So far the numbers are encouraging, but we don't want to count our chickens before they're hatchedDetroit pre-Halloween arsons up slightly Oct 31, 2010
We hope this serves as a call to action for other corporations, organizations and individuals to live where they workDetroit offers police reduced home prices Feb 07, 2011
That is an incorrect assumption based on the numbers the city has presentedLibrary closures based on bad math May 12, 2011
Hopefully you will see some of the positive things going on in our cityVisiting journalists see a touted Detroit Oct 14, 2010
When things aren't working, we will make the moves necessary to protect the services and citizens of the cityDetroit mayor fires top fire officials Jan 07, 2011
David "Dave" Bing (born November 24, 1943) is the mayor of Detroit, Michigan, a businessman, and a retired American professional basketball player who played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), primarily for the Detroit Pistons (1966–75). He was a seven-time All-Star.
His #21 was retired by the Detroit Pistons, and in 1996 he was named as one of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players of all time.
He was elected mayor of Detroit in a special election on May 5, 2009 and was sworn in on May 11, 2009. Bing won the full-term mayoral election on November 3, 2009, defeating challenger Tom Barrow.