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Detroit blight buyer makes a payment but hits a snag [Detroit Free Press :: ]
BusinessWeek - 13 Hours ago
Oct. 30--Detroit developer Herb Strather made Wednesday's deadline for a down payment on his winning $3 million bid for thousands of blighted and foreclosed city properties, but his grand $2 billion vision
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Detroit developer bids on 6,300 foreclosed properties in auction
PR Web via Yahoo! - 14 Hours ago
By DETROIT (Reuters) - A Detroit real estate developer whose group won a bundle of more than 6,300 properties in a county tax foreclosure auction said on Wednesday he intended to help get low-income residents
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Investor buys 'blight bundle' of Detroit's worst houses for $500 each
Capital Bay - 11 Hours ago
Developer Herb Strather is leading a group of investors who bought 6,350 blighted properties More than 2,000 are vacant lots and more than 3,000 of the houses must be demolished Only 1,000 are thought
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Feds, state, locals duke it out over Ferguson inquiry
KION 46 - 13 Hours ago
(CNN) - Justice Department and FBI representatives have had a front-row seat to the St. Louis County investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. They've participated
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Mary Barra Addresses Detroit Economic Club
Auto Channel - 13 Hours ago
: General Motors CEO Mary Barra addressed the Detroit Economic Club on Tuesday. Her prepared remarks are below. As always, the speaker’s words are definitive. Thank you, Sandy, for that kind introduction,
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Gas prices continue to drop in metro Detroit area
Heritage News-Herald - 8 Hours ago
Gas prices are continuing to drop, according to the latest AAA report.The report says gas prices have dropped 2 cents a gallon on average in the last week with the average price at $3.10 on Sunday.The
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Bring your big ideas at Startup Weekend Detroit
WXYZ - 10 Hours ago
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Time to see if your idea is the next big thing and Startup Weekend Detroit is the place to find out. The 6th annual event will be held the weekend of November 14 at Grand Circus on
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At 89, Ted Lindsay isn't slowing down
ClickOnDetroit.com - 11 Hours ago
DETROIT - Back then, he was known as “Terrible Ted.” Now, you can call the 89-year-old Ted Lindsay “Durable Ted.” The former professional hockey player stretches 45 minutes every day at his home and
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Angels' Night volunteer effort gets underway
ClickOnDetroit.com - 11 Hours ago
DETROIT - Moments before Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit police Chief James Craig were set to walk into roll call for the kickoff of Angels’ Night Patrols, the two men joked the chief needed to go house
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Detroit fires up in third to overcome Capitals
Examiner.com - 11 Hours ago
The Red Wings pulled off the big win for a big man. Their powerful offense that most have been waiting to see dominated the third period to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-2 at Verizon Center on Wednesday.
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Detroit Auction Winner has Outstanding Liens
WILX - 11 Hours ago
The developer who bought more than six-thousand properties in Detroit for $3.1 million dollars is hungry to revitalize the city. In addition to creating housing and retail space on the mostly tax-foreclosed
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Police news: Grand Blanc Township teacher, Scout leader accused of killing wife;
Flint Journal - 12 Hours ago
Here are some area police stories you may have missed from Wednesday, Oct. 29.
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FEMA inspectors converge on Detroit area for flood relief, deadline to register
MyFox Detroit - 12 Hours ago
Resources for metro Detroit flood victims Resources for metro Detroit flood victims Updated: Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:13 AM EDT 2014-08-27 11:13:32 GMT Find a list of helpful phone numbers and website
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Flint rental company looking for van after man fails to return vehicle
Flint News - 12 Hours ago
FLINT, MI -- A local truck rental company is out a vehicle after a man continued to extend his rental contract, then just didn't return the van, according to a Flint police report. The U-Haul General
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Angels’ Night Volunteer Effort Gets Started
CBS Detroit - 12 Hours ago
Get Breaking News First Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning. Sign Up DETROIT (AP) – Detroit residents have begun patrolling their neighborhoods as part of an effort to
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Is Detroit Manufacturing On The Rise?
Manufacturing.net - 12 Hours ago
Detroit has been the poster child for urban decay. How does a great American city bounce back? Film for 'We the Economy' explores the city's history and its struggle to recover from the loss of manufacturing
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Angels’ Night Volunteer Effort To Get Started
CBS Detroit - 12 Hours ago
Get Breaking News First Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning. Sign Up DETROIT (AP) – Detroit residents have begun patrolling their neighborhoods as part of an effort to
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Top Places for Microbrews near Detroit
Examiner.com - 12 Hours ago
Microbrews are becoming increasingly popular around the country, and Metro Detroit is no exception. With so many great breweries to choose from, how do you know where to go to taste the absolute best
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Hornets’ Taylor Pleads Guilty To Domestic Violence
CBS Detroit - 12 Hours ago
Sports Fan Insider Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates. Sign Up EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a domestic
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Calm beginning for Detroit Angels' Night patrols
Greenfield Daily Reporter - 12 Hours ago
We also have more stories about: (click the phrases to see a list) Subjects: Places: Photos: Detroit fire fighters put out a fire at the old Delray Cafe in Detroit on
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Suspect gets inside man's car, robs him at gunpoint on Flint's south side
Flint News - 13 Hours ago
FLINT, MI -- A man learned an important lesson to always keep his car doors locked after a man got inside his vehicle and robbed him at gunpoint, according to a Flint police report. The 26-year-old
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Giants sign cornerback Mike Harris off practice squad of Detroit Lions
Examiner.com - 13 Hours ago
The defensive secondary was supposed to be a strength of the New York Football Giants, but it has not worked out that way for Big Blue. After losing slot cornerback, Walter Thurmond II, for the season
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Pat Caputo - Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate and separating fact from fiction for
Macomb Daily - 13 Hours ago
Since Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford has been in the NFL, one of the knocks against him is that he is merely a product of a great wide receiver, Calvin Johnson. It’s been, “Megatron would make
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Halloween also marks the death of Houdini in Detroit
Michigan Public Radio - 13 Hours ago
Harry Houdini died in Room 401 at Grace Hospital in Detroit 88 years ago this week. How did this world-famous magician and escape artist come to die in Michigan? John Cox, a Houdini historian, has
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Is Stan Van Gundy the right man to rebuild the Detroit Pistons?
Examiner.com - 14 Hours ago
The Detroit Pistons brought in Stan Van Gundy on May 14, to clean up the mess that has become of the once proud franchise. The question now becomes is Van Gundy, who signed a five-year, $35 million deal
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