Scrap metal, arena key to Detroit bankruptcy exit plan

As part of that, city attorneys told Rhodes on Tuesday that for all its potential, Joe Louis Arena is not worth much after the Red Wings leave it.


'Bait-and-switch' thefts reported at MGM

The Local 4 Defenders have learned the woman may be involved in up to three different incidents that led to a casino patron becoming the victim of a crime.


Saws stolen from Detroit firefighters, again

The tools are vital for firefighter safety.


Snyder signs 'anti-Tesla' bill

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tighter restrictions to prohibit electric car maker Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in Michigan.


Cobo revenue tops $23M for fiscal year

Cobo Center in downtown Detroit has brought in more than $23 million in revenue through the first 11 months of its 2014 fiscal year.


Police: Bus driver fell asleep, crashed

A SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel Monday evening before crashing into six vehicles on Maple Road.


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What will Oscar Pistorius face in prison?

Oscar Pistorius began a new life behind bars Tuesday after he was sentenced to a maximum five years' imprisonment for culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Roller Derby in the D: Detroit Derby Girls

The Detroit Derby Girls was formed in 2005, and early on consisted of just two teams. Today, DDG is made up of five home teams, three travel teams and over 120 skaters and staff members.


Higher wages pay big dividends at new Detroit diner

A new Detroit diner is changing up the economic recipe when it comes to paying its workers.


Staples investigating possible data breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.



Detroit's Slows Bar-B-Q expanding to Grand Rapids

Detroit's famed Slows Bar-B-Q is expanding next year to Grand Rapids.


Uniquely Detroit: Hamtramck Stadium

Detroit's baseball history goes beyond the Detroit Tigers.


Pavel Datsyuk returns Tuesday night

Datsyuk has been out of the lineup while nurturing a separated shoulder he suffered in a preseason game.

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