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In a district full of empty classrooms and darkened hallways, can Detroit find a way to keep its schools open?  Chalkbeat Colorado

A Chalkbeat analysis comparing school capacity to student enrollment found that 43 of the 103 school buildings in the main Detroit district and in the state-run ...

Detroit's decrepit schools could stall city comeback. Does Lansing care?  Bridge Michigan

Detroit gets a credit upgrade, but analysts and experts warn that a $1.4 billion school maintenance bill will explode into a crisis unless lawmakers take action.

On J Dilla's birthday, music fans remember the Detroit producer's contributions  Detroit Metro Times

Born on Feb. 7, 1974, James Dewitt Yancey, (better known by the moniker J Dilla) is still remembered as one of Detroit's most highly revered...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Detroit public schools buy Fanuc robots for new advanced-manufacturing training  Crain's Detroit Business

Two Detroit schools got robots as the city district aims to extend its job-training pipeline. Detroit Public Schools Community District paid around $280,000 to get ...

Lear donates $500,000 to Detroit Pershing High School  Crain's Detroit Business

Lear Corp. announced a $500,000 donation to Detroit's Pershing High School today. Pershing, along with 14 other Detroit schools, is part of the Education ...

Lenny Green, Detroit native and MLB veteran, dies at 86

Lenny Green, a Detroit native who played 12 seasons in the big leagues, died Sunday.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Detroit parents angry, heartbroken over possible school closures  Detroit Free Press

Twenty-five Detroit schools are on the list - 16 of them are in the city's public school district.

2018 Michigan Mr. Basketball finalists: All 5 off to Big Ten schools  Detroit Free Press

All five finalists for the Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award have signed with Big Ten schools with Michigan State and Michigan each nabbing two.

Dr. Hans Gunther Graetzer | Local Obituaries  Estes Park news

Dr. Hans Gunther Graetzer died on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society on Trilby Road in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He had TAVR heart ...

24 Detroit schools risk summer shutdown  The Detroit News

Lansing — More than a third of Detroit's public schools could be shuttered within the next two years, according to state rankings released Friday that mark ...

These 38 Michigan schools could be shut down for poor performance in June  Chalkbeat Colorado

After years of rock-bottom test scores and disappointing results, the schools were informed that they're in serious danger of having to shut their doors forever in ...

Sauda Shakoor Ahmad-Green  Crain's Detroit Business

Being a minority female anything is bound to present challenges, but I've found development to be an extremely challenging area to navigate.”

Detroit’s Northwestern High School has been a sports assembly line  The Undefeated

Black Detroit — A People's History of Self-Determination is a history of the African-American community in one of America's most fabled cities. My narrative is …

More Than 100 Michigan Schools To Be Closed Based On Test Scores They Were Told Wouldn't Count  Daily Detroit

More than 100 low-scoring Michigan schools — including dozens in Detroit — will start classes next month likely doomed to close in June. In a move that is ...

School closings come with economic risk  Crain's Detroit Business

With focus on Detroit's revitalization shifting from downtown and Midtown to the city's vast neighborhoods and commercial corridors, some business and ...

Downtown Holiday Inn Express to get renovation, new brand — with a twist  Crain's Detroit Business

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Detroit is the latest investment for the nonprofit Project Destined, which provides high school students in Detroit with ...

Teacher who used broom to break up fight sues EAA  Detroit Free Press

A Detroit teacher who was fired after using a broom to break up a fight between students is suing the Education Achievement Authority school district.

National School Walkout: Michigan students rally to end gun violence  Detroit Free Press

Students at more than 85 schools in Michigan mark National School Walkout with moments of silence, prayers and a plea to end gun violence.

2018 Voter Guide: Congressional Races  WDET

On Nov. 6, voters across Michigan will be deciding who to send to the U.S. House of Representatives as well as casting their vote for one U.S. Senate seat.

Detroit’s new top doctor making an impact  The Detroit News

Dr. Joneigh S. Khaldun took the top job at the Detroit Health Department a little over a month ago, and has already launched two public health initiatives with ...

Detroit '67: The officer who led the raid on the blind pig that ignited the riot  Detroit Free Press

Retired Detroit cop Anthony Fierimonte said it was supposed to be a routine raid, but it went sour from the very start.

Is your school among the worst-performing in Michigan?

More than 120 schools in Michigan are on the list. Of them, 47 are in the Detroit Public Schools Community District.

'Will the FIRST: The Saga of Sports/Civil-Rights Pioneer WILL ROBINSON'  KUT

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Dr. John Telford, former Detroit Public Schools Superintendent and author.

1 in 10 Detroit schools makes grade in nonprofit's study  The Detroit News

Detroit — Just 1 in 10 schools serving Detroit students received a high enough grade to be recommended by a nonprofit that evaluated more than 200 schools.

