Houdini’s body was embalmed and stored at the funeral home in a bronze coffin with a glass lid, which Houdini wanted to use as a prop for his magic shows.
A fight that started at Northwestern High School ended with the shooting of two teenagers at a gas station in Detroit this afternoon.
Police this morning were looking for a second suspect who was seen running north on Cass Avenue.
The victim was the sixth murder victim discovered by firefighters in two months.
Dozens of vacant Detroit schools are riddled with graffiti, driving down adjacent property values and making it difficult for the cash-strapped district to find a new buyer for the buildings.
The classroom will be built out of a used shipping container with a rain garden and alternative energy sources.
A coach told police that two teenagers shot at a group of young people near Amelia Earhart Elementary Middle School.
The teen was clinging to life after intervening in a racially charged argument.
Tens of thousands of gallons of water that spewed from leaking pipes at the vacant Detroit City High School last week have turned to ice.
The body was so decomposed and burned that police were unable to determine the gender.