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Southwestern High School – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Southwestern High School in Detroit, Michigan: This empty Detroit high school was too expensive to maintain or destroy.



Rashida Tlaib: ‘Impeach the Motherf**ker’ Rant Made Me ‘More Relatable’ to House Dems  Breitbart

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) believes her call to “impeach the motherf**cker” actually made her more relatable to her House colleagues. |



Detroit Southwestern gets new life, keeps the old gym  Detroit Free Press

Thanks to an 84-year-old family-owned conglomerate from India, 94-year-old Detroit Southwestern High School is getting a new lease on life. At an event ...



Historic Parts of Southwestern High School Will Survive  Curbed National

The proposed revitalization of Southwestern High School is ON. Detroit's time-honored "this-is-actually-happening" ceremony was held behind the school ...



Detroit Wants to Demolish What's Left of Historic Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Less than three years after its final students were dismissed, Southwestern High School faces the wrecking ball. The City of Detroit is seeking public comment on ...



Man with gun at Flint school claimed he was a federal agent  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - A man who authorities say brought a gun into Southwestern High School claimed to be a federal agent and was then seen fleeing the school in a ...



High school students leave Flint Northwestern for the final time  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Ja'Kelveon Jackson sat in the office at Northwestern High School on Wednesday. The graduate was picking up his diploma Wednesday, June 13, ...



There's a Real Plan to Revive Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Southwestern High School may not be doomed after all. Right next door to the school, the Sakthi Automotive factory is planning a multi million-dollar expansion ...



Detroit's Rashida Tlaib Poised To Become First Muslim Woman In Congress  NPR

Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, won the Democratic nomination for former Rep. John Conyers' seat in the House. She'll be running unopposed in ...



How Detroit's Rashida Tlaib will make history in Washington  Detroit Free Press

It is Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest days of the Islamic calendar, and Detroit's next full-term congresswoman — who in November is expected to become one of ...



What 22 Trump Staffers Looked Like in High School  New York Magazine

Life in the Trump administration often sounds like senior spring. There are no expectations, popularity is capital, and the uncertain future is terrifying. The stakes ...



Mari Manoogian Wins Democratic Primary as Candidate for Michigan State Rep  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Mari Manoogian on August 7 won the Democratic nomination as candidate for Michigan state representative for District 40.



Field of 12 candidates in hunt for six seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The field of candidates for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is crowded for the half a dozen seats available in the Nov. 6 election. There are 12 candidates in the ...



Indian auto supplier's $7 million Detroit expansion expected to add 200 jobs  Detroit Free Press

Indian auto supplier Sakthi Automotive broke ground today 10/13 in southwest Detroit on what is planned as a $7-million expansion that will add 200 jobs.



First graduates of Jalen Rose Academy march with pride  The Detroit News

Detroit — Jalen Rose didn't forget where he came from or those he left behind. The ESPN/ABC analyst and former 13-year NBA star, raised his arms, clenched ...



Grand Blanc students walk out to protest gun violence  MLive.com

GRAND BLANC, MI -- A large police and staff presence at Grand Blanc High School on Friday monitored a student-organized walkout in protest of gun violence ...



Former basketball star busted in Macomb  The Macomb Daily

Former University of Michigan and Detroit Southwestern High School basketball star Leslie Rockymore has been arrested by undercover officers from the ...



Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave  Bridge Michigan

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.



All-Time Greats: Curtis Jones is the best basketball player you've never heard of  MLive.com

DETROIT -- When it comes to talking about the greatest basketball players to come out of the state of Michigan, all of the usual names come up. Chris Webber ...



She could be the first Muslim woman in Congress. She has to defeat Detroit's Democratic establishment first  CNN

Rashida Tlaib is one of many American Muslims talking about public *service* these days. More than 90 are running for office, from local school boards to the US ...



SUPPORT FOR NAT'L PRISONERS' STRIKE GROWS ACROSS AT LEAST 11 STATES, CANADA, PALESTINE  voiceofdetroit

Marchers occupy Michigan Avenue in Lansing, MI to support the demands of prisoners striking across the U.S., Canada, and Palestine.



Rashida Tlaib Could Be The First Muslim-American Woman in Congress  CBS Detroit

(CNN) — Rashida Tlaib pulled her brown hair into a ponytail and changed into silver sneakers, a safari hat and a blue T-shirt that said “Rashida for Congress.”.



