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Man Claiming to Be 'Sovereign Citizen' Arrested for Child Sex Abuse, Imprisoning Women in His Home 

A Detroit man has been arrested on a laundry list of hideous crimes after police searched his home and found a woman padlocked to a stripper pole by her neck. Ryon L. Travis, 32, is accused of imprisoning four women as well as producing child pornography. He’s responded to all that by claiming U.S. law doesn’t apply…

Michigan Is Paying Rick Snyder's Lawyers Twice the Average Billing Rate for the State 

The Flint water crisis just gets worse and worse. This week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is using taxpayer money to pay lawyers nearly twice his state’s average to save his ass. This is the same man who sacrificed a whole city’s well-being and tried to delay installing new pipes in Flint to due to cost concerns.…

Top Legal Aides Urged Gov. Snyder's Cabinet to Fix Flint's Water a Year Before Public Disclosure

New information about the Flint disaster keeps coming: the Detroit Free Press reports that two top legal aides to Governor Rick Snyder issued a warning in October 2014—a full year before Snyder’s public disclosure of the public health crisis—that Flint’s water supply needed to be switched back Detroit’s source before…

State of Emergency Declared in Flint, MI Due to Toxic Levels of Lead in Water Supply

In Flint, Michigan, the number of children with “above-average” lead in their blood has doubled in the last year. The change is tied to the city swapping its water source from Detroit’s financially troubled water system to the Flint River. In Detroit, in the meantime, 9,200 Detroit residents are facing water shutoffs,…

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Satanic Temple Detroit's Spokeswoman Publishes Two-Week, Step-By-Step Blog About Her Abortion 

This year, the merry social advocacy trolls at the Satanic Temple have devoted themselves to advocating for abortion rights, arguing that a 72-hour waiting period in Missouri violated their religious freedom and filing both state and federal lawsuits against it. Their most prominent Detroit member just made the fight…

Here's 'KYBM,' a Gritty, Grooving Introduction to Your New Fave Tunde Olaniran

One of the most unnervingly multi-talented, interesting new artists working right now lives in Flint, Michigan, and works a day job at Planned Parenthood. If you’ve ever listened to Tunde Olaniran, you know what I’m saying—it sounds like you’re listening to 15 different artists flex their particular gifts at once.…