Sarah Cwiek

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In Detroit, Women's March Offshoot Builds On Resistance To Trump Agenda

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The Women's Convention in Detroit this weekend bills itself as the follow-up to the Women's March that brought massive crowds to city streets across the world the day after the president took office.


Teachers Shut Down Nearly All Detroit Public Schools In Sick-Out Protest

Monday, May 02, 2016

Nearly all of Detroit's 97 public schools were closed Monday because too many teachers called in sick. Teachers there have known for months that Detroit Public Schools will run out of money after June, unless lawmakers approve hundreds of millions of additional dollars. But anger boiled over when they found out they might be working for free right now.


(The Latest) Corruption Charges In Detroit's Struggling Schools

Friday, April 22, 2016

Twelve principals in the Motor City are accused of taking kickbacks for school supplies — yet a further sign of struggle for the city's public schools.


Detroit Public School Teachers Turn To 'Sickouts' In Protest

Thursday, January 14, 2016

They're angry about everything from overcrowding and hazardous buildings to looming bankruptcy. But teacher strikes are illegal in Michigan, and opponents say the actions hurt students and parents.


Video Of Michigan Man's Death In County Jail Draws FBI Scrutiny

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

David Stojcevski died last year after two weeks in the Macomb County jail. His family is suing for wrongful death, alleging that corrections officers failed to give him prescription drugs he needed.


As U.S. Announces Plan To Accept More Refugees, Michigan Gets Ready

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Southeast Michigan has taken in waves of refugees from the Middle East conflicts for decades, resulting in a strong Arab-American community. Refugee advocates say they're prepared to help Syrians.


What's That Smell?! When Workplaces Try Fragrance Bans

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Is your colleague's perfume too strong? Did the cleaning crew just come by? Some say fragrances are chemical irritants that should be banned from the office. But doing so isn't so easy.


Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.


Jury: Mich. Man Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

Friday, August 08, 2014

The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

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In Detroit Porch Shooting Trial, It's Murder Vs. Self-Defense

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The murder trial is underway for Theodore Wafer, the Detroit homeowner who shot Renisha McBride, an unarmed black teen, on his porch. Wafer claims self-defense; prosecutors say there was no threat.


Detroit Shuts Off Water As It Tries To Collect Millions Owed

Thursday, July 10, 2014

This year, 17,000 customers have had their water shut off because of late payments. Residents are upset with how the city is going about it, and question whether some are getting special treatment.


Koch Brothers' Group Tries To Derail Detroit Bankruptcy Deal

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

State lawmakers are debating bills that would give Detroit about $200 million as part of a larger aid package. Many Republicans are balking at the deal after threats of political retribution.


Chinese Investors Aren't Snatching Up Detroit Property, Yet

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

While Chinese investors have been eyeing cheap real estate in Detroit since the city's bankruptcy filing last year, they're not in a tremendous rush to buy.