Detroit, MI
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Welcome To Detroit

Motown or the Motor City - Detroit is famous as the automobile capital of the world. Many may not realize that Detroit has an international riverfront, with Windsor, Ontario Canada across the river, a major casino destination, an amazing collection of pre-depression skyscrapers and the second largest theater district in the country.


Known for auto shows, recently created Autopalooza (really a bunch of different auto events throughout the year) is a great place to start, visitors should also consider taking in some of the less expected events in Detroit such as Youmacon (similar to Comicon, but for Japanese pop culture), the annual Michigan Elvisfest and the Movement Electronic Music Festival. Search for top events in Detroit

Detroit Districts:

Downtown - Detroit's business district, the second largest theatre district in the US, sports stadiums and casinos.

Midtown-New Center - The center of arts and culture in the city, with great art galleries, museums and food and drink.

East Side - Detroit's eastside, home of Belle Isle Park, a Detroit gem, this 982-acre island park is situated on the Detroit River between the United States and Canada.

Southwest Side - Home of the Detroit Tigers baseball stadium and a great place to explore ethnic foods and restaurants.

West Side - Primarily residential area, home to historic neighborhoods and LGBTQ friendly Palmer Park.

Hamtramck-Highland Park - Highland Park has been in decline and caution should be taken visting this area. Hamtramck is known for its roots as a Polish community and its great nightlife, bars and restaurants.


Weather Forecast for Detroit

This Afternoon

A chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


A chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night

Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.


Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.


Sunny, with a high near 54.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 42.


Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.


Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Detroit News and Events

GM worker on strike struck by car, dies at Tennessee plant

Roy A. McCombs died while on strike with the United Auto Workers union outside the Spring Hill Manufacturing plant


'It breaks my heart': MSU's Joshua Langford out until at least January

Langford played in just 13 games last season before the injury knocked him out.


UAW strike day 37: Tennessee workers vote down new contract with GM

Members with at least one UAW local are showing their disapproval for the union's tentative agreement with General Motors Co.


Ford botches Explorer launch, putting CEO back on hot seat

Explorer sales have plunged as a plant plagued by personnel problems has struggled to get the new sport utility vehicle out the door


Duggan aides to undergo training over deleted emails

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says staff will undergo document retention training after ordering emails be deleted involving controversial nonprofit tied to mayor


EB I-94 in Roseville reopens after fatal crash

The driver of a pickup truck that police say started the chain reaction of crashes was arrested and suspected of driving under the influence


State confirms 42nd, 43rd cougar sighting in Michigan since '08

Five of the sightings were confirmed this year, officials said


Mom who sought to fulfill daughter's dying wishes charged with killing her

Kelly Renee Turner was charged with 13 criminal counts that included child abuse, theft and charitable fraud in the death of Olivia Gant


Port Huron boy, 6, father dead in suspected murder-suicide, police say

Officials said child's mother, who is separated from his father, asked for a welfare check


Woman shot 'pounding' on man's back door on Detroit's west side

Resident opened fire on acquaintance pounding on back door at home on 14100 block of Artesian late Monday, police said


Red Wings waive veteran defenseman Jonathan Ericsson

The veteran defenseman was placed on waivers Tuesday, likely ending the 35-year-olds career with the Wings.


MSU's Cassius Winston a unanimous pick for AP's preseason All-America team

Winston considered leaving for the NBA after leading the Spartans to the 2019 Final Four and earning first-team AP All-America honors.


Pistons' Blake Griffin plays 'Bad Boys' trivia. So, how did he do?

Griffin answered five questions about the "Bad Boys" in a short online post.


Sachse Construction Academy Detroit at Eastern Market

More than 500 students attend the Sachse Construction Academy Detroit inside Eastern Market's Shed 3, Tuesday, to learn about the skilled trades.


Rep. Ilhan Omar condemns GOP state lawmakers Facebook post

North Dakota Sen. Oley Larsen posted an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born


Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

A statement from The Carter Center says Jimmy suffered a minor pelvic fracture on Monday, but remains in good spirits and looks forward to recovering at home


Canadas Trudeau wins 2nd term but nation more divided

CBC projects Trudeaus Liberals wont win the majority of seats in Parliament and will have to rely on another party to pass legislation


Detroit Historical Museum to reinstate admission fee after losing $297K

After seven years of no admission fee, the Detroit Historical Museum is reinstating one Nov. 1 to keep its finances in order


Contract controversy spices up Royal Oak election

A group that questions the awarding of city contracts without seeking bids targets Mayor Michael Fournier and two commissioners


Locals call this Michigan cider mill a hidden gem

Motorists exiting U.S. 127 in Ithaca might whiz right by the business tucked in behind two other East Center Street businesses just off the expressway


Trumps GOP challengers to hold first debate: Campaign update

There will be at least one Republican presidential primary debate but President Donald Trump wont attend


South Poles ozone hole shrinks to smallest since discovery

This fall, the average hole in Earths protective ozone layer is 3.6 million square miles


Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to a lynching

The highest-ranking African American in Congress warned Trump about making the comparison.


