Nov 15, 2013 — Prosecutors in Michigan are charging a man with second-degree murder over an incident in which Renisha McBride, 19, was shot in the face after knocking on a door in a suburb west of Detroit. Theodore Wafer has reportedly told police that he feared a break-in.
Sep 23, 2013 — The already beleaguered, bankrupt city has gotten even more bad publicity from stories saying there are 50,000 homeless dogs roaming its streets. The first wave of reports from a dog census done over the weekend, though, signal there are far fewer. Still, loose dogs are a big problem in the city.
Aug 23, 2013 — Rescue groups and others dealing with a real problem — packs of stray dogs in many parts of the city — are inflating the figures, a Detroit journalist argues.
Aug 22, 2013 — The Packard plant, which once symbolized the might of America's auto industry, is at risk of heading to auction if a pending development deal fails. If that happens, The Detroit Free Press reports, the 35-acre site could eventually be sold "for as little as $21,000."
Aug 21, 2013 — Pit bulls dominate the population. But smaller, aggressive dogs are problems as well. "It's like Chihuahuaville," one mail carrier tells Bloomberg News of a neighborhood on her route.
Aug 20, 2013 — NPR correspondent and former All Things Considered co-host Noah Adams recalls a day he spent with the famed crime writer in Detroit.
Jul 31, 2013 — The only voices in a TV broadcast of last night's game between the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals came from the field and the stands. FOX Sports Detroit offered fans "Natural Sounds at Comerica Park" as an alternative to its regular telecast.
Jul 22, 2013 — Kevyn Orr tells All Things Considered the crisis was the city's own making, but it doesn't help anyone to look for blame in the past.
Jul 19, 2013 — The city's filed for bankruptcy protection. But there are reasons for hope. Some wealthy investors, for example, have been pouring money into the downtown. And if you love sports, love music and love Greek food, the city has much to offer.
Jul 19, 2013 — The lights will remain on and city services should continue, says Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. But the filing sets in motion what could be a years-long process to resolve the bankruptcy case.