Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Event preview: Anne Carson and Juliette Binoche at Michigan Theatre next Tues., Oct. 13

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:21 PM

Anne Carson and Juliette Binoche appear together on the stage at Michigan Theatre for an event called Translation and Adaptation. It's free, so you have no excuse to miss it.

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Michigan authorities seek public's help in finding perp who shot cat with an arrow

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 8:47 AM

Eaton County police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person responsible for shooting a cat with a crossbow bolt. Animal control picked up the orange-and-white male cat in Kalamo Township yesterday after a resident found the injured feline hiding under a porch. The Detroit News reports: “The...

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Monday, October 5, 2015

New sordid details in Charles Pugh teen sex scandal come to light

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:50 PM

In 2013, prominent Detroit politician Charles Pugh stepped down from his position as City Council President and — as hyperbolic rumor has it — slinked out of town in the dead of the night. Accused of making sexual advances towards a 17-year old Detroit Public Schools student that he was paired...

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Why strict federal oversight is needed to safeguard Flint’s water

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Local and state officials have lost all credibility, even as they tell us we're supposed to trust them.

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Fashion designer Tracy Reese returns to Detroit with pop-up boutique

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 2:05 PM

The Detroit native and Cass Technical High School alum will make a Detroit appearance on Saturday.

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Cinema Detroit needs your help

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Pricey decryption equipment has the downtown area's only first-run theater seeking your help.

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Jefferson House shutters, Top of the Pontch chef OUT in reorganization at Crowne Plaza

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 12:42 PM

A major shuffle in the Crowne Plaza's two restaurants suggest trouble maintaining the two concepts.

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Grace Lee Boggs dead at 100

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Grace Lee Boggs has died.

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This 1988 Chevrolet Astro Van is for sale in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 12:28 PM

A Craigslist user in Oakland County wants to part ways with a pimped out 1988 Chevrolet Astro Van for reasons we can't possibly fathom. Details on the listing are scant — "low miles" and "great shape" are a few of the highlights — but the asking price is posted at...

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Update: UIA lawsuit shows how the state criminalizes the unemployed

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Updated 12:06 p.m.. Oct. 5:  Neil A. Young, a former Michigan Compensation Appellate Commissioner, is joining the Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers legal team in its civil suit against the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. The suit, which charges the agency with mislabeling numerous unemployment claims as fraudulent, deals with a subject matter right in...

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