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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

Pershing High School on Detroit's east side is missing some basics such as sturdy bleachers, a dependable heating system and bathrooms that provide a basic ...

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 ...

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...

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.

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.

Robots to invade Detroit for global competition  The Detroit News

Robotics will take center stage later this month when tens of thousands of students from across the world descend on Detroit for global the competition.

John Michael Poplawski  Grosse Pointe News (subscription)

John Michael Poplawski, 79, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in St. Clair Shores. Born in Detroit to John A. and Harriet Poplawski, John was raised in.

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.

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 …

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.”

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.

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 ...

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.

Top officials, bank records focus of school probe  Detroit Free Press

A sweeping federal corruption probe of the Education Achievement Authority began more than 16 months ago and is focused on current and former top officials ...

'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.

Is your school among the worst-performing in Michigan?  Detroit Free Press

The State School Reform Office has released the list of Michigan schools that performed in the bottom 5% academically in 2015, based on the results of the ...

12-year-old Detroit girl severely burned attempting 'fire challenge'  Fox 2 Detroit

DETROIT (WJBK) - A 12-year-old girl from Detroit is in the hospital recovering from severe burns after taking part in a disturbing trend called the Fire Challenge.

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 ...

Woman dead after crashing car into gas station in Allen Park  Fox 2 Detroit

One woman is dead after crashing her car into a gas station Sunday evening.

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.

Taylor City Hall raided by FBI  Fox 2 Detroit

At 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the FBI conducted a raid on Taylor City Hall.

Michigan Humane Society Giving Former Shelter To City Of Detroit Animal Control  Daily Detroit

Detroit Animal Control has been plagued by issues as well as lawsuits, in part stemming from the challenges of dealing with an undersized and obsolete animal ...

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.

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 ...

Teacher fired for using broom to break up Detroit classroom fight

A teacher who swatted a student with a broom while trying to break up a frenzied fight between two teenagers was fired over the incident by the Education ...

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.

Man visiting home from Arizona killed outside Detroit nightclub  Fox 2 Detroit

A family is hoping for justice after a father of four was murdered in the streets of Detroit.

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 ...

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 ...

Little Man, Big Game: Oakland's Kahlil Felder Has NBA Intrigued…and Waiting  Bleacher Report

ROCHESTER, Mich. — It still eats at Kahlil Felder that he wasn't on the court to finish a December game against then-No. 1 Michigan State. The Oakland ...

Man critically injured in crash on Mound Road near 12 Mile in Warren  Fox 2 Detroit

A crash on southbound Mound Road near 12 Mile in Warren has left a man in critical condition and the road shut down.

13 semis line Detroit freeway to help man considering suicide  Fox 2 Detroit

The Michigan State Police organized a unique band of drivers to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass.

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.

John Dingell laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery  Fox 2 Detroit

John Dingell was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors at a private ceremony.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

Steve Smith: 30 Years of Heat  Hot Hot Hoops

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


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 ...

Comic book artist worked on Wonder Woman & Thor, now homeless  Fox 2 Detroit

Bill Messner-Loebs once worked for DC Comics and was key to some groundbreaking characters including Wonder Woman and the Pied Piper. Then it all fell ...

Ride along with Detroit police special unit's prostitution sting  Fox 2 Detroit

It's been called the oldest profession but police say prostitution is hurting The Motor City. It is a big problem in Detroit, but it's not only the residents who live in the ...

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 ...

Inside this $10 million home tucked away in Bloomfield Hills  Fox 2 Detroit

This edition of Love This House takes us to a rare and special find tucked away in Bloomfield Hills.

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.

Woman attacked in Oak Park hair salon caught on video  Fox 2 Detroit

Online video surfaced showing the attack of a woman attacked while she was getting her hair done at a salon in Greenfield Plaza.

Family of security guard in Danielle Stislicki's missing case says evidence 'is troubling'  Fox 2 Detroit

It has been nearly three months and still no signs of a missing Farmington Hills woman - now we are learning new information from someone close to the case.

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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