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Families Squat In Abandoned Homes As The Housing Crisis Grips Detroit
"I wanted people to know I’m not just a squatter. I’m trying to make this a home," said one mother.
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'Saturday Night Live' Hilariously Cranks Up Panic Over Migrant Caravan
“Dozens, maybe millions of illegal immigrants” are “headed straight for you and your grandchildren.”
Remains Of Infants Found Stashed In Second Detroit Funeral Home
By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters
It comes a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the city.
Detroit Police To File Complaint Against Funeral Home Owners Over Hidden Infant Bodies
By Corey Williams, AP
The remains of 10 fetuses and one baby were found hidden in the ceiling of Detroit's Cantrell Funeral Home.
Remains Of Infant And 10 Fetuses Found In Shuttered Funeral Home's Ceiling (UPDATED)
An anonymous note tipped inspectors off to hidden bodies at Detroit's Cantrell Funeral Home.
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U.S. Marshals Service Says It Recovered 123 Missing Michigan Children, But Did It?
The federal agency may have wildly exaggerated the success of a recent sex-trafficking sweep in Detroit.
David Alan Grier On Discovering 'New Negroes' At Yale And The 'Black Rage' In His Blood
The "In Living Color" alum plays a kind-hearted and curmudgeonly leader of senior citizens in his newest show, "The Cool Kids."
Kanye West Tells Art Students To Leave Elon Musk 'The F**k Alone'
The rapper hopped onto a table to defend the embattled Tesla CEO.
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Rashida Tlaib Arrested While Participating In 'Fight For 15' Rally In Detroit
The House candidate from Michigan was one of at least 20 people detained during the pro-labor demonstration.
Detroit Police Officer Fired After He Boasts Of Busting 'These Zoo Animals'
The rookie cop was given the boot hours after his racially insensitive Snapchat post.
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A Barefoot Fantasia Barrino Sings Soulful Tribute At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
“And I hope she don’t mind, I don’t think she would, but I think I’m gonna come out of my shoes,” Barrino said before her moving performance in Detroit.
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Bill Clinton Remembers Aretha Franklin At Detroit Funeral
"We started out as, like, Aretha Franklin groupies or something," the former president said.
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Detroit Mayor Plans To Rename Waterfront Park For Aretha Franklin
The iconic singer called the city home for decades.
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Everything You Need To Know About Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
The “Queen of Soul” is being laid to rest.
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Detroit To Shut Off Drinking Water At All Public Schools Because Of Contamination
By Suzannah Gonzales, Reuters
Elevated levels of lead and copper were discovered in the water at several recently-tested schools.
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Taylor Swift Honors Aretha Franklin With Moment Of Silence At Detroit Gig
The pop star called on fans to "reflect on our love and respect" for the Queen of Soul.
Ariana Grande To Perform At Aretha Franklin's Funeral After Emotional Tribute
The pop star joins already announced performers like Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Chaka Khan.
Beyoncé And Jay-Z's Detroit Tour Stop Was All About Aretha Franklin
Beyoncé paid tribute to the ailing Queen of Soul after DJ Khaled whipped up the crowd with one of her most iconic songs.
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How These Midwest Organizations Are Giving Back In Unexpected Ways
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If the Upper Midwest is known for anything, it’s hospitality. Whether you’re taking a stroll down a small-town street or
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Pets Keep Dying On Planes
The most-recent airline pet death is an 8-year-old dog who died in a cargo facility during a layover in Detroit.
Radio Station Announces No More Kanye
“We just are refusing to give him a platform,” said the hosts of Detroit’s “The Bounce.”
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The Problem With Rebuilding Detroit
Ford's rumored purchase of vacant Michigan Central Station raises the potentially ugly tradeoff between private cash and public benefit.
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Reggie Bullock Wants Rainbow NBA Jerseys To Bring 'LGBTQ Into Sports'
The Detroit Pistons' player has been a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ community.
Trapped In An Internet Desert, Detroit Teens Struggle To Stay Online
By Kate Abbey-Lambertz, On Assignment For HuffPost
Many without computers or reliable internet rely on free computer labs or public WiFi networks to do their homework.
Muslim Gubernatorial Candidate Knows He's A Big 'Middle Finger' To Trump Administration
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed hopes the things that set him apart can bring Michigan together.
Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms
"Work hard, stay bumble" is their nonprofit motto.
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