We reviewed dispatch calls and 911 records to get a clearer picture of the floods and their impact on metro Detroit.
On Detroit’s west side, just six blocks from where the 1967 riot broke out, a battered car is wedged into the corner of a partially collapsed two-story commercial building on Linwood, buried by piles of bricks and concrete.
The former Wayne County sheriff is trying to unseat Executive Robert Ficano.
After waiting 17 minutes for an ambulance that never showed up, firefighters placed the seizing boy in a fire truck and rushed to Children’s Hospital.
The city of Detroit launched an investigation after we presented evidence that Grosse Pointe is building a farmer’s market on the wrong side of the border.
The suspicious fires underscore the vulnerability of a city seemingly incapable of handling the unending arson crisis.
Heavy yellow and orange smoke spewed from a burning Family Dollar on Detroit’s east side late Saturday afternoon.
Detroit firefighters battled more than 80 fires – most suspicious – in houses, businesses, garages, apartment buildings, a school and a church.
Suspicion fell almost immediately on the church’s owner, Salim Kemenko, a property speculator who has wanted to demolish the building but was prohibited from doing so.
When one of our photographers approached the scrappers to inquire about the illegal operation, they tried to run him over with a truck.