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Jayru Campbell, the 17-year-old former football star for Cass Tech High School, was arraigned in court today on a probation violation. Campbell had just completed his 57-day sentence for body slamming a security guard to the floor at his school last year.
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A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem. The report issued Tuesday by Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee raises serious questions about the agency's ability to keep the public safe as cars become more complex.
4 hrs ago | Detroit News
The same week the city of Detroit joined a national initiative aimed at creating immigrant-friendly environments, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to Global Detroit to expand its efforts to connect immigrants and international students to business and economic resources. Global Detroit's program works to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods and grow the regional economy by connecting skilled immigrants and refugees with employment opportunities and fostering international student retention.
Jack White sat down for an interview with Dan Rather for the newsman's show 'Big Interview,' which airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on AXS TV. He gives Rather a tour of his Third Man Records store and headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, and talked about his decision to leave his native Detroit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:09 am
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