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College Football Picks: Michigan tries to change narrative

Sep. 18, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

There is a strong temptation in college football to define teams early in the season, especially when a traditional power delivers a high-profile clunker. That's where No. 11 Michigan is as the Wolverines head into the first really big Big Ten game of the season. They face No. 13 Wisconsin in Madison on...

Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

Sep. 18, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members. On picket lines at plants across the country, many of the 49,000 workers have...

Prosecutor: Man charged in killings of 4 women in Detroit

Sep. 18, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A prosecutor announced murder charges Wednesday against a 34-year-old man in the slayings of four women in Detroit whose deaths authorities have characterized as the work of a serial killer. Deangelo Martin is charged with four counts of first-degree murder and four counts of felony murder...

The Latest: Man arraigned in killings of 4 women in Detroit

Sep. 18, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the case against a man accused in the killings of four women in Detroit (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A 34-year-old man has been arraigned in the slayings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit. Deangelo Martin's case went before a 36th District Court...

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes a day after New York

Sep. 18, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said the ban was effective...

Detroit girl, 2, dies after head stuck in car's power window

Sep. 18, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old Detroit girl has died after getting her head stuck in a power window in a car. Relatives tell TV station WXYZ that Kierre Allen's father yelled, "My baby, my baby," when he discovered her stuck in the window Monday. He had fallen asleep in the car in a driveway....

Prosecutor says a man has been charged in the killings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit

Sep. 18, 2019 11:43 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutor says a man has been charged in the killings of four women whose bodies were found in vacant houses in Detroit.

Slow progress reported in talks as GM strike enters 3rd day

Sep. 18, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Union and company bargainers are making progress toward a new contract as a strike by United Auto Workers that brought 33 General Motors factories to a halt continued into its third day. Committees working on thorny issues such as wages, health insurance costs, use of temporary workers, and...

Spartans moving on to Big Ten opener after loss

Sep. 17, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio can look back on plenty of miscues from Michigan State's loss last weekend. The big concern now for the Spartans is what happens next. They'll try to avoid a repeat of last year — when an early defeat against Arizona State was only the beginning of their...

Michigan State OL Jarvis expected to miss 6-7 weeks

Sep. 17, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State offensive lineman Kevin Jarvis is expected to miss 6-7 weeks with a leg injury. Coach Mark Dantonio said Jarvis isn't lost for the season, but he has been removed from the depth chart after starting the first three games at left tackle. Senior Tyler Higby is now...