Monthly Archives: August 2018

Jesse Jackson Visits Ill Aretha Franklin « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Aretha Franklin is surrounded by those closest to her as the legendary singer receives hospice care. A source close to Franklin tells CNN’s Don Lemon the 76-year-old “Queen of Soul” is being visited by people close to her who are reading messages from friends and loved ones, holding her hand. RELATED: Latest: Vigil Held At Detroit Church For Aretha ...

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Has Fresh Personal Imapct for Rep. Stephanie Chang, She Tweets –  Deadline Detroit

Politics and a popular new movie weave together in state Rep. Stephanie Chang’s mind this weekend, as she discusses frankly on social media. One thought strand involves unpleasantness this month with a legislative colleague who has three things in common with her — city (Detroit), party (Democratic) and gender. Still, Rep. Bettie Cook Scott spoke nastily near ...

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Arrest Made In Crash Death Of Off Duty Officer « Detroit News Watch

WESTLAND (AP) — Officials say a suspect has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of an off-duty Wayne County sheriff’s sergeant who was struck and dragged while jogging. Authorities say 55-year-old Lee Smith was jogging Tuesday morning along Hines Drive in the Detroit suburb of Westland. Broadcasters report the sheriff’s office said Thursday morning that an arrest was made, but ...

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‘Shame on you for Omarosa comments’ « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Rep. Brenda Lawrence offered a highly personal rebuke of President Donald Trump for his public feud with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, which had reached a new level a day before when the President referred to the former White House aide as a “dog.” “And I can tell him, ‘Shame on you, the fact that you are comfortable, ...

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See What Surprise Stuns Tim and Sam in ‘Detroiters’ Season Finale –  Deadline Detroit

This year’s tenth episode of “Detroiters” at 10:30 p.m. Thursday wraps its second season with comic drama about failed client pitches and unwelcome news for Sam Richardson’s character that clouds the future of Cramblin Duvet advertising agency. No word yet from Comedy Central on whether it will renew the half-hour cable series, which has lower Nielsen Company ...

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