Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

Late Jazz Great Marcus Belgrave To Get Detroit Street – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Late jazz trumpeting great Marcus Belgrave will be honored with a stretch of downtown Detroit street ceremonially renamed in his honor. Marcus Belgrave. (credit: marcusbelgrave.net) The sign will be unveiled Thursday before the launch of the Detroit Jazz Festival. Belgrave’s name will grace a block of Randolph Street where it abuts Madison Avenue, which ...

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$800K Makeover Coming To Spirit Plaza In September – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Spirit Plaza is about to get some major improvements this fall. The $800,000 worth of improvements come after a Detroit City Council vote to approve Spirit Plaza as a permanent public space. (Credit: City of Detroit) Construction includes the removal of the Woodward median and expansion of plaza green space and landscaping, playground equipment ...

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Detroit Mom Charged In Bathtub Drowning Of Infant Daughter – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — A 22-year-old Detroit woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after she told authorities she found her 18-day-old daughter floating face down in a bathtub. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office announced charges against Jaila Thomas following the death of Lauren Williams. She’s due in court later in the day and also faces a second-degree ...

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Judge Mathis Denies Spitting On Detroit Valet – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch) — The Detroit Police department is investigating an alleged incident involving popular TV Judge Greg Mathis. It happened outside a club on Saint Antoine Street in Downtown Detroit, where Mathis allegedly spit on a valet worker. Mathis, who is also a Detroit native, denies the allegation. Here’s my response to the ridiculous allegations made against me. ...

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