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Wayne County moves to one-step jury notification

The Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan, with jurisdiction over criminal, civil and family matters in Wayne County will change its prospective juror notification from a two-step to a one-step process this October. “The new combination questionnaire and summons will save time for jurors and money for taxpayers, while making juries in Wayne County more efficient and reflective of the county’s diversity,” a Thi ...

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‘Magic’ at State Fair

Lansing native Earvin “Magic” Johnson and business partners, Marvin Beatty and Joel Ferguson, could soon begin development on 157 acres of land at the old State Fair Grounds. Developers say the project includes more than retail, as they are considering single-family and senior residential housing. The site plan also includes a movie theater, entertainment venues and preservation of some historic buildings. ...

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14th Annual Rainbow Push Global Automotive Summit kicks off

Oct. 2, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., automotive partners and community stakeholders kicked off the 14th annual Rainbow Push Global Automotive Summit at MGM Grand Detroit. Early in the day, the Assault on Democracy panel discussed the strategic approach corporations are using to eliminate diversity. Black thought leaders discussed the importance of measuring Black buying power and the conscientious use of that po ...

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