Video: Children drop to safety to escape Detroit house fire

Detroit police say investigators are looking into why four young children were home alone when they were forced to be dropped out of a second-story window to escape a fire.


Police: Taylor woman's death 'suspicious'

Her body was found at the Royal Park Apartments at Polk and Ecorse roads.



Retrial for officer Weekley begins

Opening statements begin Thursday morning in the retrial of a Detroit police officer who shot and killed 7-year-old Aiyana Jones.


Help us hold virtual debates for statewide races

Tweet us, using the #4debates hashtag, with policy questions for Snyder, Schauer, Land, or Peters.


Partly sunny, cool breezes Thursday

Northeast winds today will bring slightly cooler conditions all day, especially on the east side.


Walkers, bikes preview rebuilt I-96

Officials will let residents walk, run, bike or skateboard down a reconstructed Detroit-area freeway before cars are allowed to hit the road.


Fire burns house near Heidelberg Project

A fire has gutted a house on the same street as Detroit's Heidelberg Project outdoor art installation.


Teen admits arson over arranged marriage

A Michigan teenager has admitted she set a fire in her house while her parents were sleeping because she didn't want to get engaged in an arranged marriage.


Updates: Day 10 of Detroit's bankruptcy trial

Rod Meloni is inside federal court Thursday for the continuation of Detroit's bankruptcy trial.


Kerry: Syrian leader using chlorine weapons

Top U.S. military leadership has approved a plan to strike ISIS targets inside Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told a House panel Thursday.

Hagel said President Obama was briefed on those plans, approved by Hagel and the chairman of the Join...


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Mantha out 6-8 weeks with fractured tibia

Detroit GM Ken Holland announced Thursday that Mantha will miss the next 6-8 weeks with a fractured right tibia.


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Skeletons found 'holding hands' for 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.


Friday Football Frenzy Game of the Week winner

Thanks to every one who voted this week for the Friday Football Frenzy Game of the Week!


Have your cake, drink it too: Dessert inspired cocktails in the D

Do you ever find yourself out to dinner, post meal, contemplating whether you should order just one more cocktail or indulge in dessert instead?

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