Detroit

environment-health

When It's Not Poisoning Us, the U.S. Water System Is Robbing Us Blind

People can go into such extreme debt over unpaid water bills—even incorrect ones—that they lose their homes.
Ankita Rao
6.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cop Allegedly Came to Work Drunk and Volunteered to Test the Breathalyzer

He apparently blew a 0.08, according to police chief James Craig.
River Donaghey
4.8.19
Noisey News

Moodymann Shares Video of Distressing Altercation With Police

The iconic techno DJ, real name Kenny Dixon Jr., posted a distressing video to Instagram of Highland Park officers aiming rifles at him.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
TRANS RIGHTS

Pastor charged with murder of black trans woman near notorious Detroit park

Keanna Mattel joins the known 23 transgender individuals killed in America this year.
Emma Ockerman
12.13.18
Noisey News

Danny Brown's Long-Shelved 'Live at the Majestic' Doc Is Finally Out

The film is now up on Brown's website, a full year after it was supposed to hit Apple Music.
Alex Robert Ross
11.7.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
we saw this

Trip Metal Festival Is One of America's Last Refuges for Real Freaks

The Detroit festival remains one of the most forward thinking festivals in America.
Zachary Lipez
6.11.18
documentaries

A New True-Crime Doc About 'White Boy' Rick Will Make You Madder Than Hell

A dumbfounding new documentary explores the institutional horror story of Detroit's Richard Wershe Jr. a.k.a. White Boy Rick.
Seth Ferranti
5.29.18
airport security

U.S. officials apologize after a Canadian politician was asked to remove his turban

Navdeep Bains had already cleared airport security in Detroit when a TSA agent asked him to take off his turban
Tamara Khandaker
5.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Say Wave of Public Paintball Wars Started with 21 Savage

The skirmishes have hit the streets of Atlanta, Milwaukee, Greensboro, and Detroit, and have potentially claimed two lives.
Drew Schwartz
5.2.18
Art

Tom of Finland’s Explicit Art Radically Changed How We View Gay Sexuality

The legendary queer artist is famous for his photo-realistic drawings of gay men enjoying sex.
Mikelle Street
4.28.18
immigration

ICE Has Trapped This Immigrant in a Church for Three Months

If he's deported, he'll leave behind his family, including a wife suffering from multiple sclerosis.
Trevor Bach
4.19.18
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