In her 13 years as a general assignment and investigative reporter at WJBK, Amy Lange has seen her share of interesting stories. But Lange, who says “there’s not a better news town in the country” than Detroit, tells the Observer & Eccentric about her most memorable one:

“Everything went on hold” when the texting scandal of succeeding Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick broke. Lange covered the unfolding events closely, often going on “Kwame watches.”

“There were many cold days, sitting outside of the mansion,” she said. “And, standing outside of city hall, waiting for his vehicle to leave, just to see if we could get a comment.

“Kwame certainly is the most all-encompassing, longest and biggest story that I’ve had the privilege of covering.” Read more