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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2019, file photo, State Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, speaks after a news conference at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct. New complaints filed against Lucido have brought the total number of state legislators accused of sexual misconduct during the past three years to more than 100. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)

3rd woman accuses Michigan lawmaker of sexual harassment

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A third woman in two weeks has publicly come forward with sexual harassment allegations against a Michigan state legislator, according to a published report Sunday. Melissa Osborn, who works as a regulatory affairs specialist for a trade group, told Crain's Detroit Business that...

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35), Brooklyn Nets forward Nicolas Claxton (33) and Joe Harris (12) battle for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Detroit, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Nets beat Pistons in OT

Jan. 25, 2020 10:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Kyrie Irving took over, scoring on an array of shots and even over a backboard that was simply in his way. Irving scored 17 of his 45 points in the third quarter to overcome a double-digit deficit and the Brooklyn Nets went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 121-111 in overtime Saturday night....

Morgan scores 21 points as Central Michigan tops Ball State

Jan. 25, 2020 8:17 PM EST

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Dallas Morgan scored 21 points as Central Michigan defeated Ball State 71-66 on Saturday. Tahjai Teague had 17 points, a career-high 18 rebounds and five blocks for Ball State. Morgan hit a 3-pointer and later a two-point field goal to turn a five-point Central Michigan lead into...

German leads N. Illinois past W. Michigan 58-52

Jan. 25, 2020 7:15 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German registered 12 points as Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 58-52 on Saturday. Darius Beane had 11 points for Northern Illinois (11-9, 4-3 Mid-American Conference). Trendon Hankerson added 11 points. Tyler Cochran had six rebounds. Lacey James, the Huskies' second...

Miami downs E. Michigan 73-68 behind Coleman-Lands

Jan. 25, 2020 7:11 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Isaiah Coleman-Lands scored 16 points off the bench and Nike Sibande scored 14 and Miami (OH) beat Eastern Michigan 73-68 on Saturday. Dae Dae Grant added 14 points and Dalonte Brown 10 and the Redhawks kept Eastern Michigan winless in Mid-American Conference play. Miami (9-11, 2-5)...

Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu (11) runs up court after hitting the go-ahead score with less than second remaining during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Dosunmu's shot lifts No. 21 Illinois over Michigan 64-62

Jan. 25, 2020 4:18 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — As the final seconds ticked away in a tie game, Ayo Dosunmu was being guarded by Zavier Simpson, one of the top defenders in the Big Ten. “The one thing Ayo has is 6-(foot)-5,” Illinois coach Brad Underwood said. Dosunmu took advantage of his 5-inch height edge on...

LeGrand hits game-winner, Detroit edges UIC 70-69

Jan. 25, 2020 4:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Alonde LeGrand scored the go-ahead basket with .4 seconds remaining and Detroit-Mercy defeated Illinois-Chicago 70-69 on Saturday. After UIC’s Godwin Boahen missed the front end of a one-and-one with 11.8 seconds left, Detroit's Antoine Davis brought the ball upcourt, tightly defended...

Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr., right, shoots over Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Jackson, Morant lift Grizzlies past Pistons 125-112

Jan. 24, 2020 10:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jaren Jackson Jr.'s big first half helped the Memphis Grizzlies return to their high-scoring ways. Jackson scored 24 of his 29 points in the first two quarters, and he sank a big 3-pointer in the fourth to lift the Grizzlies to a 125-112 win over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Memphis...

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2019, file photo shows a sign at a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM. In papers filed Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 with the federal court in Detroit, FCA argued that GM’s lawsuit is not based on facts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Fiat Chrysler denies union bribery allegations in GM lawsuit

Jan. 24, 2020 7:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM. In papers filed Friday with the federal court in Detroit, FCA argued that GM’s lawsuit is not based on...

This undated photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Jamal Bennett. The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out Bennet's murder conviction, saying YouTube rap videos spoiled the verdict by portraying the defendant as a

Michigan court reverses murder conviction, cites rap videos

Jan. 24, 2020 6:39 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court unanimously threw out a murder conviction Friday, saying YouTube rap videos spoiled the verdict by portraying the defendant as a “ruthless and menacing threat to the community.” Jamal Bennett is serving a 32-year prison sentence for the fatal shooting...