Firefighters trying to control a blaze at a vacant home in northern Detroit have not been able to access any water.
Fifty-nine-year-old Basra Hassan was of Somali descent with U.S. citizenship and was a nutrition specialist for UNICEF.
The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor Tuesday’s elections to protect against discrimination “on the basis of race, color or membership in a minority language group.”
Prosperous suburbs surrounding Detroit — and even the struggling enclaves within — are working to distance themselves from a city in financial ruin.
Police in Virginia say a 22-year-old Hamtramck man was arrested in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store.
Add Hamtramck to the list of Michigan cities that now have an Emergency Manager.
The City Council voted in favor of an emergency manager last week after Gov. Snyder declared a financial emergency. It will be Hamtramck’s second manager since 2001.
It’s a step that could lead to Gov. Rick Snyder appointing a manager to take over the reins of government in the Detroit enclave.
A robbery suspect trying to outrun police in metro Detroit didn’t get very far.
It’s an unofficial holiday for many in the metro Detroit area: Fat Tuesday, also known as Paczki Day.