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While the love between a parent and child is unparalleled, there’s no doubt that parenthood itself is an extremely arduous task. It can be expensive, time-consuming, exhausting, and, quite often, rather thankless. Nonetheless, that’s absolutely no excuse for child abuse, making it more important than ever to speak up whenever there’s an issue. One woman saw something strange …

An article was recently published by The Detroit Free Press about James Robertson, 56, a resident who has been walking eight miles to work and then 13 miles home every weekday. Robertson’s Honda broke down about ten years ago and being short on funds, he had no other option but to walk to work each day. …

As another predictably violent year draws to a merciful close in the city of Detroit, a new article published today by the Detroit News noted that homicide totals are down 6 percent relative to last year. The modest drop in the homicide rate was partially attributed by local law enforcement to the ever increasing number …

Anyone doubting the scale of Detroit’s bankruptcy woes may be surprised to discover the city’s firefighters have set up intricate, makeshift contraptions involving empty cans just to ensure emergency alerts are delivered properly. Most fire departments in the United States operate using modern systems that announce emergency developments through a series of bells. In Detroit, …

The City of Detroit has once again begun shutting off water service for residents who are months behind on their bills. The move comes as a 30-day moratorium on shut-offs ended on Monday. According to the Associated Press, the city was scheduled to have crews out on Tuesday in order to commence with the controversial shut-offs, …

DETROIT – When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers. The armed auto thieves have become so common here that parts of the bankrupt metropolis are referred to as “Carjack City,” and many motorists fear getting out …