Top Detroit news: Tow truck driver runs into cars; former trooper found guilty in teen's taser death

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Detroit.

New 110-mph passenger train could connect Detroit, Toledo and Ann Arbor

A new study looks at a rail concept — dubbed the T because of its layout — that could unlock more Michigan-Ohio economic cooperation.

Read the full story on Detroit Free Press.

Magic Johnson firm’s plans at Detroit Fairgrounds move ahead

Plans are moving forward by a company with ties to former NBA star Magic Johnson to redevelop property at the old Michigan Fairgrounds in Detroit.

Read the full story on CBS Detroit.

VIDEO: Tow truck driver runs into cars outside Detroit bar, woman smashes truck window

A video uploaded last night shows a tow truck running into a number of cars outside of The Views bar near Grand River and Telegraph in Detroit. It also shows a number of frantic people and a woman smashing the driver’s side window of a Total Car Care tow truck. 

Read the full story on Daily Detroit.

Former MSP trooper found guilty in taser death of ATV-riding Detroit teen

Mark Bessner, the former Michigan State Police trooper involved in the death of a Detroit teenager, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday. 

Read the full story on Detroit Metro Times.

Detroit activist jumps into 2020 presidential race, advocating reparations

Anita Belle, a reparations activist from Detroit, has jumped into the 2020 presidential race. 

Read the full story on Detroit Metro Times.


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