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Fan falls through Detroit footbridge on way to Tigers game

May. 16, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet (4.6 meters) to the ground when part of the concrete collapsed. Ely Hydes said the incident occurred May 9, but the bridge still was open until The Detroit News reached out to the state...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 16, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 11, 2022. Editorial: Revamping term limits would help Michigan Michigan voters will have the chance to revisit the matter of term limits this November after 30 years of a system that failed to deliver on its promised benefits. This is the first...

Man sentenced in slaying aboard retired Navy training ship

May. 16, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A man convicted of slaying another man whose dismembered body was found on a former Navy training vessel in Port Huron has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Reginald Grasty appeared Monday at his sentencing hearing in St. Clair County Circuit...

Saginaw to resume water shutoffs, collection efforts

May. 16, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Water shutoffs for delinquent payments are expected to resume in Saginaw this summer. Collection efforts and water service disconnections that were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic will restart July 18, the city said Monday. Saginaw,...

Suspect wounded by police during shootout in Detroit

May. 16, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit were investigating a downtown shooting over the weekend that left three people wounded, including one by police officers. Officers responding late Saturday night to the sounds of gunfire saw a shootout involving a number of people, the department...

Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers top Orioles

May. 15, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs...

Pineda exits after liner breaks finger, Tigers blank O's 3-0

May. 14, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers starter Michael Pineda exited early after a line drive broke a finger on his pitching hand and the Detroit bullpen dominated the rest of the way, teaming on a four-hitter to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Saturday. Pineda retired all four hitters he faced, but...

Cabrera leads Tigers to 4-2 win over Orioles

May. 14, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera doubled and homered to help the slumping Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Friday night. Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2) pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing five hits and walking four as the Tigers won for just the second time in 11 games....

Republican candidates, minus Craig, meet for 1st debate

May. 13, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans running for Michigan governor met in their first debate Thursday night, all staunchly opposing abortion before the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling is potentially overturned while disagreeing on exceptions and whether former President Donald Trump won the state's 2020...

Landfill to be searched for body of Detroit-area teenager

May. 12, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said they'll search a landfill for the body of a Detroit-area teenager who was killed earlier this year and likely placed in a Dumpster. “It’s our responsibility as law enforcement to this mother to find the answers to two questions,”...