Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

Off-Duty Officer Struck, Killed By Motorist While Jogging « Detroit News Watch

WESTLAND (AP) — An off-duty Wayne County sheriff’s sergeant who was jogging has died after being struck and dragged by a vehicle whose driver fled. Authorities say the officer was jogging Tuesday morning along Hines Drive in the Detroit suburb of Westland. Police are seeking the driver and vehicle, which they describe as a black SUV. The department hasn’t released ...

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¿Hay Alguien Aquí Que Hable Español? –  Deadline Detroit

There’s a lot Detroit’s public school system can do to better serve Spanish-speaking families, Superintendent Nikolai Vitti acknowledges at a parents’ gathering. A bunch of basics needs, such as hiring more bilingual staff members, aren’t met yet after years of financial crises and oversight by state-appointed emergency managers, he said Monday at a Southwest Detroit school library. ...

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Crony of Anthony Marrocco Indicted in Detroit Metro Airport Scandal –  Deadline Detroit

Anthony Marrocco Angelo D’Alessandro, a Shelby Township businessman who bankrolled former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco’s failed re-election campaign. is charged in a multimillion dollar corruption case involving Detroit Metropolitan Airport. D’Alessandro, accused of knowing about wire fraud and failing to tell federal investigators, is named in a criminal information that indicates a guilty ...

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Meet The Dad Who Hunts Russian Trolls « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it videogames or miniature figurine board games, he always wants to be the best. Perhaps that explains the dedication he’s shown to his latest pastime: Hunting Russian trolls. By day, the 39-year-old father of two works as a systems analyst ...

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