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Former Detroit Leader Fears For His Son's Life At The Hands Of Police

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices

Detroit’s former emergency manager said Thursday that he worries about his son ending up dead after an encounter with police, echoing the fears of m...

Kevyn Orr Isn't Off The Hook Yet

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 12.29.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's emergency manager faced tough cross-examination Tuesday from lawyers for unions and retirees as he defended...

Orr Denies Bankruptcy Allegation In Court

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 10.26.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's emergency manager testified Friday that he did not promise to seek bankruptcy protection for the city as a condi...

How Best To Spend The Detroit Institute of Arts' 15 Minutes of Fame

Michael G. Bennett | Posted 10.23.2013 | Detroit
Michael G. Bennett

What could be more fitting than to use the DIA's collection to save the collection, to help save Detroit and to put politicians on notice that art matters?

Kevyn Orr: 'Vitriol' Won't Solve Detroit's Financial Problems

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Detroit's emergency manager complained Thursday that critics of the city's bankruptcy are quick with barbs but not with proposals to d...

Sunday Talk Shows Were All About Bankruptcy

AP | Posted 07.22.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- It wasn't easy making Detroit the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection, but it was the right decision, Michigan Gov. Rick Sn...

Ashley Woods

How Detroit's Bankruptcy Could Affect Public Pensions Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Pensioners across the country have reason to watch Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing closely. The legal wrangling over whether the city'...

Detroit Files For Bankruptcy

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE | Posted 09.17.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ...

Report: Orr Offers Pensioners Pennies On The Dollar

www.wxyz.com | Posted 09.09.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - 7 Action News has learned Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has 4 closed-door meetings today and tomorrow with both city employee p...

Detroit Is Doing Something That's Never Been Tried Before

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | Detroit

June 17 (Reuters) - Detroit's default and debt restructuring plan are precedent-setting in the U.S. municipal market, Moody's Invest...

READ: Emergency Manager's Plan To Save Detroit

Posted 06.14.2013 | Detroit

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has a restructuring plan that he says will keep the troubled city from landing in bankruptcy court. While bondhold...

Orr Drives A Hard Bargain

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Detroit

By Steve Neavling DETROIT, June 7 (Reuters) - Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr plans to deliver grim news to the city's creditors n...

Will Kevyn Orr And City Council Get Along?

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Detroit's new emergency manager offered a "sincere olive branch" Monday to local leaders who fought against creating his job, even as ...

Detroit's New EM To Meet Protesters, Wary Officials On First Day

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.24.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A bankruptcy lawyer and turnaround expert tasked with reviving Detroit's beleaguered finances could be greeted by a crowd of protester...

Snyder's Pick For Detroit Emergency Manager Has Bankruptcy, Big 3 Experience

Posted 03.15.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been considerably tight-lipped about his pick for Detroit's emergency financial manager. But on Thursday he finally ende...

Source: Snyder's Top Pick For Detroit EFM Has History With Chrysler

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Detroit

By Steve Neavling DETROIT, March 12 (Reuters) - A bankruptcy expert who collected more than $1 million in fees in Chry...