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An iconic image of winter in Detroit is the columns of smoke spewing from sidewalks. Steaming streets are part of the landscape, but few know the answers that lie beneath this mystery in plain sight. Below our sidewalks, there's a vast infrastructure that includes electricity, water, sewer, and fiber optics.
'Tis the season for wedding planning, and that got us thinking about the best spots around the city for memorable engagement photos. And while we'll always have a soft spot for iconic Detroit photo-op spots like in front of Comerica Park or the Fox Theatre marquee, we wanted to explore some of the other ...

Construction on the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will take a break for a couple of nights this week and reopen to traffic at night. The tunnel will be open Wednesday and Thursday, officials with the tunnel said Monday. The $21.6 million final phase of a project to renovate the tunnel began in November. Because ...
He witnessed the unaligned curriculum in classrooms last fall. "However, in Detroit, this exacerbates our literacy challenge and places our teachers and students at a deeper disadvantage," Vitti said. "The Common Core has emphasis on reading and analyzing text. We are not seeing that in our schools.
Detroit (WXYZ) - It was Charity Preview night at Cobo. Marina Cracchiolo, a social media producer at WXYZ, had just finished working and was heading home. She got a cab and the driver told her it was $15 to go to the other side of Jefferson. She said no problem. However, when she got to her home, ...
Cynthia Williams; her mother, Barbara Williams; and her aunt, Patricia Williams; were gunned down Sunday night. "It's crazy how someone can take the life of three beautiful ladies," family friend Bernard Hart said. The broken windows at Cynthia Williams' house on Detroit's northeast side serve as a ...

A three-judge panel on Friday issued an emergency order directing Detroit to accept applications as dispensary owners rush to meet Thursday's state deadline. Existing businesses that do turn in an application and local approval form by then could be closed and denied the chance at licensure under a ...
Fast Food workers, janitors and hospital workers walked off their jobs around noon Monday and rallied at Detroit's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park to fight for a $15 minimum wage, the right to unionize and civil rights. Local politicians, community activists, religious leaders and workers stood alongside ...
Detroit - So much to talk about this afternoon, so little time. First, Mother Nature showed us yesterday just how complicated weather forecasting can be. We meteorologists spend a lot of time dealing with thermodynamics when forecasting either severe summer storms or wintertime wintry mixes. In the ...
Detroit -- police and neighbors don't know why the shooting began but, once it did, it didn't seem to end. By the time it was over, three women were dead and three officers were injured on the city's east side, said police. The shootings, which occurred during a 14-hour standoff that lasted from Sunday night ...
Detroit - A dog was rescued in Detroit after being found outside in the freezing temperatures with a carabiner piercing his skin. The 3-year-old shepherd-rottweiler mix was rescued by Detroit Animal Control. When they got a look at the damage to his neck -- a heavy chain with a carabiner hooked into his ...
Authorities in Wayne County accuse an Alabama man of sexually abusing three young Detroit relatives and making a widely shared video of one of his assaults. Germain Moore, 44, of Detroit, is also accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Alabama. News outlets report that the victim has been located ...
Detroit (WXYZ) - Eighteen vehicles were involved in a crash on the Lodge during the Tuesday morning commute. It happened after 10:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Lodge near Meyers Rd. Michigan State Police responded to the crash. Troopers confirm there were no serious injuries and road ...
Detroit - The mother of Detroit police officer Glenn Doss Jr. is still coping with the pain after her son was killed in the line of duty. Nikole Flowers said she knew this was a possibility the minute Doss joined the police force. She was hesitant about her son becoming a police officer. "It was always hesitation ...
Another historic Detroit building could see a big renovation soon, although its future plans are still uncertain. Olympia Development announced that facade work has started at the Detroit Life Building, one of many buildings they own in Foxtown. According to Historic Detroit, the 1923 building was designed ...
Detroit (WXYZ) - A 7 Action News crew called 911 after finding a gunshot victim on Detroit's east side this afternoon. reporter Kim Craig and videographer Danny Stricker were on Fleming Street near Lantz covering a fatal shooting from the night before when they heard something strange. "I'm bleeding ...
crime Stoppers of Michigan on Tuesday announced an award up to $2,500 for tips in a double homicide reported on Detroit's southwest side last year. Daniel Brown and Sophia Wilson were found dead inside a home in the 2000 block of Deacon at about 6:10 p.m. Sept. 5, authorities said in a statement.

