DETROIT – A month after surgery in Detroit for an undisclosed ailment, Aretha Franklin says her health is “superb.” Franklin called in to Wednesday’s installment of “The Wendy Williams Show,” telling the host she was relaxing at a casino hotel in her hometown and hopes to begin traveling soon, saying she’ll be “looking for a […]
DETROIT (AP) The family of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was killed in a Detroit police raid to find a murder suspect, has sued A&E Television Networks for encouraging police aggression by videotaping the raid. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit Tuesday claims the network and production crew filming for the cable television […]
Detroit — Imprisoned former Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, was indicted on federal corruption charges along with his father and three aides. Kilpatrick is charged with using the Mayor’s office as a criminal enterprise to make money for himself and his associates. The Detroit Free Press reports: The 89-page indictment outlined four general areas of […]
In yet another sign of growing fiscal problems for states and municipalities, Detroit may be cutting key services in certain portions of the city, the WSJ reports.
DETROIT – Aretha Franklin underwent serious surgery last week and is “recovering very well,” her longtime friend, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, said Wednesday. Jackson said in an interview with The Associated Press that he’s visited with the legendary singer four or five times recently, including a few days ago, and that Franklin’s “spirits are high, […]
Detroit — Fox 2 in Detroit has confirmed that Aretha Franklin has cancer, While the National Enquirer has claimed she has pancreatic cancer, Fox 2 has not confirmed that to be the case. Fox 2 News in Detroit has confirmed that the “Queen of Soul” has cancer. A close relative of Aretha Franklin tells reporter […]
Detroit — Comedian, Mike Epps got into a physical altercation with a photographer in Detroit. TMZ reports that Mike punched the photographer for allegedly harassing him at a party for his wife. Epps — who played the “wrong Doug” in “The Hangover” — can be seen throwing one haymaker as security instantly swarmed in to […]
According to AM 1200 WCHB – Aretha Franklin is not pleased with the response of the police, the media or her former publicist. She accuses them of “gross inaccuracies” about an alleged attack on her son this week. Aretha Franklin’s Son Brutally Beaten In Detroit Franklin issued a lengthy statement on Thursday that she said […]
Aretha Franklin’s son was severely beaten at a gas station in Detroit, the singing legend’s spokeswoman said Tuesday (September 21). Eddie Franklin was attacked Monday night and was undergoing surgery at a hospital, Gwendolyn Quinn said in a statement. She said three people may have been involved in the attack, but did not address a […]
The city of Detroit is once again being rocked by yet another text messaging scandal. This one involves the former chief of police and the interim police chief. As Paula Tutman reports in the video above, both men were involved with the same women, who is a subordinate on the police force. Judging by dirty […]
The FBI is investigating the death of a 7-year-old girl killed by a shot from a Detroit Police officer’s gun, U.S. Rep. John Conyers announced today.
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