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  • Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges

    Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges
    Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit. Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search...
  • New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate

    New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl waffles on Detroit debate
    It's not often that a high-profile critic publicly issues a mea culpa and reverses an opinion. But that's what happened last week when Peter Schjeldahl, the longtime art critic of the New Yorker magazine, backtracked on his stance on the Detroit Institute...
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out
    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
  • Sale of Detroit Institute art debated in light of city's bankruptcy

    Sale of Detroit Institute art debated in light of city's bankruptcy
    The Detroit Institute of Arts is back in the national spotlight after city leaders said Thursday that the city had filed for bankruptcy. At the heart of the museum-world debate is whether the city should sell valuable works of art in the DIA's...
  • For the record

    School bonds: An article in the Nov. 29 Section A about a risky type of construction financing used by school districts said that news of one bond issued by the Poway district was first reported by the Voice of San Diego website. That website has...
  • Detroit debates if museum's art can be sold to pay off city debts

    Detroit debates if museum's art can be sold to pay off city debts
    The Detroit Institute of Arts is in the midst of a debate over whether art from its collection can be sold off to cover city debt. At the center of the argument is whether the valuable paintings, sculptures and other works of art at the museum are city...