Michigan legislature approves $617 million bailout package for Detroit schools  The Washington Post

The Michigan legislature has narrowly approved a $617 million package to bail out and restructure the troubled Detroit public school system, which is expected ...



Couch: Inside the decline of Michigan basketball talent  Lansing State Journal

On the heels of another frustrating experience with another heralded out-of-state recruit, Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo undoubtedly wishes he were ...



Dem would be first Muslim woman in Congress, if elected  The Detroit News

Former state Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a community organizer and the first Muslim woman elected to the Michigan Legislature, said Tuesday she is running for U.S. ...



Flint Community Schools announce Northwestern, Southwestern athletics merger  MLive.com

After months of speculation, the news is now official.



Flint Southwestern prom at farmers' market features surprise performance  MLive.com

About 150 Flint Southwestern Classical Academy students enjoy an evening dining and dancing at the Flint Farmers' Market during their 2017 prom.



Flint Jaguars start new football journey with Northwestern, Southwestern merger  MLive.com

It may take time for lifelong fans to get used to the new mascot and colors, but here's a closer look at the Jaguars.



DPS' stellar sports history  Michronicleonline

I spontaneously decided to invite 29 of my former star athletes and students and their wives to dinner in the Detroit Yacht Club's Silver Cup Room on Saturday, ...



Sakthi Automotive breaks ground on Detroit manufacturing center  Michigan Radio

Construction on a new, 70-acre manufacturing campus is officially underway in southwest Detroit. India-based auto parts supplier Sakthi Automotive Group is.



Tony Hunter, well known bassist from Lincoln Park, dies  Southgate News Herald

Tony Hunter, one of the more accomplished bass players from Southwest Detroit, died in his Lincoln Park home from complications of diabetes on April 7, 2018.



By the numbers: Why some Detroit schools will close, and costs to build others (with video)  MLive.com

Unpacking some of the numbers from Wednesday's announcement, here's a closer look at which schools are affected, why they were closed, what it means to ...



Free hockey program provides instruction for inner-city youths  MLive.com

Registration is underway for the Inner City Youth Hockey Program, which provides youngsters with all the equipment needed to participate free of charge.



Bobb unveils school closings, restructurings in comprehensive facilities master plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb today unveiled a comprehensive facilities master plan for the district today. The plan involves ...



Field of 13 candidates are looking for six available seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The race for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is a crowded one with 13 candidates vying for six available seats. All seats are for two-year terms. Running for the ...



Flint Southwestern's Ivan Warren, Tevin Taylor make AP Class B All-State First and Second Team  MLive.com

Flint Southwestern senior Ivan Warren reacts before a free throw during the Flint Southwestern vs. Flint Northwestern game on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at Flint ...



Detroit Salt Mine – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Detroit Salt Mine in Detroit, Michigan: Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter.



Detroit closes, consolidates more schools in ongoing transformation effort  Michigan Radio

The Detroit Public School system will shrink again next fall, as the district scrambles to revamp itself amidst declining enrollment. This is just the latest in several ...



Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park – Amherstburg, Ontario  Atlas Obscura

Discover Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park in Amherstburg, Ontario: An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury ...



Ben Carson Delivers Commencement Speech For High School Bearing His Name  CBS Local

DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) – Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson delivered Tuesday's commencement address for the Detroit school which bears ...



Former Southwestern star Lamar Rice faces alma mater as assistant coach at Powers  MLive.com

Powers Catholic Assistant Coach Lamar Rice shares a laugh with his players as the Flint Powers Catholic Chargers face off against the Flint Southwestern ...



Former Titan Bacari Alexander Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach [AUDIO]  CBS Local

DETROIT (4/22/2016) — If coming home once was nice and twice was better, then the third time is the best as University of Detroit Mercy Director of Athletics ...



School's out: Flint school closures to displace more than 2000 students  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

In the last seven years 16 school buildings have closed in the Flint School District. This year, four more will be added to the list. More than 2200 students will be ...



Lions great Herman Moore among potential investors in Summit Place Mall plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Herman Moore is in talks to invest with a group weighing a purchase and redevelopment of the dilapidated and shuttered ...



