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Caregivers on the Front Lines
These stories are produced through the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations and universities, including Detroit Public TV’s One Detroit, dedicated to reporting about successful responses to social problems. The collaborative’s first series, Invisible Army: Caregivers on the Front Lines, focuses on potential solutions to challenges facing individuals who take care of adults.
News From Around Detroit
- What we know so far about Detroit’s controversial use of facial recognitionby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Here’s a look at how Detroit police have used facial recognition data since the beginning of 2021.
- Festival brings art, healing to 4 Detroit neighborhoodsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit’s Sidewalk Festival has returned after a pause for COVID, and will bring art and healing back to four Detroit neighborhoods this summer. “Neighborhood kids who maybe don't go downtown or Midtown, they need the art just as much as anyone else,” said Phil Simpson, a Detroit native and painter.
- An ex-Detroit police chief’s political hopes — and pending lawsuitsby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
As former Detroit Police Chief James Craig gets the rock star treatment from conservatives, lawsuits over tactics used by police against last year’s Black Lives Matter demonstrators remain unresolved.
- DDOT passengers demand more buses, shorter wait timesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Waiting for the bus isn’t easy in Detroit, but DDOT’s driver shortage has made it worse. The City is looking to hire more drivers.
- Understanding why Detroit floods and why it keeps happeningby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
Here’s why certain Detroit neighborhoods flood and disinvestment matters. Also, is suburban sprawl a cause of city flooding?
- Federal court lifts CDC rules for Florida-based cruise ships
The lawsuit, championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, claims that the CDC's multiple-step process to allow cruising from Florida is overly burdensome, harming both a multibillion-dollar industry that provides some 159,000 jobs and revenue collected by the state.
- News Wrap: Federal appeals court finds CDC eviction moratorium unlawful
In our news wrap Friday, a federal appeals court has ruled against a moratorium on most residential evictions during the pandemic. Shooting and protests erupted outside the funeral of Haiti's slain President Jovenel Moïse. Monsoon rains in western India triggered landslides, killing more than 100 people. The search for bodies officially ended at a collapsed condominium tower in Surfside, Florida.
- Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe
The emerging partnership between Pelosi and Cheney is remarkable, if not astonishing, as the longtime political adversaries join forces to investigate what happened the day former President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol.