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 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 23 reports

Rhodes to Duggan, Detroit council: Embrace bankruptcy plan

Detroit’s bankruptcy judge on Thursday warned the city’s legal team he wants Mayor Mike Duggan and the City Council to be on board with the city’s historic restructuring plan before he approves it.As the city continued to reach settlements that could ... [Published Detroit News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 24 reports

What we still don't know about the bankruptcy plan

What we still don't know about the bankruptcy planUpdated: Thursday, April 17 2014 7:27 PM EDT 2014-04-17 23:27:05 GMTFOX 2's legal analyst Charlie Langton breaks down what we do and do not know about Detroit's bankruptcy plan.FOX 2's legal analyst Charlie ... [Published MyFox Detroit - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Detroit Man Sentenced to 116 Years for Robbing Six Banks

(DETROIT) -- A Detroit man has been sentenced to 116 years in prison for his role in six bank robberies.The U.S. Attorney's Office said 29-year-old Timothy Ivory Carpenter was sentenced on Wednesday, after being found guilty in Dec. 2013 of committing ... [Published WJR - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Detroit pension cuts hit civilian workers hardest

As Detroit moved closer to plugging its massive financial hole this week, a stark fact of life was hammered home for thousands of retirees: Civilian employees, including sanitation and office ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 8 reports

Detroit Sees More Deals Ahead in Bankruptcy Case

The city of Detroit is optimistic it will make more deals in the next several days to help emerge from bankruptcy. Attorney Bruce Bennett made the remark during a court hearing Thursday in a week ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

Suspect dead after crash, shooting following break-in in Detroit

Detroit — A suspect who was shot during a break-in attempt on the city’s west side early Thursday morning was found dead after he crashed a getaway vehicle into a home across the street, injuring a woman in the home.Sgt. Michael Woody said the incident ... [Published Detroit News - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

Pair of Detroit EDM Festivals Called Off

Two new electronic music festivals scheduled for July 4th weekend in Detroit have been canceled for this year -- but have already announced dates for 2015.The Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF) was slated to take place July 4-6 at the city's Campus ... [Published Billboard - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 49 reports

With major settlements piling up, Detroit bankruptcy moves along at lightning speed

This has proven to be a watershed week in Detroit’s bankruptcy case, which is now moving along at lightning speed.On Tuesday, representatives for Detroit’s two pension funds reached tentative settlements with the city .The deal would spare Detroit’s retired ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 7 reports

Freedom from Religion debate heats up at Warren City Hall

Freedom from Religion debate heats up at Warren City HallUpdated: Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:12 PM EDT 2014-04-16 23:12:16 GMTIs Freedom of Religion the same concept as Freedom from Religion? That's the debate one Warren resident is raising at City H ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 6 reports

$500,000 in grants available for small businesses in Detroit

DETROIT, MI – Start-ups are important, but so too are the small businesses that have already been clipping along in the cities of Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.It’s an obvious message but an important one from David Egner, executive director of ... [Published Business Review - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 8 reports

UPDATE 2-Bankrupt Detroit reaches first deal with retirees group

* Latest deal adds momentum to planned bankruptcy exit* Police, fire retirees escape pension cut under deal* Deal with pension funds may be close (Add statement from city emergency manager, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 17 reports

Detroit's 'grand bargain' in Lansing's hands now

Photo courtesy of Detroit Institute of Arts.The Detroit Institute of Arts collection was the source of attention last week in a hearing on Detroit’s bankruptcy.Last week, during Detroit’s ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, a New York bond insurer dropped ... [Published MetroTimes.com - Apr 16 2014]

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Hamilton said that "on every trip the mayor makes to Washington D C , whether it is meeting with his staff in Washington or government officials, he conducts government business." Hamilton noted that Emanuel was invited to the dinners by media outlets, including a 2011 invitation from the Chicago Tribune when he was mayor-elec...

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The Most Expensive House In Detroit [Published 24/7 Wall St. - 1 hour ago]
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Who Detroit Bankruptcy hurts most [Published AdBanks.net - 2 hours ago]
Retired Detroit worker Donald Smith, 69, is facing a 4.5% cut to his pension benefits. br /> As Detroit moved closer to plugging its massive financial hole this week, a stark fact of life was hammered home for thousands of retirees: Civilian ...
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Unions adding to public’s cynicism about govern... [Published FOX Business - Video - 10 hours ago]
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