All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘detroit’

Juggalos Are Officially Gang Members

As a disclaimer, this article contains swear words and a video posted below that shows eventual nudity that may not be easy on your eyes (protrusions and all that jazz.) This article also contains the word “Juggalo” and its variants 51 times. Like a smarmy jester’s cat trying to rid itself of immortal fleas was the lengthy legal branding of …

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Detroit Snow Record: Worst Winter Ever in Motor City

Enough is enough, right Detroit? Much of the United States suffered from a particularly brutal winter this year. But, nothing compares to what the Motor City went through this year … and may still go through. Many records were broken in Detroit over the course of the winter months, including the snowiest winter ever, the snowiest month and the most …

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Artie Lange Hospitalized After Diabetic Shock

Comedian Artie Lange was hospitalized after going into diabetic shock earlier today. The hilarious man known mostly for his work on The Howard Stern Show seems to be in decent spirits after the scary incident. The 46-year-old comedian who also performed with the cast of MADtv has been recovering in a hospital in Detroit. While the pictures he posted online …

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Detroit Experiences Record-Breaking Snowfall

In what should come as a surprise to exactly no one, the Monday night snowfall that pulled northern parts of the United States back into the clutches of the Polar Vortex caused Detroit’s total snowfall of the season to reach record heights. While only 3.1 inches fell by Tuesday morning, this minor dusting puts Detroit’s 2013-14 snowfall total at 98.4 …

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Angelo Henderson, Longtime Detroit Journalist, Dies

Detroit is mourning one of their most beloved citizens this week, as longtime radio host and journalist Angelo Henderson passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014, from natural causes. He was only 51-years-old. Henderson was most well known for hosting Your Voice With Angelo Henderson on WCHB-AM 1200, which is one of Detroit’s number one radio talk shows. Henderson was …

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Angelo Henderson, Detroit Radio Icon, Dies At The Age Of 51

A cherished member of the community in Detroit passed away yesterday, and as a memorable radio host, Angelo Henderson will be remembered for the ways in which he helped the people of Detroit. He was 51 years old, and reportedly died peacefully at his home in Pontiac, although his cause of death is still unknown. Not only was Angelo Henderson …

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Robocop Statue Looking For A Home In Detroit

Just in time for the remake’s release, a group of artists are creating an homage to “Robocop” that will stand 10-feet tall, and they want to try and find a home for it in Detroit. The city, which is reportedly in dire financial straits and considered selling off works from its Institute of Arts in order to raise money to …

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Detroit Bankruptcy Official, Unions Heated

“Certainly the court must conclude that the bankruptcy filing was a foregone conclusion.” After filing for protection more than four months ago, Detroit is now officially bankrupt. According to The Huffington Post, Steven Rhodes, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, ruled Tuesday that Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. This allows officials of the Motor City to negotiate in court with …

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Porch Shooting Suspect Charged in Death of Woman

Theodore P, Wafer, the suburban Detroit homeowner who shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride, has now formally been charged with 2nd degree murder and manslaughter. He shot Renisha in the face while she was on his front porch two weeks ago. She crashed her car into a nearby vehicle and her parents said she was probably trying to find help at the …

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Detroit Barbershop Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 7 Injured

At 5:47 PM Wednesday, Detroit police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that shots had been fired at Al’s Place Barbershop. Two minutes later, at 5:49 PM, police arrived on the scene of “one of Detroit’s more violent incidents,” according to Detroit Police Chief James Craig. Ten people total were shot in the incident, with two men dying at the …

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Detroit: “Bailout Would Have Been Better”

Back in July, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy. To help matters, the Obama administration made a pledge this week to send $300 million to Detroit. Considering that Detroit has $18 billion in debt, some residents aren’t exactly thrilled with the pledge and wish the government would have bailed them out instead. Make no mistake–the $300 …

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Anti-Ketchup Vendor Fired For Discriminating Taste

Charley Marcuse was known as the Detroit Tiger’s hot dog vendor for 15 years. Possibly Heinz’s worst enemy, he was a crooner who advertised at Comerica Park in a baritone voice, and has a strict dietary belief system he imposed on his customers; mustard only. (image) Last Thursday, the Inquisitr reported that Marcuse was fired last week by Sportservice, the …

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