One person dies and nine others are injured in a shooting at a block party on a basketball court in Detroit, Michigan.
U.S. President Donald Trump approves Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's emergency declaration in Midland County which experienced mass flooding after the Edenville Dam failed two days ago. The order authorizes FEMA to assist state and local officials with the emergency response.
It is announced that the Gordie Howe International Bridge, a bridge planned to span the Canada–United States border between Detroit and Windsor, will open in late 2024. The project is expected to cost $5.7 billion and create 2500 jobs.
Ford announces that it has cancelled plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, long criticized by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, and will invest $700 million in its Michigan plant in Flat Rock, potentially creating 700 new jobs from the investment and expansion of the plant.
With $18.5 billion in debts, the city of Detroit, Michigan files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, becoming the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. [http:--www.freep.com-article-20130718-NEWS01-307180107-Detroit-bankruptcy-filing-Kevyn-Orr-emergency-manager "(Detroit Free Press)"]
A heavy blizzard in the midwestern US states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan dropping about three feet of snow results in two deaths, road closures, flight cancellations and the inflatable roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsing.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is held in Detroit, Michigan, US. Green vehicles are seen as a response to the late 2000s recession. Automotive News World Congress is held at the Renaissance Center.