, 2012.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit