Faced with another massive sick-out by teachers, the Detroit school district filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try to stop absences that have kept thousands of students at home and left parents scrambling for child care and other quick remedies.
DETROIT (AP) -- A suburban Detroit man said Monday that he was afraid when an unknown woman showed up on his porch before dawn one morning last year, but that he refused to be a victim in his own home.
Worldwide coverage yesterday of the death of Nelson Mandela came with a head scratcher from the Motor City. The local NBC affiliate was covering the story and something went awry. Take a look. I'm sure it won't take you long to spot the blunder...
There seems little appetite from either Democrats or Republicans in Washington for a federal rescue of the birthplace of the automobile industry. Detroit now stands as the largest American city ever to file for bankruptcy protection.