Metro Detroit managed to dodge the snow in January, but so far, February is making up for it. Meteorologist Sara Pampreen of the National Weather Service in White Lake Township said January's snowfall was about 9.2 inches, 3.3 inches below normal for a typical month. Related: More snow makes for ...
A day after prosecutors in Detroit accused an Alabama man of molesting three Detroit children, he was identified as the suspected creator of a viral child porn video that depicted a man receiving oral sex from a young girl, AL.com reports. Germaine Moore, 44, who lives near Millbrook, Alabama, but has ties ...
Detroit - police are searching for answers Monday after two shootings happened less than eight hours apart on the same block in Detroit. The shootings were reported on Fleming Street between Dequindre and Conant streets on the city's east side, police said. The first shooting happened around 6 p.m. ...
After a wintry blast that dumped up to 3 inches of snow locally delayed flights and slowed travel Monday, Metro Detroit residents can expect clearer conditions the next few days. Across Michigan, 9.8 inches of snow fell in Shiawassee; 8 in Sanilac; 5.5 in Lapeer. Locally, Eastpointe and Romulus saw 3 ...
LANSING - A Monroe County woman was dumbfounded after winning $2 million playing the Michigan Lottery's Hot Fortune instant game. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought her winning ticket at the Sunoco gas station, located at 9010 Lewis Avenue in Temperance.
(WXYZ) - WINTER STORM WARNING: St. Clair, Macomb, Oakland, Lapeer and Sanilac counties until 7 pm. Snow totals from this storm could range between 6-10 inches. WINTER weather ADVISORY: Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties until 7 pm.
Pre-sales have begun for potential residents interested in high-end condominiums in Detroit's New Center neighborhood. The Cass & York development is a $30-million project of The Platform development group, with plans for a six-story, 53-unit condo complex in the New Amsterdam Historic District.
Detroit (WXYZ) - The Detroit Health Department is offering food workers an all-day Hepatitis A vaccination clinic on January 29th in hopes of stopping an ongoing outbreak of the disease. Dating back to 2016, roughly 700 Hepatitis A cases have showed up in southeast Michigan. 154 of those cases ...
In southeast Michigan, health officials have offered vaccinations through the jail system, as well as the Detroit Detention Center and Detroit Re-Entry Center on the city's east side. Southeast Michigan has had 715 reported cases of hepatitis A and 24 deaths since the outbreak began in August 2016, ...
AT&T subsidiary Michigan Bell Telephone Company is planning to permanently close its Detroit call center and lay off 114 employees, according to a filing with the state Workforce Development Agency. The Detroit Credit and Collections Call Center at 105 E. Bethune St. in New Center is closing March 28, ...
Detroit - An upper level disturbance crossing the area today generated a widespread swath of snow, with the heart of our area generally receiving two-to-four inches of accumulation. Snowfall rates in the far northern part of our area did overachieve, with some of us near the I-69 corridor picking up ...
While Detroit is certainly experiencing a construction boom, we haven't seen too many new construction projects going very high. That's starting to change, of course, with the groundbreaking of the Hudson's site and more plans in the works. We've rounded up five projects to watch--one under construction, ...
At various times, Delray has been called Michigan's most polluted neighborhood, a "dying" neighborhood, and "a ghost town." Sitting in the farthest corner of southwest Detroit, it is filled with heavy industry--a Marathon Oil refinery, Zug Island, a wastewater plant. It has one of the highest rates of asthma in ...
Detroit -- Days after Detroit lost out in the race to host Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, the city's mayor and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp. offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city since the 1990s. The $160 million plant will ...
Acura revealed the RDX prototype at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit on Monday, January 15, 2018. ... Before the Detroit auto show opens to the public, automakers from around the world unveil new vehicles in elaborate ceremonies for crowds of journalists and ...
TONIGHT: Passing showers with a little thunder possible. Otherwise clouds and drizzle. Lows by morning will be in upper 30s and low 40s Winds: S 10-15 mph. TOMORROW: rain showers that start then they change over to snow showers around 4 pm in Detroit. Highs in the upper 30s to low 40s in the ...
Detroit is cracking down on rental units by ensuring landlords have properties registered in compliance with city codes starting Feb. 1. Landlords in the 48215 ZIP code area will have 90 days to register their properties with the city and six months to bring them to code. "Starting Feb. 1, we are going to start ...
