The Justice Department sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, for Election Day | Politics & Elections | Detroit

The Justice Department sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, for Election Day |  Politics & Elections |  Detroit

click to enlarge Steve Neavling Polling place in Detroit. The Department of Justice sent monitors to five Michigan cities, including Detroit, to ensure compliance with federal voting rights laws on Election Day. The decision comes amid growing concerns about voter attrition and potential disruptions at polling stations. Monitors from the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division sent … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Exposing theater Bizarre and revealing lies about Prop 3: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Josh Justice Theater Bizarre’s Zombo the Clown. This spooktacular season returned to Detroit’s Theater Bizarre, and while many of our readers were interested in photos from this year’s festivities, many were also interested in some behind-the-scenes drama. And Election Day is this Tuesday, when many of our readers are interested in uncovering … Read more

Opinion: The Rationale for Progressive Policies to Tackle Inflation | Politics & Elections | Detroit

Opinion: The Rationale for Progressive Policies to Tackle Inflation |  Politics & Elections |  Detroit

click to enlarge Steve Neavling Year over year, rents are up close to 14% in the state of Michigan, according to rent.com. Whether it’s a house with a white picket fence, two kids and an Instagram-worthy dog, or a downtown apartment within walking distance of the city’s best bodega, we learn from an early age … Read more

Goodbye to Detroit’s vegan coney dogs and hello to hip-hop-infused yoga: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

Goodbye to Detroit’s vegan coney dogs and hello to hip-hop-infused yoga: Top 10 Metro Times headlines |  ICYMI |  Detroit

click to enlarge Tom Perkins Chili Mustard Onion in Brush Park. Detroit’s favorite vegan coney island, Chili Mustard Onions, announced it will be closing for good — and our readers were interested in the details. It seems our readers might be looking for peace these days too, as many were interested in our story about … Read more

Michigan educators call for action to reverse low student test scores | Michigan News | Detroit

Michigan educators call for action to reverse low student test scores |  Michigan News |  Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo According to the Michigan Department of Education, fourth and ninth graders scored at or below the national average in math and significantly below average in reading. Educators are deeply concerned but not surprised by recently released test scores that show how far behind Michigan students have fallen during the pandemic. … Read more

Flint water prosecutors try to revive charges against former officials | Michigan News | Detroit

Flint water prosecutors try to revive charges against former officials |  Michigan News |  Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock.com Flint Waterworks in Flint. Prosecutors in the Flint water crisis announced Tuesday that they will appeal a judge’s dismissal of charges against seven people involved in the Flint water scandal. Genesee Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth Kelly tossed the charges against the officials on Oct. 4, saying the charges were “null and … Read more

Ethan Crumbley pleads guilty to Oxford High School mass shooting | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

Ethan Crumbley pleads guilty to Oxford High School mass shooting |  Metro Detroit News |  Detroit

click to enlarge Michigan State Police Ethan Crumbley. Ethan Crumbley pleaded guilty Monday to murder and terrorizing charges in connection with a mass shooting that killed four students and wounded seven others at Oxford High School. The 16-year-old risks life in prison. Crumbley pleaded guilty to 24 charges, including terrorism causing death and first-degree murder, … Read more

What the firing of a legendary but difficult organic chemistry professor says about America’s ‘meritocracy’ | The notch | Detroit

What the firing of a legendary but difficult organic chemistry professor says about America’s ‘meritocracy’ |  The notch |  Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock A legendary organic chemistry professor was fired at NYU because his students struggled with the material. Organic chemistry is hard. Anyone who has ever made it through a pre-med curriculum, or perhaps more importantly, didn’t, can tell you. But apparently 82 students who signed a petition against their legendary organic chemistry … Read more