ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A lion has been born at the Detroit Zoo for the first time in 40 years.
The zoo said the birth of Binti, which means daughter in Swahili, occurred in September. Her...
The 2020 Michigan Associated Press Division All-State Division 7-8 football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of sports writers:
ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — A young woman whose body was found outdoors at Grand Valley State University was a first-year student from the Detroit area, authorities said Tuesday.
ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit man has been arrested after customers in a suburban grocery told police he had walked around inside the store with a rifle.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A renewed interest in hunting has dramatically increased since March when the coronavirus pandemic hit across the U.S., forcing businesses to shut down and people to stay...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Researchers at Beaumont Hospital have been awarded a $3.8 million Defense Department grant to develop a screening tool to speed diagnosis of a chronic bladder...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan should shield low-income students from the brunt of a potential K-12 funding cut in the coming school year instead of making an across-the-board reduction to base...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents are heading to hardware stores for do-it-yourself home improvements or hiring contractors to tackle a wide range of projects they identified while...
PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan man charged in his father's bludgeoning death allegedly told officers he fatally beat him with a baseball bat after his father confiscated his last...
HAZEL PARK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of his wife.
Jeff Sherwood, 45, was arraigned Monday in the killing of his...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb plans to relocate a war memorial, but war veterans and opponents say they were not consulted and worry about losing tradition.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is among 16 states where the lowest-poverty school districts receive less state and local funding than the highest-poverty districts do — a 5-percentage point...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — This year's White House Christmas book is illustrated by an artist in suburban Detroit.
The White House called Jennifer Baghdoian to ask if she would illustrate the...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Pope Francis has appointed a Michigan priest to be the next bishop for the Diocese of Gary.
The appointment of Monsignor Robert J. McClory was announced Tuesday in...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibit featuring Amur tigers has opened at the Detroit Zoo.
The Detroit Zoological Society says the Devereaux Tiger Forest is home to 2-year-old males, Nikolai...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police officer has resigned after he questioned a black man when a white woman claimed he was staring at her.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Zoo plans to operate entirely on wind-generated electricity by 2021.
Officials said Thursday the power will come from three new DTE Energy wind parks scheduled to...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Police in a Detroit suburb have apologized for its officers' conduct after a black man was questioned when a woman claimed he was staring at her.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts and Oakland Community College are partnering to help expand education, events and arts offerings.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A nonprofit is planning to give a group of young cancer patients and their families star treatment at a private screening of the movie "Toy Story 4" in Royal Oak.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo is hosting an exhibition of the work of a renowned wildlife photographer.
The Detroit Zoological Society is presenting "Thomas D. Mangelsen — A Life...
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say three people have died and a fourth was critically injured after the vehicle they were riding in crashed into a tree in suburban...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo says an 11-year-old gray wolf has died during surgery to remove a mass in her chest.
Zoo officials say Wazi (WAH'-zee) suffered cardiac arrest and...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — CVS Pharmacy is stepping up efforts in Michigan to curb pharmacy robberies and help keep narcotic medications including opioids more secure.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from a Detroit-area hospital nearly a month after suffering a stroke and will recover at an in-patient rehabilitation...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo says its $30 million Polk Penguin Conservation Center will close for several months to fix faulty waterproofing.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Organizers of the 22nd annual Arts, Beats & Eats in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak are expected to release details this week of this year's version of the popular summer...
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Sculptures made from illegal snare traps that threaten wildlife in Africa are on display at the Detroit Zoo.
The exhibition "Snares to Wares: Capacity for Change " is...
DETROIT (AP) — Visitors to the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak will get the chance to participate in data collection and other activities as part of Citizen Science Day.
OAK PARK, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials say more cases of measles have been confirmed in the Detroit area, raising the number in Oakland County to 21 since March 13.
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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 31-year-old Detroit-area man has been charged with killing his father, who was found dead with his hands and legs bound.
Dane Matthew Steward of Royal Oak appeared in court Monday on a first-degree murder charge and was ordered held without bond.
Police say they found 73-year-old Dennis Steward's body Thursday inside the home the two men shared. An autopsy determined he died from strangulation and had likely been dead for more than a day. His car was missing.
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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An orphaned North American female river otter found by hikers in southeastern Alaska has been moved to the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak.
The Detroit Zoological Society says 7-month-old Kalee is a potential mate for Sparky, a 4-year-old male otter born at the zoo.
Kalee had suffered a laceration and puncture wound to her side when she was discovered in June. Alaska Fish and Game officials turned her over to a zoo there for initial care.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo has opened a new habitat for red pandas.
The Holtzman Wildlife Foundation Red Panda Forest made its debut this month at the zoo in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak. It's designed to provide a larger and more stimulating naturalistic environment for the pandas. And it seeks to help teach people more about the animals.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A newborn polar bear cub has died at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak.
The cub was born Wednesday and moved to the zoo's intensive-care nursery on Thursday after video surveillance showed she had stopped nursing.
Officials say staff worked in shifts to provide fluids, antibiotics and infusions of polar bear blood plasma.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The family of a young man who was fatally shot by police in suburban Detroit has filed a lawsuit seeking $10 million, alleging his civil rights were violated when he was shot in the back.
The lawsuit was filed Monday in federal court. Cody Reynolds' mother is accusing Royal Oak police of using excessive force in May.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A $5 million gift from a suburban Detroit couple will help create a new heart center at Beaumont Hospital .
The money from Orchard Lake residents Max and Debra Ernst will go to the $9 million Max and Debra Ernst Heart Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Max Ernst is a former Arbor Drugs executive. The center will be dedicated to consolidating cardiac care, particularly for patients with heart failure.
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — For the first time in decades, Democrats are in the majority on the Board of Commissioners in Michigan's second-largest county.
Voters in Oakland County chose four Democrats in districts that usually go Republican. Democrats now will have a one-seat majority.
County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, a Republican, says he wasn't surprised by the election results Tuesday. He says he's always "reached across the aisle ... to pass a bipartisan, balanced" budget.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — About two dozen endangered frogs raised at the Detroit Zoo have been released into the wild.
The Detroit Zoological Society says 25 dusky gopher frogs were moved this month to the Ward Bayou Wildlife Management Area in southern Mississippi.
DETROIT (AP) — A mural of President John F. Kennedy wearing multicolored sunglasses pops on the side of a cement-block building in Royal Oak.
A rusted-brown metal horse sculpture, its mane blowing in the breeze, stands in the grass at Mount Clemens' southern gateway.
A giant pigeon with shades of purple and blue graces one side of an old barn in a farming area near Port Austin.
DETROIT (AP) — A single law firm based in Royal Oak has won tens of millions of dollars in lawsuits against a growing list of metro Detroit communities — including Detroit, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Birmingham, and the townships of Bloomfield, Waterford and Brighton.
More cases are pending against St. Clair Shores, Taylor, and most recently Harper Woods. The firm did lose a notable case against Westland and appealed another loss to Dearborn.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Halloween has arrived ahead of schedule at the Detroit Zoo, where inhabitants are enjoying some frightfully good fare.
Animal care staff at the zoo in suburban Royal Oak on Wednesday provided special seasonal munchies to anteaters, great apes, grizzly bears, penguins and vultures, among others.
On the menu: Pumpkins, cornstalks and other fall harvest goodies, which are filled with treats that some of the animals get to smash open.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak has earned its fourth consecutive nursing designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet recognition program.
The program was created in 1994 and recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.