Aretha Franklin
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People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor.

Detroit Train Station
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Ford Motor Co. plans to spend roughly $740 million renovating Detroit's long vacant train depot and redeveloping other area properties for research and development of self-driving vehicles.

Detroit To Renovate Home Reflecting Racial History

Aug 13, 2018
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Detroit officials are scheduled to announce plans today to renovate a home in the city that experts say played a key role in the civil rights movement. 

Police Lights

A newspaper investigation has found that up to 560 license plates belonging to Detroit's school district have vanished, and no one knows why.

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Authorities have accused a Detroit-area financial adviser with embezzling roughly $3.7 million from his clients.

Belle Isle
Belle Isle Conservancy

The Detroit Grand Prix will run on Belle Isle for at least three more years.

Belle Isle
Belle Isle Conservancy

A cleanup effort is taking place on Detroit's Belle Isle after severe thunderstorms this week damaged or knocked down scores of trees.

ford mustang
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Ford Motor Co. marked production of the 10 millionth Mustang with celebrations Wednesday at the automaker's headquarters and at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant where the iconic sports car is made.

Rashida Tlaib
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An attorney and former Michigan lawmaker is looking ahead to becoming the first Muslim woman elected to Congress.

Police officers
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Police say they used a Taser to arrest a Detroit-area man who has new legal problems nearly 20 years after becoming the youngest person in U.S. history to be convicted of murder.

Police officers
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Detroit police allege that a murder suspect who was released after his case was botched 15 years ago is also being investigated as a suspect in homicides in two other states.

Detroit skyline
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Authorities say a possible ammonia leak at a beverage distribution business in Detroit prompted a call for hazardous materials crews.

Kwame Kilpatrick

The amount of money owed by imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is growing.

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Two Detroit-area physicians and a medical clinic operator are among five women indicted in a scheme that issued more than 674,500 dosage units of opioid prescriptions.

Mop in bucket
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A union representing hundreds of janitors who clean many downtown Detroit buildings says it has a new contract that will bring $15 an hour wages.