Four-year-old Maria Martinez, of Detroit, holds onto an tattered American flag during Michigan United’s press conference at its Detroit headquarters Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The group of about 40 advocates and immigrants called for protection of immigrant and muslim community members after recent comments made by President Donald Trump.

Warehouse fire

Detroit firefighters watch as heavy smoke continues to billow from a 565,000-square-foot warehouse fire at Hamilton Ave. and Manchester Pwky in Highland Park, Mich. Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, 2016. The multiple alarm fire started nearly 15 hours earlier in the warehouse, which spans an entire city block. Sgt. Patrick Payne with the Highland Park Fire Department said he has “no clue” how long the fire could burn for, but it could be up to a week.


Catherine Elsey, of Grosse Pointe, paints the historic 1902-built Detroit Boathouse on a bright sunny day on Detroit’s island park, Belle Isle on June 3, 2015.


Kendall Randazzo, of Warren, and her daughter Kendall, 3 1/2, reacts to seeing their neighbor’s house across the street destroyed in a fiery explosion. An explosion and fire on the 11900 Harold and Rubin Rd. in a house in Warren, Michigan erupted just after 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. The family who lived in the home were not there at the time, neighbors rescued the two dogs from the yard, one cat was killed in the fire.

Found Skull

A human skull was discovered by a volunteer helping to clean a 70-parcel area at Louis and Holcomb, located south of Mack on Detroit’s east side, as part of a Hantz Farms’ cleanup event Wednesday morning, July 10, 2013. Detroit Police and Cadaver Dogs searched the nearby land before the Wayne County Examiner removed the skull, which sat adjacent to an abandon house just beside the sidewalk.


A man power washes the cement where Hudson’s Department Store used to stand in Downtown Detroit on May 11, 2015.


(right) Detroit Fire Department Captain Chris Dixon smears coney sauce on his face. Thursday evening American Coney Island hosted the 2015 Coney Dog Eating Challenge. The eating challenge began with a competition between the Detroit Police Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department, with the police taking home the title.


A Detroit Fire Department’s water hose stretches into the heavy smoke billowing from a 565,000-square-foot warehouse Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, 2016. A multiple alarm fire broke out in the massive warehouse at Hamilton Ave. and Manchester Pwky in Highland Park, Mich., a city located within the city of Detroit, just after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Sgt. Patrick Payne with the Highland Park Fire Department said he has “no clue” how long the fire could burn for, but it could be up to a week.


(left) Olivia, 6, and her sister Sophia Nowaczewski, 11 of St. Clair Shores, play around a mural in the Dequindre Cut. The Detroit Design Festival kicked off this week bringing crowds to the Dequindre Cut to see the interaction art installations along the greenway, Sept. 26, 2015. Saturday’s youth day brought people of people of all ages to see the 5 installations set out across the 1.35-mile greenway in Detroit’s Lafayette Park.

End of Watch

Three-year-old Alexander Steil, son of slain Detroit Police Sgt. Kenneth Steil and dressed in a police uniform, looks down out of this father’s police cruiser as the funeral procession for Steil leaves St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in St. Clair Shores Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, who spoke to the sergeant in the hospital, said Steil thanked God he was still going to be there for his wife and sons. Speaking during the funeral Duggan continued, “Now we know he’s not going to be there, but I want JoAnn and her children to know that 700,000 people in the city of Detroit will be.” Steil, 46, died unexpectedly five days after being shot in the shoulder with a sawed-off shotgun by a man suspected in the shooting of his father and a carjacking the day prior.