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    Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin remembered in her hometown as a 'regular Detroiter'

    Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin remembered in her hometown as a 'regular Detroiter'


    Fans pay their respects to iconic singer Aretha Franklin in front of Detroit's New Bethel Baptist Church where her father was a pastor for more than three...

    Fans pay their respects to iconic singer Aretha Franklin in front of Detroit's New Bethel Baptist Church where her father was a pastor for more than three decades.

    Mayor's involvement in denying controversial bus ad leaves 'negative perception'

    Mayor's involvement in denying controversial bus ad leaves 'negative perception'


    A Transit Windsor advertising request on a controversial topic became political when the mayor got involved, CBC News has learned, and in the end the ad was...

    A Transit Windsor advertising request on a controversial topic became political when the mayor got involved, CBC News has learned, and in the end the ad was denied.

    All three Mark Boscariol-owned restaurants close abruptly

    All three Mark Boscariol-owned restaurants close abruptly


    Three weeks after the sudden passing of downtown booster Mark Boscariol, all three of his restaurants — Downtown Pizza Co., Good Neighbour and SnackBar-B-Q — have abruptly...

    Three weeks after the sudden passing of downtown booster Mark Boscariol, all three of his restaurants — Downtown Pizza Co., Good Neighbour and SnackBar-B-Q — have abruptly closed.

    Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives

    Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives


    Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered "substantial harm" and lost sales amid the cancellation of an electric vehicle...

    Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered "substantial harm" and lost sales amid the cancellation of an electric vehicle rebate.

    Young Detroit Tigers fan gives away lucky catch to birthday boy

    Young Detroit Tigers fan gives away lucky catch to birthday boy


    A young boy named Travis was captured giving away his lucky catch to a boy he didn't know, who had been trying all night to catch a baseball - apparently on his 7th...

    A young boy named Travis was captured giving away his lucky catch to a boy he didn't know, who had been trying all night to catch a baseball - apparently on his 7th birthday.

    County residents 'insulted' by city debate over mega-hospital

    County residents 'insulted' by city debate over mega-hospital


    Some Windsorites were not pleased about the rezoning of farmland for the new mega-hospital pass on Monday, but people living in the county are cheering for a closer...

    Some Windsorites were not pleased about the rezoning of farmland for the new mega-hospital pass on Monday, but people living in the county are cheering for a closer hospital.

    Arrest made in weekend Windsor stabbing

    Arrest made in weekend Windsor stabbing


    Windsor police have charged at 29-year-old city man in connection to a weekend...

    Windsor police have charged at 29-year-old city man in connection to a weekend stabbing.

    From 1998: Aretha Franklin on life as the Queen of Soul

    From 1998: Aretha Franklin on life as the Queen of Soul


    After many years on stage, the Queen of Soul still worried about one thing in particular when she stepped on stage to...

    After many years on stage, the Queen of Soul still worried about one thing in particular when she stepped on stage to perform.

    Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dead at 76

    Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dead at 76


    Aretha Franklin, the Memphis-born singer known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at age...

    Aretha Franklin, the Memphis-born singer known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at age 76.

    Tecumseh council hatching plan for residents to own more urban chickens

    Tecumseh council hatching plan for residents to own more urban chickens


    Council agreed Tuesday to consider an interim control bylaw that, if approved, would allow residents in the town up to 12 chickens in their backyard for two...

    Council agreed Tuesday to consider an interim control bylaw that, if approved, would allow residents in the town up to 12 chickens in their backyard for two years.

    Windsor's mayor uses alias email address to conduct city business

    Windsor's mayor uses alias email address to conduct city business


    Windsor's mayor uses an alias email address to conduct city business, sparking concerns over transparency and even a push for further investigation, CBC News has learned after obtaining internal...

    Windsor's mayor uses an alias email address to conduct city business, sparking concerns over transparency and even a push for further investigation, CBC News has learned after obtaining internal documents.

    Power line down after car smashes into hydro pole

    Power line down after car smashes into hydro pole


    A portion of Rose-Ville Garden Drive near Tecumseh Road is closed after a car smashed into a hydro pole Wednesday...

    A portion of Rose-Ville Garden Drive near Tecumseh Road is closed after a car smashed into a hydro pole Wednesday evening.

    Hotel-Dieu CEO says overdose prevention sites are 'necessary' for Windsor-Essex

    Hotel-Dieu CEO says overdose prevention sites are 'necessary' for Windsor-Essex


    Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced it would not approve any new overdose prevention sites Friday. It's a decision which Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare CEO Janice Kaffer disagrees with, considering she wants an overdose prevention site...

    Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced it would not approve any new overdose prevention sites Friday. It's a decision which Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare CEO Janice Kaffer disagrees with, considering she wants an overdose prevention site in Windsor.

    Reward doubled on tips to find stolen John Atkinson memorial plaque

    Reward doubled on tips to find stolen John Atkinson memorial plaque


    Crime Stoppers has doubled its reward for tips related to the theft of a memorial plaque dedicated to Const. John Atkinson — the Windsor police officer killed in the line of duty in...

    Crime Stoppers has doubled its reward for tips related to the theft of a memorial plaque dedicated to Const. John Atkinson — the Windsor police officer killed in the line of duty in 2006.

    Photos of suspects connected to downtown Windsor stabbing released

    Photos of suspects connected to downtown Windsor stabbing released


    Two suspects are wanted by Windsor police after a downtown stabbing last Monday, where a 22-year-old man was attacked in the area of Park Street and Ouellette...

    Two suspects are wanted by Windsor police after a downtown stabbing last Monday, where a 22-year-old man was attacked in the area of Park Street and Ouellette Avenue.

    Aecon to participate in Gordie Howe International Bridge project

    Aecon to participate in Gordie Howe International Bridge project


    Detroit Windsor Bridge Authority has approved Aecon's request to rejoin the Bridging North America, the group selected to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International...

    Detroit Windsor Bridge Authority has approved Aecon's request to rejoin the Bridging North America, the group selected to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge.

    Private pot stores have mayors of Essex County wanting consultations

    Private pot stores have mayors of Essex County wanting consultations


    Mayors across Essex County are trying to wrap their heads around what private pot stores will mean for their communities following the PC government's announcement to allow private retailers to sell...

    Mayors across Essex County are trying to wrap their heads around what private pot stores will mean for their communities following the PC government's announcement to allow private retailers to sell pot.