Who are the scrappers? They are laid-off autoworkers, drug addicts, high school dropouts and others trying to get by.
Despite city efforts to keep people off the field, persistent fans have revived the ballpark. Now families visit the park; people bring their dogs; and other come to play baseball.
What Detroit lacks in luster, it makes up for in sweat.
In under a minute, someone armed with a paint-filled fire extinguisher can spray 20-foot-tall streaks of paint on buildings and never been seen.
Lens on Detroit: Explore inside historic Masonic Temple as officials fight to save neo-gothic building from auction
The world’s largest Masonic Temple was on the verge of being sold at a tax foreclosure auction, but Masonic officials made a $10,000 payment this morning and reached a deal with Wayne County to maintain ownership of the historic neo-gothic building on Temple in Detroit.
Aftermath of Tigers Opening Day: Red cups, blood, rotting food, vomit, broken windows & beer bottles
Cars left in parking lots were broken into. Wind-blown red cups drifted onto exit ramps. Shards of glass were scattered across busy streets and sidewalks.
Ice accumulated a fire gutted an abandoned apartment building in Detroit Saturday morning.
Heavy fog blanketed Detroit earlier this week, giving the illusion of a fading city. But Detroit is anything but.
The abandoned Detroit Naval Armory on Jefferson boasted some of the most impressive Art Deco woodcarvings – until recently. Thieves brazenly stole intricately carved staircases, doorways and panels recently in the latest rampage of an historic Detroit building, also known as Broadhead Armory. The stylized Art Deco designs depicted sailors and other Naval themes. Entire staircases […]
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee was facing the biggest crisis in his career. Earlier in the day a year ago this week, the Detroit Free Press had revealed the city’s crime lab was open to trespassers. Thousands of rounds of live ammunition, sealed evidence kits and case files – some containing Social Security numbers of […]