Sarah Cwiek

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Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.


Jury: Mich. Man Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

Friday, August 08, 2014

The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

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In Detroit Porch Shooting Trial, It's Murder Vs. Self-Defense

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The murder trial is underway for Theodore Wafer, the Detroit homeowner who shot Renisha McBride, an unarmed black teen, on his porch. Wafer claims self-defense; prosecutors say there was no threat.


Detroit Shuts Off Water As It Tries To Collect Millions Owed

Thursday, July 10, 2014

This year, 17,000 customers have had their water shut off because of late payments. Residents are upset with how the city is going about it, and question whether some are getting special treatment.


Koch Brothers' Group Tries To Derail Detroit Bankruptcy Deal

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

State lawmakers are debating bills that would give Detroit about $200 million as part of a larger aid package. Many Republicans are balking at the deal after threats of political retribution.


Chinese Investors Aren't Snatching Up Detroit Property, Yet

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

While Chinese investors have been eyeing cheap real estate in Detroit since the city's bankruptcy filing last year, they're not in a tremendous rush to buy.


Where's The Love For Detroit?

Friday, August 02, 2013

Even before the city's recent bankruptcy filing, Detroit was often viewed with scorn and even contempt. And you'll find as much, if not more, of that attitude toward Detroit in the state of Michigan itself. But how did Detroit get such an intensely bad reputation? And how might it affect the city's ability to rebuild itself in bankruptcy?


Detroit's Assets Under Review Amid Crushing Debt

Monday, July 22, 2013

As the city of Detroit pursues its massive bankruptcy and efforts to manage its billions of dollars in debt, many are looking to the city's key assets to see what might be sold.


Detroit Labor Groups Butt Heads With Bondholders Over City's Debt

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager says the city is bankrupt and the fight over who will get what is heating up. In the next month, Kevyn Orr will try to wring concessions out of the city's creditors before he decides whether to take the whole mess to bankruptcy court. Orr's plan proposes "shared sacrifice among all creditor groups." But in reality, that pits the city's retirees against its bondholders — and bondholders against each other.