James Tate

Water shutoffs: Elected official shares his story

The water shutoffs in Detroit have affected thousands. Now, hear from a city leader who admits he made

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6 injured in DDOT bus crash

Police say six people are being treated for injuries after a crash involving a Detroit Department of Transportation bus on Detroit's west side Thursday.

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Detroit ready to monetize parking system

To say Detroit's parking system has been ineffectively run for years is being gracious; an auditor general's report exposes bad accounting and bad management practices.

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Detroit water shut offs timeline

Local 4 has been reporting on water system's plans to shut off service to delinquent customers since April. Here's how the story has unfolded.

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City Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge

The Detroit City Council considering the transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government as part of plans for a $2 billion international commuter bridge.

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Detroit at 313: A love letter

Dear Detroit, I first met you when I was 16.

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Man found dead in Detroit manhole

A man's body was found early Thursday morning in a manhole on Detroit's west side.

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Canadian group to protest water shutoffs

A group is planning to bring about 264 gallons of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit's water department.

Warren Evans

Wayne County executive race gets nasty

The field for Wayne County executive in the Democratic primary is a full one. Polling suggests Warren Evans is the front-runner, and now a well-crafted, nasty TV ad is hitting the airwaves.

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Neighbors' argument ends with gunfire

One witness said the suspect was waiting to shoot and he talked about guns a lot.

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Detroit federal Judge Avern Cohn is 90

Happy Birthday, Avern Cohn.


Charles Pugh responds to federal lawsuit

Disgraced former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh submitted his responses to a federal lawsuit claiming he tried to manipulate a teenager he mentored at a Detroit Public School high school into having sex with him.


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    Mom: 2-year-old son's killer a demon

    Through tears, the parents of Damian Sutton on Thursday recalled the powerful impact their 2-year-old son had on their lives during his short time on earth.

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