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The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit

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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."

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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."

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@CraigFahle

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English

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Episodes

The Week That Was: Was Matty Moroun's Plan for the Detroit Train Station Similar to Ford's

2/23/2024
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 train station plans similar to what Ford executed? Alabama Supreme Court holds frozen embryos are people; Lawyers for James Crumbley worry about a fair trial; Arizona AG refuses to extradite murder suspect to New York, claiming DA is soft on crime; and Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:10:38

Detroit in Black and White: Wayne County Executive Warren Evans Considers Bid for Detroit Mayor

2/17/2024
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 prepare to move inmates in. Evans made his remarks during his appearance on the weekly videocast/podcast, "Detroit in Black and White," with co-hosts Adolph Mongo, Vanessa Moss and Allan Lengel. The hosts also talk with Republican consultant and strategist Jason Roe, who discusses Kristina Karamo's controversial reign over the Michigan GOP.

Duration:01:00:08

The Week That Was: Trump's Crazy Ride Through the Justice System

2/16/2024
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 their Bills; The DA case for disqualification in Georgia; and Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:08:16

Detroit in Black and White: We Talk With Detroit Mayoral Candidate Joel Haashiim

2/10/2024
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.

Duration:01:00:07

The Week That Was: Some Predict Jennifer Crumbley Will Get At Least 5 Years

2/9/2024
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 immunity claim; The report card on Joe Biden's response to special counsel report; House flubs impeachment of Homeland Secretary Mayorkas; Senate Immigration bill DOA in House: What’s Next; RNC chair Ronna McDaniel to leave; Wall Street Journal Op-Ed claims Dearborn is “America’s Jihad Capital”; Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:04:30

Detroit in Black and White: Detroit Chief James White on Crime; An Unhappy Patient Thinks Sinai-Grace in Detroit Should Close

2/3/2024
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 Green Light, plans to get more officers, a decline in murders and carjackings and how he differs with the previous chief, James Craig, on citzens buying guns.

Duration:01:43:05

The Week That Was: Taylor Swift and the MAGAs; Lawyers Predict Hung Jury in Jennifer Crumbley Trial

2/2/2024
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 about Taylor Swift and the MAGA's concern about her; Tech bigwigs face Senate Committee on social media’s Impact on youth: New Role for Kid Rock as Donald Trump's policy advisor? Elmo asks a simple question and opens up a can of worms; and Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:06:30

Detroit in Black and White: Detroit Deputy Mayor Bettison 'Outgaged' Over Stephen A. Smith's Remarks

1/27/2024
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 it and what is going on in that city?" The group also talks about the expansion of the People Mover and Sen. Tim Scott gushing over Donald Trump.

Duration:01:01:58

The Week That Was: Mistake Telling the Jury Jennifer Crumbley Will Testify in Her Case

1/26/2024
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 Wants son to testify at her trial; Oklahoma proposes sweeping anti-porn bill; Lions Get Ready for the NFC Championship Game; Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:04:10

Detroit in Black and White: Christine Beatty Talks About Her Rebound in Detroit

1/20/2024
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.

Duration:00:59:25

Detroit in Black and White: Justice Bernsteins Talks About Wrongful Convictions, Expungements and Being Blind

1/13/2024
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.

Duration:01:00:53

The Week That Was: Should We Get Down on Harbaugh If He Goes to the NFL?

1/12/2024
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 Trump; Trump argues for presidential immunity; Nikki Haley target of Trump birther redux; Hunter Biden shows Up to Congress; More trouble for Boeing 737-Max: Door Blows Out Midair; Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:10:59

A Special Podcast on the Detroit Lions' Upcoming Playoff Game. A Chat About Goff, Stafford and a Game Prediction.

1/9/2024
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.

Duration:00:28:47

Detroit in Black and White: Does the Judicial Tenure Commission Treat Black Judges Differently Than Whites?

1/6/2024
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?

Duration:01:02:57

The Week That Was: Should the Crumbley Parents Be Sitting in Jail for 2-Plus Year Pending Trial?

1/6/2024
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; Former Michigan House staffers plead not guilty to embezzlement charges; Ahead of trial, Jennifer Crumbley tries to limit witness list; Michigan beats ‘Bama to Play for the National Championship and Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:09:10

Detroit and Black and White: Recapping 2023 and Who Might Run for Detroit Mayor in 2025

12/30/2023
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.

Duration:01:00:44

The Week That Was: The Craziness Of 2023 And The Biggest Stories

12/30/2023
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 dinner guest Nick Fuentes calls for death of non-Christians'; First Rudy, now Kari: Defamation case against former Arizona gubenatorial candidate Lake Goes Ahead; Nikki Haley's goof on a Civil War question; Robot attacks Tesla engineer; Lions and the Pistons; Biggest stories of 2023; Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:23:16

Detroit in Black and White: A Juvenile Judge Wants To Use Meditation to Treat Troubled Kids

12/23/2023
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.

Duration:00:59:42

The Week That Was: Is the Trump Colorado Ruling Good for Democracy?

12/22/2023
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 grants plaintiff request for expedited payment in Giuliani case; The latest on Israel-Hamas war and Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:13:46

The Week That Was: Michigan's Kristina Karamo Is 'Schmuck of the Week'

12/9/2023
Host Nancy Derringer talks with guests, attorneys Bill Seikaly and Steve Fishman, labor activist Barb Ingalls, Beverly Watts, president of BME Consulting and former director of Wayne County Public Services Department and Deadline Detroit co-founder Allan Lengel. They talk about: Gaza crisis expands: Israel moving toward the South; Four: Top GOP candidates spar in latest debate; Liz to the Rescue: Cheney ponders third party run for presidency; Pushback for 2024: Schmuck of the Week.

Duration:01:04:50