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Michigan RB Blake Corum says Camaro stolen in Ann Arbor

Jan. 24, 2023 14:17 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan All-America running back Blake Corum reported his car stolen earlier this month in Ann Arbor. Corum's camouflage wrapped 2017 Camaro adorned with his BC2 logo was stolen from a parking garage between Jan. 13 and Jan. 16, according to Ann Arbor...

Michigan fires co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss

Jan. 20, 2023 14:37 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan fired co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss on Friday amid an investigation by campus police into possible computer-access crimes at the football building. Athletic Director Warde Manuel said Weiss, who also served as quarterbacks coach, was dismissed...

Plastic as art? Entire grocery store created from discards

Jan. 17, 2023 17:50 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A grocery store featuring thousands of faux food items made entirely from discarded plastic bags opens Tuesday to the public, an artist's non-edible creation calling attention to the dangers of plastic waste. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public...

Michigan lineman Mazi Smith gets probation in gun case

Jan. 12, 2023 21:31 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan defensive tackle Mazi Smith was sentenced to 12 months of probation on Thursday for a misdemeanor charge of possessing a gun in his pickup truck without a concealed-weapon permit. Washtenaw County Judge Karen Valvo also sentenced Smith to 40 hours...

New May Mobility exec wants to scale up driverless vehicles

Dec. 27, 2022 08:03 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — For more than a decade, Kathy Winter has been working to get autonomous vehicles on the road, first at auto supplier Delphi and then as general manager of Intel's autonomous transportation unit. Now the 30-year industry veteran has been named chief operating officer...

Engineering firm reaches settlement in Flint water case

Dec. 15, 2022 17:06 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An engineering firm accused of having some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water in 2014-15 has settled a lawsuit with four families, months after a jury couldn't reach a unanimous verdict in August. Details of the agreement between the families and...

Michigan lineman Mazi Smith takes plea deal in gun case

Dec. 08, 2022 15:01 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan defensive lineman Mazi Smith pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Thursday, a week after he was charged with a felony for possessing a gun in his pickup truck without a concealed-weapon permit. Smith's record will be scrubbed clean if stays out of...

No. 17 Michigan women deny Northwestern with closing run

Dec. 04, 2022 16:39 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Emily Kiser and Laila Phelia scored 18 points each and No. 17 Michigan shut down Northwestern in the final minutes of a 77-66 victory for the Wolverines on Sunday. Leigha Brown added 10 points and 11 assists for Michigan, which won its Big Ten opener. ...

Michigan lineman Mazi Smith facing concealed weapon charge

Dec. 01, 2022 17:49 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan standout defensive lineman Mazi Smith will play for the Wolverines in the Big Ten championship game this weekend against Purdue while facing a felony charge of carrying a concealed gun. The charge was filed in an Ann Arbor court, nearly two months after the...

Gardner, No. 3 Virginia rally for 70-68 win at Michigan

Nov. 30, 2022 00:48 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tony Bennett's team passed all its tests in the opening month of the season. Jayden Gardner made a go-ahead jumper with 39.9 seconds left and blocked Jett Howard's 3-point shot just before the buzzer, allowing No. 3 Virginia to stay undefeated with a 70-68...