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Tigers

Tigers, J.D. Martinez agree to 2-year, $18.5M deal

Tigers, J.D. Martinez agree to 2-year, $18.5M dealThe Tigers have reached an agreement with slugger J.D. Martinez on a deal for two years, $18.5 million, according to source.
  • Tigers
  • 11 hours, 7 minutes ago
Pistons

Billups represented 2004 Pistons’ point of ascension

Billups represented 2004 Pistons’ point of ascensionEarly in their journey to becoming perennial contenders, the ‘Goin’ to Work’ Pistons were looking for an edge.
  • Pistons
  • 10 hours, 54 minutes ago
Red Wings

Datsyuk-Zetterberg tandem drives Wings' victory

Datsyuk-Zetterberg tandem drives Wings' victoryPavel Datsyuk scores twice and Petr Mrazek turns aside 23 shots as Red Wings blank Panthers, 3-0, Monday at Joe Louis.
  • Red Wings
  • 14 hours, 13 minutes ago
Wayne County

Dearborn Hts. man accused of ISIS support in court Wed.

Dearborn Hts. man accused of ISIS support in court Wed.Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, faces a federal charge of illegally possessing a firearm while using a controlled substance
  • Wayne County
  • 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
Macomb County

VanCallis guilty in murder of Armada teen

VanCallis guilty in murder of Armada teenJames VanCallis is charged in the killing of 14-year-old along the Macomb Orchard Trail
  • Macomb County
  • 19 hours, 58 minutes ago
Sports

Top U.S. players face world’s elite in Plymouth

Top U.S. players face world’s elite in PlymouthThis week, the team of 16- and 17-year-olds play for the United States in a five-nation tournament in Plymouth.
  • Sports
  • 10 hours, 31 minutes ago
Editorial

Editorial: Lowering Detroit taxes will increase revenue

Editorial: Lowering Detroit taxes will increase revenueDuggan administration making needed changes to property taxes; will help address foreclosure crisis in the city
  • Editorial
  • 15 hours, 19 minutes ago
Music

Black History: Dworkin turbo-charges UM arts school

Black History: Dworkin turbo-charges UM arts schoolNew dean is moving fast to put his stamp on the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance
  • Music
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
Wolverines

McShay discusses his 'mistake' at UM signing day event

McShay discusses his 'mistake' at UM signing day eventTodd McShay says he made a mistake with Michigan’s “Signing of the Stars” event.
  • Wolverines
  • 3 minutes ago
Michigan

At 97, sailor goes ice boating on Michigan’s Wolf Lake

At 97, sailor goes ice boating on Michigan’s Wolf LakeMel Nichols has competed on frozen lakes in Michigan and Minnesota and bodies of water in Tennessee and near Tampa Bay
  • Michigan
  • 6 minutes ago
Red Wings

For Mrazek, Wings victories only stat that matters

For Mrazek, Wings victories only stat that mattersMrazek is ranked No. 1 with a 1.97 GAA and .933 save percentage, though if you ask Mrazek, he’s paid it little mind.
  • Red Wings
  • 10 minutes ago
News

Detroit Parent Network members and supporters protest in Lansing

Detroit Parent Network members and supporters protest in LansingDetroit Parent Network CEO Sharlonda Buckman, right, hugs Millicent Austin, both 43 and of Detroit, before the CEO boards a bus en route to Lansing. Austin is vice president of the French Language Parent Committee at the Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Studies...
  • News
  • 11 minutes ago
Ford

Ford adds sport package, wheelchair-accessible Explorer

Ford adds sport package, wheelchair-accessible ExplorerAutomaker will show new versions of the SUV at this week’s Chicago Auto Show
  • Ford
  • 12 minutes ago
Michigan

Melting ice, snow prompt U.P. snowmobile trail closure
Part of Trail 8 in Chippewa County is expected to reopen next week after temperatures fall again

Melting ice, snow prompt U.P. snowmobile trail closurePart of Trail 8 in Chippewa County is expected to reopen next week after temperatures fall again
  • Michigan
  • 17 minutes ago
Detroit

Feds want $16.8M in restitution from ex-pension trustee

Feds want $16.8M in restitution from ex-pension trusteeDetroit pension fund trustee Paul Stewart was convicted in a public corruption case in 2014
  • Detroit
  • 18 minutes ago
News

New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras, while world revels at Carnival

New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras, while world revels at CarnivalA member of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club throws a coconut, as per the krewe's tradition, during Mardi Gras celebrations on February 9, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras in French, falls the day before Ash Wednesday and signals the...
  • News
  • 26 minutes ago
Oakland County

Statue to help raise money for World War II memorial

Statue to help raise money for World War II memorial25-foot-tall sculpture honors the famous photograph of a kiss in Times Square at end of World War II
  • Oakland County
  • 36 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers pack up to hit road for Lakeland

Tigers pack up to hit road for LakelandTigers pack up to hit road for Lakeland
  • Tigers
  • 46 minutes ago
Autos

BMW boosts plug-in market with 2016 models

BMW boosts plug-in market with 2016 modelsIn the next few years, every model will have plug-in ‘eDrive’ version
  • Autos
  • 58 minutes ago
Autos

Honda lurches ahead with pesky 9-speed transmission

Honda lurches ahead with pesky 9-speed transmissionFuel-saving technology still has bugs to be worked out
  • Autos
  • 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
News

Flint mayor announces lead pipe replacement

Flint mayor announces lead pipe replacementFlint Mayor Karen Weaver's "fast start" program hopes to replace lead pipes in Flint at an estimated $55 million.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
Wayne County

At Hamtramck bars, Paczki Day for adults

At Hamtramck bars, Paczki Day for adultsThe bars in Hamtramck have taken advantage of the increased foot traffic by opening their doors early
  • Wayne County
  • 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Nation

Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon

Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thruAlligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
Politics

Snyder plans to boost higher ed funding to 2011 levels

Snyder plans to boost higher ed funding to 2011 levelsMichigan governor to seek $61.2 million hike, a 4.4% boost, for higher ed in his budget address to lawmakers Wednesday
  • Politics
  • 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Nation

Bill Cosby’s ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuit

Bill Cosby’s ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuitA judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson’s defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby’s former lawyer
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
Health

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in U.S. longevity gap

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in U.S. longevity gapA study found that guns, drugs and violence contribute to the life-expectancy gap between the U.S. and other nations
  • Health
  • 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
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