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Sepp Blatter elected to fifth term as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter elected to fifth term as FIFA presidentBlatter, 79, gained another four-year term after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 44 minutes ago
Motorsports

Tony Kanaan blazes practice course on Belle Isle

Tony Kanaan blazes practice course on Belle IsleKanaan zipped around the 2.3-mile circuit in 1:16.29
  • Motorsports
  • 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
Lions

Whitehead will be fighting for snaps at linebacker

Whitehead will be fighting for snaps at linebackerFourth-year pro in a battle with 2014 2nd-round pick Kyle Van Noy on the strong side of Lions unit
  • Lions
  • 4 hours, 48 minutes ago
Elections

Jeb Bush finishes Mich. trip with Dearborn school visit

Jeb Bush finishes Mich. trip with Dearborn school visitLikely Republican presidential candidate meets students at Henry Ford Academy in Greenfield Village
  • Elections
  • 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
Michigan

Body in lake confirmed as missing Ypsilanti Twp. woman

Body in lake confirmed as missing Ypsilanti Twp. womanTonya Jackson, 34, has been missing for a year, remains found this week in Ford Lake
  • Michigan
  • 7 hours, 29 minutes ago
Macomb County

Stray pig avoids a trip to the pokey in Shelby Twp.

Stray pig avoids a trip to the pokey in Shelby Twp.Debbie DeRiemaecker says she was doing yard work Thursday when the pig came barreling toward her
  • Macomb County
  • 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Entertainment

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro DetroitDetroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle, Ferndale celebration and Taylor Swift at Ford Field.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Editorial

Saturday Shorts: Sen. Smith needs a break

Saturday Shorts: Sen. Smith needs a breakSaturday Shorts are a Detroit News tradition
  • Editorial
  • 34 minutes ago
Henry Payne

Payne Q&Auto: How Honda got its mojo back

Payne Q&Auto: How Honda got its mojo backHonda GM Jeff Conrad on Pilots, pioneers, and Honda's return to its performance roots.
  • Henry Payne
  • 36 minutes ago
Wayne County

Cop faces added assault charge in beating

Cop faces added assault charge in beatingWilliam Melendez was charged last month with misconduct in office and assault with intent to do great bodily harm
  • Wayne County
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Movies

Review: California crumbles in fun, dumb ‘San Andreas’

Review: California crumbles in fun, dumb ‘San Andreas’Dwayne Johnson stars in gleeful, earnest symphony of destruction
  • Movies
  • 1 day ago
Detroit

Firefighters put out apartment building fire in Midtown

Firefighters put out apartment building fire in MidtownFirefighters were called around 7 a.m. Friday to the Selden Manor
  • Detroit
  • 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
Editorial

Editorial: Give Michigan workforce a boost

Editorial: Give Michigan workforce a boostClose to 100,000 jobs are available in the state, without nearly enough skilled workers to fill them
  • Editorial
  • 1 day ago
Wayne County

Highland Park’s high school to close

Highland Park’s high school to closeThe remaining 160 students can enroll in DPS, EAA, neighboring districts or charter high schools, state says
  • Wayne County
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Opinion

Dr. Perrone: Discard the junk science on autism

Dr. Perrone: Discard the junk science on autismWhat do Sean Penn and RFK Jr. have in common? They’re pushing new documentaries that make unproven claims about autism
  • Opinion
  • 1 minute ago
Editorial

Other Writers: Dems too liberal; feds slow pot business

Other Writers: Dems too liberal; feds slow pot businessOn Saturdays, we put the spotlight on national writers, in abridged fashion.
  • Editorial
  • 1 minute ago
Oakland County

Woman’s death at Independence Twp. home investigated
Oakland sheriff’s office says man taken into custody, but wouldn’t say what relation he was to female

Woman’s death at Independence Twp. home investigatedOakland sheriff’s office says man taken into custody, but wouldn’t say what relation he was to female
  • Oakland County
  • 19 minutes ago
Oakland County

Suspect wanted in Royal Oak leads police on chase
Driver suspected of ‘possibly trying to lure a child into his vehicle’ collides with state police car on I-696 Friday

Suspect wanted in Royal Oak leads police on chaseDriver suspected of ‘possibly trying to lure a child into his vehicle’ collides with state police car on I-696 Friday
  • Oakland County
  • 24 minutes ago
Nba

Friday’s roundup: Magic welcome Skiles as coach

Friday’s roundup: Magic welcome Skiles as coachGeneral manager Rob Hennigan introduced former player Scott Skiles as the franchise’s 12th coach.
  • Nba
  • 31 minutes ago
Wolverines

Big bats lift UM in NCAA regional opener

Big bats lift UM in NCAA regional openerKendall Patrick blasts two-run homer in four-run second inning as Wolverines trounce Bradley 10-5.
  • Wolverines
  • 40 minutes ago
Golf

Friday’s roundup: Spieth surges as rain alters hole

Friday’s roundup: Spieth surges as rain alters holeSpieth had a birdie 2 along with most players within three shots of second-round leaders.
  • Golf
  • 54 minutes ago
Lottery

Michigan Lottery numbers for Friday, May 29
These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Friday:

Michigan Lottery numbers for Friday, May 29These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Friday:
  • Lottery
  • 57 minutes ago
Ford

Ford to open electric car patents for a fee

Ford to open electric car patents for a feeDearborn automaker will follow Tesla, but won’t say how much it will charge for access
  • Ford
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Wayne County

Two public health fairs this weekend in Hamtramck
Screenings, other services available at Bridge Academy East and People’s Community Services center

Two public health fairs this weekend in HamtramckScreenings, other services available at Bridge Academy East and People’s Community Services center
  • Wayne County
  • 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Nfl

Friday’s roundup: Coach says little about Deflategate

Friday’s roundup: Coach says little about DeflategateCoach Bill Belichick shed little light Friday in his first public remarks since the report was issued.
  • Nfl
  • 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
Special Reports

The Phantom and the Fugitive: A cross-country drug caper

The Phantom and the Fugitive: A cross-country drug caperMystery leasing of luxe sedan paves way to celeb-studded L.A.-Michigan drug probe
  • Special Reports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Uniroyal celebrates Giant Tire’s 50th with a peek behind the tread

Uniroyal celebrates Giant Tire’s 50th with a peek behind the treadThe Uniroyal Tiger walks beneath the iconic behemoth. If the tire were actually on a car, the car would be 200 feet tall.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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