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Rare northern Michigan tornado kills 1, injures more than 40

May. 20, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines. The twister hit Gaylord, a city of about...

2 arrested in nonfatal shootings outside Michigan graduation

May. 20, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that detectives arrested two 18-year-olds in the shooting of two people outside of a high school graduation ceremony near Grand Rapids this week. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said its detectives, with the help of the Michigan...

More than ton of pot found in semi-trailer in Detroit

May. 19, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — More than a ton of marijuana has been seized from a tractor-trailer truck in southwest Detroit. The pot was detected during an inspection on May 11 by Customs and Border Protection officers at a cargo facility near the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit to Canada,...

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...