Death toll from General Motors ignition switches rises to 57

The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57.

'Kong: Skull Island' is set in 1971 in Detroit: JK Simmons
'Kong: Skull Island' is set in 1971 in Detroit: JK Simmons

Oscar nominated actor JK Simmons has shared some details from his upcoming project 'Kong: Skull Island', saying the film is set in 1971 Detroit.

Death of Alberta Adams, `last of post-WWII blues singers`

Singer Alberta Adams, who was known as Detroit`s "Queen of the Blues" before a career resurgence in her 80s, has died at age 97, her label said Friday.

Durant`s Thunder hand Pistons another defeat
Durant`s Thunder hand Pistons another defeat

NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant had his best shooting game since his return from injury Sunday as he and the Oklahoma City Thunder dealt Detroit a 12th straight defeat.

Amy Adams gives first class seat to soldier

Actress Amy Adams reportedly gave her first class seat on a flight to a US soldier and travelled back here in the economy cabin of her Delta flight from Detroit.

4-year-old girl shoots and kills cousin of same age in US

In yet another shooting incident in the US involving toddlers, a 4-year-old girl shot and killed her cousin of the same age while they were playing with a gun.

Twenty years on, Kerrigan-Harding still mesmerize

Twenty years on, the shocking assault on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan that was later tied to cohorts of her rival and 1994 US Olympic teammate Tonya Harding, maintains the power to mesmerize.

Knicks` Smith fined for untying rivals` shoes

Repeatedly trying to unknot the shoelaces of rival players during NBA games has cost New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith $50,000 (36,850 euros).

Judge stops lawsuits against Detroit bankruptcy

A federal judge agreed with Detroit and stopped any lawsuits challenging the city`s bankruptcy.

Detroit bankruptcy raises red flags in other US cities

A federal judge has set a hearing on a challenge to a bankruptcy filing by Detroit.

Judge sets first hearing for Detroit bankruptcy

Detroit is the largest United States city to have ever filed for bankruptcy.

Detroit bankruptcy challenged in court

Detroit`s bankruptcy was challenged in court by government workers fighting to protect their retirement benefits as Michigan`s governor insisted it is the only way for Motown to survive.

Detroit, symbol of industrial America, goes bankrupt

Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in the US history on Thursday.

US grandmother shot teen grandson 8 times: Police

A 74-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of her 17-year-old grandson.

Underwear bomber seeks new US lawyer

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, represented himself in the
high profile case and pleaded guilty on the second day of his
October trial against the advice of his court-appointed
standby counsel.

Underwear bomber pleads guilty to 2009 US bomb bid

The plot failed because the explosives
stitched in his underwear never detonated fully and
caused a massive fireball.

Underwear bomber aimed to kill 300: US prosecutor

A young Nigerian man who hid explosives in his underwear aimed to kill nearly 300 people aboard a US-bound airliner on Christmas 2009 so he could achieve martyrdom, US prosecutors said today.

Trial of accused underwear bomber opens in Detroit

The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day 2009 by hiding a bomb in his underpants.

Charlie Sheen ‘ashamed’ of Detroit performance, vows to do better

Charlie Sheen has revealed that he is “ashamed” of his lacklustre live performance in Detroit.