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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled Detroit, Mich., may seek to protect itself from its creditors under Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection, thus making this once proud city the largest municipality in American history to go bust.
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4 hrs ago | The Detroit News
"This is Leslie," she says. "Say hello, Leslie." Fifty-three-year-old Crawford is not talking about her daughter or her godchild.
A file photo taken on June 14, 2005 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela giving in Johannesburg a press conference voicing his support for President Thabo Mbeki after he fired his corruption-tainted deputy, saying he stood by him during 'these testing times' for the leadership of the ruling party.
A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million, hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect valuable art from being sold to pay creditors in the city's bankruptcy.
A Detroit man, accused in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old, was convicted Friday.
UPS has posted 87 jobs on CareerBuilder.com in the last three days as they seek employees during this busy holiday season.
Catrina Vlisides used reclaimed materials from demolished Detroit homes for the brick paneling and wooden countertops in her new Detroit Dog Co.
The Michigan Historical Commission this week approved markers for the Michigan National Guard Armory building in Lansing and the Norwayne subdivision in Westland.
Kevin Downey, a linesman for Overhead Lines replaces an out of service street light with a high pressured sodium light at the intersection of Brock and Collingham in Detroit on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
Bob Dylan's sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
A Detroit father left his two boys, ages 1 and 4, home alone for about 10 minutes on Friday and when he returned he could not believe his eyes: His house in the 16000 block of Prairie Street was on fire.
Authorities were called to respond to a house fire about 1 p.m. on the 16800 block of Prairie, near Six Mile Road, Detroit Police Officer Adam Madera said.
There's still time to get tickets to Saturday afternoon's "Detroit Detour: A Beer & Wine Expedition" -- a restaurant crawl featuring what organizers describe as "20 premiere bars and restaurants and a couple questionable joints" in and around downtown and Greektown.
A Detroit judge said he will have to wait until January to resentence the man convicted of murder and arson in connection with the 2008 fire that killed Detroit firefighter Walter Harris.
"This story could be viewed as a rant or a litany of complaints. Frankly, my dear in the words of Scarlett O' Hara from Gone with the Wind, 'We Don't Give a Damn'.