October 20, 2014 at 12:01 am

Detroit voices: How residents feel about their city

This three-day series is based on a poll of Detroiters' attitudes about their city and leadership, commissioned by The Detroit News and funded by the Thompson Foundation. The survey provided a rare, statistically sound measure of public opinion in a city traditionally difficult to accurately poll.

    • 10:28 PM, Oct. 19, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Challenges of four Republican-controlled House seats in Metro Detroit could help decide the balance of power next year. #1

    • 11:16 PM, Oct. 17, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Michael Millikin was an adviser to CEO Mary Barra during congressional hearings over the ignition-switch failures and came under withering criticism from lawmakers. The automaker never wavered in its support for the attorney. #1

    • 11:49 PM, Oct. 16, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Michigan president Mark Schlissel vows to take a thorough look at the sports program. Plus, Niyo: As wolves circle Dave Brandon, president forced to act. #17

    • 11:24 PM, Oct. 15, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    The Michigan Nurses Association says its members lack training and proper equipment to deal with the virus as the state assesses its capabilities should an Ebola case arise in Michgan. #1

    • 11:43 PM, Oct. 14, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Automaker battle shapes up to haul in truck buyers and gain market share. #1

    • 10:58 PM, Oct. 12, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Nolan Finley says Gov. Rick Snyder found out Sunday night why incumbents are so reluctant to give challengers a shot at a debate. #1

    • 10:53 PM, Oct. 10, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Berman: It's a civil disagreement, but in response to St. Paul Catholic Church's 'respect for life' display, the Fords erected a sign in support of a Planned Parenthood fundraiser. #1

    • 11:21 PM, Oct. 9, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Wheelchair access has been installed at thousands of locations across the city — sometimes in places where the sidewalks themselves are impassable or where there are no homes or buildings for anyone to get to. #1

    • 11:14 PM, Oct. 8, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Raises for executives come after county voters approved a millage for the Detroit Institute of Arts. #1

    • 11:52 PM, Oct. 7, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Move comes amid Gary Peters' lead in U.S. Senate race polls. #1

    • 11:19 PM, Oct. 6, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Next wave of auto rebound: Spending less on a previously owned vehicle. #1

    • 11:16 PM, Oct. 5, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Bob Wojnowski says the Tigers flaws were on display one final time, as their grand plans crashed down again. #1

    • 10:38 PM, Oct. 3, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Joba Chamberlain says, 'This one's on me' after three-run lead is wiped away by Orioles' four-run rally. #13

    • 11:22 PM, Oct. 2, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Detroit will need to recover quickly from starting the ALDS with a 12-3 loss to Baltimore via a bullpen collapse, because Game 2 is at noon today. #15

    • 11:29 PM, Oct. 1, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Four-page series preview: Detroit has been down this road before, but this season, there's a loftier goal in mind: 'We want to win. Period.' #23

    • 10:34 PM, Sep. 30, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Work was halted 16 months ago because of more than $90 million in cost overruns. But completing the facility is now the top option among commissioners. #1

    • 10:54 PM, Sep. 29, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    A self-help guru says he will make the Palmer Woods home his residence, as well as a 'spiritual retreat' for those suffering 'substance abuse, trauma and food ...

    • 10:44 PM, Sep. 28, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Bob Wojnowski says the Tigers ended their long trek to another division title, expending every last ounce of energy in the process. #1

    • 11:42 PM, Sep. 26, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Detroit comes up short as Rick Porcello falters again and the Royals pull within a game of the division lead. #13

    • 11:15 PM, Sep. 25, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    The emergency manager will oversee the end of the city's bankruptcy case, while Mayor Mike Duggan and the council will take over city operations. #1

    • 11:33 PM, Sep. 24, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Detroit has earned a spot in the postseason, but won't be satisfied until the Central Division is won. The magic number? Three. #21

    • 11:24 PM, Sep. 23, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    The slugger singles in the ninth inning to pull out the win after the White Sox rally against David Price. Magic number: 5. #17

    • 11:10 PM, Sep. 22, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Luxury brand to seek distance and a fresh identity from the rest of GM. #1

    • 11:14 PM, Sep. 19, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    Tattoos and attire match the Warren woman who was last seen June 16. The remains were found in a barrel filled with sand and capped with concrete at a storage ...

