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.
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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.
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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.
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“This is another teenager who should be living their life and pursuing their dreams and aspirations and instead there are grieving parents who are left empty because of another senseless act of gun violence.”
Renisha McBride, 19, went looking for help in the middle of the night after she got into a car accident last weekend, but was shot dead after ringing the doorbell at a nearby home.
Detroit’s police chief confirmed a mass shooting on the city’s east side Wednesday evening. No suspects have been arrested in the incident.
In 1924, the City of Detroit Police Department issued an ID card to “The Great Lester” — a ventriloquist dummy.
Ford stands to benefit, and the other of Detroit’s Big Three should see growth as well, contrary to Wall Street’s prevailing opinions of the sector.
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Fewer Animal Control officers, declining public finances and abandoned homes have led to an increase in stray dogs in Detroit, most of whom are euthanized. “This is a humanitarian crisis” says the Humane Society of the United States.
The singer is offering $5,000 to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the man who attempted to break into his home.
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If Cumulus ends up dropping Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, the conservative talk radio hosts could lose access in Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, and Washington, D.C., at least temporarily.
A judge has overruled last week’s ruling that bankruptcy would violate Michigan state law.
He also wants an “instant death penalty.”
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The 2008 financial crisis really hurt Detroit, but the city has been crumbling over the last six decades.
The Attorney General says he will appeal.
There is no law protecting the sale of the city’s most prized art works that are worth billions of dollars.
Detroit became the largest U.S. city ever to seek bankruptcy protection on Thursday. This is what urban decay looks like.
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