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Back-to-School Surprise for Detroit: Dry Water Fountains

September 3, 2018 |

Some 50,000 Detroit public school students will start the school year Tuesday by drinking water from coolers, not fountains, after the discovery of elevated levels of lead or copper in the supply—the latest setback in a state already dealing with the consequences of contaminated tap water in Flint…
Newser

TMZ

Aretha Franklin’s Family Planning Public Viewing at Detroit Museum

August 17, 2018 |

Aretha Franklin’s family knows a massive turnout’s expected to honor the legendary singer — and a church just won’t cut it — so they’ll hold her public viewing at a much larger venue … TMZ has learned.  Sources close to the family tell us…

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Michael Jackson Avenue Causes Confusion in Detroit

June 13, 2018 |

It seems the late King of Pop won’t get a street named after him in Motown, at least not at this point, the AP reports. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that a ceremony planned for Friday for Michael Jackson Avenue has been cancelled. The newspaper says Jackson’s siblings originally…
Newser

3 Women Dead, 3 Officers Shot in Detroit Standoff

February 13, 2018 |

A 14-hour standoff has ended in Detroit, but the toll is heavy: Police say three women and the gunman are dead, and three officers shot, reports MLive . All three officers, two from the city and one from the Detroit Public Schools, were hit in the legs and will survive. The…
Newser

Detroit officer shot in the head last week dies

January 28, 2018 |

Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss Jr. died Sunday from injuries he sustained in a shooting last week.
FOX News

2 electrocuted at substation in Detroit

December 31, 2017 |

Authorities say the pair, looking for copper wire, died at the scene, their bodies fused together in the jolt.
FOX News

Detroit Puts Profits Over Revenue With Declining Rental-Car Sales

December 2, 2017 |

Detroit auto makers reported mixed sales results for November, with GM and Fiat Chrysler reporting declines while Ford gained ground amid strong demand for pickup trucks and SUVs.
WSJ.com: US Business

‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

November 19, 2017 |

A priest who wasn’t allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy.
FOX News

Google Plots to Conquer Self-Driving Cars—by Making Peace With Detroit

September 11, 2017 |

John Krafcik spent decades in the auto industry. As the head of Waymo, Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit, he’s charged with schooling Silicon Valley in the ways of Detroit.
WSJ.com: US Business