Detroit Reaches $7.5M Deal With Davontae Sanford In Wrongful Conviction LawsuitThe city of Detroit has reached a $7.5 million settlement with a man who entered prison as a teenager and spent eight years there before a prosecutor agreed to drop four murder convictions.
Detroit Proposes Plan To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 For City WorkersThe minimum wage could increase to $15 per hour for about 270 Detroit municipal employees under a plan expected to be presented in the coming weeks to the City Council.
City of Detroit's Skills For Life Program Offers Fast Track To Better FutureZak Meers, a Division Head at the City of Detroit's General Services Department, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the opportunities the Skills for Life program offers, and what the city of Detroit has done to help place members of the community into jobs and careers to benefit their futures.
‘He Sang The National Anthem At Our Graduations,' Sheriff Washington Remembers Wayne County Corporal Who Died From COVID-19A 5th member of the Wayne County Sheriff’s department has died from COVID just a year after the Department lost Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
Most City Offices To Close In Detroit For The Holidays; Free Street Parking Through Jan. 3The City of Detroit will close most of its offices beginning on Friday, Dec. 24. in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
City Of Detroit Hosting Recruitment Event Friday, Seeking To Fill Positions In Multiple DepartmentsThe "Getting Detroit Back to Work" event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 12. Many of the departments will be conducting on-the-spot interviews.
City Rolls Out Detroit Alerts 365, Free Emergency Notification System For DetroitersThe City of Detroit has launched a new notification system called Detroit Alerts 365 that sends Detroit-specific emergency notifications to individuals who sign up. The City is using the CodeRED emergency notification system, which now operates in thousands of municipalities and areas nationwide. With this new, free system, individuals can choose to receive alerts via cell phone, landline, text, email, TTY, and/or social media
Beaumont Staff Vaccinate Own Kids 1st, Hopes To Ease Parents Vaccine Worries As Health System Prepare For Vaccine Clinic Next WeekBeaumont Health will begin offering the FDA/CDC approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at its Beaumont Service Center and Beaumont Hospital, Troy clinics to children 5 to 11-years-old beginning Friday, Nov. 12. Today staff members had their kids vaccinated in hopes of encouraging other parents to do so.
City Of Detroit Enters 3rd Round Of Speed Hump Installations, Projects 5,550 Installed By NovemberDPW announced an additional 350 humps will be installed before the first snow flies, bringing the 2021 total to 5,550.
Detroit To Install 700 Additional Speed Humps In 2021, Bringing Program Total To 5,200The City of Detroit announced that another round of speed humps will be installed to help make Detroit's streets safer, bringing the program total for 2021 to 5,200. 
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, City Of Detroit Host Community Celebration Along Dennis W. Archer GreenwayThe Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and the City of Detroit are inviting residents to partake in a community-focused event and celebrate the Mayor Dennis W. Archer Greenway on Thursday, Aug. 19.