Author: Andre Ash

Gilbert offers a new jail, courthouse to open way for soccer project

Billionaire developer Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures has made Wayne County an offer for the downtown site of the current unfinished jail where he wants to build a soccer stadium and entertainment district. Rock Ventures is offering to build the county a new, “state-of-the-art, consolidated criminal justice center” that includes the construction of new adult and juvenile detention facilities (Divisions 1 and 2) and a new criminal courthouse (replacing the current Frank Murphy Hall of Justice). The proposal also calls for the transfer of the Gratiot Avenue site to Rock Ventures where it wants to build a $1-billion commercial development to host a...

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Is football too dangerous for kids?

Today on Let It Rip Weekend, celebrities are taking to the stage to voice their opinions against President Trump on social media and at award shows. Some people think Lady Gaga’s halftime show will be political, but is it the right time and place to take a stand? And, the NFL says concussions have decreased over the past few years, but many parents are still worried about the potential dangers of football? Is it too dangerous for kids? These were the topics on Sunday’s edition of FOX 2’s “Let It Rip and 910AM’s very own Dr. Sabrina Jackson weighed-in!...

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FANS START ENTERING NRG STADIUM

Fans started entering NRG Stadium four hours before the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. The Patriots are going for their fifth Super Bowl in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era. A win would give Brady the most Super Bowls in league history, breaking a tie with Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw. The Patriots have overcome Brady’s four-game “Deflategate” suspension, star tight end Rob Gronkowski’s season-ending back surgery and the loss of two defensive stalwarts, Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins. The Falcons, making their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history, are going for their...

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Police: Third suspect in fatal Detroit gas station shooting in custody

The third suspect in the slaying of 22-year-old Javon Perry has turned himself in, police said. Detroit police said  Derrick Everson turned himself into the Detroit Detention Center and is currently in police custody. Police were previously looking for three men after Perry was shot and killed at a Marathon gas station on Detroit’s west side. Click here to read full story:...

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Golden Globes 2017: What to expect

Sunday night could be a big one for “La La Land.” With seven nominations, the musical motion picture starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling is leading at this year’s Golden Globe Awards in the motion picture categories. “La La Land” is followed by the coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” which has six nods. If that seems like a show down between two critically acclaimed films there’s a silver lining to be had: The Golden Globes has a separate category for comedies and musicals, which means both films could potentially win best picture trophies. Click here to read full story: Lisa Respers France,...

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