DETROIT-Thousands of people are leaving Detroit, demoralizing the city. Partner Link: Nene Leakes and Star Jones drama The New York Times reports: It was the largest percentage drop in history for any American city with more than 100,000 residents, apart from the unique situation of New Orleans, where the population dropped by 29 percent after […]
Chrysler airs a two-minute commercial during the Super Bowl that puts its hometown of Detroit and Eminem, one of the city’s musical stars, at center stage. The unusually long commercial advertises the Chrysler 200. It’s set over Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” from the movie “8 Mile.”
DETROIT – A month after surgery in Detroit for an undisclosed ailment, Aretha Franklin says her health is “superb.” Franklin called in to Wednesday’s installment of “The Wendy Williams Show,” telling the host she was relaxing at a casino hotel in her hometown and hopes to begin traveling soon, saying she’ll be “looking for a […]
DETROIT (AP) The family of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was killed in a Detroit police raid to find a murder suspect, has sued A&E Television Networks for encouraging police aggression by videotaping the raid. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit Tuesday claims the network and production crew filming for the cable television […]
After undergoing surgery for an undisclosed ailment earlier this month, Aretha Franklin, was discharged from a Detroit hospital earlier this week, according to a statement released Wednesday.
Detroit — Imprisoned former Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, was indicted on federal corruption charges along with his father and three aides. Kilpatrick is charged with using the Mayor’s office as a criminal enterprise to make money for himself and his associates. The Detroit Free Press reports: The 89-page indictment outlined four general areas of […]
In yet another sign of growing fiscal problems for states and municipalities, Detroit may be cutting key services in certain portions of the city, the WSJ reports.
DETROIT – Aretha Franklin underwent serious surgery last week and is “recovering very well,” her longtime friend, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, said Wednesday. Jackson said in an interview with The Associated Press that he’s visited with the legendary singer four or five times recently, including a few days ago, and that Franklin’s “spirits are high, […]
TMZ has video of Mike Epps punching a photographer who was allegedly harassing the comedian during a party for Mike’s wife.
Corey Jackson, a sophomore at Oakland College in Michigan recently committed suicide and his parents are saying that it was another case of gay bullying resulting in suicide, according to Click On Detroit. Jackson’s family said he recently revealed to them that he was a homosexual, and that they believe he was bullied over his […]
Downed power lines ignite at least 24 blazes on ‘worst’ day in 20 years.