Capitol Bancorp has gone to court seeking to protect its remaining community banks from potential closure, arguing that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is improperly pressuring state regulators and that closure would cost the government agency more than if the banks are sold at auction. Read the Daily Bankruptcy Review article via The Wall Street Journal . Excel Maritme?s creditors are angling for a rival restructuring plan, arguing the company?s own plan violates bankruptcy laws. The DBR story is available here . The owner of struggling Trinity Coal Corp. has put up $15 million to stop the bankruptcy auction process for the company?s Appalachian coal mining operations?-a halt that buys Trinity Coal executives time to negotiate a bankruptcy-exit plan with its lenders. The DBR Small Cap story is available here . Detroit has hired Christie?s to put a price-tag on the Detroit Institute of Arts? world-class art collection, WSJ reports . Battle Creek, Mich., delayed a bond sale, citing read more... Detroit?s bankruptcy filing last month, The Journal writes . Our colleague Emily Glazer looks at how the wheels came off at ambulance operator Rural/Metro in MoneyBeat . The New York Times writes about what Chicago officials warn is a looming pension crisis. Jefferson County, Alabama?s bondholders head to court to find out if they can vote on the county?s bankruptcy plan, writes Bloomberg.