Alan Dershowitz To Help Rick Wershe; 'He's Served Far, Far, Far Too Much Time'
"When I read the record on this case, I said something's going on that I can't understand. This is a perfect candidate for parole," attorney Alan Dershowitz tells WDIV.
Slice of Life: At 91, My Mother Reminds Me That I'm 10
"She makes chicken soup for me every week, calls to see if I have any library books that are overdue," writes Merrill Lynn Katz Hansen.
New 'Anthem of Us' Video by Bedrock 'Rubbed Me the Wrong Way' -- Metro Times Writer
"There's a difference between being proud of Detroit and turning it into a sales pitch," posts Jack Roskopp. See the four-minute video here.
Vacant Downtown Building to Become Extended-Stay Hotel
The hotel is part of the larger chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., The News reports.
WDIV Scoops Up Fox 2's Jason Carr
"I will say that doing the 9 [a.m. show] was so much fun I could have done it another 20 years or more," Jason Carr says in a message to Fox 2's staff Monday.
Mike Ilitch Seriously Ill, Detroit Sports Rag Blogger Reports
Two years ago, the same blog reported that Mike Ilitch was diagnosed with cancer.
Bicyclist Killed on Train Tracks in Wayne
The man had apparently stopped on the train tracks to pick up his cell phone, Fox 2 reports.
Video: Insects on the Menu -- Freep Staff Samples Roasted Crickets
Insects have been on restaurant menus from London to L.A. for years -- a bizarre delicacy that comes here this nweek, writes Freep food critic Mark Kurlyandchik.
Another Violent Weekend: 12 Shot in Detroit; 5 Are Teens
While the pervasive narrative in the media is about Detroit's comeback, the violence is a reminder that the city can't declare "Mission Accomplished."
Selweski: Why Would a GOP Lawmaker Team Up with the ACLU to Block Child Abuse Law?
After the near-death of her 1-year-old son, Wyatt, at the hands of a child abuser, Erica Hammel set out to change Michigan law. She hit unexpected opposition.
Detroit Divide: 'Worst Internet Access of Any Big American City'
"Detroit is becoming a case study in how the digital divide in an urban setting can make or break a recovery," The New York Times reports.
Holocaust Survivor Gets Her Wish: Sings National Anthem at Comerica Park
"Being a son of survivors it brings such warmth to my hear that my mother was able to carry out her dream," son Danny Hirsch tells us Sunday.
Newest Downtown Destination: Queens Bar Detroit Is Serving Indoors and Outside
The stylish newcomer on East Grand River "has insane wrap-around windows and one of the coolest panoramic views I've seen," a blogger posts.
Max Fisher's Son-in-Law to Develop Housing Near QLine
The investment affirms that the QLine will be more than a People Mover-style toy, Nolan Finley writes.