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  • Detroit councilwoman wants transparency on tinted window issue

    Detroit councilwoman wants transparency on tinted window issue

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:12:02 GMT
    After months of trying to get Detroit City Council woman Mary Sheffield to call back, she finally reached out - but not to answer questions, to call Fox 2 out.
    After months of trying to get Detroit City Council woman Mary Sheffield to call back, she finally reached out - but not to answer questions, to call Fox 2 out.
  • Why do some Detroit council members have tinted front windows?

    Why do some Detroit council members have tinted front windows?

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:27:50 GMT
    A recent report from Fox 2's M.L. Elrick about Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield sparked some interesting response from viewers. Several of you raised the question via emailed or by commenting on social media as to why her front windows were tinted.
    A recent report from Fox 2's M.L. Elrick about Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield sparked some interesting response from viewers. Several of you raised the question via emailed or by commenting on social media as to why her front windows were tinted.
  • Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off 20th year

    Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off 20th year

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:44:42 GMT
    The 20th Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off Saturday showcasing thousands of classic cars.Fox 2's resident classic car enthusiast M. L. Elrick took to the streets with his 1962 Pontiac Tempest to experience the ride firsthand.
    The 20th Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off Saturday showcasing thousands of classic cars.Fox 2's resident classic car enthusiast M. L. Elrick took to the streets with his 1962 Pontiac Tempest to experience the ride firsthand.
  • Police: Detroit man made up story of shooting home invader

    Police: Detroit man made up story of shooting home invader

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:00:42 GMT
    A Detroit man made up a story of shooting an intruder Thursday.
    A Detroit man made up a story of shooting an intruder Thursday.
  • Bobby Ferguson's family in court fighting to keep house, cash

    Bobby Ferguson's family in court fighting to keep house, cash

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-08-07 01:46:38 GMT
    Former city contractor Bobby Ferguson's family was in federal court Wednesday asking a judge to keep their house on Detroit's west side.
    Former city contractor Bobby Ferguson's family was in federal court Wednesday asking a judge to keep their house on Detroit's west side.
  • Kilpatrick jurors on what Detroit needs now: Us!

    Kilpatrick jurors on what Detroit needs now: Us!

    Thursday, September 5 2013 10:04 PM EDT2013-09-06 02:04:07 GMT
    The Jurors who put Kwame Kilpatrick behind bars say their job isn't over just because the verdict is in.  They say there are lessons to be learned here, even if the Former Mayor hasn't learned his lesson.
    Part 3 of M.L. Elrick's Exclusive: The Jurors who put Kwame Kilpatrick behind bars say their job isn't over just because the verdict is in. They say there are lessons to be learned here, even if the Former Mayor hasn't learned his lesson.
  • Kilpatrick Jurors: Race, Responsibility, and Doing it Right

    Kilpatrick Jurors: Race, Responsibility, and Doing it Right

    Thursday, September 5 2013 5:21 PM EDT2013-09-05 21:21:37 GMT
    Elrick Exclusive Part 2: Juror: You were just constantly thinking about it. Christmas you were thinking about it. Thanksgiving you were thinking about it. New Year's eve you were thinking about it.
    ELRICK EXCLUSIVE PART 2: Juror: You were just constantly thinking about it. Christmas you were thinking about it. Thanksgiving you were thinking about it. New Year's eve you were thinking about it.
  • Jury members in Kilpatrick corruption trial break their silence

    Jury members in Kilpatrick corruption trial break their silence

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-09-04 15:35:30 GMT
    FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE REPORT by M.L. Elrick: "It was like his soul left his body." That's how one juror described Kwame Kilpatrick's reaction when the former Detroit mayor heard the guilty verdict.
    FOX 2 EXCLUSIVE REPORT by M.L. Elrick: "It was like his soul left his body." That's how one juror described Kwame Kilpatrick's reaction when the former Detroit mayor heard the guilty verdict.
  • Elrick fights no snitch, Detroit 911 says no thanks

    Elrick fights no snitch, Detroit 911 says no thanks

    Thursday, August 1 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-08-01 13:01:36 GMT
    In an effort to make Detroit safer, city officials are begging residents to speak up and report crimes. However, when M. L. Elrick witnessed a crime, he found out speaking up was not as easy as it should be.
    In an effort to make Detroit safer, city officials have been begging residents to speak up and report crimes. However, when Fox 2's M. L. Elrick witnessed a crime, he found out speaking up was not as easy as it should be.
  • Former top Ficano aide Grundy pleads guilty

    Former top Ficano aide Grundy pleads guilty

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 7:57 PM EDT2013-06-04 23:57:50 GMT
    Michael Grundy was once a Wayne County hot shot juggling politics and running a program to provide healthcare to poor folks, but Tuesday in federal court, he admitted to cheating those poor folks by taking kickbacks.
    Michael Grundy was once a Wayne County hot shot juggling politics and running a program to provide healthcare to poor folks, but Tuesday in federal court, he admitted to cheating those poor folks by taking kickbacks.
  • Rep. Brian Banks sued for sexual harassment

    Rep. Brian Banks sued for sexual harassment

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:36 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:36:39 GMT
    Innuendo, sexual advances and an overnight stay in Lansing -- a politician's former aide claims he had to endure a nightmare on the job. Now a sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed against Rep. Brian Banks.
    Innuendo, sexual advances and an overnight stay in Lansing -- a politician's former aide claims he had to endure a nightmare on the job. Now a sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed against Rep. Brian Banks.
  • Questions over some of state Rep. Brian Banks' actions

    Questions over some of state Rep. Brian Banks' actions

    Thursday, May 16 2013 12:15 AM EDT2013-05-16 04:15:25 GMT
    State Representative Brian Banks has been in Lansing for less than five months, but some of his actions are already raising questions about his judgment.
    State Representative Brian Banks has been in Lansing for less than five months, but some of his actions are already raising questions about his judgment.
  • Detroit's City Airport could soon have 'elevator to nowhere'

    Detroit's City Airport could soon have 'elevator to nowhere'

    Monday, April 29 2013 10:14 PM EDT2013-04-30 02:14:03 GMT
    Ten air traffic controllers at City Airport are facing layoffs.  Unless federal bureaucrats act fast, Detroit could soon be known as the home of the "elevator to nowhere."
    Ten air traffic controllers at City Airport are facing layoffs, raising concerns about safety and government waste.  Most folks have heard of the "bridge to nowhere."  Now, unless federal bureaucrats act fast, Detroit could soon be known as the home of the "elevator to nowhere."
  • What was the FBI's code name for the Kilpatrick investigation?

    What was the FBI's code name for the Kilpatrick investigation?

    Monday, March 25 2013 9:58 PM EDT2013-03-26 01:58:06 GMT
    The lead FBI agent on the Kilpatrick case spoke to the reporter that broke most of the stories about the former mayor's misdeeds.  Among the new information he unearthed is what the feds called their investigation.
    The lead FBI agent on the Kilpatrick case spoke to the reporter that broke most of the stories about the former mayor's misdeeds.  Among the new information M.L. Elrick unearthed is what the feds called their investigation.
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