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Detroit: Largest city in Michigan
Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest United States city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County. The municipality of Detroit had a 2017 estimated population of 673,104, making it the 23rd-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people, making it the second-largest in the Midwest after the Chicago metropolitan area. Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design.


Lillard, Blazers beat Detroit 117-112 for 3rd straight win

Damian Lillard had 28 points, nine assists and six rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 117-112 Saturday night for their third straight win - Published

CEO says General Motors is committed to U.S. manufacturing

General Motors announces plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. (March 22) - Published

Videos for Detroit

11 Cities With The Worst Tap Water In The US [Video]11 Cities With The Worst Tap Water In The US

Millions of people are exposed to unsafe drinking water every year in the US. Industrial towns like Pittsburgh and Detroit have discovered unsafe levels of lead in their water, which can lead to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Mich. Data Breach May Have Exposed Personal, Medical Info [Video]Mich. Data Breach May Have Exposed Personal, Medical Info

​​Michigan's AG said hackers may have accessed the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of more than 600,000 people.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Speed bump for self-driving cars [Video]Speed bump for self-driving cars

The hype over self driving cars is forcing big car makers to bet on a key technology of self driving cars before the tech is even proven. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Police Officer Fired In Detroit Over Racial Social Media Comments [Video]Police Officer Fired In Detroit Over Racial Social Media Comments

Detroit police chief James Craig announced that Gary Steel's employment has been terminated, after posting racially insensitive content to his social media.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:17Published

U.S. Midwest gripped by deep freeze [Video]U.S. Midwest gripped by deep freeze

Residents across the U.S. pull out their heaviest winter coats as a torrent of polar air brings record-low temperatures. Officials and media report that at least eight people have died as result of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

U.S. Midwest Gets Arctic Blast [Video]U.S. Midwest Gets Arctic Blast

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, bone-chilling cold to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Dangerous Sub-Zero Temps To Grip U.S Midwest And Northeast [Video]Dangerous Sub-Zero Temps To Grip U.S Midwest And Northeast

Reuters reports that a blast of frigid arctic air will bring dangerous sub-zero temperatures to the US midwest and northeast. Forecasters are predicting that during the period of Tuesday night through..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Alysa Liu Becomes Youngest US Senior Ladies Figure Skating National Champion [Video]Alysa Liu Becomes Youngest US Senior Ladies Figure Skating National Champion

Alysa Liu beat defending champion Bradie Tennell at the championships in Detroit. According to Deadspin, Liu is now the youngest senior ladies figure skating national champion in the U.S. The former..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Washington measles outbreak sparks emergency [Video]Washington measles outbreak sparks emergency

Officials in Clark County, Washington have declared a public health emergency amid a measles outbreak that has infected at least 23 people in the anti-vaccination hotspot. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published


Dad's death after escalator fall at Detroit airport exposes risk, family says

The family of a man who died on a Detroit airport escalator says the airport is endangering passengers by refusing to put no-luggage signs near escalators. - Published

GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest $300 million in Michigan plant

General Motors Co confirmed on Friday it will invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet electric vehicle.
Reuters - Published

GM to announce $300 million investment in Orion EV/AV plant

General Motors Co will announce on Friday plans to invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit plant that builds electric and self-driving vehicles for Chevrolet and the automaker's self-driving Cruise..
Reuters - Published

Ford investing in electric car production, adding 900 jobs at assembly plant near Detroit

Ford plans to begin producing all-electric cars at its plant south of Detroit, adding about 900 jobs there over the next four years. - Published

Woman arrested for attempting to open door on Delta flight en route to Detroit

The woman was restrained by other passengers until the plane landed in Michigan at about 6:45 p.m. Monday. - Published

Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' premieres March 25 in Detroit; public debut in April

Long-shelved Aretha Franklin concert film will have private local premiere at Detroit Institute of Arts on March 25 —the Queen of Soul's birthday. - Published

Andre Williams, edgy and influential Detroit R&B singer, dies at 82

Williams, known for songs such as "Bacon Fat" and "Shake a Tail Feather," died in his longtime home Chicago, after a long and well-connected career. - Published

Former UAW vice president charged in U.S. corruption probe

U.S. prosecutors in Detroit on Monday charged a former high-ranking United Auto Workers official in charge of the labor union's relations with Fiat Chrysler (FCA) of misusing funds for lavish purchases..
Reuters - Published

Detroit's old and crumbling City Airport - Published

'Want to celebrate their lives': Author Khaled Beydoun pays Twitter tribute to victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

Following a shooting at a mosque in New Zealand's Christchurch, in which 49 Muslims were killed, a Detroit-based Twitter user named Khaled Beydoun started a thread on Twitter to commemorate the..
Firstpost - Published

James won't play in Lakers' matchup with Pistons

LeBron James will miss Friday night's game for the Los Angeles Lakers at Detroit - Published

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