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Cabrera drives in 4 runs as Tigers top Royals 5-1

Sep. 25, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. Jeimer Candelario hit an RBI double for the Tigers, who have won five of six. Jonathan...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Britton-Deerfield 54, Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 16 Cle. St. Ignatius, Ohio 24, River Rouge 12 Detroit Ford 20, Detroit Mumford 0 Detroit Leadership def. Southfield Bradford Academy, forfeit...

Black-owned Detroit companies get half of demolition funds

Sep. 25, 2021 09:25 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — About half of the first demolition funds awarded following a bond proposal approved by Detroit voters have gone to Black-owned businesses based in the city. So far, the Detroit Demolition Department, which runs the city’s blight removal program, has...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison def. East Jackson, forfeit Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 24, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood 17 Ann Arbor Huron 38, Monroe 14 Armada 27, Yale 0 AuGres-Sims 72,...

Hernandez, Merrifield lead Royals to 3-1 win over Tigers

Sep. 24, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Hernandez pitched five shutout innings and Whit Merrifield drove in a pair of runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night. The win clinched the season series for the Royals, who lead 10-7 with two games remaining. ...

Top Michigan health official Khaldun leaving for new job

Sep. 24, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive and a key adviser to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during the coronavirus pandemic, is leaving state government for a new job in the private sector. She will be replaced at least temporarily by Dr....

Lions coach compares Ravens QB Lamar Jackson to Michael Vick

Sep. 23, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Lamar Jackson makes dynamic plays with his speedy legs and powerful right arm, lifting the Baltimore Ravens to impressive wins such as their latest one over Kansas City. Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell said there's one player whose skill set can compare...

Michigan Supreme Court to review sentence in '09 murder

Sep. 23, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court will look at the life sentence of a man who was a teenager in 2009 when he was charged with a notorious kidnapping and murder in suburban Detroit. Robert Taylor, now 29, is serving a life sentence with no chance for...

Flat Rock gets the all-clear weeks after gas leak from Ford

Sep. 23, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

FLAT ROCK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities told hundreds of people in a Detroit suburb to return home Thursday, ending a three-week voluntary evacuation after gasoline from a Ford Motor factory got into the sewer system. The leak “is no longer a risk to the indoor air of...

Detroit-area high school student faces threat, gun charges

Sep. 23, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area student has been charged after allegedly threatening a high school security guard and being caught with a gun. The teen was to appear Thursday at a preliminary hearing for carrying a concealed weapon, an intentional threat...