In-depth reporting on Michigan's largest city and surrounding communities, including deep dives into the big changes afoot in Detroit, its schools, neighborhoods, institutions and city hall.
A veteran first-grade teacher has seen her classroom shrink from 37 students to 23, and teachers now have more time to plan lessons.
Tax foreclosures are decreasing in Detroit, but residents are still losing their homes for less than $1,000 debts.
The first year of Detroit’s first mass transit in a half-century saw frequent stoppages and low ridership. Hear a conversation about the QLine’s troubles
A movement is afoot to grant protected status to Historic Fort Wayne in time for the opening of the Gordie Howe International Bridge in Detroit.
Coleman Young’s limo and Lee Iacocca’s Lincoln are stashed in a discreet warehouse on Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne, which some want to make a national park. (slideshow)
Detroit's Delray neighborhood is dying by the day to make room for the Gordie Howe International Bridge crossing to Canada. But not everyone says they’re getting a fair shake.
Slideshow: The Detroit-Windsor Truck Ferry offers a vista of Detroit’s industrial past and future that is rarely seen elsewhere.
The streetcar system attracted barely half of its projected riders for several months. Operators are confident it will become an asset.
Amid seminars on retirement costs and finance, budget officials learn how to ward off a gunman during a school conference in Detroit. Another colorful stop on the Michigan Truth Tour.
Listen to Chastity Pratt-Dawsey discuss efforts in Lansing to allow Detroit to recoup training money from new cops who split for suburban departments.
Residents of the MorningSide neighborhood are telling their own stories and crafting their own narratives.
For years, Detroit has trained police recruits only to watch them split for the suburbs. A proposed bill would require them to repay the city.
In 2015, Detroit posted the worst NAEP test scores in the nation. Two years later, scores are worse.
Short on teachers and promising all schools can get gym and art classes next year, Detroit officials are traveling the nation to find teachers
The Detroit school district has been using a curriculum that’s ‘an injustice to the children of Detroit’ — but it’s not alone.
A deadline is approaching to designate poor areas for tax breaks in Detroit and across the state. So why are some more affluent areas being included?
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans unveiled a new Southeast Michigan transportation plan after months of meetings with Macomb and Oakland county leaders
Mortgages are up more than a third in the city, but the housing comeback has left out entire swaths of Detroit. City leaders urge patience.
Five reasons why mortgage lending is so tricky in the Motor City, and a few things being done to overcome the hurdles.
Detroit is offering new homes to residents to leave a tucked-away, forlorn corner of the city to make way for the Gordie Howe International Bridge