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David DiChiera, a cultural visionary who ‘loved opera and loved Detroit’

MOT’s DiChiera ‘loved opera and loved Detroit’Opera great Kathleen Battle calls the Michigan Opera Theatre founder a 'gift to the artistic world'
  • Obituary
  • 3 hours, 13 minutes ago
Detroit

Driver sought in Detroit hit-and-run that injures 3 kids

Driver sought in Detroit hit-and-run that injures 3 kidsPolice: Father was driving with family north on Mark Twain near Florence about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday when someone in a Impala disregards yield sign
  • Detroit
  • 4 hours, 28 minutes ago
Detroit

Special section: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Special section: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of SoulA retrospective of words, music and pictures from the life of Aretha Franklin.
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

Westin Book Cadillac workers vote to strike

Westin Book Cadillac workers vote to strikeStrike vote authorized if workers decide to walk out for issues of better pay, job security; Marriott says it takes negotiations seriously
  • Detroit
  • 4 hours, 6 minutes ago
Detroit

No money for exonerated man in prison for 4 years

No money for wrongly convicted man in prison for 4 yearsThe court said James Shepherd doesn’t qualify for roughly $200,000 because he wasn’t exonerated with “new” evidence. Indeed, his conviction and life sentence in Wayne County were set aside because of weak or insufficient evidence.
  • Detroit
  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
Detroit

2018 Murals in the Market

2018 Murals in the MarketArtist from across the country and overseas get creative, painting on the buildings in Eastern Market during the annual Murals in the Market in Detroit.
  • Detroit
  • 7 hours, 53 minutes ago
Detroit

Last 'dangerous' downtown Detroit building being rescued

Last ‘dangerous’ downtown building rescuedThe Park Avenue Building near Grand Circus Park. once considered a public nuisance, is being transformed for apartments and retail
  • Detroit
  • 11 hours, 58 minutes ago
Detroit

Police: Woman's body found in fire on west side

Police: Woman’s body found in fire on west sidePolice: Woman's body found in fire on west side
  • Detroit
  • 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
Detroit

Man shot by 2 masked men on east side

Man shot by 2 masked men on east sideA 33-year-old man is recovering after being shot multiple times by a pair of masked men Tuesday night
  • Detroit
  • 12 hours, 17 minutes ago
Detroit

Police: Man slain by armed trio on west side

Police: Man slain by armed trio on west sideA 31-year-old man was killed Tuesday night by an armed trio while working on his car
  • Detroit
  • 12 hours, 18 minutes ago
Detroit

Park Avenue Building to be renovated

Park Avenue Building to be renovatedAlso known as the General Necessities Building, the former office building will be home to retail, and living space.
  • Detroit
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Detroit

Man, 20, killed in vacant west-side home

Man, 20, killed in vacant west-side homeA 20-year-old man was found slain in a vacant home early Wednesday morning on Detroit's west side
  • Detroit
  • 15 hours, 18 minutes ago
Detroit

Suspect sought in 4 Detroit criminal sexual conduct incidents

Suspect sought in 4 Detroit criminal sexual conduct incidentsPolice believe same man assaulted a driver Sept. 10, attacked others March 29, July 15 and Aug. 30 on city's west side
  • Detroit
  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Detroit

Detroit firefighters, medics honored for life-saving efforts

Detroit firefighters, medics honored for life-saving efforts'... These people needed my help,' says disabled, retired firefighter on way home who rescued people from burning building
  • Detroit
  • 15 hours, 32 minutes ago
Detroit

2 freed in Detroit shooting that killed girl, hurt mom

2 freed in shooting that killed girl, hurt momDetroit detectives have recused themselves from investigating an officer-involved fatal shooting that occurred during the search for the gunman
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Detroit

Fire union questions response to two-alarm blaze

Fire union questions response to two-alarm blazeAt issue, according to Mike Nevin, president of the Detroit Fire Fighters Association, is that a commercial box alarm should have been used
  • Detroit
  • 8 hours, 49 minutes ago
Detroit

First modular home installed at Detroit's famous 'Corner'

First modular home installed at ‘The Corner’Six to 12 modular units with fully complete interiors will be installed each day at the development known as "The Corner"
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit White Castle reopens after triple homicide

White Castle reopens after triple homicideThe shot-up glass has been replaced, the bullet holes are mostly gone, the lobby professionally cleaned at the White Castle restaurant where three men were gunned down
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Detroit

Fans line up early for Aretha Franklin viewing

Fans line up early for Aretha Franklin viewing"She's royalty to me," says woman who snags first spot in line night before Queen of Soul's viewing at Wright museum in Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

Man shot in head, but drives self to hospital

Man shot in head, but drives self to hospitalA man was shot in his head early Tuesday morning in a drive-by on Detroit's west side, but managed to drive himself to the hospital afterwards
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Detroit

2 wounded in shootout on Detroit's west side

2 wounded in shootout on Detroit’s west sideA man and a woman in their early 20s were wounded in a shootout Monday night on Detroit's west side
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Detroit

Issues at Detroit senior complex spark Green Light debate

Senior complex incidents spark Green Light debateResidents of a Detroit senior apartment building complain of persistent crime, but police insist most problems stem from conflicts between residents
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Detroit

Corktown 'wish list': Neighborhood investment, affordable housing fund

Corktown neighbors give Ford wish listAdvisory council, with input from residents, presents initial community benefit agreement to Ford
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Detroit

Man dies after being shot in shoulder

Man dies after being shot in shoulderVictim knocked on a door in the neighborhood and said he had been shot, but later died from his injuries
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Churchill heir poised to deliver public art to new Detroit school

Howes: Churchill heir eyes art for CornerstoneChurchill granddaughter, Edwina Sandys, planning public art installation for new Cornerstone School on Detroit's west side
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Detroit

Watchdog: Mich. withholds records on foster facility abuse claims
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service sues for records at Paul Martin Home for Boys in Detroit

Watchdog: State withholds records on foster facility abuse claimsMichigan Protection and Advocacy Service sues for records at Paul Martin Home for Boys in Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Detroit

25 in Metro Detroit mark Constitution Day as new citizens

25 celebrate Constitution Day as new citizensFamily members waved miniature flags as they waited for their loved ones to take the oath of citizenship and be sworn in as Americans
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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