Detroit’s Mayor Given Control Of Water Department

Detroit’s Mayor Given Control Of Water Department

By Matt Helms, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- Detroit's emergency manager on Tuesday granted fuller authority to the city's mayor to manage the Detroit Water and Sewerage Departmen ...

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1964 Mercury Brings One-Of-A-Kind Glamour To The Concours d’Elegance

1964 Mercury Brings One-Of-A-Kind Glamour To The Concours d’Elegance

By Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press Since restoring their 1964 Mercury Park Lane two years ago, the Jedryczka family has entered the car in several auto shows, but Sunday will be ...

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Pregnant Woman Strangled, Boyfriend Beheaded In Craigslist Sex Meeting

Pregnant Woman Strangled, Boyfriend Beheaded In Craigslist Sex Meeting

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times When Michigan police found the body of a 25-year-old man in a park last week, they had a macabre mystery on their hands. The man's name was Charl ...

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Man Accused Of Attacking Soccer Referee ‘Extremely Remorseful,’ Attorney Says

Man Accused Of Attacking Soccer Referee ‘Extremely Remorseful,’ Attorney Says

By Elisha Anderson, Detroit Free Press LIVONIA, Mich. -- The 36-year-old Dearborn, Mich., man accused of punching a soccer referee who later died appeared in a Livonia courtroom T ...

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Major New Pipeline Proposed Next To Enbridge Line That Ruptured In 2010

Major New Pipeline Proposed Next To Enbridge Line That Ruptured In 2010

By David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos' Oceola Township, ...

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Detroit Automakers Pledge $26 Million To Protect City Pensions, Art

Detroit Automakers Pledge $26 Million To Protect City Pensions, Art

By Matt Helms and Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- Saying the fate of the Detroit Institute of Arts and easing pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy are critical to the ...

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Koch Brothers’ Dark Money Targets Detroit Bankruptcy Deal

Koch Brothers’ Dark Money Targets Detroit Bankruptcy Deal

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) -- the right-wing 501(c)(4) "dark money" group backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch -- has singled out its latest target: Detroit, ...

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Detroit Reaches Tentative 5-Year Deal With 14 Unions In Bankruptcy Case

Detroit Reaches Tentative 5-Year Deal With 14 Unions In Bankruptcy Case

By Brent Snavely, Matt Helms and Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- Detroit has reached a new, five-year agreement with 14 of its unions, including AFSCME -- the city's la ...

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Michigan’s Ban On Preferential Treatment In College Admissions Stands

Michigan’s Ban On Preferential Treatment In College Admissions Stands

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday accorded voters more leeway to challenge affirmative action, as justices upheld a Michigan ...

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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban On Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban On Affirmative Action

By David Jesse, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban on using race in admissions to Michigan’s public universities. The court was divided on the ca ...

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