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Church! Easter Sunday & Detroit Mass Mob | Detroit News

Easter Sunday at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral in SW Detroit:

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, sits next to spring flowers during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, sits next to spring flowers during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, fiddles with rosary beads during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, prays with rosary beads during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Detroit Mass Mob is a Detroit phenomenon that brings church-goers from around the South East Michigan to a different church each weekend. It’s goal is to fill the pews and donation baskets on struggling historic churches and parishes.

Church-goers spill outside of the packed St. Albertus Church on Sunday morning, Aug. 10. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers spill outside of the packed St. Albertus Church on Sunday morning, Aug. 10. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers stand in the aisles of the packed St. Albertus Church, Detroit's oldest Polish Church dating back to 1872. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers stand in the aisles of the packed St. Albertus Church, Detroit’s oldest Polish Church dating back to 1872. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A church-goer looks up at St. Albertus Church's ornate ceiling and stained glass windows. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A church-goer looks up at St. Albertus Church’s ornate ceiling and stained glass windows. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A man raises his hand as he rides past Detroit's oldest Polish Church, St. Albertus on Sunday morning. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday, Aug. 10. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A man raises his hand as he rides past Detroit’s oldest Polish Church, St. Albertus on Sunday morning. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday, Aug. 10. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

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2014 Detroit Fireworks | Detroit News

I assisted the Detroit News on their staff’s coverage of the 2014 Detroit Fireworks. Covering the curfew violations in the early evening and the fireworks watchers in Hart Plaza, the  main location to view the fireworks. This year’s fireworks went off without any police incidents, which are common in year’s past.

A teenager looks out of a Detroit Police bus after being detained for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenager looks out of a Detroit Police bus after being detained for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenage girl looks in disgust as her and her friends stand on the edge of the bus Detroit Police are using to detain and transport minors for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenage girl looks in disgust as her and her friends stand on the edge of the bus Detroit Police are using to detain and transport minors for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenager looks out of a Detroit Police bus after being detained for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenager looks out of a Detroit Police bus after being detained for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenage girl gets assistance from EMS crews after she repeatedly tried to catch her breath using an inhaler after Detroit Police daughter her for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenage girl gets assistance from EMS crews after she repeatedly tried to catch her breath using an inhaler after Detroit Police daughter her for curfew violation on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

And this gem, that didn’t get published:

A teenager boy throws his middle finger up as a Detroit Police bus drives away. Minors were being detained for curfew violations on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

A teenager boy throws his middle finger up as a Detroit Police bus drives away. Minors were being detained for curfew violations on Monday evening ahead of the annual fireworks display, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

(left) Sayniya, 4, and Kynoriana, 8 of Detroit, play with glow wands ahead of Monday night's annual firework display in Hart Plaza, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

(left) Sayniya, 4, and Kynoriana, 8 of Detroit, play with glow wands ahead of Monday night’s annual firework display in Hart Plaza, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

The crowd at Hart Plaza watch the 2014 Ford Fireworks display on the Detroit River, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

The crowd at Hart Plaza watch the 2014 Ford Fireworks display on the Detroit River, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Jordan Love, Jaylon Wilburn, Tyler Everson, and Kayla Love of Detroit scream at the loud sounds of the final of the Detroit fireworks in Hart Plaza, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Jordan Love, Jaylon Wilburn, Tyler Everson, and Kayla Love of Detroit scream at the loud sounds of the final of the Detroit fireworks in Hart Plaza, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

The crowd at Hart Plaza watch the 2014 Ford Fireworks display on the Detroit River, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

The crowd at Hart Plaza watch the 2014 Ford Fireworks display on the Detroit River, June 23. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

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Halloween Arsons in Detroit

Detroit fire fighters fight a two-story vacant dwelling fire fully engulfed in flames at 5902 Ivanhoe on Detroit’s near-west side Halloween Night just after 10 p.m. Another large vacant-dwelling fire was started about an hour prior a couple blocks from Ivanhoe and Ironwood was also ruled suspicious. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

 

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