Detroit

Sakthi Automotive
sakthiauto.com

A ceremonial groundbreaking has been held for a $7 million manufacturing and distribution facility expansion in southwest Detroit.

Detroit skyline
haljackey / flickr creative commons

Michigan State Police statistics show that the area surrounding metropolitan Detroit has some of the lowest per capita legal handgun ownership in the state.

Detroit skyline
haljackey / flickr creative commons

Detroit plans to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day starting next year instead of Columbus Day.

houses and street
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Detroit's high eviction rate is uprooting thousands, destabilizing neighborhoods and schools, and threatening the health and safety of residents.

Detroit Water Front
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

A $27 million project marks a key step in efforts to redevelop the eastern portion of the Detroit riverfront.

Police Car
Facebook / Detroit Police Most Wanted Fugitives

Police in Detroit want to help children in the city read more often.

LSJ and WKAR

Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."


Scott Pohl / WKAR Public Media

The public will be able to celebrate Motown's history in Detroit with an estate sale and live global auction.

Kwame Kilpatrick
blackchristiannews.com

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department.

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history, WKAR’s Karel Vega reports.

Detroit Water Front
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

A new effort led by Detroit and Wayne State University seeks to reduce premature births and infant mortality in the city.

Facebook fan page of Trey Songz

R&B singer Trey Songz has reached a deal with prosecutors to reduce a felony assault charge stemming from a concert in Detroit.

Kevin Lavery / WKAR Public Media

Crews are starting to board up about 11,000 vacant houses across Detroit.

Victor Robinson

Victor D. Robinson is a talented young leader that has carved out a career in community and youth development, constantly honing his passion for giving back and uplifting communities within Detroit.


Current Sports | August 9, 2017

Aug 9, 2017
Victor Robinson

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