By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 12:44 PM
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes ruled Tuesday that Detroit was eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, a decision that comes after four months of legal fighting between the state of Michigan and the unions representing city employees. "The court finds that Detroit was and is...
By Ed White | 12/03/13 09:09 AM
DETROIT — A judge was expected to announce Tuesday whether Detroit can come up with a plan to get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a case that ultimately could crack a shield protecting public pensions and also put the city's extraordinary art...
By Joseph Lawler | 12/02/13 08:59 AM
A slew of economic data coming out this week will answer the question of how well the U.S. has survived the government shutdown and debt limit fights -- and, possibly, what the Federal Reserve will do in response. The number-one economic indicator, the jobs report, is due out Friday morning...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 01:46 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will open an African American Engagement Office in Detroit, Mich., as part of a Republican effort to improve their efforts to reach out to the traditionally-Democratic voters. The office is the first-of-its-kind for the Republicans. "Every community in the United States...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 04:18 PM
A Detroit municipal workers’ union asked a judge to send any ruling he makes on the city’s eligibility for bankruptcy court protection to an appeals court for automatic review. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees today asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes...
11/13/13 10:51 AM
DETROIT — A woman accused of failing to tell US immigration authorities about her role in a deadly bombing in Israel is expected to make her first appearance in Detroit federal court.
11/05/13 10:23 PM
DETROIT — A former medical center chief defeated a county sheriff to become the next mayor of financially troubled Detroit, though the job holds little power while the city is being run by a state-appointed emergency manager. Unofficial returns showed Mike Duggan defeating Wayne County...
By Corey Williams | 11/05/13 10:13 AM
DETROIT — A former write-in candidate once thought to have little chance of surviving Detroit's primary election is favored to become the city's new mayor, a job with limited power as the debt-ridden city moves toward the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history under a state overseer.
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