Detroit

Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and wife Leticia used crowdsourcing to raise money for a new condo, but the IRS is seizing the funds to cover the restitution that Kwame still owes to the IRS, following a previous racketeering conviction.

Desmond Ricks, a Detroit man that spent 25 years in prison after cops allegedly framed him for murder, will get a $7.5 million settlement.

27-year-old rapper 42 Dugg may have gotten himself in deeper legal issues than he already was in after feds arrested him for not reporting to a West Virginia federal prison camp last month following a six month sentence for illegal possession of a firearm. He now faces up to five years in prison.

Two men added to Detroit's bubbling crime rate recently after being charged with murder when police discovered a man dead in the doorway of a building on Greenfield Road over on the city's west side.

Fans of TikTok influencer Rory Teasley are mourning his death after his boyfriend of 10 years allegedly strangled him during a fight over a video game. 

Aretha Franklin was given her propers Monday (Oct. 4) when a post office in her hometown of Detroit was renamed for the late legend.

Black America Web was able to get an exclusive sit-down with talented Detroit native Liv Heavenly as she prepares for new music and even bigger heights in her R&B career.

A Black couple from Michigan who had their home shot at by a 25-year-old white man due to his anger over the Black Lives Matter sign in their window surprisingly had nothing but forgiveness for their attacker during his sentencing.

Eminem has been tapped to play White Boy Rick in the newest Starz drama, “BMF” (“Black Mafia Family”).

Detroit resident Bianca Chambers proved that she's an honorary member of the Not To Be F'd With™ committee after confronting her car thief head-on — well, more like "hair-on" — and dragging him by the dreadlocks while he was getting them twisted at the barbershop.

According to The Detroit News, a portion of Outer Drive at Monica Street on the city’s northwest side was renamed Marvin Gaye Drive. The intersection is near the home Gaye shared with his first wife, Anna, for seven years.

Michigan's largest city has a lot of work to do when it comes to race relations following a new study that says Detroit is actually the most segregated city in the United States.