Authorities plan to remove the Tesla's black box and SD card to identify whether the driver was using Autopilot at the time of the crash.
The mayor reportedly said he would not accept a first-time shipment of J&J vaccines because Moderna's and Pfizer's are "the best."
So far, 24 employees, but no customers, at the Whole Foods store have tested positive for the virus.
Diamond and Silk, the former Fox News personalities and self-styled “warriors” for Trump, were part of a group who argued for the commutation of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s sentence. Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison after being found guilty of mail fraud, wire fraud, and racketeering. Trump […]
Three people on a private plane died after it crashed into a home in a Detroit suburb. The family of five who live in the Lyon Township home were unharmed, but the house caught on fire and the family cat died. The deceased were identified as a recent president of […]
The City of Detroit is trying to get Sidney Powell sanctioned in court and banned from practicing law in Michigan, according to a motion obtained by Law & Crime. Powell is behind several failed, conspiracy theorizing lawsuits trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Legal ethics experts previously […]
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has put a pause on indoor dining in the state until Dec. 8. Joe Vicari, owner of 25 restaurants in the Metro Detroit area, has penned a letter asking fellow owners to join him in reopening restaurants if the pause continues past the 8th – even […]
Stephanie Taylor is the outreach manager at Covenant House Michigan, a shelter for homeless youth ages 18 to 24 located in Detroit. She spends her days making contact with at-risk youth to offer them food, clothing, and medical attention, and encourages them to come stay at the Covenant House shelter. […]
Supporters of President Donald Trump chanted “stop the count” and “count those votes” in separate protests outside ballot-counting stations in Detroit and Phoenix. Videos showed a crowd outside Detroit’s TCF Centre on Wednesday chanting “stop the count” and “stop the vote.” His fans outside the Maricopa County Election Centre in […]
General Motors announced that it has converted and renamed its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Centre into the automaker’s new sustainable flagship electric vehicle manufacturing plant, Factory Zero. Factory Zero will supply over 2,200 jobs when the plant is finished and running. Vehicles like the highly anticipated GMC Hummer EV and Cruise Origin […]
The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit forbid two LGBTQ Catholic groups from holding Mass with priests and using church facilities, according to the Detroit Free Press. The Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit claimed in a letter to one of the groups, Dignity Detroit, that the group “rejects Church teaching […]
Mayors in major cities are pushing back on the federal government’s efforts to send in federal troops. Federal troops were deployed in Portland, and reports last week said that agents in unmarked cars were seizing protesters. President Donald Trump has defended their actions and called the unrest “worse than Afghanistan,” […]
21 million people in the US don’t have access to safe drinking water. For them, the coronavirus pandemic forces a difficult choice: wash hands but risk exposure to toxic chemicals, or face a higher risk of getting COVID-19. In Newark, families at risk of lead poisoning are scared to use […]
Tesla blew Wall Street expectations out of the water Thursday when it reported more than 90,000 vehicles sold in the second quarter. The figure was only a slight decline compared to slumps as big as 34% by its Detroit peers. Auto sales have recovered faster than some analysts have expected […]
In Detroit, where facial-recognition software is used in police investigations, the software fails “96% of the time,” Detroit Police Chief James Craig said. Craig said as much during a public meeting on Monday,Vice reported. “If we were just to use the technology by itself, to identify someone, I would say […]
In January a Black man in Detroit was wrongfully arrested after being misidentified by facial recognition technology, The New York Times reports. Robert Julian-Borchak Williams was detained for 30 hours, and when he pointed out to police that he didn’t look like CCTV footage of the suspect one detective said […]
The University of Michigan was sent 22,000 face masks from the national stockpile. When they arrived, officials found that the surgical masks were “less than durable,” so they were removed from the inventory. Other institutions in the state told the paper they have had no issues with supplies from the […]