Teachers have been struggling with inadequate funding and ageing infrastructure
The Detroit native is heading home for a great cause
The pastor was never arrested for the incident
One of America's most interesting new brands has been a tonic for the city, says Rebecca Gonsalves
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
The auto market is both a symbol of recovery and a driver of it
A four-year-old has died in America after his cousin shot him whilst playing with a rifle she found at their grandparents' home.
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
The revived US car giant has filed papers for a share sale as owners Fiat and United Auto Workers battle over merger plans
Vincent Bright faces sentencing next month after admitting the charge of disinterring his father's remains
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.
The governor of Michigan today defended last week’s bankruptcy filing by Detroit even as lawyers for his office moved to contest a ruling by a lower court judge that it violates the state constitution and must be withdrawn.
Out of America: For 20 years this newly bankrupt city, in the words of a Tamla tunesmith, has really got a hold on me. The recovery is already beginning