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Court witness: Detroit will have to ‘bootstrap’ its way through first couple post-bankruptcy years

But the city would have to borrow more money to get its reinvestment plan going in the first couple of post-bankruptcy years, said expert witness Marti Kopacz on the stand… Read more »

‘Stranger danger assault,’ attempted child abduction reported in Redford Township

Police, as is usually the case with assaults against minors, are saying little about what happened to a child in Redford Monday morning.

See inside Detroit’s $92 million David Whitney Building redevelopment, opening in December

David Whitney, Jr. had originally thought Grand Circus Park, which the building overlooks, was going to be the center of downtown Detroit’s downtown business district. He was wrong.

Detroit pension fund extortion trial of Kwame Kilpatrick friend continues

As trustees of Detroit’s two pension funds, the General and Police and Fire retirement systems, they influenced trustees for both to dole millions of investment capital to projects, some fraudulent,… Read more »

Detroit mother says 12-year-old daughter vanished, last seen at babysitter’s

Arlecia Phillips, a 27-year-old mother from Detroit, is distraught. She says her 12-year-old daughter, Alize Phillips, vanished from her babysitter’s house about 5 p.m. Tuesday.