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Subban makes 29 saves as Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-0

Apr. 17, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Malcolm Subban made 29 saves for his second shutout of the season, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 on Saturday night. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which was coming off a 4-1 loss to last-place Detroit on...

Man shoots wife after he leaves children in car outside bar

Apr. 17, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 29-year-old man who allegedly left his daughter and son — ages 6 and 4 — alone in a car while he spent time in a Detroit bar has been arrested after his wife was shot. The 28-year-old woman went to the westside bar about 1:15 a.m. Saturday after her...

Official: Firefighters not told child was in burning home

Apr. 17, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit have launched an investigation after people living in a home that caught fire failed to tell firefighters an 18-month-old girl was inside the house. Firefighters rescued the toddler from the burning eastside home on April 5, Deputy Fire...

Pistons hand Thunder 9th straight loss with 110-104 victory

Apr. 16, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Josh Jackson scored 29 points, and the Detroit Pistons overcame several key absences to beat Oklahoma City 110-104 on Friday night, handing the Thunder their ninth straight loss. Oklahoma City cut an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead to one, but Detroit held...

AP source: Virus surge in Michigan slows Ram truck plant

Apr. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s worst-in-the-nation COVID-19 outbreak is beginning to slow auto production, with a major Ram pickup truck plant reducing its output because of a high number of absent workers. About 10% of the production work force at the Stellantis (formerly...

Woman arrested after postal service van carjacked in Detroit

Apr. 16, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 40-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the carjacking of a U.S. Postal Service van in Detroit. Sadie Lakisha Hawkins has been charged with carjacking, unarmed robbery, receiving and concealing stolen property and unlawful driving away of...

Pierre Brooks of Detroit Douglass wins Mr. Basketball award

Apr. 16, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Pierre Brooks of Detroit Douglass has been named Michigan's Mr. Basketball as the top senior player. Brooks, who plans to attend Michigan State, was given the award Friday. He averaged 33 points and 9 rebounds and led his team to a state title. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 16, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Photo shows Biden...

Detroit schools extend in-person class suspension into May

Apr. 16, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's largest school district will continue to suspend in-person classes into May because of a surge in coronavirus cases in southeastern Michigan. The Detroit school board voted in favor of the extension during a special meeting Thursday and said it...

Vrana scores in Detroit debut, Red Wings beat Chicago 4-1

Apr. 15, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored in his Detroit debut, and Troy Stecher added two goals for the Red Wings in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Vrana and Richard Panik played for the first time since the Red Wings acquired them in a trade...