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Dequindre Cut Freight Yard opens with retail, entertainment

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard opens with retail, entertainmentDetroit's favorite greenway will now host a hub of retail and entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday's through Sept. 16
  • Detroit
  • 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
Wayne County

With cleanup efforts, Rouge River ‘has come a long way’

With cleanup efforts, Rouge River ‘has come a long way’Volunteers to join annual Rouge Rescue efforts to improve notoriously polluted river, watershed
  • Wayne County
  • 15 hours, 16 minutes ago
Detroit

Police: Detroit mom, her 2 children found safe

Police: Detroit mom, her 2 children found safeAshley Forehand and her children Amari and Autum Robinson have been located
  • Detroit
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
Death By Instagram

Full report: Death by Instagram

Full report: Death by InstagramInside story of Detroit’s gang wars
  • Death By Instagram
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

13-year-old escapes attempted abduction in Detroit

Teen girl escapes attempted abduction in DetroitThe 13-year-old girl stabbed the perpetrator with a pocket knife and was able to escape
  • Detroit
  • 19 hours, 21 minutes ago
Detroit

DMC lab error causes boy, 5, to test positive for cocaine

DMC lab error causes boy, 5, to test positive for cocaineDetroit Medical Center officials say it was a lab error that caused a 5-year-old boy to test positive for cocaine earlier this week
  • Detroit
  • 13 hours, 42 minutes ago
Detroit

Gilberts buy 17-foot-tall sculpture for Campus Martius

Gilberts buy 17-foot-tall sculpture for Campus MartiusDan Gilbert and his wife Jennifer Gilbert have chosen a 17-foot bronze statue by artist KAWS to be placed downtown Tuesday
  • Detroit
  • 19 hours, 42 minutes ago
Detroit

2 Metro Detroit men accused of kidnapping Toledo woman

2 Metro Detroit men accused of kidnapping Toledo womanThe two men coerced the women to buy phones and after failed attempts, demanded their money back
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Clean air advocates petition to close Detroit incinerator

Group petitions to shut Detroit incineratorBreathe Free Detroit delivered petitions to the mayor's office condemning use of the incinerator to eliminate garbage
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit police find $27K in narcotics, arrest gang member

Detroit police find $27K in narcotics, arrest gang memberOfficers dispatched to the home where they found 15.3 grams of heroin and 3.2 grams of marijuana and five weapons
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Lessenberry quits Metro Times, steps away from WSU amid misconduct claims

Lessenberry quits Metro Times, bows out at WSUHe also steps away from student instruction at Wayne State University
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Detroit

Lessenberry quits Metro Times amid misconduct claims

Lessenberry resigns from Metro Times amid misconduct claimsThe columnist resigned a day after reports of inappropriate behavior, comments toward women surfaced
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Detroit

Man shot in buttocks on Detroit's west side

Man shot in buttocks on Detroit’s west sideVictim was with group playing a game with dice near Puritan and Hubbell
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Detroit

Dozens cited for violations in Detroit demo program

Dozens cited for violations in Detroit demo programOfficials say citations have been issued to contractors for improper data reporting to health and safety offenses
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Dog snatched from Detroit yard

Dog snatched from Detroit yardVideo shows woman on 1200 block of Hubbard leading pup out; police say woman may have thought ‘Totem’ was abandoned
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Detroit

$2,500 reward for tips in fatal Detroit hit and run

$2,500 reward for tips in fatal Detroit hit and runCurtis Johnson was walking to work when vehicle struck him about 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12 on Gratiot near Seven Mile
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Dog taken from Detroit yard

Dog taken from Detroit yardPolice say woman may have thought pug mix was abandoned
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit Lions open auditions to sing the national anthem

Detroit Lions open auditions to sing the national anthemGot what it takes to sing national anthem at Ford Field? Here's your chance at an audition
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Detroit

Rental enforcement lags in Detroit’s lead hot spots

Rental enforcement lags in Detroit’s lead hot spotsCity mostly targets paint scrutiny in 2 areas, away from where kids sicken at the highest rates
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Detroit

Man shot in bicep in west side drive-by

Man shot in bicep in west side drive-byA 26-year-old man is recovering after being shot in his right bicep in a drive-by early Thursday on Detroit's west side.
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Business

Land deals consolidate 4 blocks of Detroit’s Corktown

Land deals consolidate 4 blocks of CorktownIn the area where Ford wants to shape a Detroit campus, 20 Corktown land deals put nearby blocks under tighter ownership
  • Business
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: To boost tax haul in Detroit, change the reality

Howes: To boost tax haul in Detroit, change the realityAuto insurance rates, income tax-rate disparity are two rational reasons to play fast, loose with permanent residences
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit mother missing nearly 3 weeks

Detroit mother missing nearly 3 weeksPolice seek tips to find Sandra Kay Cooley, last seen April 27 at group home in 20000 block of Riopelle
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
News

Tanisha Smith deals with lead in her home

Tanisha Smith deals with lead in her homeDetroiter Tanisha Smith discovered that her daughter has lead poisoning, likely from paint in their rented home. She spent months cleaning every other day before the landlord fixed the lead hazards, through painting and other repairs.
  • News
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Woman found beaten in Detroit field dies

Woman found beaten in Detroit field diesWoman was nude and covered in blood when she was found in field near Cooley High
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit named one of America's most vegan-friendly cities

Detroit named one of America’s most vegan-friendly citiesDetroit among PETA's 2018 Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Cities in the U.S.
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Detroit

Clerk staff: Conyers III doesn’t make race for Congress

Clerk staff: Conyers III doesn’t make race for CongressWayne County Clerk’s staff: John Conyers III lacks enough valid voter signatures to qualify for the congressional race
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
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