Detroit

From left, Halili Knox,  Myers Clark, Emily Radosevich, Rafael Jordan and Akilah A.Walker are excellent in Aurora Theatre Co.’s “Detroit ‘67.” (Courtesy David Allen)

A family bears riotous times in empathetic ‘Detroit ‘67’

The sounds of guns and tanks supply a gripping soundtrack for “Detroit…

 

San Francisco Examiner movie critics Jeff Anderson and Anita Katz both included "Detroit," director Kathryn Bigelow's drama about racism and riots in the city in 1967, on their "best of 2017" film lists. (Courtesy Annapurna)

2017: The year’s best movies

It looks like 2017 was a good year for movies, with not…

 

John Boyega plays a security guard in “Detroit,” set during infamous 1967 riots in the city. (Courtesy FrancoisDuhamel/ Annapurna Pictures)

‘Detroit’ a harrowing masterpiece about 1967 riots

“Detroit” is yet another masterpiece from that most singular of American directors,…

 

From left, Abby Quinn, Edie Falco and Jenny Slate star in “Landline,” an engaging family dramedy at the Kabuki. (Courtesy Amazon Studios)

Films opening Friday, July 28, 2017

Atomic Blonde: Charlize Theron stars as an MI6 agent ordered to Berlin…

From left, Abby Quinn, Edie Falco and Jenny Slate star in “Landline,” an engaging family dramedy at the Kabuki. (Courtesy Amazon Studios)
Stephanie Smith, left, Jimmie Thompson, center, and Otis Ross, right, share a laugh in-between residents coming to get water at Prince of Peace Baptist Church on Wednesday  in northwest Flint.  (Mark Felix/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Feds say everyone in Flint can drink filtered tap water

DETROIT — Filtered tap water is safe for everyone in Flint, Michigan,…

Stephanie Smith, left, Jimmie Thompson, center, and Otis Ross, right, share a laugh in-between residents coming to get water at Prince of Peace Baptist Church on Wednesday  in northwest Flint.  (Mark Felix/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Flint resident Ollie Peterson, 87, strokes her chin while listening to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder deliver his State of the State address on television Tuesday. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

Snyder appeals Obama’s denial of disaster aid for Flint

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder released his own emails Wednesday…

Flint resident Ollie Peterson, 87, strokes her chin while listening to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder deliver his State of the State address on television Tuesday. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
National Highway Transportation Safety Administrator Mark Rosekind, left, accompanied by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, speaks during a news conference about Takata air bags Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Japanese company fined $70 million over exploding air bags

DETROIT — U.S. auto safety regulators fined Japan's Takata Corp. $70 million…

National Highway Transportation Safety Administrator Mark Rosekind, left, accompanied by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, speaks during a news conference about Takata air bags Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
From left, Luisa Frasconi, Jeff Garrett, Patrick Kelly Jones and Amy Resnick play neighbors getting to know each other in Aurora Theatre Co.’s local premiere of “Detroit.” (Courtesy David Allen)

Backyard barbecue goes wild in ‘Detroit’

Like the old guy who appears as a minor character at the…

From left, Luisa Frasconi, Jeff Garrett, Patrick Kelly Jones and Amy Resnick play neighbors getting to know each other in Aurora Theatre Co.’s local premiere of “Detroit.” (Courtesy David Allen)
Paul Sancya/2013 AP file photoDetroit has the beginnings of the next tech hub

Is Detroit the new San Francisco?

The bridge that connects Canada and the United States at the Detroit…

Paul Sancya/2013 AP file photoDetroit has the beginnings of the next tech hub
AP Photo/Carlos OsorioIn a photo shot from video provided by the Detroit police

Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City'

When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers…

AP Photo/Carlos OsorioIn a photo shot from video provided by the Detroit police
AP Photo/Carlos OsorioMalik Shabazz

28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor

A former Detroit mayor was sent to prison for nearly three decades…

AP Photo/Carlos OsorioMalik Shabazz
AP Photo/Paul SancyaIn this July 17

Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

DETROIT — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became…

AP Photo/Paul SancyaIn this July 17
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesTiger's manager Jim Leyland said he'll wait to talk to Miguel Cabrera about not speaking to the media after the team's Game 3 loss after he finds out the reasoning.

Tigers' Leyland to speak with Cabrera about ducking media after Game 3

American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera left the Detroit Tigers’ clubhouse…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesTiger's manager Jim Leyland said he'll wait to talk to Miguel Cabrera about not speaking to the media after the team's Game 3 loss after he finds out the reasoning.

Undercover tape exposes Detroit factory workers

Seventeen workers at a Detroit factory making armored parts for U.S. military…

Dark Detroit: No streetlights in huge swaths of cash-starved city

WHAT: Brazen copper thieves, aging equipment and insufficient replacement budgets have allowed…

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Kid Rock set to launch nationwide charity tour

Unemployment may be at an all-time high across the country. But Michigan…

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Union label doesn’t stick at one VW plant

It wasn’t that long ago that the United Auto Workers was one…

Transit cops grill mentally disabled man at airport

WHAT: Two Transportation Security Administration agents singled out a mentally disabled man,…

Crack-smoking paraphernalia easy to buy in Detroit stores

WHAT: Crack cocaine pipes are allegedly on sale at neighborhood stores throughout…

Libraries prepare for closure as revamp drains budget

Stone-broke Detroit is preparing to close as many as 18 of its…