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Biden sounds ready to seek 2nd term while rallying Democrats

Feb. 03, 2023 19:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden sounded like a candidate making his case for a second term Friday night as he rallied a raucous meeting of national Democrats who chanted, “Four more years!” The only thing missing was an official announcement — that's not expected for...

Michigan judge denies ex-officer's bid to drop murder charge

Feb. 03, 2023 16:40 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge on Friday refused to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against a former Grand Rapids police officer who was fired after shooting a Black motorist in the back of the head during a struggle over a Taser. Christopher...

Police: Bodies are those of 3 rappers missing nearly 2 weeks

Feb. 03, 2023 15:40 PM EST

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Three bodies found in a vacant Detroit-area apartment building have been identified as those of three aspiring rappers who went missing nearly two weeks ago, police said Friday. Michigan State Police said Friday afternoon on Twitter that investigators...

Michigan mall to open 'rage room' this spring

Feb. 03, 2023 15:27 PM EST

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan mall plans to open a so-called “rage room” where people buy tickets to smash things. “The Rampage Room” is set to open at the Westwood Mall in Marquette in April, MLive.com reported Friday. Myles Moncalieri along with two...

Michigan man sentenced in 1997 assault, slaying of woman, 88

Feb. 03, 2023 11:21 AM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in the 1997 killing of an 88-year-old Michigan woman was sentenced Friday to at least 10 years in prison in the long unsolved case. A Genesee County judge sentenced Michael Adam Bur, 43, to a minimum of 120-240 months for second-degree...

Michigan man says son, 6, ordered $1K in food from Grubhub

Feb. 02, 2023 23:09 PM EST

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man says he was left with a $1,000 bill after his 6-year-old son ordered a virtual smorgasbord of food from several restaurants last weekend, leading to a string of unexpected deliveries — and maybe a starring role in an ad campaign. ...

Michigan earns 2nd road win, tops Northwestern 68-51

Feb. 02, 2023 21:46 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 19 points and Michigan pulled away in the second half to earn a 68-51 win on the road, completing a season sweep of Northwestern on Thursday night. The victory is just the second win away from home for the Wolverines this season and...

Brown leads No. 18 Michigan women to 74-57 win over Illinois

Feb. 02, 2023 21:05 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored 27 points to propel No. 18 Michigan to a 74-57 victory over Illinois on Thursday night. Brown sank 10 of 13 shots from the floor and all seven of her free throws for the Wolverines (18-5, 8-4 Big Ten Conference). She added five assists...

Michigan woman finds $15K outside gas station

Feb. 02, 2023 17:49 PM EST

WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who walks to work every day made a huge discovery outside a gas station last month. Dianne Gordon has walked more than two miles to her job at VC Fresh Marketplace in White Lake Township since her car broke down last year. She was...

Feds seized records, phone of former Michigan House leader

Feb. 02, 2023 14:56 PM EST

A former leader of the Michigan House had his phone seized as part of a federal investigation that involved grand jury subpoenas, search warrants and bank records, according to court documents. The details were disclosed in a lawsuit against Rick Johnson and his wife, Janice, over...