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Man charged in mother's fatal shooting after family dinner

Nov. 29, 2021 18:13 PM EST

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 22-year-old suburban Detroit man has been charged with open murder in the fatal shooting of his mother as she drove him home from a family dinner on Thanksgiving eve. George Harry II also is charged with five counts of attempted murder and...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift's banged-up shoulder still hurting

Nov. 29, 2021 16:38 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The winless Detroit Lions may be without their best player against the Minnesota Vikings. Detroit coach Dan Campbell said Monday that running back D’Andre Swift’s injured shoulder is still sore, adding it’s hard to envision him playing on...

Detroit police: Two men in custody in beating, rape of woman

Nov. 29, 2021 14:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Two men were in custody in connection with the rape and brutal beating of a 63-year-old woman outside a closed Detroit church. Police Chief James White told reporters Monday that tips from residents led investigators to the suspects in the Nov. 14 attack....

Journalist freed by Myanmar helps light menorah in Detroit

Nov. 29, 2021 12:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An American journalist who was recently freed after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar helped light one of eight Hanukkah candles during a holiday celebration in downtown Detroit. Danny Fenster, 37, joined elected and community...

Little North Hunt Club celebrates 100 years at Hubbard Lake

Nov. 28, 2021 01:03 AM EST

HUBBARD LAKE, Mich. (AP) — A century of stories, memories and camaraderie lies between the walls of the Little North Hunt Club lodge. Nestled nine miles back in the woods on Hubbard Lake’s north end, Little North Hunt Club is part of the Consolidated Hunting League,...

Raymond scores early in OT, Red Wings beat Sabres 3-2

Nov. 27, 2021 22:58 PM EST

DETROIT, (AP) — Lucas Raymond scored 26 seconds into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Dylan Larkin and Filip Hronek assisted on Raymond’s goal, which came shortly after Buffalo forced the extra session with a...

Lions reeling after chaotic finish leaves them at 0-10-1

Nov. 26, 2021 17:46 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions, for all the mistakes they had made Thursday against the Chicago Bears, still had one chance to pick up their first win of the season. Detroit led 14-13, but the Bears had driven to the Lions 16 with 1:54 to play. It was third-and-9, so...

Police: Man fatally shoots mother in car in suburban Detroit

Nov. 26, 2021 12:41 PM EST

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his 52-year-old mother along a major thoroughfare north of Detroit. The pair was in the same car late Thursday night on northbound Woodward Avenue beneath the Interstate 696 overpass...

Prosecutor: Man charged in slaying of father's ex-girlfriend

Nov. 26, 2021 11:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 19-year-old Detroit-area man has been arrested in the slaying of his father’s former girlfriend. Jarren Cox of Wixom was arraigned Thursday on first-degree murder, witness intimidation and gun charges, the Wayne County prosecutor’s office said. ...

Woman pulled from burning home while trying to rescue pets

Nov. 26, 2021 10:08 AM EST

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A woman was rescued from her burning southeastern Michigan home after she refused to leave while trying to save some of her exotic animals, birds, ferrets and other pets. Deputies pulled the 41-year-old Highland Township woman through a...