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2 hrs ago | Detroit News
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Michigan politicians and business leaders celebrated a $12.2 million federal grant for the construction of a 3.1-mile streetcar line being built on Woodward. Fox delivered a keynote address and was joined by Gov. Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan and other officials to tout M-1 Rail's new $12.2 million federal grant to help finish the streetcar project.
6 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit
INVESTIGATED. THEY'RE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER OF THE JEEP THAT LEFT THE SCENE. Carmen: UPDATING A STORY YOU SAW LAST NIGHT HERE ON LOCAL 4, AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE SHOOTING OF A 7-YEAR-OLD DETROIT GIRL.
8 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit
The former chief administrative and technology officer of the Detroit Public Library is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to as been charged with taking more than $1.4 million in bribes and kickbacks from contracts of the library. Timothy Cromer held his position at the library from 2006 to 2013.
10 hrs ago | MLive.com
Potholed is an understatement. They're more like craters, some 6 inches or more deep with a grid of exposed rusty rebar protruding from below.
14 hrs ago | The Detroit News
Detroit -- A person is in custody in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl, the city's latest young victim who was struck by gunfire as she rode her bike just outside the family home on the city's northeast side.
Syncora gets the chance to develop a city-owned property within a three-mile radius of the tunnel, including the the Joe Louis Arena site, above, and others on the riverfront. Photo of Joe Louis Arena next to Cobo Hall as seen from Windsor, Ontario, Canada on Wednesday 4.16.14.
I am a single mother of two kids; my son is a college senior and my daughter is a junior in high... Detroit Police Officer Joseph Weekley describes how he kept his gun pointed on a subject emerging from a room as he executed a search warrant in May 2010. / 2013 photo by Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press A Detroit police officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl during a police raid more than four years ago returns to court today for a second trial.
A 7-year-old girl riding her bike Sunday evening along the sidewalk in her northeast Detroit neighborhood was critically injured when gunfire erupted between two vehicles, one chasing the other at high speeds, police said. Family members said the fighting was over a game of dice a couple of blocks away, which police would not confirm.
Police in suburban Detroit say investigators are looking for clues to the identity of a man whose body was found in the Detroit River. Ecorse police Sgt.
Large estate in Detroit's historic Indian Village on Seminole street with 15,000 Sq.-ft. along with a carriage house and 1.1 acres of garden space with a Pewabic tile pond.
Accounting firm UHY LLP, with 350 employees in Oakland and Macomb counties, opens its first Detroit office this November downtown on the sixth floor of Chrysler House. For Gordon Follmer, the firm's founding partner, it's a back-to-future move to work in the same place - called the Dime Building back in the day - where he started his accounting career while going to night school in 1960.
Artist Gilda Snowden, 60, died Tuesday of heart failure. After graduating from Wayne State University, she taught painting and drawing there until 1985, when she became a full-time instructor at the College for Creative Studies.
Jayru Campbell waits to hear his sentence after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault. Campbell was caught on camera, body-slamming a security guard at his Detroit high school.
On the hunt for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar, MLive entertainment reporter John "Gonzo" Gonzalez is headed to Detroit Tuesday with plans to make the following stops: Nancy Whiskey, the second stop of the afternoon, is an Irish bar nestled in a decrepit neighborhood in north Corktown across Interstate 75 to the north from bustling and trendy Michigan Avenue and former Tigers Stadium. Most recently, Nancy Whiskey garnered national attention after being featured in a Long John Silver's commercial lauding the bar's fried fish, which spawned a weekly Friday fish fry serving tasty cod, perch and fish tacos.
Everybody has a favorite place to watch the Lions roar but what if you are not a native of Detroit? Where do you go to watch your team? Whether you are homesick for your hometown or just want to find a new place to cheer, here is a list of where to go to watch the game. Shotz Sports Bar & Grill Greektown Casino-Hotel 555 E. Lafayette St. Detroit, MI 48226 223-2999 www.greektowncasino.com Hurry Inn Bar 19430 W. Warren Ave. Detroit, MI 48228 240-4180 www.facebook.com/pages/Hurry-Inn-Bar Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas.
Authorities have charged a 17-year-old Detroit prep football star with assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school. Wayne County prosecutors said Saturday Jayru Campbell has been charged with assault and unarmed robbery in connection with the Friday incident at Cass Technical High School.
Detroit firefighters and medics are there when we need them, and today, strangers returned the favor. Following our story this week about our emergency crews lacking supplies, there was an outpouring of support for our heroes.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:23 pm
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