Detroit schools close early to avoid severe thunderstorms

Detroit Public Schools on Wednesday closed a couple of hours early today to avoid imminent severe thunderstorms, which had been forecast to dump several inches of rain in Metro Detroit region over the next 24 hours.

School authorities said they decided to close all schools in the area two... read more

Judge postpones Detroit bankruptcy trial until Friday

A federal judge agreed on Wednesday to halt Detroit's bankruptcy trial, which started last week, to give the city and its creditor Syncora Guarantee a chance to finish a tentative settlement that could bring an end to the court fight.

The city reached agreements with almost all other... read more

Detroit art community mourns loss of beloved artist Gilda Snowden

Detroit art community is mourning the loss of prominent artist and beloved professor Gilda Snowden, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday of heart failure. She was 60.

Snowden, who served the College for Creative Studies for nearly 31 years, is known for her exuberant personality as well as... read more

Man sentenced to 17-Year Imprisonment over Porch Shooting

On Wednesday, Wayne County Judge, Dana Hathaway, convicted Theodore Wafer for murder of 19-year-old Renisha McBride and sentenced him for 17 years in prison. The incident dates back to last November when the teenager crashed her car at a street in Detroit, and then walked to a neighborhood in... read more

Detroit Bus Company Preparing for New Project, Youth Transit Alliance

A few years back, Andy Didorosi used to operate a liquidation company that helped his clients sell assets online. He then came to know about buses up for sale from Ferndale Public Schools. This gave him an idea to use these buses for transport and Didorosi became owner of Detroit Bus Company.... read more

Detroit to Show Bankruptcy Plans to Court

Detroit city administrators have made future plans to recover from bankruptcy. The city needs about $1.7 billion over the next decade to remove abandoned structures, increase public safety and replace out-of-date technology. According to critics, it will be difficult for Detroit to get city's... read more