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 3 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 3 reports

Pending settlements stall appeals of Detroit bankruptcy ruling

July 29 (Reuters) - Detroit has been making progress in settling disputes with its public safety unions, a development that has put the brakes on several appeals in federal court of a ruling that the city was eligible for municipal bankruptcy, attorneys ... [Published Sharenet - 28 mins ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 35 mins ago - 13 reports

Council president: Shutoffs are 'black eye' for Detroit

DETROIT - That's what Detroit City Council Brenda Jones called the situation surrounding the recent controversial water shutoffs by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.Water was cut off to about 7,200 homes and businesses in June. About 90,000 active ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 35 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Schuette has no plans to sue 5-Hour parent firm

Don't look for Michigan to get on the bandwagon of states suing Farmington Hills-based Innovation Ventures LLC , maker of 5-Hour Energy, on allegations the company engaged in deceptive advertising.Joy Yearout , communications director for Michigan Attorney ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Man killed in deadly Detroit carjacking

DETROIT (WXYZ) - A carjacking on Detroit's westside has turned deadly. The incident took place at the Superland Market at the corner of Schoolcraft and Rutland.7 Action News has learned the victim was confronted by two armed men when he exited the ma ... [Published WXYZ - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Work starts on Detroit light rail PPP project

CONSTRUCTION started on July 28 on Detroit's 5.3km M-1 Rail light rail line which will run north-south along Woodward Avenue in the city centre.M-1 Rail is a non-profit organisation set up in 2007 to lead the design, construction and future operation ... [Published International Railway Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 7 reports

Testimony to resume in porch slaying trial

DETROIT (AP) - Testimony is to resume in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged in the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman on his porch. Prosecutors are expected to continue calling witnesses Tuesday in Wayne County Circuit Court. Theodore ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Charlie Bothuell likely to testify at trial

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The father and stepmother of 12-year old Charlie Bothuell V were back in court today for another hearing on the state’s case to terminate their parental rights.The couple, Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell, are accused ... [Published WXYZ - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 12 reports

Common complaint for Detroit's M-1 Rail: It doesn't go far enough

Detroit — With construction underway on the much-delayed M-1 rail project, organizers believe that once streetcars are moving up and down Woodward in two years, a skeptical public will be won over.But Jerry Skwier, 76, of Pleasant Ridge, who grew up in ... [Published Detroit News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

BASF donating $10,000 to help Detroit River refuge

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) - BASF Corp. is donating $10,000 to the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance to help the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge Alliance's Chairman Dick Micka says in a statement that the nonprofit will use ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

At the last minute, Detroit looks for community benefit guarantees with new bridge plan

Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr got the Detroit City Council to delay a key vote that paves the way for a new bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor.The Council was supposed to vote Monday on whether to transfer about 300 city-owned properties to the ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

2013 financial report confirms Detroit's insolvency before bankruptcy filing

Detroit — The city’s 2013 annual financial report confirms the city was financially insolvent a few weeks before it filed the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, city officials said Monday.The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, filed to state leaders ... [Published Detroit News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, a recommitment to the fight for a return to moral policies

I got to the hotel just before four o’clock. The excitement that is felt just before registration was palpable. I was ready. I am in Detroit. Flying over Detroit looked like any other city. I was hoping to fly over some of the blight that the traditional ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]

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...vision of MBA students, entrepreneurs, and catalysts coming together to make America stronger, one community at a time," said GM CEO Mary Barra. "We're delighted to be a partner in this extraordinary program and we could not be more proud that Detroit is at the heart of it."
...com they would. The company surveyed 2,000 motorists. "People are aware that they already drive cars controlled partly by computers" said Insurance.com managing editor Des Toups. "An autonomous car is not science fiction anymore." Nearly a third of respondents, 31...
...They cited "ongoing settlement discussions with the city, the Detroit Fire Fighters Association and the Detroit Police Officers Association." The third appeal, by the Retired Detroit Police Members Association, was also put on hold pending a settlement with the city, according to a spokeswoman...
...out with VOD as low-hanging fruit for the large operators," Chris Hock, SVP of marketing and partnerships for BlackArrow, told Light Reading. "This is a sign that the market is moving away from early adopters." With the addition of Bright House, BlackArrow will extend its VOD ad deployment base to nearly 32 million cable homes

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Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center Offe... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 1 hour ago]
DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2014) - Enjoy nearly four dozen live music acts, educational activities, fireworks and opportunities to meet jazz legends at the 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival from Aug. to Sept. 1 in downtown Detroit. The event ...
Well, Detroit is certainly being "rebuilt" with... [Published MuskegonPundit - 2 hours ago]
Critiquing The NYT: Is Detroit Being 'Rebuilt' Without Citizens' Participation? –  Deadline Detroit :Two local writers, Joshua Akers and John Patrick Leary, critique a recent cover story in the New York Times Magazine, " Th e Post-Post-Apocalyptic ...
Notice Shows GM Knew About Bolt Issue In Camaro... [Published The Consumerist - 3 hours ago]
( Adam Goldberg ) The latest woe for General Motors may sound a bit familiar. It appears the car manufacturer knew of a potential safety problem — in which a loose bolt could cause loss of the driver’s seat function — before affected vehicles ever ...
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Based on reports that have emerged over the past few weeks, it looks like California is back in the running as a location for Tesla's Gigfactory — a massive facility that will build the advanced lithium-ion batteries needed to get the electric carmaker ...
The Daily Docket: Fisker Wins Approval of Liqui... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 4 hours ago]
The company once known as Fisker Automotive received court approval Monday on a Chapter 11 plan that will distribute money raised in the bankruptcy sale of the manufacturer of luxury hybrid sedans. Read the Daily Bankruptcy Review story in The Wall ...
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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]
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Security breach forces lockdown at Detroit airport [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 30 2014]
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