Detroit's Woes Mount While Detroit is experiencing something of a revival these days, any gains are in sharp contrast with the political gridlock in the city. The mayor has been charged with multiple felonies and the FBI is looking into a possible money-for-votes scheme involving the city council. Noah Ovshinsky reports from Detroit Public Radio.
NPR logo

Detroit's Woes Mount

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/92602035/92602948" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Detroit's Woes Mount

Detroit's Woes Mount

Detroit's Woes Mount

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/92602035/92602948" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Although Detroit is experiencing something of a revival, any gains are in sharp contrast with the political gridlock in the city.

The city's mayor, who refuses to step down, has been charged with multiple felonies, including perjury.

The FBI is looking into a possible money-for-votes scheme involving the city council.

Noah Ovshinsky reports from Detroit Public Radio.