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Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Jul. 02, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. With one out in the ninth, Reyes tied the game off Royals reliever Joel Payamps (2-2). It was the first homer...

Police say 1 killed in explosion during Michigan air show

Jul. 02, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — One person has died following an explosion during a jet-fueled semitruck performance Saturday at a southwestern Michigan air show, officials said. Emergency crews responded after the explosion happened about 1 p.m. at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air...

Pistons sign guard Buddy Boeheim to 2-way contract

Jul. 02, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons announced Saturday that former Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim has signed a two-way contract with the team. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Boeheim led the ACC in scoring during the 2021-22 season, averaging 19.2 points,...

Michigan State building safety barrier after drowning

Jul. 02, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is set to place a steel safety barrier along a half-mile stretch of the Red Cedar River after the drowning death of visiting 18-year-old student last fall. The university installed temporary fencing along a portion of the river...

Children read to cats to help boost reading, adoptions

Jul. 02, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

CARENCRO, La. (AP) — The Thibodeaux family ventured from Breaux Bridge to Carencro to spend part of their Saturday in a small concrete block room reading together and being crawled on by fuzzy kittens. Brylee Thibodeaux, 9, usually sticks to Babysitter’s Club books and big sister...

Pasquantino hits unusual 1st MLB homer, Royals beat Tigers

Jul. 01, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Vinnie Pasquantino took a most unusual path to the plate on his first big league home run — a furious sprint, a desperate slide and even a tag. Pasquantino and Hunter Dozier hit back-to-back homers, leading Brad Keller and the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit...

Prosecutors seek to keep charges alive in Flint water crisis

Jul. 01, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors signaled Friday that they would pursue the same charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and eight others in the Flint water crisis, just a few days after the state Supreme Court said indictments must be dismissed. The attorney general's office...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Villanova-Michigan St highlight Gavitt Games in BEast-BTen

Jul. 01, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off a Final Four appearance, Villanova and new coach Kyle Neptune will face Tom Izzo's Michigan State in one of the major attractions of the seventh Gavitt Tipoff Games. The Big East and Big Ten Conferences announced the eight men’s basketball contests on...

Michigan lawmakers OK budget but can't get deal on tax cuts

Jul. 01, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers approved a state budget early Friday that increases money for education but delayed a decision on how to cut taxes, unable to yet bridge disagreement between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders. Michigan is flush thanks...