SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service Mobile & Apps Newsletters News Local Fort Worth Arlington Northeast Tarrant Texas Crime & Courts Politics Elections Texas Senate Race Bud Kennedy Databases Nation and World Sports Cowboys Rangers TCU Mac Engel Colleges Mavericks Motorsports Stars High School Sports Scores & Schedules All Sports Football Baseball Softball Volleyball Boys Basketball Girls Basketball Opinion Editorials Letters Submit a letter Cheers and Jeers Submit a Cheer or Jeer Bud Kennedy Cynthia M. Allen Other Voices Business Business Growth Entertainment Restaurants Arts & Culture Movies Things To Do Music Nightlife Party Pics Horoscopes Comics Contests Puzzles and Games Living Food & Drink … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal?
West michigan auto auction
Jennifer Dixon Detroit Free Press Published 11:11 p.m. UTC Jul 19, 2018 At one end of Alpine Street, near Joy Road on Detroit's west side, Georgeia Elder and a friend live in a leaky trailer, their yard cluttered with a boat and a Cadillac Escalade with four ladders on the roof, a shopping cart and a lawn mower, a folding chair and a metal headboard. A pit bull, Lady, laps up spaghetti and gravy from a takeout container. At the other end of this short stretch of Alpine, near Tireman Avenue, a woman known as Spankie lives in a house with a dog she calls "my baby." A heart-shaped sign hangs from the front door that says "Bless Our Home." A handwritten sign instructs the postal carrier to put her mail in a box tucked into a milk crate next to the porch stairs. A scent of straw and animals hangs in the air. These occupants don't own the properties where they live. They're not paying rent … [Read more...] about Dead bodies, wild dogs, squatters in government-owned Detroit houses
Christine MacDonald and Mike Wilkinson The Detroit News Published 10:11 p.m. UTC Jun 13, 2018 Detroit — Nearly half of the owners of Detroit's 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing cycle of declining revenues and diminished services for a city in a financial crisis, according to a Detroit News analysis of government records. The News reviewed more than 200,000 pages of tax documents and found that 47 percent of the city's taxable parcels are delinquent on their 2011 bills. Some $246.5 million in taxes and fees went uncollected, about half of which was due Detroit and the rest to other entities, including Wayne County, Detroit Public Schools and the library. Delinquency is so pervasive that 77 blocks had only one owner who paid taxes last year, The News found. Many of those who don't pay question why they should in a city that struggles to light its streets or keep police on them. "Why pay taxes?" … [Read more...] about From the archives: Half of Detroit property owners don’t pay taxes
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Ford sales down, Fiat Chrysler up in April as auto industry cools off U.S. auto sales were expected to decline in April, compared with a year earlier, as the industry continues to cool off from a record pace set in 2016. Edmunds.com projected a sales decline of 6%, while Cox Automotive predicted a decline of 3.6%. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY Published 9:59 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 CLOSE There is a good time to buy a car so that you save the most money, according to car experts. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Buzz60 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE … [Read more...] about Ford sales down, Fiat Chrysler up in April as auto industry cools off
By now you’ve seen, read, and viewed all the news about the new-for-2019 Bullitt Mustang, introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan in January 2018. At the same show, they teased us with a video about the upcoming GT500 and said very little about the car, other than it will have north of 700 horsepower. Yeah baby! Can you say Hellcat Hunter?After NAIAS, Bullitt VIN 001 headed West to Scottsdale, Arizona for the huge Barrett-Jackson auction and television extravaganza, where it was auctioned to a winning bid of $300,000 to benefit the Boys Republic, a California-based school and treatment community for troubled youngsters, which McQueen himself once attended. Barrett-Jackson waives all fees on these special “cars for a cause” so 100 percent of that 300 large goes straight to the charity.Roving Mustang-360.com contributor Jerry Heasley caught up with Mustang Brand Manager Mark Schaller to ask him about the Bullitt and also try to pry … [Read more...] about Mustang Brand Manager Mark Schaller Talks Bullitt and GT500