A man who wanted to prove he could swim across the Detroit River from Canada to the U.S. ended up prompting and international rescue operation.
A developer plans to build five blocks of apartments, town houses and small-scale retail on Detroit’s east riverfront.
The body of a 54-year-old woman has been recovered from a submerged truck that onlookers saw plunge into the Detroit River in Wyandotte.
Sunday wraps up the 104th DYC Detroit APBA Gold Cup race along the Detroit River.
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.
Michigan environmental officials are looking into the effect that dust from petroleum coke piles is having along the Detroit River.
Mountains of petroleum coke — a byproduct of oil refining from tar sands in Alberta, Canada — have drawn public concern from politicians, environmental experts, community activists, business owners and residents in the southwest Detroit neighborhood where the black mounds have been deposited along the riverfront since late fall.
Congressman Gary Peters is pushing for further studies to confirm the chemical piles are safe.
A beach on the Detroit River’s Sugar Island is opening to the public Saturday.