ATLANTA - A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he threatened to travel to Atlanta and kill people at CNN headquarters. Federal court documents filed in Michigan say 19-year-old Brandon Griesemer of Novi, Michigan, began calling CNN on Jan. 9. He allegedly told a CNN operator, ...
More than 20,000 Detroit rental properties are believed to be improperly registered with the city or lack certificates of compliance, officials said in a media release announcing the initiative will take effect Feb. 1. Certificates of compliance are issued when a property owner has met all building safety ...
While they usually leave foreclosures out of their city analysis, Detroit presents a unique situation. "In other cities, one gets a clearer picture of neighborhood prices by excluding those. However, in Detroit, the opposite is true - one gets a clearer picture by including these, and contrasting the acquisition ...
Flex-N-Gate plans to hire more than 400 people to work inside its new 450,000-square-foot auto parts plant in the I-94 Industrial Park on Detroit's near-east side. There's space on the 30-acre section of the I-94 Industrial Park to build a 280,000-square-foot addition, said Bill Beistline, vice president of global ...
Do you wonder what Amazon meant when it said Detroit lacked the talent pool for a second headquarters? Consider a simple comparison: About 34% of metropolitan Detroit younger adults have earned a bachelor's degree or higher. Of the U.S. metro areas on Amazon's finalist list, every one but Miami ...
A tie-down strap may have caused what a motorists thought was a gunshot, Michigan State Police said. Troopers received a call from Detroit police at about 7:55 a.m. Monday that a resident reported to them that a shooting happened while they were driving on Interstate 94 near Mount Elliott, officials said.
The Detroit Medical Center is still trying to reach a new contract with some unionized workers at its five Detroit hospitals, after service and maintenance workers overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement earlier this month. Those workers, who range from janitorial staff to equipment technicians, ...
A warm front is moving in, so you should expect wet conditions all day around Metro Detroit with rain showers, a few breaks, and gray skies with highs in the mid to upper 40s and winds SSE 5-15 mph. We will likely see a transition to some snow or a wintry mix Tuesday morning as temps fall from the 40s ...
Detroit -- Like a scene from Bodega Bay, Calif., in Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic, The Birds, they perched from ledges, squawked in alcoves and peered around pillars. In the middle of a onetime concrete jungle, employees snapped selfies, buzzed with a palpable energy and waited with anticipation.
Principals and assistant principals in the Detroit public schools Community District are close to getting their first raises in nearly eight years or more. The finance committee of the Detroit Board of education approved a proposal Monday morning that would result in 3% raises for the school-based ...
An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate for free in the fast-moving and growing sport. The Lexus Velodrome, an inflatable, climate-controlled dome, will have its grand ...
"Detroit" is a Hollywood dramatization of the 1967 Detroit race riot. Detroit had the worst of more than 150 urban riots during a five-year stretch of time known as America's "long hot summer." Unfortunately, the lessons of those severe sustained protests of economic and political policies hostile to people of ...
On Detroit's west side Monday morning, police spent hours engaged in a barricaded gunman situation, but it turns out the suspect was not inside the home during the entire ordeal, police said. Detroit police responded to a 911 call at about 1 a.m. Monday. A mother, 47, had a guest at her home on the ...
Detroit, MI - They weren't originally planning on performing in Detroit, but now Foo Fighters will play at Little Caesars Arena on their "Concrete and Gold Tour." The group will be at Little Caesars Arena on Monday, October 15 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($99) go on sale Thursday, January 25 at 11am.
The 27-year-old told police she was in the area of East Warren Avenue and Cadieux Road when a man approached her and tried to start a conversation. When she tried to ignore him, she said, he pulled out a gun and shot her in the arm. She was able to run to a home on Harvard Street and call police.
Detroit - The U.S. Marshals and Detroit police are seeking a man wanted for kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old girl in 2007. Authorities said that Corey Deshawn Gaston, 39, broke into the child's bedroom through her window June 27, 2007. He put her over his shoulder and ran to an alley, where he ...


 

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