A mother from Detroit was taken into custody on Tuesday after an 11- and a 14-year-old were found dead inside a freezer at their home.
My entire life was shaped by violence, so I wanted to end it violently. But I didn’t — thanks to overcoming the stigma surrounding African-Americans and depression, and to building a community on Twitter.
James Robertson walks the marathon commute five days a week, rain or shine.
Photographer Dave Jordano focuses his camera on the resilient people and places of Detroit. The pictures are beautiful and uplifting.
Traffic signals blacked out, elevators became stuck, and buildings were evacuated after a “major cable failure” shut down the Motor City’s power grid.
Great Lakes and Great Everydamn Thing Else.
The decision will end the largest public bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
Les vestiges fascinants d’un passé encore récent.
You want a couch in New York? Fuhgetaboutit!
The three-bedroom home is a serious fixer-upper.
Yes, we all live on 8 Mile. How’d you know?
Updated: Fast food workers in Boston’s protest were also arrested. Thursday’s protests planned in 150 cities across the U.S. are part of the “Fight for $15” campaign.
Thunderstorms on Monday left much of the metropolitan Detroit suburb of Warren, Mich., under water. Multiple cities in the area have declared a state of emergency.
Theodore Wafer was found guilty in a Detroit court on all counts for the death of unarmed teenager Renisha McBride.
Jakari Pearson was shot and killed Wednesday when a bullet came through his window and struck in him in the chest while he was asleep in bed.
Charlie Bothuell V was also reportedly found with scars around his body that suggest previous abuse.
Charles Botheull IV’s son had been missing for 11 days and was thought to be dead.
Mark Spitznagel, head of the $6 billion Universa Investments hedge fund, was forced by the city of Detroit to remove the 20 goats he had brought to graze in a blighted neighborhood. “The goats are gone.”
Wayne County, Mich., the region where Detroit is located, has been riddled with problems for decades. But when a massive backlog of rape kits was discovered, a few mighty voices decided to work on changing the way sexual assault is viewed and how victims are treated, while also opening every single kit. And not even the worst financial period in the area’s history can stop the initiative.
WHY WOULD YOU EVER USE A LAWNMOWER INSTEAD OF GETTING A GOAT?
Ford announced the newest version of the world’s best-selling pickup truck earlier this week, and the newer, lighter model could drive prices up and fuel the gains that pickup truck sales generally have already seen in recent months.
After college, as my friends left Michigan for better opportunities, I was determined to help fix this broken, chaotic city by building my own home in the middle of it. I was 23 years old.
“A different kind of writer’s residency program.”
Testimony was heard to decide if Theodore Wafer will face trial for shooting Renisha McBride through a locked screen door after she was banging on his door in early morning hours.
On Tuesday Detroit became the largest American city ever to qualify for bankruptcy.
Theodore P. Wafer, 54, faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
Renisha McBride’s blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit after she crashed her car, according to a medical examiner’s report.