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Castaneda, Freeman lift Akron over Cent. Michigan 60-56

Jan. 25, 2022 23:33 PM EST

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Castaneda and Enrique Freeman scored 16 points apiece as Akron narrowly defeated Central Michigan 60-56 on Tuesday night. Ali Ali added 15 points for the Zips (13-5, 6-2 Mid-American Conference). Freeman also had 11 rebounds and three blocks. ...

Jokic's 28 points, 21 rebounds leads Nuggets past Pistons

Jan. 25, 2022 23:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists, Monte Morris made four free throws in the final 11.5 seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 110-105 on Tuesday night. Jokic was asked if he'd check the film for a missed assist, having fallen...

No. 24 Illinois holds off No. 10 Michigan State, 56-55

Jan. 25, 2022 22:25 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Trent Frazier scored a game-high 16 points, and No. 24 Illinois held on to beat No. 10 Michigan State 56-55 on Tuesday and take sole possession of first place in the Big Ten. Illinois (14-5, 7-2) was without two of its brightest stars: All-American center...

Gordon lifts Bowling Green over E. Michigan 85-71

Jan. 25, 2022 22:14 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Myron Gordon had a season-high 21 points and Joe Reece scored 20 and Bowling Green beat Eastern Michigan 85-71 on Tuesday night. Matiss Kulackovskis had 16 points and Daeqwon Plowden added 12 for Bowling Green (11-9, 4-5 Mid-American Conference). ...

Garcia, Carry lift Kent St. over W. Michigan 75-64

Jan. 25, 2022 22:12 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Andrew Garcia scored 18 points to lead five Kent State players in double figures and the Golden Flashes beat Western Michigan 75-64 on Tuesday night. Sincere Carry 14 points, VonCameron Davis and Malique Jacobs 11 apiece and Justyn Hamilton scored 10, grabbed 10...

Michigan settlement lets faith agencies deny LGBT adoptions

Jan. 25, 2022 19:06 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed in federal court Tuesday, months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for a Catholic charity in a similar case. ...

Michigan House passes stricter distracted driving bills

Jan. 25, 2022 18:16 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A social media policy and other updates to modernize the laws against distracted driving were passed Tuesday by the Michigan House. Current law prohibits drivers from reading, typing or sending messages manually on devices being held in one's hand or lap. ...

Judge won't dismiss charges before Whitmer kidnap plot trial

Jan. 25, 2022 17:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A judge rejected claims of entrapment Tuesday and declined to dismiss charges ahead of a March trial against five men accused of trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The men, who insist they were illegally influenced by rogue agents and informants, failed...

Driver arrested after 50 mailboxes damaged or destroyed

Jan. 25, 2022 17:41 PM EST

WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested a driver they believe was responsible tor damaging or destroying dozens of mailboxes in a mid-Michigan subdivision. Officers found the vehicle involved after responding to a reckless driver complaint about 10:50 p.m. Monday in the Plymouth...

GM to spend nearly $7B on EV, battery plants in Michigan

Jan. 25, 2022 15:18 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — General Motors is making the largest investment in company history in its home state of Michigan, announcing plans to spend nearly $7 billion to convert a factory to make electric pickup trucks and to build a new battery cell plant. The moves, announced...