Team Gilbert Submits Video With Proposal for Amazon HQ
Dan Gilbert and a team of folks submitted a Detroit-Windsor proposal along with a promotional video that shows the city's grit, hipness, beauty, work ethic and spirit. Watch the video.
Tom Gores on Players Taking a Knee: Fine With Me
Tom Gores Gores is one of the few professional sports owners to forcefully defend players taking the knee.
Federal Search: Space Wanted to Detain Immigrants, Maybe in Detroit Area
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is looking for facilities to hold 200 to 600 detainees near Detroit or three other cities.
'Embarrassing Turnout:' Where Have All the Pistons' Fans Gone? (Not to LCA)
"When the product is so dull, even shiny new surroundings can't make it appealing," one viewer tweets. A Deadspin post says: "The lack of a crowd has been impossible to ignore."
Chances of Detroit Luring Amazon HQ? Very Low, Analysts Say
Detroit ranks 32nd out of 35 cities listed by Anderson Economic Group of East Lansing. Others analysts also give Detroit little hope. (See video city submits.)
Video: Eminem and Lots of Hoopla During Intro to Pistons 1st LCA Game
Eminem grabbed the microphone for a moment during the opening ceremony to give a shout to the Pistons' return to Detroit.
Charlie LeDuff: Violent Crime -- Are Detroit Cops Cooking the Books?
The truth of the matter is this: since Mayor Mike Duggan assumed office in 2014, violent crimes committed against Detroiters are on the rise.
Oakland County Heroin Ring Accused in Drug Death
"Overdose deaths from heroin and fentanyl have become a national epidemic, including here in Michigan," says Detroit U.S. Attorney Daniel Lemisch.
Mleczko: Gannett Continues to Gut the Freep by Outsourcing
Gannett continues its assault on the paper's viability by gutting the local copy desk and outsourcing this vital work to clueless editors in Kentucky, Lou Mleczko writes.
Gilbert Plans to Submit Bid for Amazon HQ on Thursday
The Detroit-Windsor proposal is getting regional support from leaders of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties as well as Flint and Genesee County, Crain's reports.
DMC Moves to Build Sports Medicine Facility for Wings and Tigers
The new faciilty could be between Little Caesars Arena to the south and WSU's Mike Ilitch School of Business to the north, Crain's reports.
LeBron James Sees Racial Overtones in Gilbert's 2010 Letter
It's hard to forget when Dan Gilbert, in a less-than mature moment, fired off an angry letter to fans in 2010 about LeBron James' departure.
Jay Leno Drops in at Garden City Chinese Restaurant
Owner Shen Yu said Jay Leno told him he was served the best shrimp he had ever eaten.
'Moving to Detroit Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life' -- Author Anna Clark
"There has been no better place to be," says a writer looking back at her first decade here. "I'm very grateful."