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Authorities say an underground electrical cable failure caused explosions in downtown Detroit that sent manhole covers into the air and prompted the evacuation of a restaurant and hotel.

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Gov. Rick Snyder ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff on Thursday in honor of a Detroit firefighter killed in the line of duty. 

Gavel
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A federal judge has entered a not guilty plea for a former Fiat Chrysler executive facing conspiracy and tax charges alleging a multiyear scheme to reward a late union official and his wife with first-class travel, designer clothing and jewelry.

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A 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been recovered after a man suspected in taking her from a Detroit home crashed a pickup while fleeing police.

Kwame Kilpatrick
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Imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is returning home for a federal court hearing on his efforts to remove his 28-year public corruption sentence.

Jamie Paisley

Head to the Detroit Institute of Arts for their artistic take on 50 years after the 1967 Uprising in Detroit.


Gavel
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It's the court system's version of instant replay: After further review, you're out!

Detroit skyline
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Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.

Jamie Paisley

Inside the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, curator Patrina Chatman decided to take a different path when it came to addressing the 1967 Rebellion which shook the museum’s home city of Detroit.


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Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk is part of an effort to bring a skate park to downtown Detroit.

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Dallas has hired its first female police chief to lead a department that last summer saw several officers killed when a gunman opened fire during a protest. 

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A 60-year-old recreation center in southwest Detroit will be renovated and expanded.

Detroit skyline
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says roughly 10,000 patents have been granted in Detroit, home to the first regional office in the system’s 227-year history.

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The parole board is deciding whether to release a Detroit-area man who’s been in prison for 29 years for drug crimes committed when he was a teenager.

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The Democratic Party and activists opposing President Donald Trump are teaming up to host a dozen town halls as congressional Republicans try to replace the federal health care law.

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