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Red Wings beat Ducks 3-1, extend record losing streak to 12

Jan. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks dropped their heads on the bench and looked down at their skates, another defeat seemingly imminent. Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 4:16 left and Darren Helm scored a little later, lifting the Detroit Red Wings over the Ducks 3-1 on Tuesday night to extend their...

Man playing hide-and-seek found dead in vacant building

Jan. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who apparently fell down an elevator shaft while playing hide-and-seek with friends in a vacant Detroit building. Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman Keith Owens identified the victim as 21-year-old Jonathan Mazgai of...

No. 16 Buffalo holds off upset-minded WMU 88-79

Jan. 15, 2019 10:21 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Buffalo was finally challenged in conference play — and coach Nate Oats wasn't thrilled with how his team handled it. Jeremy Harris had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the 16th-ranked Bulls held off upset-minded Western Michigan 88-79 on Tuesday night, but this game was close...

Central Michigan downs Northern Illinois 78-69

Jan. 15, 2019 10:19 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, David DiLeo added 18 points with five 3s, and Central Michigan pulled away late to beat Northern Illinois 78-69 on Tuesday night. A DiLeo 3-pointer capped a 13-2 run for an 11-point lead early in the second half as the Chippewas...

Utomi, Ivey help Akron hold off Eastern Michigan 51-49

Jan. 15, 2019 9:32 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Utomi and Jimond Ivey scored 12 points each and Akron held off Eastern Michigan 51-49 on Tuesday night despite poor shooting from both teams late. Eastern Michigan (8-9, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) shot 2 of 9 from the floor and had a turnover over the last five minutes while the...

Powder horn stolen from Detroit-area museum in 1952 returned

Jan. 15, 2019 9:04 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — An oxen gunpowder container made in 1757 and stolen more than 60 years ago from a Detroit-area museum has been returned. The FBI turned the Nowlin Powder Horn over Tuesday during a ceremony at the Dearborn Historical Museum. Authorities tracked the powder horn down in November to an...

Shepard taking over play-by-play for Tigers' TV broadcasts

Jan. 15, 2019 8:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Shepard is taking over as play-by-play announcer of the Detroit Tigers on their Fox Sports Detroit television broadcasts. FSD said Tuesday that Shepard will work alongside analysts Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson. Dan Petry and Craig Monroe will be analysts for pregame and postgame shows....

No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

Jan. 15, 2019 8:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — At first glance, this year's edition of the North American International Auto Show might look like any other from the past: gleaming vehicles, bright lights and flashy displays trying to lure spectators to their offerings. But after traversing Cobo Center's massive exhibition space and...

Report: Michigan pays Faehn $15,000 for 4 days before firing

Jan. 15, 2019 4:06 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan reportedly will pay a former USA Gymnastics executive $15,000 for four days' work as a coaching consultant for its women's team before her dismissal. Michigan athletic department spokesman Kurt Svoboda told the Detroit Free Press on Tuesday that the...

Parents charged after toddler dies from fentanyl poisoning

Jan. 15, 2019 2:28 PM EST

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area couple has been charged in the opioid overdose of their 18-month-old daughter who died on Christmas Day. Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith told the Detroit Free Press that an autopsy showed Ava Floyd had ingested up to 15 times the amount of fentanyl...