Bridge Collapses Over Detroit Freeway, Kills Driver

A pedestrian bridge collapsed this morning on the Southfield Freeway near the Detroit-Dearborn border, killing a truck driver. The state's transportation department is investigating, but says it's "not due to a structural issue." (UPDATE: A truck hit the overpass; that driver was the one killed.) » 9/26/14 8:20am 9/26/14 8:20am

Can A 'Bait Car' Stop Car Thieves?

Being friends with Detroit Bus Company head honcho Andy Didorosi on Facebook is kind of like being friends with a mad scientist. Every other status is about grabbing some weird combination of parts — or a whole vehicle — to figure out what to do with it. And his current project is no different. » 8/13/14 10:04am 8/13/14 10:04am

It's OK For Hippies To Squat In Detroit's Blight, Because Privilege

One of the many, many things holding Detroit back is the lack of a stable tax base that comes with owning property because either so many people have left the city or people want to live in homes for free. So when people do try to live for free, it can be problematic. » 8/12/14 12:51pm 8/12/14 12:51pm