An outlandish idea is gaining some interest now that Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 protection.
Officials say Detroit stopped testing the water at Belle Isle Beach along the Detroit River for E. coli last year because of its financial difficulties.
With temperatures set to scorch, metro Detroiters are making plans to stay cool Wednesday.
It was a day at the races for swimmers over at Belle Isle beach for the Motor City Mile that took place on Wednesday.
A police official says a group of teenagers who threw firecrackers into a crowd at Monday night’s fireworks show in Detroit sparked a series of events that sent hundreds of people running from the riverfront.
The annual Detroit fireworks are in the books, but not before some scary moments for people near Hart Plaza.
Police say once capacity on Hart Plaza is reached folks can’t leave and re-enter.
Police cars, with lights flashing, are posted on either side of barricades that are keeping vehicles off the island.
Metallica’s Orion Music Festival will call Belle Isle home this Saturday and Sunday, but organizers are hoping for a more permanent arrangement.
Top chef to the racing world Jaron Brounson thought riding with his boss would be a piece of cake.