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Utility worker electrocuted after contact with live cable

Oct. 18, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A utility worker has died after being electrocuted near Brighton in Livingston County. Michigan State Police said the 41-year-old DTE Energy employee from South Lyon was working on live wires in the ground about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, WLNS-TV...

Lions' Campbell sticking with struggling QB Goff for now

Oct. 17, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell isn't considering a change at quarterback. That doesn't mean he's happy. “I'm not putting all of this on Jared Goff, because this is a collective performance by our offense," Campbell said after the...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 17, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Detroit Country Day 27, Detroit Loyola 14 Detroit King 21, Detroit Cass Tech 15 Gabriel Richard Catholic 31, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood 7 Gladstone 14, Gaylord 0 ...

Greiss makes 40 saves as Red Wings beat Canucks 3-1

Oct. 16, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 40 saves to assure the lead the Detroit Red Wings took early in the second period stood up in a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Greiss, from Fussen, Germany, was acrobatic in goal and displayed a knack of...

Detroit senior community gets $19.7M in renovations

Oct. 16, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly $20 million in renovations to an affordable housing community that’s home to 198 Detroit senior citizens have been completed. Rents on the apartments will not go up due to the $19.7 million in upgrades at Parkview Place, the city said this week....

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 28, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 13 Addison 52, Napoleon 34 Adrian Madison 60, Dearborn Advanced Technology 0 Algonac 8, Yale 3 Allen Park 38, Trenton...

Michigan inmates win right to kosher meat, cheesecake

Oct. 15, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan must serve kosher meat, dairy and cheesecake to prisoners observing the Jewish Sabbath and holidays, a federal appeals court said, rejecting arguments that a special menu would be too costly and disruptive. The Corrections Department typically...

Caracal cat owner ticketed, ordered to find them new home

Oct. 15, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman has been ordered to find another home for her four African caracals after one of the wild cats spent hours on the loose after escaping its enclosure earlier this week. Royal Oak police have issued Elaine Westfall five...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Carsonville-Port Sanilac 58, Caseville 0 Detroit Collegiate Prep 34, Communication And Media Arts 2 Detroit Ford 30, Detroit Osborn 0 Detroit Mumford 22, Detroit Denby 6 ...

Palat scores, lifts Lightning to 7-6 OT win over Red Wings

Oct. 14, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored with 2:17 left in overtime, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-6 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Tyler Bertuzzi scored a career-high four goals, including three in the second...