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2 young children found living in filthy house packed with trash on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - Two young children were found on Detroit's west side in a house packed from basement to the second floor with filthy garbage. The house is on Woodbine Street, just south of McNichols Road. Investigators said it's one of the worst things they've ever seen. The home on Detroit's west side

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-20 22:48:12

1 person fatally shot near Mack and Van Dyke on Detroit's east side

DETROIT - At least one person was killed Thursday in a shooting near Mack Avenue and Van Dyke Street on Detroit's east side. Family members said the victim is a 19- or 20-year-old man. They're not sure what he was doing on the block. Officials said multiple people have been shot, but only one vict

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-21 22:07:46

Vacant school in Detroit's Banglatown to be converted to affordable housing

City of Detroit The former Transfiguration Catholic school building in Detroit on Syracuse Street north of Hamtramck will be redeveloped into a 23-unit apartment building that will be 100 percent affordable housing at 60 percent of the median area income. $6.4 million redevelopmentAll 23 apartment

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS - 2017-09-21 16:21:51

Win tickets to see 'The Holy Grail' and John Cleese at the Fillmore Detroit

"Monty Python and the Holy Grail" routinely makes lists of the greatest comedy films of all time. This week, you cannot not only catch a screening of the movie at the Fillmore Detroit, but hear all about its creation with a live Q&A with one its stars, John Cleese. The legendary "Monty Python" funny

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 04:42:39

Jordan Zimmermann struggles in return, Detroit Tigers offense silent

Free Press sports writers Anthony Fenech describes how Matthew Boyd's development this season led up to his near historic start, plus Brad Ausmus' reaction to being asked about Nick Castellanos in rightfield for the end of that game. The Tigers were blown out again Thursday night. They lost to the

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 02:53:55

Detroit Tigers should exceed MLB standards, expand protective netting

It's an issue that won't go away, not with pitchers throwing harder than ever and hitters swinging harder than ever. Major League Baseball's fan safety problem was once again on full display Wednesday afternoon when a young girl was hit in the head with a line drive at Yankee Stadium. The girl was t

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 00:57:48

Maxine Waters will attend the Women's Convention in Detroit

Elle.com reports that U.S. Representative Maxine Waters didn't waste time on Thursday when it came to questioning Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, about financial impropriety between foreign banks and the Trump administration. The Treasury Secretary reportedly dragged his feet, after Water's aske

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:12:32

Diversity is lacking in venture capital. It's time to change that. | Detroit VC leaders

It's no secret that minorities are vastly underrepresented in the world of venture capital. While 13% of the American population is black, only 1% of VC-backed startups have black founders, according to CB Insights. Another 12%of founders with venture capital are Asian, and 87% are white. The stats

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 21:11:49

Detroit insurance rates; Fraser sex harassment turmoil

(WJBK) - Part I: Detroit insurance rates It's a common complaint we all have, sky-high insurance rates - especially in Detroit. Some call it affordable coverage a civil right. There's a plan on the table to lower your rates, but some Republicans call it price-fixing. On the panel: J.C. Reindl, Detr

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2017-09-22 08:22:00

Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson likely team's top trade asset

At one time, I avoided trade rumors - unless the rumor was based in reality. The reasoning was simple: Why spend precious time on something that nine times out of 10 never happens? But as I enter my 10th season covering the Detroit Pistons, I've been convinced to look at it another way. Not that I g

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 19:01:35

$6M project to transform Catholic school into housing in Detroit's Banglatown

Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Study: Flint birth rates down, fetal deaths up after water change | 1:31 Kansas University assistant professor of economics David Slusky explains his study of the Flint water crisis' impact on fertility rates and fetus deaths in the city. Kansas University 1

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 18:33:25

Metro Detroit businessman John James joins U.S. Senate race

WASHINGTON -- John James, a Detroit-area businessman and former Army captain, announced today he's running for the Republican nomination to unseat U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., next year. James, who has been considering a run for several months, made the announcement on Facebook and said he wi

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 17:37:39

The Impossible Burger Lands In Metro Detroit

The Impossible Burger has debut at B Spot, the award-winning Midwest burger chain from Chef Michael Symon. The famous plant-based burger from Impossible Foods is at the B Spot in Royal Oak, Mich. along with B Spot outlets in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana - the first time the Impossible Burger has been

MICHIGAN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 05:04:49

Metro Detroit man's app helps keep track of water usage, preventing shutoffs

A metro Detroit app developer has come up with an app that may help preventer Detroiters from having their water shut off. DETROIT (WXYZ) - He's a Wayne State grad, working on getting his master's at U of M. He owns his own company. He's also created an incredible app for the city and now's he's wor

WXYZ - 2017-09-22 03:50:37

Bounce house company owner refusing to rent to Detroit organization

A customer is speaking out about a bounce house company's refusal to rent to him because he lives in Detroit. DETROIT (WXYZ) - A Detroit nonprofit says it was denied service because of the city it's located in. Franklin Wright Settlement has been in business for more than 134 years on the east side

WXYZ - 2017-09-21 22:45:43

Couch Potatoes Not Allowed: Lululemon Opens Downtown Detroit Concept Store

DETROIT, MI-If you are a couch potato, do not go to the lululemon store grand opening in downtown Detroit today. Repeat: DO NOT go. This will not be a wine and cheese party. Shoppers need to be prepared to dance, run and do some yoga. This is, afterall, lululemon-a retailer of yoga-inspired athleti

PATCH - 2017-09-22 04:30:00

Residents of Detroit senior apartment complex suffer through heat with no air conditioning

DETROIT - Seniors who reside at Lexington Village Apartments in Detroit spent most of Thursday without air conditioning or a working elevator. Management apparently shut off the high rise's air conditioning a few weeks ago. Residents woke up to scorching temperatures and an elevator that was out of

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-22 03:33:23

Friday at 11: Detroit's Most Wanted Criminal steal's twin's identity

(WXYZ) - He's accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her home, and now he's on the run in metro Detroit. This criminal is no stranger to the system. There are seven active warrants, and there's a twist -- authorities believe he's assumed his twin brother's identity. Ann Marie La

WXYZ - 2017-09-22 03:21:09

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Gilbert talks about Detroit's comeback with Evrod Cassimy

DETROIT - Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is speaking candidly with Local 4's Evrod Cassimy about all things Detroit. The Quicken Loans founder is constantly making headlines for revitalizing downtown. From the Q Line, to Microsoft moving its headquarters to downtown Detroit, to the new Book To

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-22 03:17:26

Community Comment: Hurricane disasters, Michigan Education & Detroit Town Hall

Once again, it's time for our Community Comments. Our editorial about the hurricane disaster in Texas and Florida, prompted this reaction. Jason Holmes said: "I agree with your comment that we are 'one America' and must pitch in to help our fellow man whatever state is impacted by this tragedy." Arl

WXYZ - 2017-09-21 20:58:43