Video: Detroit’s riverfront breaks out in brawl over weekend


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A large fight broke out at River Days festival in downtown Detroit on Saturday, just two days before tens of thousands of people plan to gather for the fireworks tonight.

Police made several arrests and plan to strictly enforce a 6 p.m. curfew for juveniles tonight.

Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.

  • Kotch

    Hipster junk news

  • Susan McKay


  • HankReardon

    Keepin’ it real!

  • Indomita

    This is a ‘brawl’? This looks like a bunch of teenagers tumbling around all over each other, and someone bothered to make a video.

    • HankReardon

      This happens all the time in my neighborhood in the burbs! Every day, it’s like Fight Club!

  • Nedzad Besic

    One of reasons why me and my family go there only if is really nececery.

    • Indomita

      …why are you here again?

  • thingscanbbetter

    And this is why people avoid the D

    • Roger Wade

      Don’t call it that.

  • bebow

    Until the criminals are bothering the right people, nothing will be done to eliminate the neighborhood menace.