Detroit Informer http://detroitinformer.com Local Detroit News and Michigan Updates Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:07:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Metro Detroit forecast: Get ready for some rainhttp://detroitinformer.com/135802/metro-detroit-forecast-get-ready-for-some-rain/ http://detroitinformer.com/135802/metro-detroit-forecast-get-ready-for-some-rain/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:07:01 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135802/metro-detroit-forecast-get-ready-for-some-rain/ Metro Detroit forecast: Get ready for some rain Although some showers sneaked across the state line this afternoon, all of the rain stayed south of downtown Detroit and left everybody in and around Comerica Park dry for Opening Day. And the forecast for the week ahead will certainly make you … Full News here – […]

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Crews battling building fire in Detroithttp://detroitinformer.com/135801/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit-2/ http://detroitinformer.com/135801/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit-2/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:09:44 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135801/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit-2/ Crews are battling a commercial building fire in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Crews battling building fire in Detroithttp://detroitinformer.com/135800/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit/ http://detroitinformer.com/135800/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:09:44 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135800/crews-battling-building-fire-in-detroit/ Crews are battling a commercial building fire in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Guide to Art X Detroit 2015http://detroitinformer.com/135799/guide-to-art-x-detroit-2015/ http://detroitinformer.com/135799/guide-to-art-x-detroit-2015/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:10:01 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135799/guide-to-art-x-detroit-2015/

What is Art X Detroit? Simply put, it is 50 free arts events over three weekends in April in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Autistic man attacks Independence Township firefighters before and after nearly dyinghttp://detroitinformer.com/135798/autistic-man-attacks-independence-township-firefighters-before-and-after-nearly-dying/ http://detroitinformer.com/135798/autistic-man-attacks-independence-township-firefighters-before-and-after-nearly-dying/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:10:14 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135798/autistic-man-attacks-independence-township-firefighters-before-and-after-nearly-dying/

After biting and trying to punch an Independence Township firefighter in the face about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, an autistic man nearly died, was resuscitated and again became combative. Full News here – Detroit News

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Fans pray for Tigers at Easter servicehttp://detroitinformer.com/135797/fans-pray-for-tigers-at-easter-service/ http://detroitinformer.com/135797/fans-pray-for-tigers-at-easter-service/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:07:00 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135797/fans-pray-for-tigers-at-easter-service/ Fans pray for Tigers at Easter service The Easter services were over. The kids had just finished scurrying around the church grounds hunting for colorful eggs. And the Rev. Steven Kelly was standing in the sun, his back to Comerica Park, as he led several dozen members of his congregation … Full News here – […]

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Detroit Tigers Opening Day: Increasing parking rates costing some fans $100 for dayhttp://detroitinformer.com/135796/detroit-tigers-opening-day-increasing-parking-rates-costing-some-fans-100-for-day/ http://detroitinformer.com/135796/detroit-tigers-opening-day-increasing-parking-rates-costing-some-fans-100-for-day/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:09:58 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135796/detroit-tigers-opening-day-increasing-parking-rates-costing-some-fans-100-for-day/

Many Detroit Tigers fans paid more for parking than the cost of their tickets to the Opening Day game Monday. The popular price point for most lots near the stadium was $ 50, though the cost ranged from $ 25 to $ 100, and sometimes seemed to be arbitrary, regardless of what the sign said […]

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Protected bike lanes, traffic changs coming to Detroit, Grosse Pointe Park borderhttp://detroitinformer.com/135795/protected-bike-lanes-traffic-changs-coming-to-detroit-grosse-pointe-park-border/ http://detroitinformer.com/135795/protected-bike-lanes-traffic-changs-coming-to-detroit-grosse-pointe-park-border/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:09:42 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135795/protected-bike-lanes-traffic-changs-coming-to-detroit-grosse-pointe-park-border/

Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park are working together to boost pedestrian and bike traffic around their border. Full News here – Detroit News

