Former Metro Airport official accused of largest kickbacks ever; eating evidence


“The $5 million figure is five times as much money as Kilpatrick received. Federal prosecutors have seized more than $11.5 million from Warner and a co-defendant and are armed with secret recordings, bank records and help from a businessman who admitted sharing kickbacks with Warner.

He is accused of taking the largest amount of kickbacks in a public corruption case in Metro Detroit history.”

McLouth Steel Trenton named to most serious contamination list; federal funds on the way


“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named the former McLouth Steel site in Trenton to its Superfund National Priorities List.

That list is reserved for sites with the most serious or uncontrolled legacy contamination. The contamination on the southern end of the property is from steel-making processes and an acid pickling line operation, according to the EPA.”