Stories tagged: detroit
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Trump announces challenge to Obama-era fuel standards
President Donald Trump is set to announce in Michigan plans to re-examine federal requirements that regulate the fuel efficiency of new cars and trucks.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Jack White launches vinyl record plant in Detroit
Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
GM to move production of GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada
General Motors will move production of its revamped GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada and expand production of the Ontario plant’s Chevrolet Equinox, reflecting the growing popularity of compact sport …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Chevy Bolt gets top car award; Honda Ridgeline top truck
The Chevy Bolt has been named top car in North America, while the Honda Ridgeline grabbed the honor for top truck.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Murder charge filed in shooting of Detroit college cop
An ex-convict was charged with murder and other crimes Friday in the death of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while trying to arrest the …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Detroit police: Wayne State University officer shot
A spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department said an officer from a university in the city has been shot.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Detroit sex ring unravels after teen prostitutes escape
To keep his prostitutes from running away, Richard Jackson forced them to become addicted to heroin, court documents say, then became their only way to get a fix.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Automaker plans to close Chrysler Museum in suburban Detroit
Fiat Chrysler plans to permanently close the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in suburban Detroit next month and convert it into office space.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 7:39 a.m.
Mourners remember Detroit officer who died after shooting
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – Mourners are gathering to remember a Detroit police officer who died five days after being shot while chasing a suspect. A funeral for 46-year-old Sgt. …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Police: Suburban Detroit man called 911 to report he’d killed his family
A man is in police custody after authorities said he asphyxiated his two young children in a car at their Dearborn Heights home, shot and killed his two stepchildren and …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Detroit razes 10,000th vacant house under blight plan
DETROIT – A two-story, wood-frame house on Detroit’s northwest side became the 10,000th vacant structure torn down as part of Mayor Mike Duggan’s massive plan to eliminate blight. An excavator …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Michigan governor signs $617 million Detroit schools bailout
Michigan’s governor signed a $617 million bailout and restructuring plan for Detroit’s public schools on Tuesday, two years after the state committed money to help end the city’s bankruptcy.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Detroit’s automakers, sensing a threat, embrace mobility
For Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over. Automakers are facing multiple threats to their business from nimble tech firms like Apple and Uber. In response, carmakers are …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Sick-out closes most Detroit schools for second day
While schools across the nation celebrated Teacher Appreciation Day, hundreds of Detroit Public Schools teachers packed the sidewalks outside the Fisher Building Tuesday to demand guarantees that they will be …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, midnight
Goodman/Moynihan: Detroit centenarian lived life of activism
Through decades of activism on behalf of the poor, civil rights and the environment, Grace Lee Boggs became a model reformer.
Fri., May 15, 2015, midnight
Planned US-Canada bridge to be named after Gordie Howe
A planned $2.1 billion bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will be named after hockey great Gordie Howe. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 1:48 p.m.
Toyota recalls 342,000 Tacoma pickups
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickup trucks because the front seat belts can malfunction.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011, 12:17 p.m.
Unable to pay bill, Mich. city turns off lights
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — As the sun dips below the rooftops each evening, parts of this Detroit enclave turn to pitch black, the only illumination coming from a few streetlights …
Wed., March 1, 1995, midnight
With Rock-Solid Roots, Sponge Rolls Out Of Motor City
Back in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, Detroit-based rock was a main staple of FM radio. With the combination of shredding guitarist Ted Nugent and soul-filled singer Bob Seger, the …