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Michigan braces for weekend snow; caution urged on roads

Jan. 18, 2019 6:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is bracing for a weekend snowstorm that could bring 5 inches (13 centimeters) or more to parts of the state. The storm across portions of the Midwest and beyond was expected to move through western and southwestern Michigan starting Friday evening, with 3-5 inches (7.6-12.7...

Surging Buffalo adopts Oats' fearless, unfiltered approach

Jan. 18, 2019 1:33 AM EST

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Nate Oats stood beneath the basket with his arms folded, watching the chaos of his Buffalo players practice at their usual frenetic pace. Arms flailed. Rubber squeaked. And then came the thud of bodies colliding and falling to the court, as backup freshman Jeenathan Williams slid...

Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

Jan. 17, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Richard Bauder, Axel Eiser, Stefan Knirsch and Carsten Nagel were named in a 12-count indictment alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and violations of the...

Falcons G Garland, former Lions QB Hipple award finalists

Jan. 17, 2019 1:09 PM EST

Atlanta Falcons guard Ben Garland and former Detroit Lions quarterback Eric Hipple are the finalists for the NFL's Salute To Service Award. The recipient of the award, presented by USAA, will be revealed on Feb. 2 during the NFL Honors show when The Associated Press announces its annual league awards, including...

Detroit man sentenced to life in Lansing barbershop shooting

Jan. 17, 2019 9:55 AM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit man convicted of murder and other charges in a 2017 shooting at a Lansing barbershop that left one man dead has been sentenced to life in prison. The Lansing State Journal reports 24-year-old Shawn Pickens was given the mandatory no-parole sentence Wednesday after a jury in...

Business expansions in Detroit suburb, Flint area get boost

Jan. 17, 2019 7:06 AM EST

TROY, Mich. (AP) — Business expansions including the establishment of a Chinese manufacturer's facility in suburban Detroit are getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. on Wednesday announced that three planed business expansions and two community...

Power, Penske collect Indy 500 trophies

Jan. 17, 2019 12:06 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Last year, Will Power finally broke through and won the Indianapolis 500, so he can cross that accomplishment off the list. Now 37, Power is reaching an age when it's fair to wonder how much longer he'll keep at it. "I'm really enjoying my racing. I've never been so motivated. I'm fitter...

Griffin scores 30, leads Pistons past Magic 120-115 in OT

Jan. 16, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond's bad habits bother Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey. Luckily for Casey and the Pistons, Drummond's good moments can win basketball games. Drummond put up his version of a triple-double on Wednesday and the Pistons notched a crucial 120-115 overtime victory over the Orlando...

Lions hire Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator

Jan. 16, 2019 8:24 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Darrell Bevell and Matt Patricia crossed paths in one of the most famous plays in Super Bowl history. Now, they'll coach on the same staff. The Lions hired Bevell as their new offensive coordinator in a move Detroit hopes will help the team rebound after a disappointing year....

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

Jan. 16, 2019 8:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, lives in the Grand Rapids area. He was released on Dec. 17...