The River Rouge school district is suing Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan for allegedly blocking them from putting advertisements for the district on Detroit buses.
October isn't quite beach weather, but make no mistake that when the time comes to enjoy the rivers and lakes outlining the state, that water will be clean enough to jump into. Every year, 60 days of heavy rainfall washes into water bodies without being disinfected. However, the Great Lakes Water Authority took advantage of equipment and put it to use during those heavy rainfall periods, and have since disinfected every drop of water that's entered the Rouge River - saving the region hundreds of millions of dollars.
In 1969, a worker on the Rouge River dropped his torch into the water. The flame ignited oil from an accidental spill from the nearby Shell refinery by the I-75 overpass. It lit the river on fire - and hardly anyone cared. Now, 50 years later, with the aid of thousands of volunteers, the cooperation of hundreds of groups and more than a billion dollars, the restoration of the river and its watershed has become a paradigm for how others should clean their polluted rivers.
Shots were fired, a man was hit and now Michigan State Police is investigating the officer-involved shooting.
Detroit police were involved in an officer-involved shooting in River Rouge Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters have worked for several hours Tuesday morning to get a fire under control at a concrete business Down River.
A fallen River Rouge police officer returns home one last time.
The home where a 3-year-old child was shot over the weekend appears to have been the target of a firebombing overnight.
An intoxicated bridge operator lowered the Jefferson Drawbridge on a freighter in 2013. Three years later, it's finally open again.