The city's emergency manager has approved a deal to turn scores of blighted properties into a lush green space with maple and oak trees.
The working theory: If big, liberal cities won't liberalize their marijuana laws, statewide initiatives are bound to fail.
It's a waste of space and money to imprison the former Detroit mayor for that long when he's unlikely to commit his crimes again.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
The former Detroit mayor's sentence dwarfs those handed out in other high-profile political corruption cases in recent years.
Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.
The high cost of going broke.
A reminder that the consequences of globalization are far-reaching and unexpected.
A short documentary follows the Highland Park fire department as it does some amazing work with incredibly limited resources.
It'll be used to tear down abandoned houses and build smaller, affordable housing.
A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.
For one thing, consumers have no tolerance for risk.
Because an awful lot of them don't have it.
The high-end grocer will move into one of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods.
In Detroit, a rider says a bus driver cursed at her and refused to let her off. And then things got really bad.
And only three animal shelters.
When supporting local businesses means driving everywhere.
The department says its traffic unit will evolve its mission "toward the prevention of crimes."
Where public payrolls still don't reflect the local population.