The statue was a gift to the city from 'The Italians of Detroit' back in 1910
She was active in many campaigns for more than seven decades
A man caused a fire at a suburban Detroit gas station by putting a lighter to what he says was a spider near his fuel door
The scores of old masters held by the Detroit Institute of Arts might have fetched hundreds of millions of dollars at auction
Alain Sutter, who was Hodgson's creative force in the Switzerland team, recalls his experiences under the current England manager
Michigan police chief says man who allegedly shot the 19-year-old in the face claims his gun discharged accidentally
Kwame Kilpatrick oversaw the downfall of the now-bankrupt city that was once the beating heart of US car production
Invented in 1963, the lava lamp's fortunes have risen and fallen over the years
Crime novels spawned several film adaptations, including Get Shorty starring John Travolta and Danny DeVito
Uncashed cheque discovered one month after it was received gives a glimpse into city's financial troubles
US crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in a Detroit hospital.
Marijuana has been found on a tour bus belonging to "Baby" singer Justin Bieber as it crossed into America from Canada, according to Detroit Customs and Border Protection.
City is crippled by debts of up to $20bn following decades of decline in the automotive industry
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner was hit last year but Yemen branch has just announced death
Musician Jack White has played springtime Santa, paying a $142,000 back tax bill for Detroit's historic Masonic Temple. The move prevents a threatened auction of the famed venue where The Who and the Rolling Stones once played.
By-product of tar-sands refining pits struggling industrial city against billionaire brothers