Detroit fireworks http://michiganradio.org en ACLU says Detroit fireworks curfew may be unconstitutional http://michiganradio.org/post/aclu-says-detroit-fireworks-curfew-may-be-unconstitutional <p>For the third year in a row, Detroit has set a six p.m. curfew for minors under age 18 on the night the city has its annual Independence Day fireworks.</p><p>The fireworks are scheduled for the evening of June 23rd.<br /><br />This time, the ACLU of Michigan is objecting to the curfew.<br /><br />Attorney Michael Steinberg says the curfew is too broad and is likely unconstitutional.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:55:35 +0000 Tracy Samilton 18088 at http://michiganradio.org ACLU says Detroit fireworks curfew may be unconstitutional Detroit will pay for extra cops at fireworks, asks for 'regional' support in the future http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-will-pay-extra-cops-fireworks-asks-regional-support-future <p>Suburban law enforcement officers will help Detroit Police keep the peace at this year&rsquo;s riverfront fireworks.</p><p>But city officials warn it&rsquo;s the last time the city will pick up the security tab for a major &ldquo;regional&rdquo; event.</p><p>&ldquo;We can&rsquo;t continue this way, with the financial condition that the city&rsquo;s in,&quot; Deputy Mayor Kirk Lewis said Monday. &quot;Nor does it really make sense, in particular, for regional events&hellip;to not have the region help support those.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:32:24 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 7923 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit will pay for extra cops at fireworks, asks for 'regional' support in the future