Shields to fight Cornejo after Gabriels removed due to Voluntary Anti-Doping Association resultsMay 25, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields has a new opponent for her marquee fight in the Motor City.
Chinese commerce minister to hold talks in US amid disputes over tariffs and technologyMay 25, 2023 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — China’s commerce minister will hold talks with officials in the U.S. this week amid sharpening disputes over tariffs and technology, his ministry said Thursday.
Wang Wentao will meet with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Trade Representative Katherine Tai while in the U.S.
HOLLY, Mich. (AP) — A team of wranglers — including one on horseback — chased down and captured a wayward steer named Lester across several lanes of a Detroit-area freeway.
State police in-car video shows the tail-end of Sunday afternoon's chase on northbound Interstate 75 in Holly, about 57 miles (120 kilometers) northwest of Detroit.
Detroit mother charged with murder in the 2022 drug-related death of her 4-year-old sonMay 22, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother has been charged with felony murder and child abuse in the drug-related death of her 4-year-old son.
Chavon Boone was arraigned Sunday in 36th District and later jailed, the Wayne County prosecutor's office said Monday.
New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competitionJanuary 15, 2018 GMT
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...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit gas station clerk may have panicked when he locked a door to stop a possible theft before a man shot three bystanders, but he didn't commit a crime, his lawyer said Friday.
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Houston scanned the Michigan street where his fixer-upper and older homes bridge gaps between the vacant, overgrown lots and abandoned, ramshackle houses, boarded-up businesses and potholed streets of Highland Park.
DETROIT (AP) — A huge freighter hauling salt through the Great Lakes ran aground in the Detroit River on Wednesday, causing a spectacle off the shore of a popular island park.
Freighters regularly travel the waterway but they rarely come so close to land, so the sudden arrival of the Mark W.
4 killed in Detroit when SUV crashes into highway bridge pierMay 15, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — An SUV slammed into a bridge pier along an interstate highway in Detroit, throwing four young men from the vehicle and killing them, state police said.
The GMC Yukon was going fast when it hit the pier around 8 p.m.
DETROIT (AP) — Officials in a northern Detroit suburb have decided to shut down an annual festival a day early after fights broke out and reports of guns in the crowd sent patrons fleeing.
The annual Berkley Days festival began on Thursday and was slated to run through Sunday.
‘Please, man, don’t shoot us’: Witness says man shot 3 people, killing 1, in dispute over $4May 10, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A man fatally shot another customer inside a Detroit gas station and wounded two more after the clerk locked the door in a dispute over a small purchase, authorities said Wednesday.
Details emerged as prosecutors charged Samuel McCray, 27, with murder and attempted murder.
General Motors hires former Apple exec to run software unitMay 9, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has hired a former high-ranking executive at Apple to run a new software organization at the automaker.
Mike Abbott is joining GM as executive vice president of software on May 22, the Detroit manufacturer said Tuesday.
US probes complaint that woman was trapped in flaming SUVMay 5, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating possible electrical problems in older Dodge Journeys after a woman was trapped and died when her SUV caught fire in December.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating whether inoperative door locks and windows can prevent people from getting out of the SUVs during an emergency.
Pistons, ex-exec Murphy named in sex harassment lawsuitMay 4, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A female former employee of the Detroit Pistons has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the team and its now-fired assistant general manager.
The Pistons announced Thursday that Rob Murphy “no longer works for the Detroit Pistons or Motor City Cruise, in any capacity.”
Detroit school closes for cleaning amid spike in illnessesMay 4, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit elementary school has closed for the rest of the week for a deep cleaning amid a spike in flu-like illnesses, officials said Wednesday.
One of the students who fell sick, a kindergartner, died last week, according to school and health officials, though no cause had yet been determined for the death or the illnesses.
‘Little hero:’ Boy stops Michigan school bus with ill driverApril 29, 2023 GMT
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A boy grabbed the steering wheel on a school bus and hit the brakes, bringing the vehicle to a safe stop on a busy Detroit-area road after the driver had passed out, authorities said.
GM boosts outlook as sales in US fuel strong first quarterApril 25, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Strong U.S. sales helped General Motors increase its first-quarter net profit 19% over a year ago, leading the company to raise its full-year earnings guidance on expectations that people will keep buying new vehicles.
Detroit’s Rodriguez has perfect game broken up in 7thApril 23, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's Ryan Mountcastle has singled in the seventh inning to break up a perfect game bid by Detroit's Eduardo Rodriguez.
The left-hander retired the first 20 Orioles he faced Sunday before Mountcastle lined a clean single to left-center field for Baltimore's first baserunner.
Man pleads no contest in killing of Detroit news anchorApril 20, 2023 GMT
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man has pleaded no contest to first-degree murder, assault with intent to murder and unlawful imprisonment in the killing of a radio news anchor and an attack on his family.
Michigan man linked to extremist group pleads guiltyApril 19, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man linked to an anti-government group and arrested just before the fall election pleaded guilty Wednesday to gun-related charges.
