Detroit Denies Request To Store Coal-Based Byproduct Near RiverThe company's attorney said she was shocked by the city's denial.
Detroit Mayor Threatens Suit Over Marathon's Plan To Increase Refinery EmissionsMarathon is proposing increasing emissions of sulfur dioxide at its plant in southwest Detroit by 22 tons per year.
Plan Would Store Coal-Based Byproduct Near Detroit RiverMore piles of 'pet coke' could be showing up along the southwest Detroit riverfront.
Southwest Detroiters Demand Marathon Oil Buy Their Homes: 'Our Kids Can't Live In This Kind Of Mess'A small, but vocal, group of southwest Detroit homeowners is demanding that Marathon buy them out of the neighborhood.
First Robotics Engineering Center Opens In Southwest Detroit (Video)FIRST robotics teams in southwest Detroit received a boost when the Robotics Engineering Center of Detroit recently opened in the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation.
Celebratory 'Day Of The Dead Bread' Baking In Detroit's MexicantownWhile some in metro Detroit are busying picking costumes and caving pumpkins, in Mexicantown they are prepping for el Dia de los Muertos or the "Day of the Dead."
33 Indicted In Multi-Agency Southwest Detroit Gang BustThe "Latin Counts" street gang is accused of numerous crimes and criminal enterprises.
Residents Call For Better Fire Response In Southwest Detroit NeighborhoodOne firefighter said that the closest ladder truck to Engine Company 33, Ladder 13, is about four miles away.
Body Found In Southwest DetroitDetroit police are investigating after a body was found near an abandoned car.
Council, Residents Voice Concerns Over Detroit Marathon RefinerySome heated debate before the Detroit City Council surrounding the Marathon refinery in Southwest Detroit.
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Peters: State Looking Into Pet Coke Dust IssueMichigan environmental officials are looking into the effect that dust from petroleum coke piles is having along the Detroit River.

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