Third Street Over I-94 In Midtown To Be Closed Indefinitely Due To Crumbling Bridge  Daily Detroit

Third Street, a one-way, multi-lane road through the heart of Detroit's Midtown neighborhood, is going to be shut down over I-94. There's not a definite timeline ...

Veteran's murder still unsolved more than a year later  Fox 2 Detroit

Police believe a veteran who was shot and killed last year was the target of a robbery, but authorities still haven't been able to get any leads in the case.

Readers share their Vernors memories  Detroit Free Press

A century and a half holds a lot of memories. And for generations of Detroiters — Vernors flows through many of them. That's what we learned from readers ...

Gantz Named Men's Basketball Director of Operations  EMU Eagles

Eastern Michigan University Head Men's Basketball Coach Rob Murphy announced the hiring of LaKita Gantz as the Eagles' new Director of Men's Basketball ...

NAACP honors North Farmington students for activism  Farmington Voice

North Farmington High School received a Great Expectations Award as a proactive school during the May 6 Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner hosted by the Detroit ...

Detroit gunshot victim saved by doctor, then becomes one  The Detroit News

On a summer night just after midnight, Kevin Morton Jr. was in his car after work when someone emerged from the shadows and shot him. Morton was 22, a ...

The Soul 70's Super Jam to Return to the Fox Theatre for Mother's Day Concert, 5/10  Broadway World

The Soul 70's Super Jam will return to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, May 10 for a special Mother's Day concert at 8 p.m. Bringing together a classic lineup of R&B ...

Grizzly seniors hope for football offers, high school graduation

YPSILANTI, MI - While the coaches are optimistic about the future of the Grizzly football program, the 10 seniors who remained on the roster at the end of the ...

How artisans are keeping Michigan’s legacy of furniture design alive  Detroit Metro Times

Before Detroit put America on wheels, on the other side of the state Grand Rapids had already earned a reputation as a manufacturing powerhouse in its own ...

Feds look at bank records in EAA, DPS corruption probe  The Detroit News

The FBI and Justice Department subpoenaed personnel files and bank records or email account information for more than a dozen current and former officials at ...

Why Is The Bat Signal On The GM Renaissance Center?  Daily Detroit

If you've been through downtown over the past few days you may have noticed a bat symbol shining on the side of the General Motors world headquarters, ...

Dr. Joseph Territo was ‘doctor’s doctor’  The Detroit News

From the residents he supervised to the many patients who sought his advice over the years, Dr. Joseph Territo earned a reputation as an exemplary physician.

Kay Felder DraftExpress Profile: Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook  DraftExpress

Kay Felder DraftExpress Profile: scouting reports, videos, stats and logs.


James Eberheart Jr. (Scrill) at center in back, surrounded by supporters including Call' Em Out members, at the beginning of his trial Jan. 25, 2017. Jury took one ...

Former Macomb County judge George Montgomery dies  The Macomb Daily

Former Macomb County and Warren district court judge George Montgomery died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Ypsilanti. He was 84.

DUGGAN'S DECADES-LONG DETROIT DEMOLITION DERBY | VOICE OF DETROIT: The city's independent newspaper, unbossed and unbought  voiceofdetroit

Duggan's lackeys ignored the U.S. Department of Justice's ongoing criminal investigation of the bid-rigging demolition scandal Duggan and downtown czar Dan ...

One teacher, 25 kids and the enormous challenge of turning around Detroit schools (Chapter 1)  Bridge Michigan

The state is in the midst of yet another fix for Detroit's troubled schools. So this spring, Bridge spent time in William Weir's social studies classroom to get a sense ...

Steve Smith: 30 Years of Heat  Hot Hot Hoops

Steve Smith comes in at number 19 on the all-time, all-Heat countdown.

State Superintendent: Two-thirds of Michigan's 98 lowest-achieving schools are in Metro Detroit

The State of Michigan today released a list of 98 Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools, and 65 of those schools are in Metro Detroit school districts.

The search for Air Force veteran James Carter's killer  Fox 2 Detroit

James Carter, a 54-year-old man, brother, father, and Air Force veteran was shot and killed. His family is grieving, and investigators need your help to capture ...

Legendary Grand Rapids West Catholic, GRCC football coach succumbs to prostate cancer

GRAND RAPIDS – A legendary Grand Rapids area football coach has passed away. Fred Julian, who coached at West Catholic High School and Grand Rapids ...

Judge hikes bond for ex-MSU star Keith Appling

A judge increased bond Wednesday in two criminal cases involving former Michigan State University basketball star Keith Appling after charges in a third case ...

Packing a punch  City Pulse

ALL IN THE FAMILY You could call football a Dunbar birthright. Eva's father, Sam Dunbar, played left guard for the Capital City Stealth, a.

High School Basketball  Inside Hoops

High school basketball player rankings, team rankings, high school basketball recruiting news, plus coverage of some of the very top high school basketball ...

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