Detroit ex-police commander sentenced in towing bribe schemeApril 19, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A former lieutenant in charge of the Detroit Police Department’s Integrity Unit was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Tuesday for accepting bribes in a conspiracy with another officer, prosecutors announced.
NBA Defensive Players of the YearApril 17, 2023 GMT
2023 — Jaren Jackson Jr., Memphis
NBA Defensive Players of the YearApril 17, 2023 GMT
2023 — Jaren Jacksonk Jr., Memphis
Life in prison for cleaner at GM plant who killed co-workerApril 14, 2023 GMT
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A cleaning service employee has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating a co-worker to death last summer at a General Motors assembly plant near Detroit.
Doctor acquitted in 14 patient deaths sues health systemApril 13, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — An Ohio doctor acquitted in the deaths of 14 patients who died after they were given painkillers has filed a lawsuit against a national Catholic health system that operates the hospital where he worked in the intensive care unit.
Bohm has 6 RBIs, Phillies power past Alcantara, Marlins 15-3April 11, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryson Stott and the Phillies play coy when asked exactly what they've learned through the years that turns Miami's Sandy Alcantara from ace to — especially in his latest start — awful against the NL champs.
Shields to fight Gabriels in Detroit at Little Caesars ArenaApril 10, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — The Motor City has landed a big punch to get back in the fight game.
Claressa Shields will fight Hanna Gabriels for the women’s world middleweight championship on June 3, bringing boxing to Little Caesars Arena for the first time since it opened in 2017.
Detroit apartment building fire injures 11, displaces 20April 7, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — About a dozen people were hurt in an apartment building fire early Friday morning on Detroit's west side.
Twenty people were displaced and 11 people suffered injuries including smoke inhalation, bumps and bruises, Fire Chief James Harris told reporters.
Detroit-area school chief quits over cell tower controversyApril 6, 2023 GMT
WYANDOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The superintendent of a Detroit-area school district has resigned amid protests over 5G wireless phone antennas near a school playground.
There was applause Wednesday when the Wyandotte school board accepted the resignation of Catherine Cost, who had served for nearly 10 years.
Man fatally mauled by pit bulls inside Detroit buildingApril 6, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A 58-year-old man whose body was found in a Detroit building apparently was attacked and killed by pit bull dogs, police said.
The victim was found Tuesday afternoon about 45 minutes after the attack, Detroit police Cpl.
Government identifies Detroit-area airman killed in WWIIApril 5, 2023 GMT
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a Detroit-area man who died when his aircraft was shot down in Romania during World War II, the Defense Department said Wednesday.
Man gets 2 years for buying gun used to kill Detroit officerApril 4, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A 27-year-old man accused of buying a gun used in the fatal shooting of a Detroit police officer was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
Sheldon Avery Thomas, 27, of Detroit pleaded guilty in December to making a false statement in buying the weapon that was used to kill Officer Loren Courts, 40, during a July ambush on Detroit’s west side.
Girl, 2 men killed in wrong-way crash on Michigan freewayApril 3, 2023 GMT
MARENGO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl and two men have been killed and four others injured in a wrong-way crash in southern Michigan.
A pickup truck traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 94 in Marengo Township collided head-on about 12:30 a.m.
Detroit plays Oklahoma City on 10-game road slideMarch 29, 2023 GMT
Detroit Pistons (16-59, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (37-39, 10th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Thunder -11
Wednesday’s Time ScheduleMarch 29, 2023 GMT
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Hart, Laughton lead Flyers past Red Wings 3-0March 25, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 29 saves, Scott Laughton scored and the Philadelphia Flyers won their third straight with an 3-0 shutout of the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.
Kieffer Bellows also scored and Tyson Foerster had an empty-netter for Philadelphia in a matchup of two of the Eastern Conference’s worst teams.
Girl, 13, killed in crash caused by Jeep fleeing policeMarch 23, 2023 GMT
WALLED LAKE, Mich. (AP) — A 13-year-old suburban Detroit girl has died and five other people have been hurt in a multi-vehicle crash caused by a driver who was fleeing police, authorities said.
Walled Lake police officers were pursuing a Jeep Gladiator Wednesday evening when its driver ran a red light and struck a Honda Fit and Chevrolet Equinox.
Overcrowding woes plague Detroit-area lockup for kidsMarch 22, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Officials declared a public health emergency at an overcrowded Detroit-area jail for kids, a step that could lead to improved staffing and more services.
“The situation has become untenable for nearly 140 youths that are currently residing there.
Lawyers: Dispute over Van Gogh art in Detroit is settledMarch 21, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A deal has been reached over control of an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh, lawyers said, weeks after the custody fight created public buzz and much tension near the end of a rare U.S.
Ex-suburban public works chief to be locked up for 3 monthsMarch 16, 2023 GMT
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A longtime public works official in suburban Detroit was sentenced to three months in custody Thursday followed by house arrest for threatening to retaliate against a developer unless he purchased tickets for a political fundraiser.
