The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit

The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit

Every week, the crew from Deadline Detroit breaks down the critical news stories of the week. It's solid analysis mixed with a healthy dose of humor, plus weekly nominees for "Schmuck of the Week."

Episodes

February 24, 2024 59 mins

Editor's Note: Due to technical issues the podcast does not start until the 31 second mark.
Hosts Adolph Mongo, Allan Lengel, Jim Nardone and Eric Brown talk with former Detroit City Council Saunteel Jenkins, who is CEO of  The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) and Detroit Deputy Mayor Todd Bettison.

Jenkins talks about Donald Trump's offensive comment about Black people on Friday night in South Carolina and about THAW and t...

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Host Saeed Khan talks with attorneys Bill Seikaly, Steve Fishman and Joel Sklar, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about: Russian dissident Alexei Navalny dies in prison; FBI informant at center of Biden Impeachment case admits to Russian spy ties; Trump struggles to find money to pay N.Y. fraud case penalty; Was Matty Moroun's t...

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Wayne County Executive Warren Evans said Saturday that he's considering a run for mayor of Detroit and will make up his mind in a couple months.

Evans, who has been the county executive since 2015, also talked about the new criminal justice complex at I-75 and Warren Avenue that has a 2,280-bed jail, a criminal courthouse and a juvenile facility. He said he expects to get the keys to the facility in about 30 days and then prepa...

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Host Saeed Khan talks with lawyers Joel Sklar, Bill Seikaly and Steve Fishman, and Adolph Mongo, host of the weekly podcast, "Detroit in Black and White," community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They' talk about: Trump's appeal to SCOTUS for presidential immunity;  Trump suggests Russia should attack NATO countries that don’t Pay ...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss and Allan Lengel talk with Detroit mayoral candidate Joel Haashiim.

Co-host Eric Brown joins the show to talk politics. 

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Host Saeed Khan talks with guests, attorneys Steve Fishman and Bill Seikaly, Beverly Watts, president of BME Consulting and former director of Wayne County Public Services Department, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about: Jennifer Crumbley and predict her sentence;  What's next after Court of Appeals denies Trump presidential ...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss and Allan Lengel talk with podcaster Jo-Ann King, a retired Detroit school teacher and host of the podcast "Detroit Jo," who recounts her bad experience being treated at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit.

Her conclusion: "Don't go to Sinai...close the bitch down." 

Plus, Detroit Police Chief James White talks about a host of issues including deadly fentanyl, Project Gr...

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Host Saeed Khan talks with attorneys Mike Rataj, Joel Sklar and Steve Fishman, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

The trio of veteran attorneys talk about Jennifer Crumbley's testimony and predict there will be a hung jury because of some sympathy among jurors. They also question why the case wasn't just pleaded out. 

They also talk abo...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo and Jim Nardone talk with Detroit Deputy Mayor Todd Bettison.

Bettiison, who is wearing his Detroit Lions hat, talks about a host of topics including his "outrage" over ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith, who trashed Detroit after the win over Tampa Bay, saying, “You go to the outskirts of the Detroit area, it looks like a damn desert town. I’m sitting here wondering how people make money. I’m looking at ...

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Host Nancy Derringer talks with guests, pollster Ed Sarpolus, attorneys Steve Fishman and Joel Sklar, labor and community activist Barb Ingalls and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

The lawyers on our panel discuss how wise it is to let Jennifer Crumbley testify at her own trial; the New Hampshire Primary and what it means;  Florida Legislator proposes that the State subsidize Trump's Defense Fund;  Crumbley’s mother Wa...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss, Jim Nardone and Eric Brown talk with Christine Beatty, Kwame Kilpatrick's former chief of staff, about her return to Detroit and her new start in life after her big fall from grace years earlier.

They also talk to Mark Craighead, who was wrongfully convicted of a murder and served time, and his lawyer Russell Ainsworth.

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Allan Lengel and Jim Nardone talk with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein on the challenges of being a blind judge, wrongful convictions and expungements.  

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Host Saeed Khan talks with lawyers Bill Seikaly, Joel Sklar and Steve Fishman, Beverly Watts,  president of BME Consulting and former director of Wayne County Public Services Department, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about Michigan's Jim Harbaugh possibly rejoining the NFL;  Michigan Senate hopeful Mike Rogers endorses Tr...

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Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit talks with DetroitLions.com writer Mike O'Hara and sports aficionado Marty Greenberg about Matt Stafford, Jared Goff and the season. They also offer their predictions on Sunday's game between the Lions and the Rams at Ford Field.

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Host Saeed Khan talks with guests, attorneys Steve Fishman, Bill Seikaly and Joel Skar, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about the resignation of Harvard President Claudine Gay; Israel kills Hamas leader in Beirut; Is war with Hezbollah inevitable? South Africa files genocide complaint against Israel at International Court of Justice...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss, Allan Lengel and Jim Nardone talk about: Is the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission Unfair to Black Judges? Will redistricting hurt Democrats?

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss, Allan Lengel and Jim Nardone talk about the big stories in 2023 and the spillover in 2024 like the U.S. Senate and presidential race and the Middle East war. They also talk about who might run for Detroit mayor in 2025.

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Host Saeed Khan talks with guests, Detroit Free Press investigative columnist M.L. Elrick, attorneys Steve Fishman, Bill Seikaly and Joel Sklar, labor and community activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about: Is Ronna Romney McDaniel in trouble for the Wayne County phone call with Trump?  Trump booted from ballot in some states, but not Michigan;  Trump din...

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Hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss and Allan Lengel talk with guest Eric Brown, a literacy advocated, about getting parents more involved in their children's education.

Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Frank Szymanski talks about alternative treatment for juveniles including meditation.

"This should be the first treatment option we turn to, not the last," he says of meditating.

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Host Saeed Khan talks with guests, attorneys Steve Fishman, Bill Seikaly and Joel Sklar, retired Detroit homicide detective and Hollywood consultant Ira Todd, community and labor activist Barb Ingalls, veteran journalist Nancy Derringer and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel.

They talk about the Colorado Supreme Court keeping Trump off the ballot;  Trump well ahead in polls, but Nikki Haley catches DeSantis; Georgia Judge gran...

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