Detroit News at noon: Drones, DPS and a Rumor

The Detroit News

Today is Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Here's what's making news today:

Look! Up in the sky!

This still frame from video shows the drone catcher (left) shooting a net toward a rouge drone for a demonstration by Michigan Tech's Human-Interactive Robotics Lab. The net captured the drone, which then flew away with the offending drone in tow.

Struggling in DPS, Flint

Abdul El-Sayed MD, left, executive director and health officer for the Detroit health department, sits next to Detroit mayor Mike Duggan during a Detroit City Council committee of the whole public hearing regarding Marathon Petroleum Company proposal at Patton Recreation Center in Detroit on Jan. 28, 2016.

Scalia fallout

More problems with Takata

  • General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata driver’s air bag inflators. Click here to get the specifics on which models are targeted in the recall. 

Happening in sports

  • Not since World War II has the Detroit Golf Club drawn Tour golfers for an event showcasing even a handful of the game’s elite.But that's about to change on June 7, when Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler are expected to play an under-the-lights exhibition, paired with two celebrities who haven’t been named.
  • Although the game wasn't a great performance for the Red Wings, Pavel Datsyuk did hit another career milestone during the team's 1-4 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday.

Toledo Walleye goalie Jeff Lerg makes a spectacular save in overtime.

Crime briefs

The Grammys recap

Taylor Swift reacts to the win of Song of the Year by Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge.

The lighter side

Rumor, a German shepherd, is shown in the ring during the Herding group competition during the 140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Feb. 15, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Rumor won the best in Herding group.

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