    • 10:19 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    In today's e-Edition of The Detroit News

    But experts warn the gains haven't been shared by the state's poorest residents. #1

  1. Lions' Reggie Bush: Comments about child discipline taken out of context

    Reggie Bush made headlines Tuesday for comments about how he disciplines his 1-year-old daughter. But the Lions running back said today his remarks on WFAN-AM ...

    • 5:33 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Purple cows in downtown Detroit to build awareness for cancer survivors

    Thirteen life-size purple cows have popped up around downtown Detroit to build awareness for cancer survivors and the American Cancer Society's Cattle Baron's ...

    • 10:50 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Detroit City Council split on water authority plan

    Mayor Mike Duggan today pitched the benefits of a proposed regional water authority to the Detroit City Council in an effort to encourage the panel to approve ...

    • 9:33 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Holder: Execs accountable for company wrongdoing

    The Justice Department sent a warning to major corporations Wednesday, saying it will seek out individual corporate wrongdoers and not just blame the company.

  2. Food stamp cuts to hit Michigan, 3 other states

    Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed.

  3. Tigers must make Joakim Soria closer before title bid blows up

    Joe Nathan's blow-up in the ninth inning, following a weekend of escape acts against the Indians, and too many such incidents in 2014, have made for an ...

  4. Jalen Rose: Chris Webber should apologize to Michigan

    Chris Webber is planning a book and documentary about his time at Michigan. But it sounds like he will be doing so without any contributions from other members ...

  5. Lions sticking with shaky rookie kicker Nate Freese

    A seventh-round pick out of Boston College, Freese missed a 43-yard field goal in a Week 1 win over the New York Giants and two 49-yarders in a Week 2 loss to ...

    • 6:21 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Jury of 4 men, 10 women to hear retrial of Detroit police officer's shooting of girl, 7

    Detroit — Opening statements are scheduled to begin Thursday in the second trial of a Detroit police officer accused in the killing of a 7-year-old girl during a ...

    • 10:33 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Reformed 36th District Court to return to local control

    Detroit The once-troubled 36th District Court will officially return to local control Thursday after a restructuring that balanced the budget and improved customer ...

  6. Michigan will play Texas in 2024, 2027

    Michigan and Texas will play their first home-and-home football series, the schools announced Wednesday. Texas will play at Michigan Stadium on Aug. 31, 2024.

  7. Detroit civil rights symbol Dunbar Hospital going to highest bidder

    When it opened in 1919, Dunbar Hospital was a symbol of self-determination and achievement for Detroit's first black doctors. Today, it's up for grabs in the ...

    • 5:44 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Clinton Township father charged in shooting of son in head

    Clinton Township — A father who is accused of shooting his son in the head was charged Wednesday with felony firearm and assault with the attempt to commit murder.

  8. Tigers' Dave Dombrowski standing by Brad Ausmus' decision at closer

    On Wednesday, general manager Dave Dombrowski stood by his manager, even though it was Dombrowski who had to part with Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson so they ...

  9. Appeal fails, Michigan running back Ty Isaac won't play this season

    Michigan filed a hardship waiver with the NCAA that would have allowed Issac to play this fall, but after that was rejected, UM filed an appeal.

  10. Wednesday's high schools roundup: Healthy Cranbrook-Kingswood field hockey slips past Farmington Hills Mercy

    Keiko DeClerck's second-half goal sealed the Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood girls field hockey team's 2-1 victory over Farmington Hills Mercy on ...

  11. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has Lions' number

    Allen Park — They've beaten him up, but they haven't really beaten him.

  12. Snyder to hold series of town hall meetings ahead of election

    Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder plans to hold a series of town hall meetings across the state this fall, answering question from voters — and his Democratic opponent Mark ...

  13. Lions coach Jim Caldwell gets familiar cornerback

    Allen Park Gorrer didn't have a clue he'd been in Detroit on Wednesday. The Lions needed to fill a spot after rookie Nevin Lawson's season-ending injury in Week 2 put ...

