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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 36, Michigan Center 35 Allen Park 34, Lincoln Park 20 Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 14, Gabriel Richard Catholic 7 Ann Arbor Huron 31, Bedford 30 Ann Arbor Skyline 17,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 50, Akr. Springfield 8 Akr. Manchester 35, Loudonville 7 Alliance 27, Salem 21, OT Alliance Marlington 42, Minerva 10 Andover Pymatuning Valley 48, Ashtabula...

Phillips homers in 10th as Rays rally to beat Tigers 7-4

Sep. 17, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brett Phillips hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays came back from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4 on Friday night. The Rays maintained their 8 1/2-game lead in the AL...

DNR: Virus behind deaths of common carp on Detroit-area lake

Sep. 17, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) — A virus is being blamed on the deaths of between 300 and 600 mostly adult common carp this summer in a Detroit-area lake. An investigation has confirmed that the koi herpesvirus caused the fish kill in Lake Orion, Michigan’s Department of...

Michigan lawmaker to get a mental health exam, stay jailed

Sep. 17, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who was jailed for violating his bond conditions in a drunken driving case must complete a mental health exam, a judge ordered Friday. Livingston County Judge Michael Hatty ordered the exam for state Rep. Jewell Jones, a...

Kayaker dies, another missing off Pictured Rocks in UP

Sep. 17, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — A kayaker died and another paddler was missing Friday in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, authorities said. The kayakers were reported missing Thursday night in the Upper Peninsula. “One fatality has been...

2 women killed in Lansing; injured boy in good condition

Sep. 17, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two women were shot to death in Lansing while a 6-year-old boy survived, police said Friday. The shooting occurred Thursday. Two girls missing from the scene were found overnight. The victims were identified as Michelle Roper,...

October trial postponed for 5 men in Michigan governor plot

Sep. 17, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he would postpone the Oct. 12 trial of five men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. A new date wasn't immediately set, but U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker suggested the trial might get...

FBI asks public's help after explosives found in N. Michigan

Sep. 17, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — Explosive devices were found in boxes outside two phone stores in northern Michigan, the FBI said Friday. The devices were discovered Thursday in Cheboygan in the northern Lower Peninsula and Sault Ste. Marie in the Upper Peninsula, authorities...

Trump endorses election fraud lawyer for Michigan AG

Sep. 17, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer who has made false claims about vote-counting machines in Michigan's 2020 election has won former President Donald Trump's endorsement for state attorney general. Matthew DePerno secured Trump's support Wednesday night. It could prove...