Latest Michigan News

FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert E. Anderson is shown. The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

Feb. 22, 2020 12:04 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — University of Michigan officials were warned more than four decades ago that one of its doctors was fondling patients during medical exams, but he continued working there despite a demotion and went on to allegedly abuse again as a physician with the school's athletic department,...

Bill to ban declawing cats introduced in Michigan

Feb. 21, 2020 9:49 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan legislator has introduced a bill that, if eventually passed and signed, would prohibit the declawing of cats unless it is for a clear medical or therapeutic reason. The Detroit News reported Friday that House Bill No. 5508 could make Michigan the second state to ban...

McCloud has 32 to carry Green Bay over Detroit Mercy 84-67

Feb. 21, 2020 9:37 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — JayQuan McCloud tied his career high with 32 points as Green Bay defeated Detroit Mercy 84-67 on Friday night. Amari Davis had 14 points for Green Bay (14-14, 9-6 Horizon League). Trevian Bell added seven rebounds. PJ Pipes had six rebounds. The Phoenix made 10 of 21 3-point attempts and...

Detroit Pistons sign guard to a 10-day contract

Feb. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons announced on Friday that they have signed guard Derrick Walton Jr. to a 10-day contract. Walton last played for the Los Angeles Clippers this season. In 23 games, with one start, he averaged 2.2 points, .7 rebounds and one assists before being traded to the Atlanta Hawks...

Developer donates $100M for innovation center in Detroit

Feb. 21, 2020 7:22 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A wealthy real estate developer announced in a Friday statement that he is donating $100 million to help kickstart a fundraising campaign for construction of the University of Michigan's Detroit Center for Innovation. Stephen M. Ross said the center will help usher Detroit "into a new era of...

Documents: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuse

Feb. 21, 2020 6:02 PM EST
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Documents: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuse.

Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Footwear maker will pay $113M over polluted drinking water

Feb. 21, 2020 4:06 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A footwear maker's cost to resolve a lawsuit over contaminated drinking water in western Michigan is $113 million, but it will be less due to a $55 million payment from chemical giant 3M. The consent decree among Rockford, Michigan-based Wolverine World Wide, the state of Michigan and...

University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago

Feb. 21, 2020 3:58 PM EST
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago.

7 Michigan school football players to be charged in hazing

Feb. 21, 2020 2:37 PM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Seven football players at a prominent all-boys Catholic high school in suburban Detroit will be charged with assault after two alleged hazing victims and witnesses came forward, police said. Warren police have been investigating football players at De La Salle Collegiate High School...