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.
Scavengers are wreaking havoc for a small treasure of scrap metal.
For less than $3, I walked out of a store surrounded by Wayne State University campus with a glass crack pipe.
“They are saying a lot to the public, but they haven’t been very cooperative,” a high-level fire official said.