  14. Red Wings to find out if offseason conditioning was up to par

    It was the last day before the Red Wings pulled up stakes and headed to training camp in Traverse City, where general manager Ken Holland and coach Mike ...

  15. Nuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games by NBA

    Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program.

  16. Connor Kruse's return gives Michigan State's offensive line depth, motivation

    Last season, Michigan State's offensive line excelled at rolling eight or nine players into games on a weekly basis. That hasn't been as easy this season, but ...

  17. Tigers bungle second straight to Twins; lead down to half-game

    Minneapolis — For a Tigers team that has spent most of the season in first place, winning a division title requires a few finishing tasks.

    • 10:35 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Husband won't be forced to pay in grandson's death

    A West Bloomfield Township woman is liable for financial damages in the May 2012 death of her teenage grandson, but her husband is not responsible and cannot ...

  18. Tigers' J.D. Martinez continues to show power in clutch

    J.D. Martinez caught the pitch squarely. And away it went, on a high arc toward right field. Martinez's right arm stretched upward, triumphantly, even before ...

    • 11:08 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Mixed emotions fuel Scotland's big decision

    For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine ...

    • 5:31 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

    New York — The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones ...

    • 1:09 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    New lion heads for Detroit's Whitney Building are a sign of times

    The lions are coming back. Starting next week, workmen from Ram Construction will begin hauling 26 lion heads up 19 stories to the top of the David Whitney ...

    • 10:56 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    House OKs arms to Syrian rebels, but doubts remain

    The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama ...

    • 5:20 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    More taxpayer money may be on line for Red Wings arena bonds

    Bonds to build the $450 million new arena for the Detroit Red Wings were approved by the state Wednesday, but Wall Street jitters about the city's bankruptcy ...

    • 4:52 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Live tweets: Obama official lauds retiree deal in Detroit bankruptcy trial

    The first witness Wednesday in the city's historic bankruptcy trial detailed a hard-fought agreement for Detroit's retirees that he acknowledged will be ...

  19. Land to launch debate talks with Peters

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has chosen an adviser to negotiate at least one televised debate with Democratic Congressman Gary Peters in a ...

    • 7:50 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Moves urged to target Michigan car insurance fraud

    Lansing — A task force established by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is recommending proposals to crack down on auto insurance fraud.

    • 7:50 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Doctor: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

    Toronto Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant ...

  20. 3 star high school athletes juggle their love of 2 sports

    He, like West Bloomfield's Trishton Jackson and Baldwin's Brandon Childress, is an elite dual-sport athlete.

  21. Big Ten struggles to generate power in college football's new alignment

    No longer can the Big Ten say, from top to bottom, it is on par with the other Power Five conferences. A 1-10 mark against those teams, along with a 5-3 record ...

  22. U.S. wants to regulate large non-bank auto lending

    Washington — The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed federal oversight of larger auto finance companies for the first time, after it uncovered ...

  23. Review: Tense 'The Guest' is a killer of a movie

    'The Guest' is a welcome entry to the murder machine film genre. It's not exactly groundbreaking stuff, but director Adam Wingard brings a nice, measured ...

    • 10:11 AM, Sep. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Roarin' RC-F coupe wakes up staid Lexus

    The immediate descendant of the LF-A supercar, the RC-F is the wildest looking luxury coupe this side of the Jetsons' ride.

    • 10:48 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    148K Mich. families face 15% cuts in November to food aid

    Lansing About 148,000 low-income Michigan families will see 15 percent cuts in their food stamp assistance in November under the federal farm bill Congress passed and ...

    • 10:37 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Congregations extend invitation to services

    As Pamela Walker and other longtime members at the Cathedral of Love in Mount Clemens prepare for morning church services this Sunday, they're praying others ...

    • 10:33 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Air museum to drop 'Yankee' as it flies toward new era

    The Yankee Air Museum will be soaring shortly into welcoming skies and a bright future, complete with an inspiring and appropriate new name.

  24. GM recall problems won't go away soon

    Back-channel word from General Motors Co. is that the ignition-switch scandal responsible for 19 deaths, the firing of 15 company insiders and four rounds of ...

