Kwame Kilpatrick

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.

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

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

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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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A global conference focusing on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies is planned this fall in Detroit.

Kwame Kilpatrick

The federal government is recommending that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's restitution in his corruption case be reduced again.


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. 

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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

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.