While the Tiger Stadium site sits empty in Corktown, high-end lofts in Indianapolis are being built around a minor league ballpark.
Eight days of deliberation are relatively uncommon, but they happen. In 2003, jurors took four months and still couldn’t reach verdicts on 27 counts against police accused of planting evidence and assaulting suspects.
New low for Kilpatrick defense team: Lawyer shoves Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter, challenges him to fight
“You wanna go right now?” the lawyer asked, pointing his finger at the much-taller, unfazed reporter. “You wanna challenge me? You piece of garbage.”
The idea was to poke holes in the informant’s credibility, and Kilpatrick’s defense attorney did just that.
Kilpatrick takes on prosecution’s claims that his civic fund was for charity.
The efforts caught sharp criticism from Detroiters and Gov. Rick Snyder, who is refusing to place the charter changes on the ballot. But council wants to override that decision.
When the mighty, historic Cass Tech High School came crashing down this time last year, dozens of alumni gathered to catch one last glimpse of the 93-year-old building.
A year ago this month, demolition crews knocked down the final wall of the storied and mammoth Cass Tech High School in Detroit, shattering hopes of reviving the 93-year-old building.
If Detroit is consistent about anything, it’s the city’s failure to find good leadership. From the segregationist mayors and city councils of the first half of the 20th century to the ineffective leaders of today, Detroit is a stark example of a city damaged by its own leadership. So as the 2013 mayoral election nears […]