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Acuff's 29 lead Eastern Michigan past Ohio 90-79

Jan. 31, 2023 22:40 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Tyson Acuff had 29 points in Eastern Michigan's 90-79 win over Ohio on Tuesday night. Acuff added six assists for the Eagles (6-16, 3-6 Mid-American Conference). Emoni Bates scored 19 points while shooting 7 for 14 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4...

Michigan moves for early slot for 2024 presidential primary

Jan. 31, 2023 20:15 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan House Democrats voted Tuesday to move the state's presidential primary to the fourth week of February and become a part of a new group of states slated to lead off the Democratic party's presidential primary starting next year. The move, which was...

Michigan State player who swung helmet gets probation

Jan. 31, 2023 18:09 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State football player who swung his helmet at a Michigan player in a stadium tunnel expressed regret Tuesday and said he's “just looking forward to wuppin' some maize and blue” on the field. Khary Crump, a defensive back, was sentenced to...

Detroit-area man convicted of aiding Islamic State in Syria

Jan. 31, 2023 11:20 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man who was captured on a Syrian battlefield in 2018 has been convicted on charges of providing support to the Islamic State group and attending one of the group's training camps, prosecutors said. A federal jury convicted Ibraheem Izzy Musaibli, 32,...

3 rappers missing for days since Detroit gig was scratched

Jan. 31, 2023 11:09 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Three aspiring rappers who met in prison have been missing for 10 days after a Detroit gig suddenly was canceled because of an equipment problem, police said. "We just have a whole lot of unanswered questions that we’re trying to find the answer to,” Cmdr....

State in deal with plastics maker over PFAS contamination

Jan. 30, 2023 15:56 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A plastics manufacturer reached an agreement with the state to investigate and address hazardous substances known as “forever chemicals” at a former factory in Livingston County, Attorney General Dana Nessel said Monday. Asahi Kasei Plastics North America...

Doctor gets nearly 17 years in prison for vast opioid scheme

Jan. 30, 2023 15:16 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor was sentenced Monday to nearly 17 years in prison and ordered to pay $30 million for leading a scheme to bill Medicare and private insurers for unnecessary painkiller injections and write prescriptions for millions of opioids. Frank Patino's...

Purdue a unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Vols up to No. 2

Jan. 30, 2023 13:01 PM EST

Purdue became this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll Monday after wins over Michigan and Michigan State last week as chaos ensued behind the Boilermakers among other ranked teams. More than half of Top 25 teams lost, including...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Jan. 30, 2023 07:19 AM EST

Detroit News. January 28, 2023. Editorial: Abortion is not the best growth strategy for Mich. There are more people dying in Michigan than being born. In 2021, the state had more deaths than births in a year for only the second time since at least 1900....

No. 22 Illinois women fend off Michigan State 86-76

Jan. 29, 2023 20:25 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Makira Cook totaled 26 points, Genesis Bryant scored 21 and Adalia McKenzie added a double-double to help No. 22 Illinois beat Michigan State 86-76 on Sunday. Cook sank 8 of 21 shots from the floor and all 10 of her free throws for the Fighting Illini (17-5,...