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Cousin accused of lying in missing teen investigation

Jan. 24, 2022 15:37 PM EST

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — A young man was charged Monday with lying to police in an investigation of a missing Detroit-area teenager. The man is a cousin of Zion Foster, a 17-year-old from Eastpointe who was wearing her Detroit Wing Company food uniform when she was last seen on...

MSU Police: Body is that of man missing since visit to MSU

Jan. 24, 2022 09:55 AM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A body found Friday in the Red Cedar has been confirmed as that of an 18-year-old man who vanished in October while visiting the Michigan State University campus, police said. Michigan State University Police Inspector Chris Rozman said a medical examiner...

Detroit-area councilman wants to save obsolete water tower

Jan. 23, 2022 15:30 PM EST

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — It's rusty and no longer needed, but a 165-foot water tower still has fans in a Detroit suburb. St. Clair Shores City Council member David Rubello wants to save the tower, which stands at the city's golf course, The Macomb Daily reported. ...

Historic Masonic lodge in Detroit added to National Registry

Jan. 23, 2022 09:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Masonic lodge in Detroit has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, in part because of its contributions to the civil rights movement. The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge on Detroit’s east side was added Wednesday to the National Park...

Hintz scores in overtime to lift Stars past Red Wings 5-4

Jan. 21, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Roope Hintz scored a power-play goal with 2:09 left in overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. “It was a great pass,” Hintz said of the feed from Joe Pavelski on the winning goal. “I just tried to get my...

Detroit federal Judge Arthur Tarnow dies at age 79

Jan. 21, 2022 21:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Arthur Tarnow, a federal judge in Detroit for nearly 24 years, died Friday, the court said. He was 79 and had been under treatment for heart issues. “I knew that he was very sick, but it still pains me greatly to hear of his passing,” Detroit-area...

GM to spend $6.5B, add 4,000 jobs at Michigan EV factories

Jan. 21, 2022 20:27 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — General Motors is poised to announce next week major electric-vehicle investments in Michigan, with plans to spend $6.5 billion and create up to 4,000 new jobs at two plants. The state's economic development board is expected to approve an incentives package...

Republicans sue to block Michigan's new congressional map

Jan. 21, 2022 17:33 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Republicans sued to block the state's new congressional map, saying it is constitutionally flawed because of population deviations, too much splitting of municipal lines and the carving up of “communities of interest.” The lawsuit, filed Thursday...

Court reinstates charges against clerk over 2018 election

Jan. 21, 2022 13:49 PM EST

LANSING, Mich (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals reinstated four criminal charges against a suburban Detroit elections clerk over her handling of absentee ballots in 2018, overturning a lower court judge's decision to throw them out. The court issued the unanimous decision...

Judge apologizes for wishing jail on man with weedy yard

Jan. 21, 2022 10:48 AM EST

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area judge has apologized for wishing that she could send a 72-year-old immigrant with cancer to jail for a weedy property. “I acted intemperately. I’m very embarrassed that I did so,” said Alexis Krot, a judge in Hamtramck's District Court....