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Bo Schembechler statue on U-M campus defaced with red paint

Nov. 24, 2021 12:57 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A statue on the University of Michigan campus of legendary football coach Glenn “Bo” Schembechler has been vandalized with paint and a message supporting sexual assault victims of a former sports doctor has been scrawled on the steps beneath it. ...

US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

Nov. 17, 2021 21:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a more dangerous drug supply. Overdose deaths have been rising for more than two decades,...

The Latest: Braves take 2-1 Series lead with Game 3 win

Oct. 29, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:36 p.m. Rookie Ian Anderson and the Atlanta bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the Braves blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 to take a two games to one lead...

Rookie goes from Gwinnett hotel to World Series in whirlwind

Oct. 28, 2021 09:57 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Tucker Davidson was in the lobby of a Courtyard Marriott near the Gwinnett Stripers' ballpark in Georgia, eating a salad from The Cheesecake Factory and watching the Atlanta Braves play their World Series opener, talking with Triple-A strength coach Paul Howey and Paul Davis,...

The Latest: Siri sparks Astros; Houston evens series at 1-1

Oct. 27, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rookie José Siri sparked a team whose biggest stars took a while to shine, sending the Houston Astros over the...

U-Michigan president leaving in 2023 before contract ends

Oct. 05, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The president of the University of Michigan said Tuesday that he will step down in June 2023, a year before his contract expires. Mark Schlissel, 63, has been president of the school since 2014. “This is the eighth year of...

Victims of Michigan university doctors push law changes

Sep. 30, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Victims of sexual abuse and lawmakers testified Thursday in support of legislation that would give accusers more time to sue for damages and would take away immunity for governmental bodies that knew or should have known about criminal sexual misconduct. ...

Michigan bills would give sex abuse victims more time to sue

Sep. 29, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State lawmakers are poised to consider bipartisan bills aimed at helping potentially thousands of sex abuse victims sue for damages, including those molested by a University of Michigan sports physician. It is the second time since 2018 that the...

Assault victims protest outside U-Michigan board meeting

Sep. 23, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Protesters, including some of the hundreds of people who survived sexual abuse by a University of Michigan sports doctor, gathered outside a meeting of the school's governing board Thursday and called for more accountability by campus leaders. ...