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Sour outcome: Woman who slipped on lemon at bar loses appeal

Jan. 17, 2022 09:42 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A woman who said she was injured after slipping on a lemon wedge has failed to revive her lawsuit against a popular Detroit tavern. The Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's decision in favor of Old Shillelagh. Connie Nagel said she...

Booker, McGee help Suns rout Pistons in Michigan homecoming

Jan. 16, 2022 17:35 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points and JaVale McGee added 20 in their Michigan homecomings to help the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns rout the Detroit Pistons 135-108 on Sunday. “I was just hitting shots and the guys were getting me the ball in good places,” said Booker,...

Restaurant security guard stabbed, fatally shoots assailant

Jan. 16, 2022 15:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A restaurant employee was stabbed before fatally shooting his attacker early Sunday morning in downtown Detroit, police said. Detroit police said there was an altercation between the employee at Prime and Proper restaurant and the person who ultimately stabbed him...

Bertuzzi, Nedeljkovic lead Red Wings past Sabres 4-0

Jan. 15, 2022 22:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Bertuzzi had a goal and two assists, Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 22 shots for his fourth career shutout and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 Saturday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Rookie Lucas Raymond had his first goal since Dec. 1,...

Police: 2 men fatally shot outside Detroit-area rental hall

Jan. 15, 2022 10:42 AM EST

HAZEL PARK, Mich. (AP) — Two men have been shot and killed inside a vehicle parked outside a rental hall just north of Detroit. Police believe two to three men walked up to the vehicle in Hazel Park Friday afternoon and opened fire. At the time of the shooting, a...

Boxing on streets of Detroit neighborhood more than fighting

Jan. 15, 2022 00:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The sight of two people battling it out in a makeshift 10-by-10 boxing ring on a nearly empty street in Detroit’s Delray neighborhood may seem violent to some, but to Dwayne Taylor, the punches thrown are a way of possibly saving someone’s life. “It’s better...

Pistons ride strong bench to 103-87 victory over Raptors

Jan. 14, 2022 22:28 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Trey Lyles scored 21 points, Cade Cunningham and Hamidou Diallo each added 18 and the Detroit Pistons extending their surprising stretch by beating the Toronto Raptors 103-87 on Friday night. The Pistons are 5-3 in 2022 after finishing 2021 with 18 losses in their...

Suspended professor made salty video to get 'juices flowing'

Jan. 14, 2022 21:16 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled introductory video for his students said Friday it was simply a humorous attempt “to get their juices flowing.” “If a professor comes in and he's all high and mighty and using words they...

Connor Hellebuyck stops 33 shots, Jets beat Red Wings 3-0

Jan. 13, 2022 22:56 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season and Andrew Copp scored twice in the Winnipeg Jets' 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Kyle Connor added an empty-net goal in Winnipeg's first game since a 7-1 loss in Colorado...

Biden to double free COVID tests, add masks to fight omicron

Jan. 13, 2022 17:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans, along with “high-quality masks," as he highlighted his efforts to “surge” resources to help the country weather the...