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Tigers

Ausmus tabs Melville, Lobstein for Tigers starts

Ausmus tabs Melville, Lobstein for Tigers startsA roundup of early morning news bits from Tigertown
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
Sports

East side dome aims to answer a sports dream

East side dome aims to answer a sports dreamThe Mack Athletic Complex will feature an indoor soccer facility and a training center.
  • Sports
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Lions

Mayhew: Lions hope to re-sign Sims

Mayhew: Lions hope to re-sign SimsAfter nine NFL seasons, Rob Sims is a free agent for the first time
  • Lions
  • 56 minutes ago
Wayne County

Detroit Police Department marks its 150th anniversary

Detroit Police Department marks its 150th anniversaryActivities include Friday night ball, setting up museum in new public safety headquarters
  • Wayne County
  • 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
Politics

Ex-Congressman Bentivolio files for bankruptcy

Ex-Congressman Bentivolio files for bankruptcyKerry Bentivolio filed for bankruptcy protection, listing nearly $300K in unpaid bills
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 55 minutes ago
Macomb County

Second brother arraigned in Harrison Twp. vehicle theft

Second brother arraigned in Harrison Twp. vehicle theftJerome Havard, 23, is charged with unlawful driving away.
  • Macomb County
  • 17 hours, 57 minutes ago
Life

WSU to honor civil rights martyr with degree

WSU to honor civil rights martyr with degreeWayne State honors Detroit civil rights martyr Viola Liuzzo with honorary degree; weekend of events
  • Life
  • 12 hours, 3 minutes ago
Oakland County

Southfield calls dibs on Northland statue

Southfield calls dibs on Northland statueMarshall Fredericks’ “The Boy and the Bear” could be imperiled by Northland mall’s slide into receivership.
  • Oakland County
  • 11 hours, 51 minutes ago
Oakland County

Woman, 70, rescued in Oak Park fire dies

Woman, 70, rescued in Oak Park fire diesA 70-year-old woman died Thursday afternoon following an early morning fire at an apartment complex.
  • Oakland County
  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
News

Database: Search gun permits by Mich. county

Database: Search gun permits by Mich. countyCheck the database to see the growth in concealed weapons permits in Michigan
  • News
  • 23 hours, 31 minutes ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challengeSkillman CEO: ‘We have to stop believing that regulation is the same as accountability. It is not.’
  • Daniel Howes
  • 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
Homestyle

Better red instead

Better red insteadMarsala may be 2015 Color of the Year, but designers veer away toward classic shade instead
  • Homestyle
  • 18 hours, 12 minutes ago
Editorial

Obama rushing toward risky nuclear deal with Iran

Obama rushing toward risky nuclear deal with IranObama should step back from the table, listen to seasoned counselors, and respect Congress’ role in this process.
  • Editorial
  • 11 hours, 38 minutes ago
Business

'Uniting Two Detroits' explores racial gap

'Uniting Two Detroits' explores racial gapThe day-long Detroit Policy Conference examines perception many blacks are being excluded from the city's resurgence.
  • Business
  • 13 hours, 48 minutes ago
Wayne County

Detroit police looking for missing girl, 12

Detroit police looking for missing girl, 12Carriana Perry was last seen by her sister at 3 p.m. on Saturday
  • Wayne County
  • 5 minutes ago
World

Spies face questions on failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

Spies face questions on failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar
  • World
  • 4 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

Congress mulls Homeland Security funding extension

Congress mulls Homeland Security funding extensionDemocrats appeared ready Friday to accept a three-week extension of funding for the Homeland Security Department
  • Politics
  • 11 minutes ago
Nation

Police: 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in Missouri

Police: 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in MissouriA gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Police: Credit card thief swallows diamond ring
A man suspected of using stolen credit cards tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring

Police: Credit card thief swallows diamond ringA man suspected of using stolen credit cards tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring
  • Nation
  • 25 minutes ago
Wayne County

Suspects in Detroit steal car, crash, cause gas leak
The theft took place at about 5:30 a.m. Friday at a service station in the 15000 block of W. Seven Mile

Suspects in Detroit steal car, crash, cause gas leakThe theft took place at about 5:30 a.m. Friday at a service station in the 15000 block of W. Seven Mile
  • Wayne County
  • 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
Politics

House clears way for short-term Homeland Security bill

House clears way for short-term Homeland Security billThe House has cleared the way for passage of a short-term bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security
  • Politics
  • 36 minutes ago
Business

Cuban cigar makers anticipate boom from U.S. travelers

Cuban cigar makers anticipate boom from U.S. travelersNew U.S. rules allow more Americans to travel to Cuba and legally bring back small quantities of the coveted stogies
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Michigan

Woman dies after being hit by semi in Otsego
55-year-old Pamela Knowlton was hit Thursday in the Allegan County community of Otsego

Woman dies after being hit by semi in Otsego55-year-old Pamela Knowlton was hit Thursday in the Allegan County community of Otsego
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
Books

Donate online via United Way for books for kids

Donate online via United Way for books for kidsHelp The Detroit News raise $40,000 to purchase books for children, with the United Way and Hiller's Market
  • Books
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Music

Bluesmen John Hammond, Billy Branch perform

Bluesmen John Hammond, Billy Branch performBluesmen John Hammond, Billy Branch set to perform at annual Big Gig!
  • Music
  • 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
Nation

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple nicotine sources

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple nicotine sourcesA major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
Michigan

Palisades’ safety rating to be downgraded

Palisades’ safety rating to be downgradedThe plant will be downgraded after some workers’ radiation doses were monitored and calculated
  • Michigan
  • 4 hours, 9 minutes ago
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