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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

50 Years Later, Photos Recall Riots of Detroit

July 16, 2017 |

Protests that started 50 years ago in a west side Detroit neighborhood would grow into a riot and later a conflagration that threatened to swallow entire city blocks. An angry crowd of African-Americans gathered near 12th and Clairmount streets in the early morning hours of July 23, 1967, after police…
Newser

Detroit automakers’ sales dip, drag industry down

July 3, 2017 |

Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Hyundai all reported U.S. sales drops last month, apparently dragging the industry to its sixth straight month of declining numbers as auto sales slow from last year’s record pace.

Fiat Chrysler sales were down 7.4%, while Ford said its sales declined 5.1%….


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