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DETROIT (WXYZ) - A gas main break that was reported on Wayne State University's campus in Detroit has been capped. Repair work continues on the main. The incident closed the entire campus and classes were canceled. A construction crew working on the roadway at Second and Warren hit an ...
By 2020, an apple orchard that took root on Friday afternoon in Detroit's east side will be in full production. Core Orchards Detroit, an urban agriculture and orchard development, was scheduled to plant 300 Honeycrisp saplings at 2610 Lenox St., a property that, according to a news release, was acquired ...

Plum Market, Holiday Market, Westborn Market and Market Square locations around Metro Detroit sell Zayna's cuffins. There are 11 cuffin flavors right now starting with “Gimme S'mores” and ending with “Baklava.” How does Zayna come up with new cuffin ideas? Shawn Ley was in Zayna's kitchen today to ...
Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says the slug of first-quarter earnings reports from Detroit's automakers shows three companies in very different ...
Records reviewed by the Free Press show at least 57 crashes involving off-road vehicles on city streets since 2004. Detroit's crash figures have increased each of the past three years, and last year alone, the city logged four deaths, more than the previous decade combined, according to police records.
Detroit's story is a complex one that refuses to fit neatly into well-worn narratives of urban decline. Once one of the wealthiest cities in America, the city suffered five decades of population loss as its manufacturing base collapsed and unemployment and crime rose, leaving vacant lots sprawled across its ...

Detroit — Roars could be heard far outside Cobo Center as teams gathered on the show floor for first-round finals of the FIRST Championship competition on Saturday. Nearly 40,000 people filled the bleachers to watch the best of the best robots show off their moves and fight for world titles. "This week has ...
Police said the 40-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his hand, but doesn't know how it happened. (Photo: .) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Detroit police are investigating a shooting on the city's northwest side after a man was shot while walking his dog Saturday morning.
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Detroit — Officials of Wolverine Human Services, a children center on the city's east side, were watching the once-thriving Riverbend neighborhood slowly become deserted after Carson Elementary closed in 2014. So they launched an agricultural effort, Core Orchard Detroit, to bring the area back to life.
DETROIT - Detroit police are searching for a vehicle in connection with a shooting on the city's east side. Police said three people were inside a white SUV traveling south on Schoenherr Street around 8:30 p.m. on April 1. When the SUV turned right onto Lappin Street, a burgundy sedan pulled along the ...
DETROIT - A chilly, and in some parts snowy, start to your Tuesday here around Metro Detroit with lake effect snow showers coming from the west and ... There is a good chance that the rain switches over to snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning, and model data suggests areas north of Detroit ...
Detroit's crackdown on suburban tax-evaders continues ... The jig is just about up for tenants of Detroit's booming downtown and Midtown apartments who use suburban family members' or friends' addresses to avoid ... Detroit is one of about two dozen cities across the state that has its own income tax.
Detroit landlords could soon be required to fork over tenant rosters annually to help identify potential income-tax evaders in apartments and lofts across the city. The regulation, which is aimed at increasing tax compliance, would focus on rentals with monthly rates of $750 or more and comes almost a year ...
Early Tuesday was a busy time on Detroit's west side, as one man was carjacked during a meet-up and another apparently accidentally shot himself around 12:30 a.m.. On the 22000 block of Plymouth, as the road passes through Rouge Park, a 38-year-old white male arrived to meet a 25-year-old black ...
Detroit – — Stormy Daniels, who seems to be everywhere these days, is scheduled to finally be in Detroit on Wednesday. The porn star who allegedly slept with Donald Trump in 2006 is scheduled to perform at a Detroit strip club. This will be the third scheduled booking at the Truth topless joint. Two earlier ...
DETROIT - Many of us woke up to a fresh coating of snow on our lawns, but it was an icy slush on the roads that caused a lot of people -- many not driving appropriately for the conditions -- to crash their vehicles this morning. We get a brief break into the first half of Wednesday, before one final winter storm ...

DETROIT — While the West Coast still reigns as the epicenter of technology development, the Detroit area has quietly emerged as a proving ground for digital mortgage innovations. The area has become a center for innovation largely due to the presence of Quicken Loans, a nonbank lender that's enjoyed ...
Michigan's long and harsh winter is finally nearing an end, marking the beginning of another long and harsh period — construction season. The Detroit Department of Public Works announced a slew of street closings — some lasting until mid-May and others until the final day of 2022. The closings are ...
Two of Detroit's most powerful men traded quips and compliments Thursday and offered upbeat perspectives on Detroit's revival at the latest Pancakes & Politics event. Sponsored by the Michigan Chronicle and held at the Detroit Athletic Club, the early-morning event showcased Mayor Mike Duggan and ...
Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering up to $2,500 for tips in a shooting last fall on Detroit's east side that left a bystander dead. Paul Ross was sitting in a 1969 Delta 88 while his nephew filled it about 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Sunoco gas station in the 9700 block of Van Dyke while two men fought in the street ...
Detroit – The Detroit Fire Department is the proud new owner of more than 800 pet oxygen masks. The announcement was made Thursday by Patti Kukula, who heads up the Detroit Public Safety Foundation, which facilitates donations from the community on behalf of the city's police and fire departments.
“We're thrilled that our vision for Lovers Only has come to fruition, and we can't wait to share our independently-owned burger joint with the Detroit community. Care, craftsmanship, and hospitality is at the core of everything we do, and that shines through in every element of this restaurant,” Boyer says.
DETROIT - It's been a crazy week of weather, with a crazy storm to deal with. Some of us have received barely any snow at all, while other parts of the same metropolitan area have been dumped on. Those receiving snow Thursday afternoon should see that diminish pretty quickly in the evening.
A 17-year-old from Detroit has been charged with making a threat against the Benjamin Carson High School, officials said. Randall Bowen was formally charged Thursday with a count of making a false report or threat of terrorism, a 20-year felony, and a count of malicious use of telecommunications ...
Detroit — After years of watching suburban schools use marketing tools to recruit children from its neighborhoods, Detroit declared this week that it's ready to fight back. The city's public schools and charter schools are joining forces with Mayor Mike Duggan and the Skillman Foundation to launch a new ...
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.


 

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