Chief James Craig said his officers were worried about their safety after the crowd started "exhibiting violent behavior."
Around a dozen demonstrators were reported to have surrounded the police car before it accelerated through the crowd.
Shelby Township Police Chief Robert J. Shelide suspened for tweets he posted on his personal social media account.
During a Zoom meeting, people from Shelby Township called for Police Chief Robert Shelide's removal following controversial tweets on a since-deleted account.
Several cities, including Washington, D.C., Denver and Phoenix, have imposed curfews amid violent protests erupting across the country.
"The Federal Bureau of Prisons reviewed and denied inmate Kwame Kilpatrick for home confinement," read a Tuesday statement.
"Kwame Kilpatrick's punishment of a 28-year sentence did not fit the crime," said Reverend Keyon S. Payton, National Director Community Outreach and Engagement for Ebony Magazine.
Even the Lions couldn't resist kicking back with "Animal Crossing" during the COVID-19 lockdown.
About 50 percent of Detroit residents say they will be completely broke within the next three months as Michigan continues with some of the country's most stringent shelter-in-place orders.
Keith Gambrell said his father, who had diabetes, was turned away from several hospitals in the Detroit area in the days leading to his death.
One of Michigan's largest health care systems is finding itself in the financial red as they battle the novel coronavirus, leading to thousands being temporarily laid off from their jobs.
"If President Trump had not talked about this, it would not be something that's accessible for anyone to get, not right now," Whitsett said.
Before his death, Detroit bus driver Jason Hargrove said in a video that he blamed a passenger who coughed.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told a Detroit auto plant worker "you're full of sh*t" Tuesday in a confrontation over the Second Amendment and gun control.
"Let them go. It's just a reflection on what is wrong with American politics these days. This is one of the things that Donald Trump has generated. This is not who we are."
Representative Rashida Tlaib was detained with members of the labor union Unite Here Friday in a protest against Delta Airlines at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "We won't stop until we get #fairwages and #healthcare," Tlaib tweeted.
Sauntore Thomas, 44, has filed a lawsuit against TCF Bank alleging staff there racially discriminated against him when he tried to deposit a check.
The Detroit fire department, and a number of their firefighters have received severe backlash after being featured in a viral photo, posted to Facebook, showing the firefighters standing outside a burning house.
Known as the Detroit Dock, a site where uranium was processed for nuclear weapons partially collapsed into the already polluted Detroit River, causing concern from both U.S. and Canadian officials.
As democratic socialists work to eliminate choice and competition in our health care system, remember Venezuela, remember Detroit.
The victim's niece said she feared her aunt "will never be the same."
Before the pursuit, the man had reportedly said that he wanted to get involved in a chase with officers.
Police in a Detroit suburb are seeking felony charges against five individuals they believe are responsible for online threats made against a local Catholic High School by a figures wearing Guy Fawkes masks.
The dog was "actively attacking" the child when police arrived at the boy's home.
Wayne State University announced the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge which offers free tuition to graduating high school students who live within the city limits.
The boy's mother could hear her son screaming from her friend's house during the ordeal.
"If I had made a similar comment, people would be outraged and they would be calling for my resignation," said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.
A house belonging to Michigan state representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo was torn down and nobody seems to know who was responsible.
The men are believed to have been using a crane to move slabs when the incident unfolded.