    • 9:58 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Henry Payne: In the saddle of the transformed, new Mustang

    The new Mustang's beauty isn't just skin deep. Since the much-ballyhooed international announcement of a re-made, stunning 2015 pony car last winter, Ford has ...

  25. The Detroit News' NFL predictions: Week 3

    The Detroit News' Josh Katzenstein, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski offer their predictions for Week 3 of the NFL season.

    • 9:46 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Business elite woo former Detroiters

    Gov. Rick Snyder was among a local A-list movers and shakers who came out Wednesday night to woo an A-list group of movers and shakers with ties to Detroit ...

  26. ZF, TRW merger could mean more Mich. jobs

    A $12.4 billion acquisition of Livonia-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. by German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen could mean more jobs and investments in ...

  27. Children's Hospital of Michigan restricts visits to limit spread of respiratory virus

    Detroit Children's Hospital of Michigan is restricting visits to patients to help curb a rash of viral respiratory infections affecting children in Michigan and across ...

  28. Ticket broker offers fans money back if Tigers lose while Kelly plays or Nathan blows save

    The Ticket Machine out of suburban Lansing has decided to take stand, offering a promotion that could get you into next week's Tigers-White Sox series for free.

  29. 'Vulgar' comments about women earn Jameis Winston first-half benching

    Florida State officials say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making 'offensive ...

    • 8:43 AM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Domestic abuse now at 'epidemic' levels

    Domestic abuse cases rarely make headlines unless you're somebody famous like NFL player Ray Rice, or, as in the case of the recent arrest of Assistant Wayne ...

    • 10:36 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Corrections: More Mich. than Aramark workers have been fired for smuggling drugs into prisons

    More state workers have been dismissed for trying to smuggle drugs into prisons than employees from food contractor Aramark Correctional Services, according to ...

    • 3:36 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Warren driver of semi killed in crash on I-75 in Woodhaven

    Woodhaven — A 66-year-old Warren man is dead after the semi-truck he was driving rolled over on southbound Interstate 75 Wednesday morning.

    • 3:05 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Disappearing workers push Michigan's August jobless rate down to 7.4%

    Michigan's unemployment rate dropped by nearly half a point during August, falling from 7.7 percent to 7.4 percent. The number of unemployed workers dropped by ...

  30. Make your recreation healthier with Fresh Air Fit programs

    Michigan's Fresh Air Fit program partners state parks with local fitness instructors to offer health and wellness activities in the great outdoors.

  31. Elderly Sterling Heights man found day after he disappeared

    Sterling Heights — A 71-year-old man who was missing for nearly a day has been found.

    • 10:14 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Honda, Chevrolet give natural gas a push for U.S. drivers

    Two automakers are making another run at selling compressed natural gas, or CNG, cars in the U.S., eyeing a market in commuters and efficiency-minded drivers.

  32. Wednesday's NFL roundup: Peterson barred from team activities

    The Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to ...

    • 8:29 AM, Sep. 17, 2014

    For 6 Southfield centenarians, a long life is a life well lived

    Southfield Tuesday, six centenarians who live in a Southfield senior complex were honored by the city for their longevity, experience and service.

    • 10:56 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Doctors: Neb. Ebola patient to recover

    Omaha, Neb. — An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.

    • 10:20 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Trailers help put Montrose on map for car racers, collectors

    Back in 1971, Gary Palinsky Sr. was looking for a utility trailer but he couldn't find one that met his needs. So he decided just to build one himself.

    • 10:12 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Range Rover masters the climb

    At 10,000 feet and above the air becomes thin and saps the energy of both humans and vehicles. Stepping out of my Range Rover at the 13,188-foot-high Mosquito ...

  33. Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

    West Palm Beach, Fla Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by 'perverse incentives' for ...

  34. Tigers lose to Twins; drop two of three in series

    The Tigers lost 8-4 to the Twins Wednesday to close out the three-game series ahead of a crucial series against the Kansas City Royals.

    • 3:36 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS

    NHTSA approves Michigan request to buy foreign-made motorcycles

    Washington — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has approved a request by the state of Michigan to buy 20 foreign-made motorcycles using ...

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