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7 Sports Morning Dish: April 7http://detroitinformer.com/135794/7-sports-morning-dish-april-7/ http://detroitinformer.com/135794/7-sports-morning-dish-april-7/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:10:03 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135794/7-sports-morning-dish-april-7/ The Tigers won their season opener, the Wings can clinch a playoff berth, a national champion was crowned last night and a local legend gets a call from the hall. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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GM ignition switch fatalities rise to 80http://detroitinformer.com/135793/gm-ignition-switch-fatalities-rise-to-80/ http://detroitinformer.com/135793/gm-ignition-switch-fatalities-rise-to-80/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:10:38 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135793/gm-ignition-switch-fatalities-rise-to-80/ Fatality cases eligible for compensation in the General Motors ignition switch investigation have rose to 80.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit council set to vote on Red Wings arena planhttp://detroitinformer.com/135792/detroit-council-set-to-vote-on-red-wings-arena-plan/ http://detroitinformer.com/135792/detroit-council-set-to-vote-on-red-wings-arena-plan/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:07:03 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135792/detroit-council-set-to-vote-on-red-wings-arena-plan/ Detroit council set to vote on Red Wings arena plan The Detroit City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on an extensive rezoning proposal to build the new Red Wings arena, culminating months of discussions between the council and the developer about parking plans, traffic flows around the arena and the … Full News here – […]

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New Red Wings arena faces round two with Detroit City Council Tuesdayhttp://detroitinformer.com/135791/new-red-wings-arena-faces-round-two-with-detroit-city-council-tuesday/ http://detroitinformer.com/135791/new-red-wings-arena-faces-round-two-with-detroit-city-council-tuesday/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:10:57 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135791/new-red-wings-arena-faces-round-two-with-detroit-city-council-tuesday/

Detroit City Council will vote Tuesday on zoning changes that would allow construction to begin on the $ 650 Red Wings arena and entertainment district project. Full News here – Detroit News

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Rape victim describes attack by serial rapisthttp://detroitinformer.com/135790/rape-victim-describes-attack-by-serial-rapist/ http://detroitinformer.com/135790/rape-victim-describes-attack-by-serial-rapist/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 05:10:24 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135790/rape-victim-describes-attack-by-serial-rapist/ Detroit Police are still on the search for a rapist who may be responsible for four different attacks.   Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello signs four-year extension reportedly worth $82.5 millionhttp://detroitinformer.com/135789/former-detroit-tigers-pitcher-rick-porcello-signs-four-year-extension-reportedly-worth-82-5-million/ http://detroitinformer.com/135789/former-detroit-tigers-pitcher-rick-porcello-signs-four-year-extension-reportedly-worth-82-5-million/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 03:10:17 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135789/former-detroit-tigers-pitcher-rick-porcello-signs-four-year-extension-reportedly-worth-82-5-million/

Multiple media reports say Porcello will receive a signing bonus of $ 500,000 and salaries of $ 20 million in 2016 and 2017 and $ 21 million the following two years. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Speculation grows over future of Detroit Newshttp://detroitinformer.com/135788/speculation-grows-over-future-of-detroit-news/ http://detroitinformer.com/135788/speculation-grows-over-future-of-detroit-news/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 02:10:09 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135788/speculation-grows-over-future-of-detroit-news/ What is the future of the Detroit News? Speculation has been swirling in some industry circles suggesting the newspaper may not have much of a future. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit Lions 2015 NFL draft prospect: Michigan State running back Jeremy …http://detroitinformer.com/135787/detroit-lions-2015-nfl-draft-prospect-michigan-state-running-back-jeremy/ http://detroitinformer.com/135787/detroit-lions-2015-nfl-draft-prospect-michigan-state-running-back-jeremy/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 02:07:09 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135787/detroit-lions-2015-nfl-draft-prospect-michigan-state-running-back-jeremy/ Detroit Lions 2015 NFL draft prospect: Michigan State running back Jeremy … Leading up to the 2015 NFL draft, MLive.com writers Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke will preview prospects who could be a fit for the Detroit Lions. Name: Jeremy Langford Position: Running back. School: Michigan State Height: 6-foot. Weight: 208 pounds Full News here […]

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Sleek Honda Civic Concept signals what’s coming to the U.S. this fallhttp://detroitinformer.com/135786/sleek-honda-civic-concept-signals-whats-coming-to-the-u-s-this-fall/ http://detroitinformer.com/135786/sleek-honda-civic-concept-signals-whats-coming-to-the-u-s-this-fall/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 01:10:07 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135786/sleek-honda-civic-concept-signals-whats-coming-to-the-u-s-this-fall/

