Detroit

8.23.19

Showtime’s 'Hitsville' Proves Motown Is the Most Essential Record Label Ever

The first documentary made with the blessing and involvement of label founder Berry Gordy focuses primarily on the highlights.

8.8.19

ICE Deported a Man Who Had Never Lived In Iraq and Didn't Speak Arabic. He Died There.

He couldn't get the insulin he needed to treat his diabetes.

6.21.19

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.

5.22.19

How Hippies Turned a College Town into 'The Dope Capital of the Midwest'

In the early 70s, far-left activists got the chance to govern Ann Arbor. The first thing they did was make weed essentially legal.

4.8.19

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.

2.15.19

Former Detroit Health Inspector Turns Restaurant Horrors into a Photo Show

“I saw a chef take a bowl of cornstarch [and] carry it into the bathroom... When he came back out, there was cornstarch all over his pants, from where he’d put it on his ass."

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1.17.19

Moodymann Shares Video of Distressing Altercation With Police

The iconic DJ, real name Kenny Dixon Jr., posted a distressing video to Instagram of Highland Park officers aiming rifles at him.

12.13.18

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.

11.30.18

Responsible Teen Drives 138 MPH Just to Make It Home Before Curfew

His parents must be so proud.

11.21.18

Judge drops charges against doctors who performed female genital mutilation on 9 girls

The ruling overturns the federal ban on FGM in the United States, which was passed in 1996.

11.7.18

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.

11.1.18

Georgia Is Back with a Euphoric, Late-Night Dance Sound

The drummer-singer-producer's “Started Out” sits somewhere between 80s Chicago house and what you might stick on an Uber AUX at 4AM.

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