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Retired Metro Detroit Priest Barred From Ministry Amid Abuse Claims « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Archdiocese of Detroit says an 83-year-old retired priest has been restricted from any public ministry due to credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors. The archdiocese announced Wednesday that the Archdiocesan Review Board has deemed credible allegations involving Robert Witkowski dating back to the early years of his ministry. The archdiocese says it’s shared the allegations ...

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Detroit Ends ‘Angel’s Night’ Launches ‘Halloween In The D’ « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The focus of a three-day Halloween period in Detroit is changing from anti-arson efforts to celebrations aimed at families. Mayor Mike Duggan on Wednesday announced “Halloween in the D.” Three parks and some city-owned houses will take on haunted themes. A harvest festival is planned downtown and recreation centers will host parties. The fun starts Oct. 29. ...

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‘He Knows How to Play the Political Game:’ Detroit News Backs Schuette for Governor –  Deadline Detroit

It’s endorsement season and The Detroit News backs Republican Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for governor in the Nov. 6 election. “He knows how to play the political game.” “He knows how to play the political game,” says a bylined editorial by Nolan Finley and Ingrid Jacques, the top editorial writers, says: Few candidates for governor ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to Host Michigan Rally for Anti-Gerrymandering Proposal –  Deadline Detroit

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Arnold Schwarzenegger, aka The Terminator, will host a rally in East Lansing next Saturday to encourage people to vote for a ballot issue — Proposal 2 — that will end gerrymandering as we know it in the state. Scwarrzenegger, California’s Republican governor from 2003-11, will host a rally in downtown East ...

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In Michigan This Is What Scares Us The Most « Detroit News Watch

Last year, creepy clowns were among Americans’ top fears. Guess what folks in Michigan are most scared of this year. In 11 states, it’s other people we fear — a big shift from 2017, according to the list from YourLocalSecurity.com based on Google searches during the year ending Aug. 29, 2018. Spiders — rather arachnophobia, or an intense aversion to ...

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