Honda is calling a sporty Civic it unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show a concept, but one that “provides a tantalizing glimpse” of what its 10th-generation line-up will look like when it arrives in the U.S. this fall. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Prince headlines Fox Theater Thursday in surprise Detroit showhttp://detroitinformer.com/135785/prince-headlines-fox-theater-thursday-in-surprise-detroit-show/ http://detroitinformer.com/135785/prince-headlines-fox-theater-thursday-in-surprise-detroit-show/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:10:09 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135785/prince-headlines-fox-theater-thursday-in-surprise-detroit-show/

Prince is playing the Fox Theater in Detroit on Thursday, in a surprise performance that’s part of his HITnRUN tour. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Approved death claims related to GM ignition switch recall rise to 80http://detroitinformer.com/135784/approved-death-claims-related-to-gm-ignition-switch-recall-rise-to-80/ http://detroitinformer.com/135784/approved-death-claims-related-to-gm-ignition-switch-recall-rise-to-80/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 23:09:49 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135784/approved-death-claims-related-to-gm-ignition-switch-recall-rise-to-80/

The number of approved death compensation claims related to a recall of a faulty General Motors ignition switch has risen to 80. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Tigers beat Twins on Opening Dayhttp://detroitinformer.com/135783/tigers-beat-twins-on-opening-day/ http://detroitinformer.com/135783/tigers-beat-twins-on-opening-day/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 22:10:05 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135783/tigers-beat-twins-on-opening-day/ David Price left no doubt about his worthiness as Detroit’s opening day starter, coming within one out of a shutout in the Tigers’ 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Tigers Opening Day 2015: Actor J.K. Simmons tossed ‘a strike on the inside corner’http://detroitinformer.com/135782/tigers-opening-day-2015-actor-j-k-simmons-tossed-a-strike-on-the-inside-corner/ http://detroitinformer.com/135782/tigers-opening-day-2015-actor-j-k-simmons-tossed-a-strike-on-the-inside-corner/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 21:09:43 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135782/tigers-opening-day-2015-actor-j-k-simmons-tossed-a-strike-on-the-inside-corner/

Actor and Detroit native J.K. Simmons threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Opening Day 2015 at today’s Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park (April 6, 2015). He said umpire Country Joe West called his pitch a strike on the inside corner. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit Tigers aren't a better team than last year, but still good enough to …http://detroitinformer.com/135781/detroit-tigers-arent-a-better-team-than-last-year-but-still-good-enough-to/ http://detroitinformer.com/135781/detroit-tigers-arent-a-better-team-than-last-year-but-still-good-enough-to/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 21:07:11 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135781/detroit-tigers-arent-a-better-team-than-last-year-but-still-good-enough-to/ Detroit Tigers aren't a better team than last year, but still good enough to … The Detroit Tigers will once again enter this season a strong candidate to win the AL Central Division. It's a division they've won the past four years, and though they're no longer viewed as the unanimous favorite to pull off […]

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Detroit Tigers fans talk cost of parking, ranging from $25 to $100http://detroitinformer.com/135780/detroit-tigers-fans-talk-cost-of-parking-ranging-from-25-to-100/ http://detroitinformer.com/135780/detroit-tigers-fans-talk-cost-of-parking-ranging-from-25-to-100/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:33:35 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135780/detroit-tigers-fans-talk-cost-of-parking-ranging-from-25-to-100/

Detroit Tigers fans talk cost of parking, ranging from $ 25 to $ 100 Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Greg Monroe returns to Detroit Pistons; ‘We’ll have to figure it out,’ SVG sayshttp://detroitinformer.com/135779/greg-monroe-returns-to-detroit-pistons-well-have-to-figure-it-out-svg-says/ http://detroitinformer.com/135779/greg-monroe-returns-to-detroit-pistons-well-have-to-figure-it-out-svg-says/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:10:56 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135779/greg-monroe-returns-to-detroit-pistons-well-have-to-figure-it-out-svg-says/

The Pistons are 7-4 since Monroe’s knee injury as he returns to practice for the first time since then, and is expected to be back in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Boston. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Construction begins on Michigan’s first ‘diverging diamond’ interchange, second planned for Grand Rapidshttp://detroitinformer.com/135778/construction-begins-on-michigans-first-diverging-diamond-interchange-second-planned-for-grand-rapids/ http://detroitinformer.com/135778/construction-begins-on-michigans-first-diverging-diamond-interchange-second-planned-for-grand-rapids/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:10:52 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/135778/construction-begins-on-michigans-first-diverging-diamond-interchange-second-planned-for-grand-rapids/

Construction has started on a new kind of interchange that will route drivers temporarily to the left side of the road. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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