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Red Wings

Reports: Wings interested in Leafs D Dion Phaneuf

Reports: Wings interested in Leafs D Dion PhaneufPhaneuf has six years and $42 million remaining on his contract.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 minute ago
Tigers

Lennerton strives to impress Tigers -- and other teams

Lennerton strives to impress Tigers -- and other teamsBarring any setbacks for Cabrera, Lennerton will either be moved to another organization or play at Toledo.
  • Tigers
  • 42 minutes ago
Tigers

Cespedes looks to let bat, glove do talking

Cespedes looks to let bat, glove do talkingWith Yoenis Cespedes, actions are going to have to speak louder than words.
  • Tigers
  • 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
Wayne County

Taylor Fire Dept. at crossroads after layoffs

Taylor Fire Dept. at crossroads after layoffsOfficials delay idling 15 more firefighters until June, plan to seek federal grant to maintain staffing
  • Wayne County
  • 12 hours, 26 minutes ago
Oakland County

Autopsy set for 7-month-old; abuse suspected
Baby died Saturday at Beaumont, where he had been taken after father, 18, said he accidentally bumped head on stairwell

Autopsy set for 7-month-old; abuse suspectedBaby died Saturday at Beaumont, where he had been taken after father, 18, said he accidentally bumped head on stairwell
  • Oakland County
  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Macomb County

Mother of baby found dead at recycling center in court

Mother of baby found dead at recycling center in courtAngela Alexie is charged with child abuse and murder committed during a felony
  • Macomb County
  • 4 hours, 13 minutes ago
Movies

Picture bright for Metro theaters

Picture bright for Metro theatersNationally movie theater industry news has been gloomy, but Metro Detroit theater operators are investing in the future
  • Movies
  • 14 hours, 25 minutes ago
Michigan

Grand Rapids revels in its low murder rate

Grand Rapids revels in its low murder rateWest Michigan city recorded just six homicides in 2014, none of them by gunshot
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Wayne County

1,400 climb RenCen to help clear the air

1,400 climb RenCen to help clear the airFight for Air Climb-Detroit is American Lung Association fundraiser
  • Wayne County
  • 12 hours, 38 minutes ago
Personal Finance

Identity thieves target tax refunds

Identity thieves target tax refundsApril 15 hasn’t arrived, but many Americans may be surprised to find someone has already filed a tax returns for them.
  • Personal Finance
  • 11 hours, 21 minutes ago
Brian J. O'Connor

Stop fees from putting ‘broke’ in ‘broker’
How much of your eventual nest egg gets lost to brokers and salespeople in overpriced fees and commissions?

Stop fees from putting ‘broke’ in ‘broker’How much of your eventual nest egg gets lost to brokers and salespeople in overpriced fees and commissions?
  • Brian J. O'Connor
  • 11 hours, 21 minutes ago
Movies

Travolta's highs, lows — from 'Kotter' to Oscar meme

Travolta's highs, lows — from 'Kotter' to Oscar memeThe actor has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs
  • Movies
  • 14 hours, 34 minutes ago
Music

Big Sean leans on Kanye West with new album

Big Sean leans on Kanye West with new albumThe rapper didn’t believe his single would become a hit
  • Music
  • 12 hours, 44 minutes ago
Technology

Sand-sized U-M logo demonstrates new drug delivery tool

Sand-sized U-M logo demonstrates new drug delivery toolIt may be one of the tiniest U-M logos ever made, but it’s more than just an effort to show “how small can you go.”
  • Technology
  • 13 hours, 42 minutes ago
Technology

First look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

First look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phonesSamsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality
  • Technology
  • 4 hours, 10 minutes ago
Business

AAA: Michigan gas prices rise to $2.42 average

AAA: Michigan gas prices rise to $2.42 averageIt marks the fifth consecutive week the statewide average has risen above $2 a gallon
  • Business
  • 3 hours, 51 minutes ago
Michigan

Ann Arbor schools without most bus service
Buses are still available for special education and preschool students

Ann Arbor schools without most bus serviceBuses are still available for special education and preschool students
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 27 minutes ago
College

Watch: Broken basket nearly smashes CMU's Simons

Watch: Broken basket nearly smashes CMU's SimonsCentral Michigan lost 73-55 at Northern Illinois, but it was still a lucky day for Chippewas junior forward John Simons.
  • College
  • 18 minutes ago
Ford

Ford unveils electric bike prototypes

Ford unveils electric bike prototypesTwo prototype e-bikes — the MoDe:Me and MoDe:Pro — can nest and recharge in Ford vehicles
  • Ford
  • 23 minutes ago
Nation

Netanyahu: Iran nuke deal threatens Israel’s security

Netanyahu: Iran nuke deal threatens Israel’s securityIsrael’s leader insists the alliance between his country and the Unites States is “stronger than ever”
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Report: Democratic Sen. Mikulski to announce retirement

Report: Democratic Sen. Mikulski to announce retirementSen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, is announcing her retirement, officials say
  • Politics
  • 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers' Hanrahan to see specialist about elbow

Tigers' Hanrahan to see specialist about elbow"I am just looking for answers," Hanrahan said Monday.
  • Tigers
  • 40 minutes ago
Michigan

Proposed charter school critic arrested at open house
Glenn Ikens was booked on a misdemeanor trespassing charge and released on $500 bond

Proposed charter school critic arrested at open houseGlenn Ikens was booked on a misdemeanor trespassing charge and released on $500 bond
  • Michigan
  • 46 minutes ago
Opinion

Smith: Instability hurts Detroit schools

Smith: Instability hurts Detroit schoolsIt is time to admit that the emergency manager experiment has failed Detroit Public Schools
  • Opinion
  • 55 minutes ago
World

‘Jihadi John’ born into stateless family in Kuwait

‘Jihadi John’ born into stateless family in KuwaitThe Islamic State militant known as “Jihadi John” was born to a family of undocumented residents in Kuwait
  • World
  • 3 hours, 39 minutes ago
Books

Veronica Roth working on new series

Veronica Roth working on new seriesThe “Divergent” author is set to write a new two-book series, with the first one expected in 2017 and the next in 2018
  • Books
  • 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
GM

GM compensation fund approves 10 new injury claims

GM compensation fund approves 10 new injury claimsTo date, the fund has approved 57 death claims and 104 injury claims
  • GM
  • 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
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