County holds e-waste collection Saturday
The Wayne County Department of Public Services' Land Resource Management Division is holding an Electronic Waste and Scrap Tire Collection Recycling event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Veteran's Memorial Ice Arena, 142 E. Great Lakes, River Rouge.
Mon May 13, 2013
Operator drunk when drawbridge closes on ship
The woman operating a drawbridge which was lowered on top of a passing freighter early Sunday morning was arrested after she failed a breathalyzer test.
Marathon Officials Address Questions Regarding Fire, Evacuation Plans
Marathon Petroleum officials appeared before Detroit City Council's Public Health and Safety Committee Monday to answer questions regarding the recent fire at the downriver oil refinery.
Sun May 12, 2013
Kenwood Elementary School Principal Hire and More on the Agenda
If you're seeking knowledge on happenings in the Clawson School District, you won't want to miss Monday's meeting at 7 p.m. If you're interested in participating, visit the Board Room at Baker Administrative Offices and be sure to read the guidelines for the public that are on the agenda .
Detroit Free Press
Drawbridge operator under investigation for possible intoxication after accident
Damage was done to both the Jefferson Bridge at the Rouge River and to the freighter Herbert C Jackson around 3 a.m.when the bridge came back down on the freighter, Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Detroit Free Press
Jefferson Avenue bridge hit by steamship
The Jefferson Avenue bridge over the River Rouge in Detroit was damaged after a 670-foot steamship reported it closed while the ship was crossing under it early today.
Garden City Observer
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Diane Richardson of River Rouge and the late Reed Collins.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sierra Club Compass
Detroit Residents Demand Action in Wake of Marathon Explosion
Detroit resident and Sierra Club volunteer Dr. Delores Leonard speaks at a community press conference last week about the April 27 Marathon oil refinery explosion.
Mon May 06, 2013
Henry Ford College Graduates 1,900 Students in May Commencement
Editor's note: This press release was submitted by Henry Ford Community College.
Sat May 04, 2013
Southfield's Fishing Derby draws anglers of all ages
A portion of the river near Valley Woods Trail was stocked with 10-to-13-inch rainbow trout and prizes were awarded for special fish caught.
Fri May 03, 2013
Marathon Refinery Fire in Detroit Another Sign of Environmental Injustice
Last Saturday's Marathon Oil refinery explosion and fire was yet another dangerous, polluting event in a string of environmental injustices to plague the residents of the 48217 zip code in Detroit, which is unfortunately famous for being the most polluted in Michigan .
Wed May 01, 2013
Several observances of National Day of Prayer tomorrow in Dearborn, Downriver
A couple of churches in Dearborn are inviting people to come in Thursday to join their National Day of Prayer observances.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Detroit News
Emergency manager no longer needed in Ecorse, Snyder says
Ecorse -- The city is no longer in a financial emergency and is headed for stability, Gov.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Cold doesn't chill enthusiasm for Detroit River Clean-up
Cleaning up the Detroit River: Volunteers braved cold temperatures Saturday to remove trash from shorelines as part of the annual Detroit River Clean-up. Eric D. Lawrence/Detroit Free Press John Leon, 67, of Grosse Ile trudges through muck and underbrush as he collects trash on Fox Island as part of the Detroit River Clean-up on Saturday.
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Detroit police accused of 'kidnapping' homeless people, leaving them outside city limits
Source: rt.com Following a year-long investigation, the ACLU has filed a complaint demanding that Detroit Police halt what it calls the 'disturbing practice' of literally driving away the homeless, often leaving them to fend for themselves in unfamiliar areas.