04/04/14 11:00 AM
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A major freeway construction project in the Detroit area is going to require motorists to take detours until October. The Michigan Department of Transportation says a several-mile stretch of Interstate 96 in Livonia and Wayne County's Redford Township is being shut down...
04/04/14 10:30 AM
DETROIT (AP) — An aging airport in Detroit could again get passenger service if $28.5 million in funding is approved as part of the city's bankruptcy plan, officials said. The money for Coleman A. Young International Airport on the city's east side would pay to upgrade hangars and the...
04/03/14 04:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — The emergency manager running Detroit says he wants to see the city get out of bankruptcy by Oct. 15. Kevyn Orr's 18-month term expires in September, but he can stay unless the City Council and Mayor Mike Duggan remove him. Orr made his remark about a bankruptcy exit Thursday...
04/02/14 12:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Bankrupt Detroit has been given approval to move forward with a $120 million quality of life loan to help improve city services. Federal Judge Steven Rhodes on Wednesday approved the loan brokered with Barclays. He says Detroit can use the money to meet the needs of people...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/01/14 11:55 AM
Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore believes that whoever was responsible at General Motors for failing to recall a faulty ignition switch deserves death. "I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors...
By Michael Barone | 03/31/14 08:53 AM
Why isn't the Obama administration willing to finance the customs plaza for the new international bridge over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario? That's a question raised by this article in the Wall Street Journal.
By Star Parker | 03/28/14 04:06 PM
When Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., went off on Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for his remarks that, “We have got a tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work,” the...
03/27/14 10:45 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The families of Detroit's Brightmoor area are delighted that the day is finally approaching when bulldozers will arrive to level more of their neighborhood. After that, their community's future will be like the cleared landscape — a blank canvas. For years, Brightmoor...
By David Crary | 03/24/14 08:44 AM
In a city scarred by broken promises, the Moore brothers, James and Robert, and fellow student Chelsea Inyard are among the lucky ones. The teenagers attend one of Detroit's most promising new public schools.
By Michael Barone | 03/22/14 07:03 PM
If you want to understand things on the ground in Detroit -- and how woefully the city government fails to provide a basis for civilized life in most of the city's 139 square miles, read this piece by Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson. It helps to explain why people...
By Paul Bedard | 03/19/14 04:30 PM
A Lebanese-American man nabbed in Detroit on charges that he was on his way to fight for Hezbollah and Syria is raising new concerns about trained jihadists hiding in the United States and the possibility they will turn their fire on America, according to officials and Hill leaders.
By Byron York | 04/23/14
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