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Red Wings

Red Wings get jump on trade deadline, land Cole

Red Wings get jump on trade deadline, land ColeCole had 18 goals and 15 assists in 57 games with Dallas this season.
  • Red Wings
  • 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
Spartans

No. 5 Wisconsin too much for Michigan State

No. 5 Wisconsin too much for Michigan StateMSU closed an abysmal week by getting run off the floor for much of the game by Wisconsin.
  • Spartans
  • 12 hours, 18 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
  • 5 hours, 14 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
  • 10 hours, 51 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
  • 11 hours, 14 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
  • 2 hours, 38 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, 9 hours 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
  • 9 hours, 46 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
  • 9 hours, 46 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
  • 12 hours, 59 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
  • 11 hours, 9 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
  • 12 hours, 7 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
  • 2 hours, 35 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
  • 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
Lions

Lions: No franchise tag for Ndamukong Suh

Lions: No franchise tag for Ndamukong SuhThe Detroit Lions announced Monday morning that they will not use the franchise tag on DT Ndamukong Suh.
  • Lions
  • 1 minute ago
Politics

Federal judge blocks Nebraska’s gay marriage ban
A federal judge has blocked Nebraska’s gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9

Federal judge blocks Nebraska’s gay marriage banA federal judge has blocked Nebraska’s gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9
  • Politics
  • 4 minutes ago
Business

Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, Visa

Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, VisaCostco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
Nation

Netanyahu, U.S. officials to face off on Iran

Netanyahu, U.S. officials to face off on IranIsrael’s PM and U.S. officials were set to face off in dueling speeches on the high-stakes Iran nuclear negotiations
  • Nation
  • 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
  • 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers reliever Hanrahan to see specialist

Tigers reliever Hanrahan to see specialistHanrahan will see a specialist about his stubbornly ailing right elbow
  • Tigers
  • 29 minutes ago
Business

Consumer spending drops 0.2% in January

Consumer spending drops 0.2% in JanuaryConsumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary
  • Business
  • 54 minutes ago
Nation

Survey: Parents increasingly ask to delay vaccines

Survey: Parents increasingly ask to delay vaccinesParents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, a study suggests
  • Nation
  • 31 minutes ago
Nation

Boston short of season snow record — for now

Boston short of season snow record — for nowBoston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record — for now that is
  • Nation
  • 35 minutes ago
Business

Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes’ billionaires list

Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes’ billionaires listForbes says that Bill Gates’s net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
Nation

Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed herA 26-year-old nurse said that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas failed her when she contracted Ebola
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Nation

Cleveland: Boy, 12, shot by cop died due to own actions

Cleveland: Boy, 12, shot by cop died due to own actionsThe city of Cleveland says it isn’t to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
World

Iraq state TV: Operation to retake Tikrit begins

Iraq state TV: Operation to retake Tikrit beginsIraqi security forces on Monday began a large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State extremists
  • World
  • 3 hours, 12 minutes ago
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