facebook-icotwitter-icogoogle-icorss-ico
connectsubscribearchives
Log in

Former FBI chief, others wage battle on elusive crime

Former FBI chief, others wage battle on elusive crime

According to Andrew Arena, executive director of the Detroit Crime Commission (DCC), the mission of the DCC is to look at criminal enterprises that are flying under the radar, and which law enforcement can’t get to, as well as quality of life issues around the city.

Arena, former director of the Detroit FBI Office, said the DCC

...
  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Firefighters Heated Over Ladders

Detroit Firefighters Heated Over Ladders By Zack Burgess

On Monday the Detroit Free Press reported that Detroit firefighters will not be allowed on the hydraulic ladders on the department's fleet of aerial trucks unless there is an "immediate threat to life."

The reason? Trucks have not been inspected for years.

According to Fire Commissioner Donald Austin, firefighters will not be allowed

...
  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Michigan companies join initiative aimed at stemming rising obesity rates

Michigan companies join initiative aimed at stemming rising obesity rates

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE

The average workplace isn’t what it used to be. It’s becoming a much “bigger” place, according to experts who agree that significant increases in the number of sedentary jobs is contributing to Michigan’s growing obesity pandemic.

“On average, Michigan workers sit an average of 9.3 hours per day,”

...
  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Cop Convicted of Malice Green Murder Dies

Detroit Cop Convicted of Malice Green Murder Dies Larry Nevers, left, in 1999 and Malice Green in an undated photo. (Photo Credit: AP)

DETROIT — A former Detroit police officer convicted in the 1992 fatal beating of a man near a drug house has died. Larry Nevers was 72.

The Macomb County medical examiner’s office says Nevers died Sunday, Feb. 3 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. No details about the c

...
  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit