GM contract: worker pay hikes, factory closings move forward
DETROIT (AP) — A tentative four-year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus.
Detroit Red Wings play the Calgary Flames
Detroit Red Wings (3-3-0, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Calgary Flames (3-3-1, fourth in the Pacific Division)
Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry
DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas...
Police: Man among 6 shot outside suburban Detroit bar dies
EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man who was among six people shot outside a suburban Detroit bar has died.
Police say 34-year-old Jared Glenn of Roseville died Tuesday evening after...
New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition
DETROIT (AP) — The competition for full-size pickup truck customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and Chevrolet rolling out brawny-looking new models that are larger, lighter and more efficient than their predecessors.
Ally Financial: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
DETROIT (AP) _ Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $381 million.
The Detroit-based company said it had net income of 97 cents per share. Earnings,...
Patricia says Lions ‘turning the page’
DETROIT (AP) — Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay.
11 counts filed against Detroit man in shootings of 6 at bar
EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed 11 criminal counts against a Detroit man in connection with the shootings of six people outside a suburban bar.
Man shocked by Michigan police stun gun falls on knife, dies
MARION, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man fell onto a large knife and died after a police officer shocked him with a stun gun in northwestern Michigan.
End in sight? GM CEO Barra joins talks with striking union
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has...
Pistons still in the murky middle, hoping to show progress
DETROIT (AP) — In a league with so many teams either contending or rebuilding, the Detroit Pistons haven't been doing much of either.
All-boys St. Mary’s Prep will accept girls next fall
ORCHARD LAKE, Mich. (AP) — An all-boys Catholic school in suburban Detroit is accepting girls next fall.
St. Mary's Prep in Orchard Lake says girls will have their own single-gender classes...
Detroit suburb bans so-called gay conversion therapy
FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb has banned so-called conversion therapy, a scientifically discredited practice to change a gay person's sexual orientation or someone's gender...
Canucks host the Red Wings after shootout victory
Detroit Red Wings (3-2-0, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (2-2-0, fifth in the Pacific Division)
Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike
DETROIT (AP) — With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.
Red Wings executive Jim Devellano undergoes brain surgery
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings senior vice president Jim Devellano has had surgery to remove a non-cancerous brain tumor.
The surgery was Monday and the Red Wings say it was successful,...
Quicken Loans to open health center for 17,000 employees
DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans is opening a health and well-being center in downtown Detroit for workers in its family of companies.
The Detroit-based mortgage lender says Premise Health is...
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Detroit News. October 10, 2019
Protect vulnerable in budget battle
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer erred in putting funding for some of the state's most at-risk populations on the line in...
Facial recognition technology focus of Detroit forum
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit city council member is hosting a community forum on the use of facial-recognition technology by police.
The event by Roy McCalister Jr. is planned for Thursday at...
6 shot, 1 critically, in Detroit-area bar parking lot
EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say six people were shot, including one man in the head, outside a suburban Detroit bar during an early morning fight.
Fallen Detroit cop recognized after grandson submits essay
DETROIT (AP) — A fallen Michigan police officer who died in 2008 from injuries related to a shooting in 1978 will be honored after his grandson mentioned his career in a scholarship...
Big Sean’s foundation helps tackle student homelessness
DETROIT (AP) — Rapper Big Sean's philanthropic foundation continues to support a program created to deal with student homelessness at Detroit's Wayne State University.
Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-2 to snap 3-game skid
DETROIT (AP) — On a night when their biggest stars were quiet offensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs still scored plenty.
Ilya Mikheyev put the Maple Leafs ahead in the final minute of the...
Cavaliers visit owner Dan Gilbert, recovering from stroke
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers visited team owner Dan Gilbert, who is recovering at home after suffering a stroke in May.
After playing an exhibition game in Detroit on Friday...
Suspect in Detroit stabbing while EMTs were present arrested
DETROIT (AP) — A man suspected of fatally stabbing a woman in a Detroit home while emergency medical technicians were present has been arrested.
‘White Boy Rick’ scheduled for early Florida prison release
DETROIT (AP) — A one-time FBI informant-turned-Detroit drug lord will be released from a Florida prison earlier than expected.
The Detroit News reports that Richard "White Boy Rick" Wershe...
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Michigan insecticide spraying could threaten vulnerable bugs
DETROIT (AP) — Officials in southern Michigan are warning that pesticides targeting a deadly mosquito-borne virus could kill other insects, including rare and beneficial species.
Grant to help Detroit church with rich civil rights history
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit church that served as a popular venue for national civil rights leaders, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, is getting a grant for needed...
Man arraigned in fire that killed woman, 2-year-old daughter
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man has been charged in connection with a fire in an apartment building that killed a 31-year-old woman and her 2-year-old daughter.
UAW workers march in Detroit as GM strike enters 26th day
DETROIT (AP) — Dozens of United Auto Workers union members are gathering outside a General Motors facility in suburban Detroit to continue what they call their fight for working-class...
Judge pulls bond option for longtime ‘most wanted’ fugitive
DETROIT (AP) — A judge has reversed his decision to set bond for a man who spent nearly a decade on a federal "most wanted" list on charges alleging he kidnapped and raped a 10-year-old Detroit...
UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won’t end quickly
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer...
UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker
DETROIT (AP) — Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month...
Fugitive returned to Detroit to face kidnapping, rape charge
DETROIT (AP) — A man who had been on a federal "most wanted" list for nearly a decade has been returned to Michigan after his arrest in Mexico for the 2007 kidnapping and rape of a 10-year-old...
GM workers worry about paying bills as strike continues
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks.
Michigan probes Detroit-area hospital’s 7 Legionnaires cases
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — State health officials are investigating after seven people treated at a suburban Detroit hospital were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.
Canadiens take on the Red Wings in Eastern Conference showdown
Detroit Red Wings (2-1-0, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (1-0-2, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Police: Lawmaker failed to disclose bids to demolish house
DETROIT (AP) — Police say a state legislator didn't tell investigators about bids sought to demolish a vacant Detroit house she owned before it mysteriously was razed.
Detroit 16-year-old charged in slaying of her newborn
DETROIT (AP) — A 16-year-old Detroit girl has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of her newborn earlier this year.
More cases of rabies in skunks confirmed in Detroit area
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Officials have confirmed two new cases of rabies in skunks found in suburban Detroit communities.
Oakland County's health division says Wednesday that the skunks...
2 dead in police chase after car crashes into Detroit house
DETROIT (AP) — Two people have died after their car crashed into a Detroit house while the vehicle was being pursued by police.
The car burst into flames Tuesday and blew a huge hole in the...
Woman, 4-year-old daughter die in Detroit apartment fire
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit fire officials say a woman and her 4-year-old daughter died in an overnight apartment fire that may have started in a stove.
Ritchie gets key goal, Ducks beat Red Wings to stay unbeaten
DETROIT (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have ridden a hot goaltender to the franchise's third 3-0 start.
Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and Anaheim beat...
Motorist crashes, dies after deer knocked into windshield
RAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 28-year-old woman has died in southeastern Michigan after a deer struck by another vehicle crashed through the windshield of a car she was driving.
2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy
DETROIT (AP) — Jurors are hearing opening statements in the second trial of a Detroit-area doctor who is accused of intentionally misreading tests to come up with epilepsy diagnoses in...
Priest takes plea deal in sexual abuse investigation
DETROIT (AP) — A Catholic priest has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor after a Detroit-area jury said it was having trouble reaching a unanimous verdict in his sexual abuse trial.
Anaheim Ducks visit the Detroit Red Wings
Anaheim Ducks (2-0-0, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (2-0-0, third in the Atlantic Division)
Gores says keeping Drummond a priority for Pistons
DETROIT (AP) — On the day the Detroit Pistons opened their new training facility, owner Tom Gores discussed his hopes for the upcoming season.