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Shhh! Detroit's Báez quiets fan with grand slam in Arizona

Jun. 25, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Javier Báez hit a grand slam to quiet a fan in the front row and homer for the third straight game, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Báez homered in consecutive games against Boston and launched his seventh...

How US states have banned, limited or protected abortion

Jun. 24, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Detroit man who was Tuskegee Airman dies at 100

Jun. 24, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Alexander Jefferson, a member of the celebrated Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, has died at age 100, officials said Friday. Jefferson was born in Detroit and remained a lifelong resident. The city announced last fall that it plans to honor him with the Lt. Col....

Michigan's top court urged to quickly address abortion ban

Jun. 24, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged the Michigan Supreme Court to quickly determine whether abortion will be legal in the state, a few hours after the U.S. Supreme Court ended a national right to abortion. Abortion in Michigan is legal — for now — because a judge...

Decaying body of boy, 3, found in freezer; mother arrested

Jun. 24, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after the decomposing body of her 3-year-old son was found Friday morning in a basement freezer in the family's westside Detroit home. Detroit police officers and members of Child Protective Services discovered the...

Clippers take Michigan's Moussa Diabate with 43rd pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers drafted forward Moussa Diabate from Michigan with the 43rd pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. Diabate was the second player from Michigan to be picked in the second round. Caleb Houstan went to Orlando with the 32nd selection....

Lakers get Michigan State's Max Christie with 2nd-round pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers think Max Christie is the next underrated young talent who will grow into a solid NBA contributor after he puts on the purple and gold. The Lakers selected the Michigan State guard with the 35th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday...

Pistons draft Ivey at No. 5 and acquire No. 13 pick Duren

Jun. 24, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons suddenly have a dynamic backcourt, giving the three-time championship franchise a chance to restore a bit of glory. Detroit also made a savvy deal to bolster its frontcourt. The Pistons selected Purdue's Jaden Ivey with the No. 5...

Feds search Trump-era official's home, subpoena GOP leaders

Jun. 23, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents searched a former top Justice Department official's home and seized records from key Republicans in at least five states linked to Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election, in what were clear signs that authorities are ramping up their investigation...

Police: man shot during traffic stop suspected of impairment

Jun. 23, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

WAYLAND, Mich. (AP) — A motorist shot in a struggle with a sheriff's deputy during a western Michigan traffic stop had been pulled over for suspicion of impaired driving, state police said Thursday. Joseph Nagle, 22, of Comstock Park was shot and killed by an Allegan County...