Woman's body in 'mummified state' found at foreclosed home in metro Detroit

Woman's body in 'mummified state' found at foreclosed home in metro Detroit

PONTIAC, Mich., March 6 (UPI) -- Woman's mummified body found in the back seat of a Jeep Liberty parked in the garage of a foreclosed Detroit home, and it may have been there for years.
Evan Bleier
Bitter winter chill stabs deep into U.S. South

Bitter winter chill stabs deep into U.S. South

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A once-in-a-decade storm stabbed deep into the South Tuesday with freezing rain, sleet and snow across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, U.S. forecasters said.

Frigid air, whipping wind hold U.S. midsection in grip -- again

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The southern United States -- known for warm breezes, not snowflakes -- could see ice and snow from an arctic system that zapped most of the nation Monday.
AutoOutlook: Ford hires 1,400; GM gets credit rating boost

AutoOutlook: Ford hires 1,400; GM gets credit rating boost

Ford adds 1,400 workers at Flat Rock plant ... Fitch upgrades GM credit rating ... GM reaches sales milestone in China ... Chinese automaker to open plant in North Korea ... Honda recalls 408,000 CR-V vehicles in China ... Impala tops Consumer Reports list of best redesigns ... GM plans 'self-driving' car this decade ... Drunken driving crackdown across U.S. for Labor Day --auto industry news from United Press International
PAT NASON, United Press International

Teens steal iPhones from T-Mobile stores

DETROIT, July 12 (UPI) -- Police in Michigan say they're searching for a group of teenagers suspected of stealing iPhones from T-Mobile cellular shops across the Metro Detroit area.
Michigan economy shows signs of rebound

Michigan economy shows signs of rebound

DETROIT, April 30 (UPI) -- Michigan's economy, hard-hit by the nation's recession, has started to show signs it is rebounding, observers say.

Mich. mosques warned to tighten security

DETROIT, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Leaders of a national Muslim civil rights group have warned mosques in Michigan to beef up security in light of a Christian prayer summit next week.

Metro Detroit sees July housing surge

DETROIT, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A real estate research firm in Michigan said home sales rose in July 9.6 percent in the four-country Metro Detroit area in July, and prices rose, too.

Too much odor in suburbs' natural gas

DETROIT, June 10 (UPI) -- Metro Detroit energy officials said they rerouted gas flow for about 500 suburban customers because the supply had been infused with too much odorizing agent.

Metro Detroit sewage polluting waterways

DETROIT, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Sewage from Metro Detroit's aging waste-treatment systems are causing record levels of bacteria in waterways used for drinking and recreation, records show.

Salvation Army sets giant kettle record

DETROIT, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The Salvation Army announced it has assembled the world's largest kettle, 56 feet tall and 24 feet wide, as part of a celebration in Detroit.
Eminem helps fly 200 ex-auto workers to LA

Eminem helps fly 200 ex-auto workers to LA

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- Eminem and Jimmy Kimmel are paying to fly 200 laid-off auto workers from Detroit to Los Angeles to see the rapper appear on Kimmel's late-night talk show.

Poll gives Obama 7-percentage-point edge

DETROIT, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Independents, women and Detroit voters helped give Barack Obama a 7-percentage-point edge over John McCain in Michigan, a poll released Friday indicated.

Fifth Third Bank expands in Detroit

DETROIT, March 12 (UPI) -- Cincinnati's Fifth Third Bank plans to invest $100 million to open as many as 40 bank branches and creae 305 jobs in southeast Michigan, the bank said.

Study: Metro Detroit teachers tops in pay

DETROIT, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Teachers in the Detroit area have the highest pay compared to teachers in 66 other major U.S. areas, a New York think tank study found.
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