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Stories with subject: Suburbs
  • National advocate for burned vets marshal at Dearborn parade story has photos
    Updated: May-25-15 7:11 pm

    DEARBORN, Michigan - An ex-Navy SEAL who founded a national organization to help military and emergency service workers who have survived burns served as grand marshal of Dearborn's Memorial Day parade as the Detroit suburb joined communities around Michigan in marking Monday's holiday honoring America's war dead.

  • Boston, several suburbs see major population growth 
    Updated: May-22-15 12:37 pm

    BOSTON - Boston-area residents who feel there are more cars on the roads and a little less elbow room on the subway may be right.

  • Correction: Indiana Cities-Population story 
    Updated: May-22-15 9:31 am

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - In a story May 21 about Indiana's changing population, The Associated Press omitted the final digit of the year in which the Visteon plant in Connersville closed. The plant closed in 2007.

  • Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-21-15 5:56 pm

    DETROIT - Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city's overall population shrinks.

  • French police cleared in teen deaths that sparked riots story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 5:19 pm

    RENNES, France - A French court on Monday acquitted two police officers accused of contributing to the deaths of two minority teenagers in a blighted Paris suburb a decade ago - a long-awaited verdict that crushed the boys' families and raised fears of possible violence like that seen recently in the U.S.

  • UN: France must do more to stop racism, refugee abuse 
    Updated: May-15-15 8:56 am

    PARIS - The U.N. human rights office says France is not doing enough to stop racism against minorities in poor suburbs or to prevent abuse of Roma people and migrants seeking asylum.

  • Man found dead on Gresham street is identified 
    Updated: May-13-15 12:25 am

    GRESHAM, Oregon - Police in the east Portland suburb of Gresham have identified a man found lying dead in a street.

  • Texas Muslims on edge amid protests, contest attack story has photos
    Updated: May-05-15 8:44 pm

    DALLAS - When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, home to one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and they did.

  • K-12 schools prepare for funding boosts, cuts in new budget 
    Updated: May-01-15 7:28 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - As Indiana's fast-growing suburban districts breathe a sigh of relief with more funding on the way, many urban and rural districts are bracing for drastic cuts under the state's new budget and experts say there might not be a middle ground between the two.

  • Philly art museum creates community exhibits with art copies 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:36 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Museum of Art plans to bring its paintings to the people, placing reproductions of famous works outdoors in about dozen communities over the coming months, officials said Thursday.

  • Philly art museum creates community exhibits with art copies 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:16 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Museum of Art plans to bring its paintings to the people, placing reproductions of famous works outdoors in about dozen communities over the coming months, officials said Thursday.