Detroit (Michigan, United States)

Type: City
Name: Detroit (Michigan, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.380001
Longitude: -83.099998
population: 884,941
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

"Porch Shooting" Trial Begins

Attorneys deliver opening statements in trial of Detroit man who claimed self defense after shooting car accident victim knocking on his door. Chris Clackum reports. ... [Published NBCNews.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Canada To The Rescue? Will Water Imported From Canadian Citizens Embarrass City Of Detroit Into Stopping Water Shutoffs?

WINDSOR (WWJ) – To protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit’s water department, a group from Windsor is planning to bring about 250 gallons of water across the border.The Windsor chapter of the Council of Canadians says the water will ... [Published CBS Detroit - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 11 reports

Lightweight metals manufacturing institute to open in Detroit

The headquarters of a federally funded, $148 million high-tech advanced manufacturing research institute operated by American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) will open in Detroit this fall.ALMMII is a public-private partnership ... [Published Fabricator - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

NAACP denounces water shut-offs nationwide, cites Detroit controversy

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People passed a resolution Tuesday during its national convention denouncing public utility shut-offs involving the poor, the organization's local branch said.The emergency resolution, passed at ... [Published Detroit News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 5 reports

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

JACKSON — Four Michigan farms have been selected to produce electricity for Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. using biodegradable material in anaerobic digesters.CMS announced the plans Tuesday, saying it's a part of an effort to diversify the use of renewable ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Neighborhoods Day promotes 'common vision' for Detroit residents, volunteers

Detroit — More than 200 community events have been organized by block clubs, churches, businesses and other groups for the 8th annual Arise Detroit! Neighborhoods Day Aug. 2.Thousands of volunteers are participating to celebrate the work of community ... [Published Detroit News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 9 reports

Detroit Residents of All Colors Need to Pay Their Water Bills

There’s nothing in the United States Constitution stating Americans have the right not to pay their bills. In fact, the Declaration of Independence, which gave birth to our nation, notes the only unalienable rights we have are life, liberty and the pursuit ... [Published Town Hall - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 38 reports

Bond insurers grow 'more isolated' in opposition to Detroit's 'grand bargain'

Detroit — Bond insurers say they’ll continue fighting the city’s plan to dump $7 billion in debt and favor pensioners over financial creditors, but chances are they’ll find fewer allies alongside them.Results from a historic vote among retirees and other ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 8 reports

Renisha McBride trial to begin in Detroit

07/22/2014 On Wednesday morning, opening statements will begin in the murder case against Theodore Wafer, a Detroit man accused of shooting an unarmed teenager named Renisha McBride on his porch. Attorneys Carmen St. George and Michelle Suskauer will ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 6 reports

DWSD to host water fair in wake of 15 day moratorium on Detroit water shutoffs

More than 1,000 people demonstrated in the streets of downtown Detroit against the city’s ongoing water shutoffs on July 18, 2014. The protest was organized by the National Nurses United. (Ryan Felton/Metro Times)In light of worldwide attention on its ... [Published MetroTimes.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 6 reports

Water, Detroit and the Essentials of Life

Detroit is a mess. 4,000 poor and low-wage residents are being cut off from water per day because they can't afford to pay. The state isn't helping them so civic groups appealed to the U.N.for help. Water is a human right. This article compares Detroit's ... [Published OpEdNews - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 12 reports

Detroit retirees back city bankruptcy plan

Motown’s retirees have voted in favour of a plan to restructure the city’s $18.5bn in debt, as it looks to exit from the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history ... [Published FT.com - World - Jul 22 2014]

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...Gents can be seen wearing pants with suspenders that don't necessarily need them. "Hats and corsets are the go-to items you might be able to purchase. Don't break the bank – look for items at your local thrift store" Eventide concludes
"These decisions are supposed to be race neutral not race based" Pabst said
"It's interesting to see these last-minute fireworks about residency and all that, like haven't we been down this path before? I think it's an indication some people who are behind are trying to get a little bit closer and they're using dirty tricks to get there" Darnoi said
"The porch will have to be rebuilt. Notice how the brick columns are both tilted" he says. The homeowner says firefighters had to hand-build it to restabilize it...

