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The remains of a WWII pilot from Michigan are identified 8 decades after a fatal bombing mission

Apr. 23, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Military scientists have identified the remains of an Army Air Forces pilot from Michigan eight decades after he died during a World War II bombing mission in Southeast Asia. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Monday the remains of 2nd Lt. John E. McLauchlen...

General Motors reports strong first-quarter profits as prices help offset small US sales dip

Apr. 23, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a small dip in U.S. vehicle sales, General Motors' first-quarter net income rose more than 25% on strong deliveries of pickup trucks and other higher-profit vehicles. The automaker said that while its average sales price per vehicle was down slightly from...

NFL draft has been on tour for a decade and the next stop is Detroit, giving it a shot in spotlight

Apr. 23, 2024 09:32 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The NFL draft has taken the show on the road for a decade, giving cities around the country a chance to be in the spotlight. Detroit is on the clock. The Motor City, which was once one of the nation's largest and most powerful cities, has bounced back...

Minnesota state senator arrested on suspicion of burglary

Apr. 22, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A state senator and former broadcast meteorologist was arrested on suspicion of burglary early Monday in the northwestern Minnesota city of Detroit Lakes, police said. Democratic Sen. Nicole Mitchell, 49, of Woodbury, was being held in the Becker County Jail on...

No charges yet in weekend crash that killed 2 siblings at Michigan birthday party

Apr. 22, 2024 15:52 PM EDT

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Investigators need more time to collect information before charges can be filed in the deaths of two young siblings who were killed by a suspected drunken driver at a child's weekend birthday party, a Michigan prosecutor said Monday. “We expect to...

Local election workers fear threats to their safety as November nears. One group is trying to help

Apr. 22, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The group gathered inside the conference room, mostly women, fell silent as the audio recording began to play. The male voice, clearly agitated, railed against what he thought had been fraud that cost former President Donald Trump reelection four years...

Kennedy says he loves his family 'either way' after relatives endorse Biden's campaign over his

Apr. 21, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Sunday acknowledged endorsements from more than a dozen of his relatives who are backing Democratic President Joe Biden, noting that he feels no ill will over the family political divide. “Some of them don’t...

Young brother and sister dead, several hurt when vehicle crashes into Michigan birthday party

Apr. 21, 2024 10:16 AM EDT

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A young brother and sister died and several people were injured, some of them seriously, when a vehicle driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a young child's birthday party Saturday at a boat club, a Michigan sheriff said. An 8-year-old...

Spurs center Zach Collins needs surgery for torn labrum but should be back for start of next season

Apr. 18, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs center Zach Collins has a torn labrum that will require surgery but is expected to be ready for the start of next season. The injury to Collins' right shoulder happened in the third quarter of the Spurs' season finale against Detroit on Sunday....

Man charged in shooting of 5 men following fight over parking space at a Detroit bar

Apr. 18, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 32-year-old Detroit man has been charged in a shooting that wounded five people in what police say was a dispute over a parking space outside a blues club. Damond Hunter faces five counts of assault with intent to murder, five counts of assault with intent to do...