Detroit makes ‘World’s 50 Greatest Places’ list
Over the years, the City of Detroit has been on the kind of national list a city doesn’t want to be on, but Monday night, Time Magazine is naming Detroit one of the World’s Greatest Places to visit this year. The city made Time Magazine’s “World’s 50 Greatest Places” list, which ranked the top 50 international destinations to explore.
Water main break leaves dozens without power in Downtown Detroit
DETROIT – A combination of heat and old infrastructure caused a Downtown Detroit road to buckle and a water main to break Saturday night. The water flooded the basement of the David Stott Building on Griswold Street, near Campus Martius, leaving dozens without power. It happened on Independence Day at about 10:30 p.m. A water main burst along Griswold Street between Michigan Avenue and State Street, flooding the intersection. Bedrock released the following statement:The Stott building is currently experiencing a power outage resulting from a water main break late Saturday evening. We are currently evaluating the extent of the damage and have reached out to all building residents as we assess necessary repairs.
Port Huron police investigating death as a homicide
PORT HURON, Mich. – Police responded to the Grey Fox at 60 Griswold Street on Tuesday at 11:14 a.m. after receiving reports of a dead person. Port Huron police are treating the death investigation as a homicide. The Port Huron Police Department’s Road Patrol, Criminal Investigative Division, Major Crimes Unit, Michigan State Police Crime Laboratory, and the St. Clair County Medical Examiner’s Office are involved in the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Port Huron Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at 810-984-5383. Anonymous tips can be received through the CAPTURE Hotline at (810) 987-6688 or emailed through www.porthuronpolice.orgClick here for more crime reports
Stretch of Larned Street closed in Detroit due to safety issue
DETROIT - The Michigan Department of Transportation and the city of Detroit closed a section of Larned Street due to a safety issue Sunday. The road is closed between the Lodge Freeway and Griswold Street. City workers found a "significant cavity" below a portion of Larned Street near Shelby Street. MDOT is working on closing the Larned Street exit on the Lodge Freeway before Monday rush hour. Residents are encouraged to use Bagley Street or Jefferson Avenue as alternate exits.