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.
Plea deal ousts Kilpatrick after an eight-month scandal. Interim mayor inherits a city in a slump.
Kwame Kilpatrick's legal woes could hurt the city's image, and also stall nascent economic development.
Despite counts of perjury, misconduct, and other felonies, Kilpatrick seems determined to remain in office.