U.S. Steel lawsuit stalls Detroit air pollution plan  MLive.com

U.S. Steel.jpg. In this April 28, 2009 file photo, a flag flies outside the the United States Steel Corporation's Pittsburgh headquarters building. (MLive file).



El Asador Is The Off The Beaten Path Detroit-y Mexican Experience You've Been Looking For  Daily Detroit

Pop off I-75 and slide under a rail bridge, and you might miss it on your right side at 1312 Springwells in Detroit. But don't. Because El Asador is one of those ...



Former UM, Flint Southwestern star Rodney Feaster dies at age 50  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, Michigan — Rodney Feaster, the former star wide receiver and track star at Flint Southwestern and University of Michigan, died Tuesday at the age of 50.



Rinna earns spot in Allen Park Sports Hall of Fame after life as an athlete, coach and city volunteer  Southgate News Herald

Even before he arrived to make a difference in Allen Park, Milio “Mimi” Rinna had established himself as an all-around athlete in Southwest Detroit.



Putting a college advisor in every Michigan high school  Bridge Michigan

Getting low-income students to think about two- and four-year colleges is the goal of a program that can lift young people from poverty and boost the state's ...



Flint School District considers board member's son for superintendent  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - The Flint School District is now considering hiring the son of a board member. There could be a potential conflict of interest, as the school board and ...



Sakthi Automotive's Detroit expansion bets big on nontraditional workforce: Ex-felons  Crain's Detroit Business

Sakthi Automotive Group USA Inc. is in the nascent stages of a massive expansion project on the Southwest Detroit waterfront — one that could bring an ...



Former NFL player Chris Wilson to coach inaugural Flint schools football team  MLive.com

Flint Northern graduate and former NFL player Chris Wilson will coach the inaugural Flint schools football team in the fall. By Eric Woodyard | MLive.com on April ...



Why Michigan missed EPA 'asthma epicenter' pollution plan deadline  MLive.com

DETROIT, MI -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Michigan missed a deadline to submit plans for reducing hazardous emissions in a high asthma ...



Rutgers football: Art Sitkowski had ups and downs, questions remain for 2019  Asbury Park Press

Art Sitkowski took his lumps as Rutgers' true freshman quarterback this fall, and there remain questions heading towards the 2019 season.



12 candidates vie for 6 Ecorse City Council seats | News  Southgate News Herald

Twelve Ecorse residents are running for the six open City Council seats on the Nov. 3 ballot.



DETROIT WILL BE PAYING FOR SCHOOL BONDS UNTIL YEAR 2040; DISMANTLING OF DPS ALL ABOUT CORPORATE GREED  voiceofdetroit

Historic Finney High School, closed in 2009 at a cost of $2.9 million from 1994 bond, replaced later by East English Village Academy at a cost of $58.6 million ...



Detroit naval armory redevelopment hasn't gone AWOL  Crain's Detroit Business

Last we heard, a request for proposals process for redevelopment of the R. Thornton Brodhead Naval Armory went bust when the city of Detroit determined that ...



UAW set to strike Monday at Sakthi Automotive in Detroit  Crain's Detroit Business

Union employees plan to strike at Sakthi Automotive Group Inc. USA in Detroit for what they say are unfair labor practices. The UAW in a release said the strike ...



More than 800 Carman High School alumni head to Genesee County for reunion that started on Facebook  The Flint Journal

FLINT TWP, MI – It was roughly a year ago when James "Woody" "Bucherie had an idea to bring former Carman High School students together. *Fresh* off a ...



Obituary: Ida Evranian-Cecchini  Armenian Weekly

Genocide survivor Ida Evranian-Cecchini (Rahanian), age 96 of Grand Haven, Mich. passed away Saturday April 1. Ida was born Jan. 1, 1921 in Armenia, to war ...



DTE power plants' pollution reduction plan questioned  Detroit Free Press

DTE power plants propose to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions -- not enough, environmentalists say.



Former U-M coach Fred Jackson wants more than good football in Ypsilanti  MLive.com

A freshman sat slouched forward in a chair in the dean of students office mid-morning one day at Ypsilanti Community High School, rolling his eyes at Fred ...



