LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A construction company that’s purchased the Lafayette home where an 88-year-old man lay dead for more than nine months plans to raze the residence and build a new one in its place. The house that was ...Read More »
DETROIT – A downtown Detroit building that’s been vacant for decades is expected to get a $32 million makeover. The Detroit News reports the 15-story Metropolitan building is expected to reopen as an extended-stay hotel with ground-floor retail. The 1925 ...Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to ...Read More »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Treasurer John Kennedy wants Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration to leave any planning about the future of the shuttered, historic Charity Hospital in New Orleans to Louisiana’s next governor and lawmakers. Kennedy said Monday that the Hurricane ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A roller coaster that generated screams and smiles for nearly 40 years is no more. Multiple media outlets report the wooden roller coaster Thunder Road was demolished Thursday at Carowinds amusement park near Charlotte. The demolition is part of a $50 million renovation plan for the ...
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