Detroit, once a symbol of industrial might, becomes largest US city to file for bankruptcy

  • Article by: COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 18, 2013 - 9:05 PM

DETROIT — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto manufacturing.

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