Poll: Some workers changing actions amid #MeToo

Roughly one-third of American workers who say theyve changed how they act at work in the past year


MSU coach Tom Izzo on Joshua Langford's latest injury

MSU coach Tom Izzo said Tuesday that guard Joshua Langford has had a setback in his return from an ankle injury and will be out until at least January.


Nicki Minaj indicates shes now a married woman

Minaj who has dated Kenneth Petty for about a year seems to confirm her marriage with a video on Instagram


McConnell puts brakes on move for sanctions against Turkey

McConnell said lawmakers need to think extremely carefully before using a tool that could push a NATO ally into the arms of the Russians


Sterling Heights pigeon case adjourned until January

Weam Najib Jarbo is fighting to have the nuisance violation charge against him dropped but also to gethis pigeons about 60 of them back home.


High prices drove U.S. home sales down 2.2% in September

U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and lower inventories have stifled homebuyers


Michigan's sophomore quartet 'going to be a factor' after offseason of growth

If the Wolverines are going to build upon their recent stretch of success, theyre going to need the sophomores to make a much-needed jump.


Man, 18, charged in nonfatal Oct. 13 shooting in Roseville

Police accuse Spence Barhydt of firing a gun in the street and striking a vehicle


Facebook antitrust probe grows as dozens of states join N.Y.

Facebook Inc.s antitrust woes widened on Tuesday as dozens more states joined New Yorks wide-ranging investigation


Lawmaker wants to limit highway memorials to first responders, military

Military, law enforcement, and first responders who died in the line of duty would be the only recipients of state highway memorials under a new bill


U.S. highway fatalities declined 2.4% in 2018

The number of fatalities on U.S. highways declined 2.4%in 2018, according to data released Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


Kar's Nuts names new CEO

Snack industry veteran Victor Mehren takes helm of Madison Heights-based company


Warren steps into repo turmoil, asks Mnuchin for answers

Warren warned Steven Mnuchin not to use the short-term funding incident as a rationale for weakening post-financial crisis regulations


Search for woman who left Warren for Benzie Co. continues

Adrienne Quintal, 47, has not been seen since last Thursday, officials said


Detroit Police probe death of 6-year-old girl at home

Detroit police continue to investigate death of 6-year-old found unresponsive in her home


Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation


Johnson says hell pull Brexit bill if lawmakers force delay

British lawmakers from across the political spectrum were plotting Tuesday to put the brakes on Prime Minister Boris Johnson


Danes move 120-year-old lighthouse back from eroding coast

A 120-year-old lighthouse has been put on wheels and rails to attempt to move it Tuesday


Rio to produce lithium in California, joining electric car battery race

Rio Tinto Group is starting pilot production of lithium in California and will consider an expansion to become the top domestic supplier in the U.S.


Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University


Russia, Turkey leaders hold talks on fate of Syria border

The Turkish leader spoke to reporters before traveling to Russia for a high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin


Just too much: Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

A handful of billionaires and multimillionaires making a renewed push for the government to raise their taxes and siphon away some of their holdings


U.S. diplomat drawn into Trumps Ukraine effort set to testify

I think its crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign, Taylor wrote


Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

Three booming cheers of Banzai! rang out Tuesday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo as Naruhito formally declared his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne


Oslo police open fire on man who reportedly drove into crowd

Norwegian police say they have shot and wounded an armed man who stole an ambulance in Oslo and who reportedly ran down several people


UK lifts ban on Egypt resort flights, 4 years after bombing

UK airlines can now resume flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, suspended after an Islamic State bombing that brought down a passenger plane 4 years ago


Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer debuts

The Rise of Skywalker, which opens Dec. 20, is the last chapter in the now nine-part Skywalker saga.


Clawson police investigate possible stranger danger incident

Officials said man approached girl, 10, as she walked home from school Monday


Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in Iraq

U.S. troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country, Iraqs military said Tuesday.


U.S. diplomat: Kashmir human rights a concern for Washington

A U.S. diplomat overseeing South Asia says the Trump administration is concerned about human rights in India-administered Kashmir but supports Indias development objectives"


General: Georgia soldiers died when vehicle fell from bridge

The Army identified the soldiers who died as Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Jenkins, 41; Cpl. Thomas Walker, 22 and Pfc. Antonio Garcia, 21


Meet the 2019-20 Detroit Pistons

Go through the gallery to meet the 2019-20 Detroit Pistons, with analysis from Rod Beard of The Detroit News.


Skeletons take over Northville

The Eighth Annual "Skeletons Are Alive!" with more than 120 skeletons located along the streets of downtown Northville


High lake levels, eroding shorelines a challenge

Lakeside residents find their beaches disappearing as waters rise close to houses.


Vikings 42, Lions 30

The Detroit Lions take on the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on October 20, 2019.


Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 9

Go through the gallery to see The Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings for Week 9 of the college football season, compiled by Matt Charboneau.


The colossal Ford Rouge complex through the years

Henry Ford built the largest industrial park in the world in Dearborn. Generations of workers have been employed there to this day.


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