Missing boy found in dad’s basement after 11 days

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A boy who had been missing for 11 days was found alive and well in his father’s basement, Detroit police said, but the circumstances surrounding his disappearance are still shrouded in mystery.

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At Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym, kids find athletic and academic success

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The gym, a grassroots effort to keep kids off the streets, had no heat, and was beyond capacity. Since the story aired, the gym has received an outpouring of support from their community and from viewers across the nation.

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BREAKING: Judge rules the city of Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

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Detroit is eligible to file for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge ruled Tuesday, underscoring the city’s dire financial condition.

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Detroit becomes largest US city to file for bankruptcy

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Detroit, saddled with more than $18 billion in debt, became the biggest U.S. city in history to file for bankruptcy on Thursday.

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Man with altered Saudi passport arrested with pressure cooker at Detroit airport

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A man traveling with an altered Saudi Arabian passport in federal court Monday after a pressure cooker was discovered in his luggage at the Detroit airport over the weekend.

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Snow snarls Detroit interstates; winter storm warning for New England

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Whiteout conditions in the Detroit area on Saturday caused pile-ups involving dozens of cars and trucks that closed several highways, including Interstates 75 and 94, all part of a weather system that brought winter storm warnings for parts of Massachusetts.

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Detroit prosecutor vows justice after thousands of rape kits go untested

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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has seen her share of grisly crime, but even she was shocked by a discovery in 2009 at a former police warehouse: thousands of untested rape kits, some decades old.

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Giants blank Tigers again, one win from World Series sweep

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Ryan Vogelsong escaped trouble three times and Gregor Blanco hit a go-ahead triple to lead San Francisco over the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Saturday night and move the Giants into a 3-0 World Series lead.

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Detroit police recover stolen Secret Service truck carrying Biden supplies

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Police have recovered a stolen rental truck that was carrying equipment for Vice President Joe Biden’s Labor Day visit to Detroit.

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Man charged with hiring hitman to kill hitman who killed his wife

Police say a Detroit-area man was caught on tape trying to hire someone to kill the hitman who killed his wife, according to media reports.

Authorities arrested Bob Bashara of Grosse Pointe Park on Monday and charged him with solicitation of murder, prosecutors said in a news conference, NBC station WDIV reported. The Detroit Free Press reported that he was arrested at a property he owned that police said had a sex dungeon in the basement.

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