A Detroit Police Officer who was caught on cell phone video punching a man in the face in Greektown has been suspended while police continue the investigation.
Interim Detroit Police Chief James White said he's concerned after video shows a police officer punching a man in the face during an event in Greektown.
In a 45-second video posted Sunday on Reddit, a man being approached by officers in Detroit is punched in the face and knocked to the ground by a deputy.
Brawls and fights in Greektown, drifting and drag racing, and reckless driving have become interim Detroit Police Chief James White's first big challenge to tackle.
A video posted on social media showed a chaotic scene as police, vastly outnumbered by those fighting, tried to break up the brawl.
Video of the fight outside a bar in Greektown in downtown Detroit showed security guards pushing two people to the ground after they were kicked out of the venue, police said.
Detroit Police are searching for evidence and information after two men were shot in the parking lot of Basement Burger Bar in Greektown.
Old St. Marys Catholic Church in Greektown holds its first Easter mass since the start of the pandemic.
Officers say the man is connected to a double stabbing that injured two men in their late 20s Wednesday night.
The FBI has identified and arrested a man believed to have frauded Detroit casino patrons out almost $100,000 using a prosthetic face mask and the stolen identities of several victims.
The Michigan Gaming Board approved updated rules for Detroit's casinos on Monday, releasing the guidelines that showed restrictions on capacity, temperature checks, and bans on smoking.
A large police presence was reported in downtown Detroit after hotel staff found a high-powered rifle and a 30 round magazine in a bag. Two of three suspects are now in custody.
A Farmington man learned his fate Friday for pulling out a handgun and firing into a crowd, injuring three men in Greektown on May 8.
Greektown could be getting a face lift in the next few months or years. The neighborhood is pushing to modernize its public areas by enhancing more development, retail and office space and growing the number of apartments available.