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Wisconsin assistant coach's wife, daughter die in crash

May. 26, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin says the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident. Wisconsin's athletic department said Moore's wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Jaidyn, were killed in the crash on M-14 early Saturday in...

Michigan Legislature approves bill to cut high auto premiums

May. 24, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Legislature on Friday passed a landmark bill that would cut the country's highest auto insurance premiums by letting drivers forego a one-of-a-kind requirement to buy unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The votes followed the announcement of an agreement between...

Home sweet home: NHL execs flock back to familiar franchises

May. 24, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Brodeur has been back with the New Jersey Devils for eight months and only walked by his statue once. It's harder to avoid his banner hanging from the arena rafters. Brodeur returning to the place he spent the majority of his career sparked a recent run of executives going home to...

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes

May. 24, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan prosecutors announced Friday that five former Catholic priests are facing sexual abuse charges as part of the state attorney general's ongoing investigation into clergy abuse going back decades. Attorney General Dana Nessel said the priests served in dioceses in Detroit, Lansing and...

The Latest: 5 priests charged with sex crimes in Michigan

May. 24, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan attorney general's investigation of clergy abuse within the Catholic Church (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says prosecutors have brought sexual abuse charges against five Catholic priests as part of her office's...

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

May. 23, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A day after hitting his first major league home run, Garrett Cooper connected again. In grand fashion, too. Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 Thursday to finish a terrible homestand for the...

Marlins rally for 5th straight win, 6-3 over Tigers

May. 22, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — For the second straight night, a Miami player celebrated his first major league homer. Harold Ramirez hit his less than two weeks after his debut. Garrett Cooper had a much longer wait. Cooper hit his first big league home run in the sixth inning, and that was the start of an impressive...

Marlins blow lead, then recover to beat Tigers 5-4 in 11

May. 21, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A few innings after his first major league home run, Harold Ramirez nearly made a big mistake in the field. A replay review offered the Miami outfielder a reprieve. "I just say to (teammate Rosell) Herrera: 'I know I got it, so I know they're going to call out,'" Ramirez said. Ramirez...

Detroit's Gardenhire ejected after 9th-inning reversal

May. 21, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire has been ejected from Detroit's game against Miami on Tuesday night after the Tigers' manager came out to argue following a replay reversal in the bottom of the ninth inning. With men on first and third and one out, Detroit's Ronny Rodriguez lifted a fly ball to deep left...

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate

May. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul." She died last August without a formal document to guide her sons about her music, property and other assets. But the newly...