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Aviation fuel tax could benefit smaller facilit... [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - 1 hour ago]
Wayne County executive race gets nasty [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 1 hour ago]
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1 dead when car crashes into house after driver... [Published MyFox Detroit - 1 hour ago]
City hosting East Toledo clean-up on Thursday [Published ABC 13 Toledo - 1 hour ago]
Jury convicts drug dealer following two-day trial [Published Crawford County Avalanche - 1 hour ago]
Van Gaal unhappy about US trip [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 1 hour ago]
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Chrysler recalls older Jeeps for ignition switc... [Published 92.9 WLMI - 1 hour ago]
1 Million New GM Recalls [Published Chevy Cruze Forum : Chevrolet Cruze Forums - 1 hour ago]
‘Man In The City’ Film Series Will Debut Local ... [Published CBS Detroit - 2 hours ago]
James Hohman: State government's role can't end... [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - 2 hours ago]
US uses vague rules for terror watch list [Published XinMsn - 2 hours ago]
Need more jobs? Reduce corporate taxes [Published Santa Maria Times - 2 hours ago]
Cobo in downtown Detroit getting $3.4M streetsc... [Published Detroit News - 2 hours ago]
U.P. Lawmakers continue tour with town hall mee... [Published Upper Michigans Source - 2 hours ago]
Metro Detroit Jewish community says it backs Is... [Published Detroit Free Press - 2 hours ago]
Canada To The Rescue? Will Water Imported From ... [Published CBS Detroit - 2 hours ago]
A Failed Presidency [Published Coronado Eagle & Journal - 2 hours ago]
Lightweight metals manufacturing institute to o... [Published Fabricator - 2 hours ago]
Detroit Man Arrested in Undercover Drug Buy Nea... [Published WSAZ - 2 hours ago]
Detroit teen accepts plea deal in beating at Mo... [Published Detroit Free Press - 2 hours ago]
Shots Fired: T.I. Takes Shots At Floyd Mayweath... [Published Chicago Defender - 2 hours ago]
Detroit’s Fight for Water Rights Is Showing How... [Published RINF.com - 2 hours ago]
Mayor Announces Increased Focus on Civic Innova... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
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Detroit's Fight for Water Rights Is Showing How... [Published OpEdNews - 4 hours ago]
Last week, protests by Detroiters and allies from across the country focused local, national and international attention on the Detroit Water and Sewage Department's program of shutting off water service for thousands of low-income families that have ...
ICMI Conference Reflections: Another Young Woma... [Published St George West - 4 hours ago]
"This wasn’t the MRM I’d read about—this was a joining of ideas that made me, a graduate student, salivate." By Ellen A. Fishbein : “Deleting me because I disagreed with you?” I typed on Facebook. I had politely disagreed with her post ...
PRESUMABLY, THIS WILL JUST MAKE IT HARDER FOR B... [Published Instapundit - 5 hours ago]
PRESUMABLY, THIS WILL JUST MAKE IT HARDER FOR BIG CITIES TO ATTRACT CAPITAL: Detroit’s record bankruptcy is likely to hit investors much harder than pensioners. Related: Puerto Rico debt crisis headed for U.S.-style bankruptcy resolution. ...
V6 engines will outpace V8s for the 2015 Ford F... [Published Autoblog - 7 hours ago]
Filed under: Car Buying , Truck , Technology , Work , Ford , Off-Road How times have changed. Even five years ago, who would have thought the mighty V8 would be just another engine choice for buyers of the 2015 Ford F-150 ? Ford is projecting ...
Canadian group to deliver 1,000 litres of water... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 7 hours ago]
A Canadian group is planning to bring about 1,000 litres of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit’s water department. “I am doing this because as good neighbours, we need to show our solidarity,” ...
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Adventures in Warrenland [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
Kosher Chinese [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Physicist: Detroit will defy gravity [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 28 2014]
GM's Latest Moves In Recall Failures [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 06 2014]
Security breach forces lockdown at Detroit airport [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 30 2014]
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Compuware Corporation to Announce First Quarter... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 10 hours ago]
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The PrivateBank Awards $115,000 in Affordable H... [Published Financial Services - Jul 16 2014]
Marygrove College Calls on President Obama to R... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 16 2014]
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