Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

Deadline Detroit

Atty. Gen. Bill Schuette (file photo) A Republican source recently told Deadline Detroit that gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette has been pressing supporters for more contributions down the stretch. Could it be Schuette is not getting what he hoped for? One possible sign that campaign finances are tightening: Schuette is canceling planned TV ads across Michigan in the ...

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Better Product, Lack Of Major Injuries Factors For Better NFL Ratings « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer At the midway point of the NFL season, there have been plenty of shiny, fun storylines to discuss. The Chiefs and Rams running through their respective conferences with fun, high-scoring offenses. The oldhead quarterbacks, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, and Philip Rivers are all thriving in the latter stages of their careers. Aaron Rodgers doing his normal magic act ...

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More Detroit Businesses Join Project Green Light « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Some businesses in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood have joined the city’s Project Green Light commercial corridor program which uses high-definition exterior surveillance cameras to fight crime. They join businesses in the Greektown entertainment district which joined the program earlier this year. Cameras installed on the exterior of buildings send live feeds to the police department’s Real Time Crime ...

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Lions Sign Former Giants Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard « Detroit News Watch

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP)  The Detroit Lions have signed free agent linebacker Kelvin Sheppard. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) The Lions also announced Wednesday that they have signed defensive end Alex Barrett to the practice squad and released tight end Jerome Cunningham from the practice squad. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) The moves come one day after Detroit traded standout ...

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Barbara Streisand To Drop Anti-Trump Album « Detroit News Watch

Barbra Streisand’s opposition to President Donald Trump is giving her something to sing about. The legendary singer has a new album coming out Friday titled “Walls” that, she said, embodies her feelings about Trump and his presidency. “I would lie awake at night with Trump’s outrages running through my head, and I had to do another album for Columbia Records, ...

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Deadline Detroit

Former trooper Mark Bessner A former Michigan state trooper’s trial in the death of a Detroit teenager ended with a mistrial after the jury deadlocked, local media are reporting. Mark Bessner was charged in the death of Damon Grimes, 15, in August 2017.  The Detroit News’ coverage says: Grimes was driving an ATV when Bessner and his ...

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‘Hard To Point Out Any Weaknesses With Mahomes With How He’s Rolling’ « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs offense have been the toast of the NFL so far this season. At 7-1, they head into this Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns feeling like a Super Bowl contender and, for Mahomes, a potential MVP candidate. The Browns are headed in the opposite direction. After starting the season 2-2-1 and ...

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