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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
  • 3 hours, 10 minutes ago
Spartans

Purdue might be tonic for dragging Dawson

Purdue might be tonic for dragging DawsonDoubt has crept back in at MSU, and getting things to turn around is imperative.
  • Spartans
  • 1 hour, 52 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
  • 3 hours, 7 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
  • 14 hours, 53 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
  • 15 hours, 16 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
  • 6 hours, 40 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
  • 4 hours, 53 minutes ago
TV Plus

'Battle Creek' series created due to the town's name

'Battle Creek' series created due to the town's nameExecutive producer liked the word 'battle'
  • TV Plus
  • 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
Music

Madonna bringing tour to the Joe in October

Madonna bringing tour to the Joe in OctoberTickets for the hometown superstar's show go on sale March 23
  • Music
  • 10 hours, 52 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
  • 16 hours, 52 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, 13 hours 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
  • 2 hours, 50 minutes 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
  • 15 hours, 6 minutes ago
GM

GMC launches new advertising campaign

GMC launches new advertising campaignThree new TV ads, one including pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, will spotlight 'precision'
  • GM
  • 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Business

Michigan billionaires

Michigan billionairesHank and Doug Meijer and worth $10.7 billion, ranking 118th worldwide.
  • Business
  • 25 minutes ago
Sports

Defensive tackle options to replace Ndamukong Suh

Defensive tackle options to replace Ndamukong SuhHere is a breakdown by Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News on some of the best free-agent and draft options at defensive tackle besides Ndamukong Suh.
  • Sports
  • 29 minutes ago
Nation

Obama: ‘Now is the moment’ for police to make changes

Obama: ‘Now is the moment’ for police to make changesObama said that deadly shootings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that police need to change
  • Nation
  • 39 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
  • 5 hours, 23 minutes ago
Nation

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, via salt poisoning

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, via salt poisoningA woman who blogged for years about her son’s constant health woes has been convicted
  • Nation
  • 1 hour ago
Nation

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina
Authorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North CarolinaAuthorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
Nation

Hours before death, Georgia woman seeks clemency retry

Hours before death, Georgia woman seeks clemency retryA woman convicted of murder hopes to have her death sentence changed to life without parole
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 6 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, 7 minutes ago
Tigers

Bergman protege Brugnoni gets to face Tigers

Bergman protege Brugnoni gets to face TigersYou kind of get the feeling the late Dave Bergman might be watching the Tigers play Florida Southern today.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Politics

Veteran Democratic Sen. Mikulski won’t seek re-election

Veteran Democratic Sen. Mikulski won’t seek re-electionSen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, has announced her retirement
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 53 minutes ago
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 hour, 16 minutes ago
TV Plus

Mark Cuban to play the president on 'Sharknado 3'

Mark Cuban to play the president on 'Sharknado 3'This summer's "Sharknado 3" will usher in the Cuban-Coulter administration
  • TV Plus
  • 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
Golf

Padraig Harrington wins Honda Classic in playoff

Padraig Harrington wins Honda Classic in playoffPadraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday.
  • Golf
  • 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
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