First Flint schools' superintendent hopefuls interview  MLive.com

Interviews will continue with two more candidates going before the board on Wednesday, June 10.



It's prom season  Fenton Tri County Times

Hemlines and hairstyles may go up and down, but one thing about proms hasn't changed over the decades — it's still a defining moment for many people as ...



Flint running back 'Tricky' Ricky Patton led 49ers to their first Super Bowl victory in 1982  Mlive- flint

Legendary 49ers quarterback Joe Montana ended as the game's MVP but Patton rushed for a game-high 55 yards off 17 attempts largely due to his comfort level ...



Signs by Crannie moves, expands to Flint Township with $1M renovation  MLive.com

It was 30 years ago that Dan Crannie was in his parents' basement, creating signs for friends and businesses by hand.



Former Michigan basketball coach Bill Frieder headlines Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame's newest class  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

A press party took place on Wednesday at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center in Grand Blanc to introduce the seven new individuals and three teams ...



Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Famer Spider Edwards keeps modest stance on past accolades  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Edwards is once again in the spotlight as he joins the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2012 for his heroic exploits in sports. He is already a ...



Sledding: where to go in the area  Fenton Tri County Times

Linden — Driving by, Jillian Fishback and Isabella Morton look like tiny bundles of purple and pink being pushed down the large hill alongside Clover Beach in ...



How a Swartz Creek man's Ponzi scheme tricked $72M from investors worldwide  MLive.com

SWARTZ CREEK, MI -- Like most months in Cancun, April 2007 was hot and humid. The Mexican sun beat down over the resort where about 100 investors had ...



Allen Park man's prized autographs from baseball legends still leave him smiling some 70 years later  Southgate News Herald

Even though his beloved Detroit Tigers are not playing in this year's World Series, Milio “Mimi” Rinna of Allen Park has plenty of memories of their world ...



Bryant Elementary parents express some concern about Flint Community Schools' reconfiguration plans  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The meeting was the last of four parent gatherings at schools to close or be used for different programs by fall 2013 in an effort by the district to better utilize ...



Ben Carson announces presidential run  USA TODAY

"I'm Ben Carson and I'm a candidate for president of the United States," he said in Detroit Monday.



Flint native Reggie Williams struggling with injuries, aftermath of NFL career  Mlive- flint

After his NFL career, Flint native Reggie Williams worked for Disney and helped start World Wide Sports in Central Florida. He was forced to retire in 2009 ...



Flint hoops: Weekly honors to Fenton's Beau LePage, Hamady's Jalisha Terry, Powers Catholic's Greg Burks  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- We had plenty of candidates for Flint Journal Players of the Week on the hardwood, from double-doubles to career highs to big wins for respective ...



SAVE OUR SCHOOLS! SAVE DETROIT'S OAKMAN AND SCHOOL OF THE ARTS!  voiceofdetroit

Some of the supporters of Oakman Orthopedic who ralled to save the school and stop school closings nationally on Aug. 28, 2013. Detroiters join national call ...



Ben Carson: I Would Not Just Stand There and Let Oregon Attacker Shoot Me  TIME

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson told Fox News on Tuesday morning that he'd have taken a different approach if he had been approached by the ...



Flint Marine's wartime and underwater photography used by National Geographic, Pentagon and more  MLive.com

A Flint-bred war photographer -- who served 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps -- will auction off some of his work to raise money for a new project by Red Ink ...



Lloyd Carr speaks at United Way of Genesee County celebration, says he's excited about Flint native Thomas Rawls  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

View full sizeLathan Goumas | MLive.comFormer University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr at the Flint Institute of Arts in Flint before speaking at an event ...



Here are a few stories on Flint's Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram you may have missed over the weekend  The Saginaw News - MLive.com

In case you missed some of our coverage on Mark Ingram's Heisman Trophy win, here are some links to help you catch up.



TRUMP TRANSITION: President-Elect To Nominate Dr. Ben Carson As HUD Secretary  Yeshiva World News

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends to Nominate Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.



Detroit Michigan SUV Rollover Accident: 2 teens killed, 4 hurt in SUV crash  Justice News Flash

Detroit, MI—A violent single-vehicle wreck occurred on the southwest side of Detroit, Michigan, killing two teenagers and injuring four others. The deadly SUV ...



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