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Sports fans fuel downtown’s revival

Sports fans fuel downtown’s revivalFans rush downtown Saturday to make it to the college basketball showcase and the Lion’s game
  • Detroit
  • 51 minutes ago
Detroit

Wayne Co. sheriff treats 90 families to shopping spree

Wayne Co. sheriff treats 90 families to shopping spreeSheriff’s Office celebrates holiday season by giving needy parents money to buy food, toys, and clothes
  • Detroit
  • 4 hours, 11 minutes ago
Detroit

Eminem drops by ‘Mom’s Spaghetti’ pop-up at The Shelter

Eminem drops by ‘Mom’s Spaghetti’ pop-up at The ShelterUnion Joints catering served 100 pounds of pasta in the first few hours of the weekend-long pop-up shop
  • Detroit
  • 21 hours, 39 minutes ago
Detroit

Freep’s Henderson fired after probe into behavior

Freep’s Henderson fired after probe into behaviorPulitzer Prize-winning journalist says he was “stunned” by the termination
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Christmas comes early at COTS

Christmas comes early at COTSAmazon surprised the Coalition on Temporary Shelter on Thursday with over $15,000 in gifts.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit police investigating infant death
The mother of the 3-month-old girl told police she found the baby unresponsive early Friday

Detroit police investigating infant deathThe mother of the 3-month-old girl told police she found the baby unresponsive early Friday
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Entrepreneurs large, small rebuild Detroit story

Howes: Entrepreneurs large, small rebuild Detroit storyWhatever success they have creates a virtuous circle attracting even more funding, investor enthusiasm, positive vibe.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Detroit

Granted retrial in ’71 murder, ex-inmate tastes freedom

Granted retrial in ’71 murder, ex-inmate tastes freedom‘Right now the only thing I’m mostly thinking about is breathing fresh air,’ Richard Phillips says after his release
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

Eminem announces ‘mom’s spaghetti’ pop-up at Shelter

Eminem announces ‘mom’s spaghetti’ pop up at Shelter this weekendThe two-day event coincides with Friday release of the rapper’s new album, ‘Revival’
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Detroit

Special report: Detroit 1967, 50 years later

Special report: Detroit 1967, 50 years laterA dreary Sunday turned violent following 3:30 a.m. police raid at a blind pig popular with Detroit's black residents
  • Detroit
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Christmas comes early courtesy of Amazon

Christmas comes early courtesy of AmazonChristmas comes early courtesy of Amazon
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Detroit

Christmas comes early for families at Detroit shelter

Christmas comes early for families at Detroit shelterAmazon creates winter wonderland, stocks shelter with essentials and toys
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Detroit

45 years later, murder conviction may be erased for Detroit man

45 years later, murder conviction may be erased for Detroit manRichard Phillips, 71, imprisoned since 1972, was released after having his case taken up by the Michigan Innocence Council. His conviction was thrown out and he is free on bond while prosecutors appeal a decision that granted him a new trial.
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Detroit

GOP tax overhaul could aid Detroit bid for MLS team

GOP tax overhaul could aid Detroit bid for MLS teamDetroit is only MLS finalist not planning to build new stadium; two other cities counting on key tax break that may die
  • Detroit
  • 2 days ago
Business

Detroit’s new $1B skyscraper to be ‘city within a city’

Detroit’s new $1B skyscraper to be ‘city within a city’The future $900M mixed-use development will include a building that will be the tallest in Detroit
  • Business
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

Driver fee forgiveness plan stalled in Legislature

Driver fee forgiveness plan stalled in LegislatureRepublican Gov. Rick Snyder and GOP legislative leaders are at odds over a plan to forgive “driver responsibility fees”
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Detroit

J.L. Hudson site development starting

J.L. Hudson site development startingJ.L. Hudson site development starting
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Detroit

Man, 20, found dead on Detroit’s east side

Man, 20, found dead on Detroit’s east sideThe victim was found in a Jeep Patriot with a gunshot wound to the torso
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Detroit

Mom arraigned in 3-year-old son’s death
Authorities said the 3-year-old found a loaded gun and accidentally shot himself

Mom arraigned in 3-year-old son’s deathAuthorities said the 3-year-old found a loaded gun and accidentally shot himself
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Restaurants + Bars

New brewery opening in Packard Plant site

New brewery opening in Packard Plant siteHistoric Packard Plant will house new Detroit brewery by 2019
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Detroit

6 Detroit cops charged in extortion scheme

6 Detroit cops charged in extortion scheme4 enter pleas in scheme where collision shops stripped stolen cars and billed insurers for unnecessary repairs
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Detroit

Goodfellows distribute gift boxes to needy children

Goodfellows distribute gift boxes to needy childrenVolunteers will distribute 34,000 holiday gift boxes to needy children ages 4-13 in several communities
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Detroit

2 men to stand trial in shooting of transgender woman

Pair to stand trial in shooting of transgender woman.Charles Marion Brown, 21, and Jujuan Alexon Williams, 19, are charged with assault with intent to murder, other offenses
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Detroit

Metro Detroit copes with December snowfall

Metro Detroit copes with December snowfallMetro Detroit copes with December snowfall
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Michigan targets $23.2M to fight chemical contamination
The Legislature is moving a $23.2 million bill to develop cleanup plans for chemical contamination sites in Michigan

Mich. targets $23.2M to fight chemical contaminationThe Legislature is moving a $23.2 million bill to develop cleanup plans for chemical contamination sites in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 3 days ago
Detroit

Detroit’s Entrepreneurs of Color Fund grows over $18M
The fund is nearly tripling in size due to strong demand for funding by minority-owned small businesses

Detroit’s Entrepreneurs of Color Fund grows to over $18MThe fund is nearly tripling in size due to strong demand for funding by minority-owned small businesses
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Conyers is gone but staff continues to work

Conyers is gone but his staff continues constituent workSince resignation, Rep. John Conyers’ website was deactivated and the nameplate outside his Capitol Hill office removed
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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