No charges for officer who shot man in police station lobbyMarch 16, 2023 GMT
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit officer who fatally shot an armed man inside the lobby of police station will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Ali Naji “objectively posed an imminent threat” and the Dearborn police officer who shot him acted in self defense, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said.
2 Detroit-area men convicted in fatal shootings of 2 womenMarch 16, 2023 GMT
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Two suburban Detroit men have been convicted in the 2021 slayings of two women who were fatally shot while unloading groceries outside their apartment.
A jury convicted Dajuan Davenport, 22, of Warren, and Darrell S.
Ex-Detroit officer sentenced in towing bribery schemeMarch 16, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit police officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in prison for his role in a bribery conspiracy intended to break rules and steer cars to a favored towing company.
Ex-Wisconsin college student faces federal threat chargesMarch 15, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former University of Wisconsin-Madison student accused of threatening people at the school, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The grand jury in Madison indicted 32-year-old Arvin Raj Mathur on six counts of transmitting communications containing threats to injure other persons.
Detroit man charged in shootings of 2 state troopersMarch 15, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A 55-year-old man has been charged with shooting two Michigan State Police troopers inside a Detroit home.
Andre Hardaway of Detroit was arraigned Wednesday on assault with intent to murder and gun charges, the Wayne County prosecutor's office said.
Man in threats case to remain in custody on way to WisconsinMarch 14, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Madison student will remain in custody and be transported to Wisconsin from Michigan to face a charge of making threats against people at the school.
Wayne State in Detroit announces free tuition pledge programMarch 13, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University in Detroit will provide free tuition to incoming in-state students with family incomes of $70,000 or less and assets of $50,000 or less.
The Wayne State Guarantee was announced Monday.
2 state police officers recovering after Detroit shootingMarch 11, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A state police sergeant shot during an incident in Detroit has been released from a hospital while another wounded officer was facing surgery, authorities said Saturday.
2 members of Michigan State Police unit shot in DetroitMarch 11, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Two members of a special Michigan State Police unit were shot in an incident in Detroit on Friday, police said.
The MSP’s Detroit-area Second District tweeted two members of the force's Emergency Support team were shot, one being struck three times and the other once.
Mayor charged with fraud connected to COVID relief programMarch 10, 2023 GMT
EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area mayor has been charged with fraud connected to an application for a COVID-relief grant.
Monique Owens, 39, of Eastpointe was arraigned Thursday on false pretenses.
Detroit boxing scene fighting to make comeback to relevanceMarch 9, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Inside the MotorCity Casino one recent night, there were roars from the crowd as boxer after boxer was knocked out. A few laughs, too, when a fighter’s vomit stopped one bout and another was delayed because a competitor failed to put on a protective cup.
Red Wings edge Blackhawks 4-3, end six-game slideMarch 9, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Dominik Kubalik scored the go-ahead goal with 4:07 remaining and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a six-game skid with a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
Jake Walman, Dylan Larkin and Lucas Raymond also scored for Detroit.
Feds suspect Tesla using automated system in firetruck crashMarch 8, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators suspect that a Tesla was operating on an automated driving system when it crashed into a firetruck in California last month, killing the driver and critically injuring a passenger.
Lightning beat Flyers 5-2 to snap 5-game losing streakMarch 8, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Killorn and Nikita Kucherov each had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Court considers if parents of school shooter can be chargedMarch 7, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday defended charges against the parents of a teenager who killed four students at a Michigan school in 2021, telling an appeals court that extreme drawings and the boy's fascination with guns should have been a wake-up call on the day of the shootings.
Deslauriers, Cates lead Flyers past Red Wings 3-1March 6, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Deslauriers is mostly a fourth-line grinder for Philadelphia and certainly not on the team to score goals. So when he does punch one in — as he did to help the Flyers snap a four-game losing streak — it's reason to cut loose.
Saturday’s ScoresMarch 5, 2023 GMT
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Anders Lee scores twice as Islanders beat Red Wings 4-1March 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee scored two of New York's four third-period goals, helping the Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday.
New York improved to 5-2-1 in its last eight games and remained in position for one of two Eastern Conference wild cards.
Judge: Oxford Schools, staff immune from shooting lawsuitsMarch 4, 2023 GMT
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge has ruled that staff and administrators at Oxford High School cannot be sued for a mass shooting that left four students dead and seven others wounded.
Oakland County Circuit Judge Mary Ellen Brennan also dismissed Oxford Community Schools from civil lawsuits related to the shooting, stating that the district and staff are protected by governmental immunity.
Mitchell leads Cleveland against Detroit after 44-point gameMarch 3, 2023 GMT
Detroit Pistons (15-48, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (39-26, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland hosts the Detroit Pistons after Donovan Mitchell scored 44 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 117-113 loss to the Boston Celtics.