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Lynn Henning

Henning: What-ifs squeezed between MSU glory years

Henning: What-ifs squeezed between MSU glory yearsAnyone acquainted with Michigan State would have appreciated Tuesday’s campus portrait.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Michigan must be strong at trench warfare

Wojo: Michigan must be strong at trench warfareThis is how you’ll know if the Wolverines have a chance to rise quickly under Harbaugh: If they can block someone.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 12 hours, 50 minutes ago
Wolverines

Trieu: Key recruits will watch Michigan closely this season

Trieu: Key recruits will watch Michigan closely this seasonWhen Michigan takes the field at Utah on Thursday, there will not be any recruits there watching the Wolverines specifically, but it is a sure bet many of the team's top targets will be paying attention to the game with vested interest.
  • Wolverines
  • 6 hours, 59 minutes ago
Oakland County

Troy priest pleads guilty to mail fraud

Troy priest pleads guilty to mail fraudThe Rev. Edward Belczak was accused of stealing $573,000 from St. Thomas More Church in Troy
  • Oakland County
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Thousands honor life of trooper ‘through and through’

Thousands honor life of trooper ‘through and through’Trooper Chad Wolf, 38, died of injuries Friday after he was struck by a vehicle towing a trailer
  • Michigan
  • 15 hours, 47 minutes ago
Macomb County

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Sterling Heights
A woman crossing the street while pushing her teen son in a wheelchair was fatally struck

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Sterling HeightsA woman crossing the street while pushing her teen son in a wheelchair was fatally struck
  • Macomb County
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Celebrate Michigan photo contest

Celebrate Michigan photo contestFinal week of finalists before 4 winners are named next week
  • Michigan
  • 18 hours, 22 minutes ago
Editorial

Our Editorial: House sex scandal needs more answers

Our Editorial: House sex scandal needs more answersAttorney general should be asked to investigate extent of misconduct by Courser and Gamrat
  • Editorial
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Oakland County

Crow tests positive for West Nile virus in Oakland Co.
The crow marks the second appearance of the virus this summer in Oakland County

Crow tests positive for West Nile virus in Oakland Co.The crow marks the second appearance of the virus this summer in Oakland County
  • Oakland County
  • 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
Nation

Hunt widens for 3 suspects in death of Ill. officer

Hunt widens for 3 suspects in death of Ill. officerOfficers switched to “saturation patrols” over a broader area to search
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 36 minutes ago
Nation

Tired of thefts, man buys gun, shoots burglar in hours
Lobsterman, 67, had been burglarized five times in six years

Tired of thefts, man buys gun, shoots burglar in hoursLobsterman, 67, had been burglarized five times in six years
  • Nation
  • 22 minutes ago
Nation

House panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearing
Committee is investigating whether a prohibition against a procedure foes call partial-birth abortion has been violated

House panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearingCommittee is investigating whether a prohibition against a procedure foes call partial-birth abortion has been violated
  • Nation
  • 47 minutes ago
Restaurants + Bars

Cheers: Have a ball at Bobcat Bonnie’s

Cheers: Have a ball at Bobcat Bonnie’sNew Corktown spot has a unique menu, friendly staff and loads of fun distractions
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 29 minutes ago
Restaurants + Bars

Batch Brewing Co. gives innovative menu, simple setting

Batch Brewing Co. gives innovative menu, simple settingCorktown sudsery has surprisingly good, fresh and creative fare
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 33 minutes ago
Nation

Court: No visitation rights after same-sex divorce
Court of Special Appeals has upheld a ruling that woman does not have parental standing over 5-year-old

Court: No visitation rights after same-sex divorceCourt of Special Appeals has upheld a ruling that woman does not have parental standing over 5-year-old
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Nation

Fox News anchor sues over toy hamster with her name

Fox News anchor sues over toy hamster with her nameHarris Faulkner sued over the plastic Harris Faulkner hamster, sold as part of the company’s “Littlest Pet Shop” line
  • Nation
  • 34 minutes ago
Spartans

Replay: MSU chat with Matt Charboneau

Replay: MSU chat with Matt CharboneauMatt Charboneau of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Spartans on Wednesday.
  • Spartans
  • 48 minutes ago
Nation

Judge won’t dismiss charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Judge won’t dismiss charges in Freddie Gray’s deathDozens of sheriff’s deputies, protesters, journalists and observers lined up outside courthouse
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 14 minutes ago
Nation

In pursuit of selfies: Death, arson charges from photos
Texas man shot while posing with gun, Maryland man allegedly burned down house and posed

In pursuit of selfies: Death, arson charges from photosTexas man shot while posing with gun, Maryland man allegedly burned down house and posed
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Nation

Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payout

Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payoutHenry McCollum had been the longest-serving inmate on North Carolina’s death row. Leon Brown had been sentenced to life
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
Business

VW CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018

VW CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018Top directors at German carmaker Volkswagen plan to give a two-year contract extension to CEO Martin Winterkorn
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
Nation

Report: Some baby monitors lack basic security features
Researchers found security problems and design flaws in all nine cameras they tested

Report: Some baby monitors lack basic security featuresResearchers found security problems and design flaws in all nine cameras they tested
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
Michigan

Police: Woman, 62, dies after being struck by bus
Mildred Griffith of Alma was struck Tuesday night by the Alma Transportation Center bus

Police: Woman, 62, dies after being struck by busMildred Griffith of Alma was struck Tuesday night by the Alma Transportation Center bus
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Nation

Wills of millions of Americans now available online

Wills of millions of Americans now available onlinePeople researching history look to marriage and birth certificates but those aren’t as detailed as wills
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 45 minutes ago
World

Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scene

Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb sceneAuthorities said the suspect’s fingerprints also matched those on a bottle of bomb-making material
  • World
  • 3 hours, 7 minutes ago
Nation

7 die from Legionnaires’ disease at Ill. veterans home

7 die from Legionnaires’ disease at Ill. veterans homeThirty-nine residents have been sickened so far and test results for others are pending; source hasn’t been determined
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 43 minutes ago
Business

U.S. productivity up 3.3% in spring, labor costs fall

U.S. productivity up 3.3% in spring, labor costs fallEven with the strong gain in the second quarter, productivity over the past year has increased by just 0.7 percent
  • Business
  • 3 hours, 58 minutes ago
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