Detroit Institute of Arts collections managers Jim Fuqua (l.) and Steve Shaw hang an oil painting by Flemish artist Frans Snyders entitled 'Still Life with Fruit and Dead Hare' Jan. 22, 2014. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pledged state funds to protect the DIA art from any sale to satisfy creditors of the bankrupt city.
A family-owned company in Detroit has reportedly secured the highest bid to buy basketball's Detroit Pistons. Some say the firm wants to move the team downtown to help revive the city.