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A win for people who park too long: Tire marking thrown out

Apr. 22, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states. Alison Taylor had received more than a dozen $15 tickets for exceeding the two-hour parking...

Michigan adoption agency reverses LGBT policy

Apr. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan said Monday it will place children in LGBT homes, reversing course following a recent legal settlement. Grand Rapids-based Bethany Christian Services is responsible for about 8% of Michigan's more than...

Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain surgery

Apr. 22, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday on her Instagram account. Earlier this month, she shared that an MRI showed the tumor after she...

Bucks, Rockets have shot to sweep Pistons and Jazz on road

Apr. 21, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston's James Harden were this season's leading NBA MVP candidates . In their latest playoff games, the superstars had relatively lackluster performances and their teammates were more than capable of picking up the slack to put Detroit and Utah on the...

Norris gets first win since 2017, Tigers top White Sox, 4-3

Apr. 21, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With closer Shane Greene making saves routine for the Detroit Tigers this year, pitcher Daniel Norris will try to do the same with wins. He got the first one out of the way. The left-handed former top prospect earned his first victory in two years, striking out six batters in five innings to...

Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

Apr. 21, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks know they are often considered a one-man team. Saturday night, they took some major steps toward changing that perception. On a night where Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited by foul trouble, the Bucks had seven players score in double figures and beat the Detroit Pistons...

Blake Griffin returns for Pistons in Game 3 against Bucks

Apr. 20, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin started for the Detroit Pistons in Game 3 against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night after missing four of the final six regular-season games and the first two of the playoff series because of a right knee injury. The Bucks lead the series 2-0, averaging a 28-point margin of...

5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

Apr. 20, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids reports Iziah Hall of Wyoming asked the dispatcher: "Can you bring me McDonald's?" Dispatcher Sara Kuberski says she told him no but...

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

Apr. 20, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Aug. 6. The teams will wrap up the series on Sunday with a different approach to pitching. The Tigers will bump left-hander Daniel Norris (0-0, 4.32 ERA)...

Moncada hits long homer as White Sox beat Tigers 7-3

Apr. 19, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It was a big night for the bench coaches at Comerica Park. With both managers gone because of a suspension and an ejection, Joe McEwing and Steve Liddle guided their teams through the late innings Friday night. McEwing's Chicago White Sox ultimately won, beating Liddle's Detroit Tigers 7-3....