Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder's legacy on Flint, beyond: He's made friends, foes on controversial moves

CLOSE<p>Gov. Rick Snyder, who delivers his final State of the State address Tuesday, will always be linked to the Flint water crisis. But both …

Government

Book excerpt: 'Dawn of Detroit,' explores southeast Michigan's history of slavery

<i>In "The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits," Tiya Miles, a professor at the University of Michigan,</i> …

Indigenous Peoples

House Envy: Wabeek Lake home takes contemporary style to new heights

CLOSE<p>This uber-contemporary house in Bloomfield Township has long, startling sight lines inside, with exotic components like etched glass and zebra …

Houses

Thomas Kithier saga begs question: Should MHSAA rethink transfer rule?

CLOSE<p>Shots of Clarkston's Foster Loyer against Detroit Pershing on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in the Horatio Williams Foundation MLK Freedom Classic. …

College & University

Brad Fields and Candice Diaz arraigned at 34th District Court

Get the news<p>CLOSE<p>Brad Fields and Candice Diaz, both of Sumpter Township were arraigned by Magistrate Elizabeth DiSanto, right, at the 34th District …

Marvel's 'Black Bolt' writer Saladin Ahmed has a new comic, 'Abbott,' set in 1972 Detroit

CLOSE<p>Michael Goldman, the founder and organizer for Motor City Comic Con, talks about the growth of the annual event May 21, 2017, in Novi.<p>Whether …

Comics

Time's up in 2018 for those old, objectifying stereotypes of Detroit auto show models

CLOSE<p>The 2018 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit embodies the variety of vehicles on sale. Not every new idea will find …

Auto Shows

Michigan reportedly talks with Ed Warinner about analyst job

Photos: 2017 Michigan football season in review<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

College & University

Chris Chelios Q&A: Red Wings, Olympics and future as NHL head coach

CLOSE<p>Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill answers questions Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at Little Caesars Arena. Video by Helene St. James, DFP.<p>Detroit …

NHL

Couple donates $2M to Michigan greenway trail project

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — A couple has donated $2 million to support the Grand River Greenway Trail project in western Michigan.<p>Bill and Bea Idema's …

North America

Tiny bugs help volunteers track water quality in region

CLOSE<p>Rain gardens help reduce water pollution, mosquito breeding<p>Aside from fighting the flu – perish the thought – metro Detroiters could’ve spent …

Water

Detroit Tigers winter caravan: 2 buses across Michigan on Thurs., Fri.

CLOSE<p>Just three Tigers starters remain from the franchise' last playoff game in 2014. Video by Ryan Ford/DFP<p>The Detroit Tigers’ winter caravan is …

Little Caesars Arena

Detroit's Green Room restaurant posts it needs a new home

CLOSE<p>These are Free Press Restaurant Critic Mark Kurlyandchik's favorite dishes he's eaten since Memorial Day<p>The Green Room, a downtown Detroit …

Restaurants

Detroit Auto Show opens to public

Buy Photo<p>None<p>Kevin Mount, 39, of Yplsilanti checks out the suspension and drive train of the 2018 FIAT 124 Spider, with his son, Issac, 4, during the …

Trucks

Red Wings fail to shoot, kill penalties in loss to Hurricanes

Get the news<p>CLOSE<p>Detroit Red Wings players Niklas Kronwall and Dylan Larkin and coach Jeff Blashill answer questions after the 3-1 loss to the …

Ice Hockey

Hurricanes 3, Red Wings 1

None<p>Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a Hurricanes left wing Jeff Skinner (53) shot in the third period of the Wings' 3-1 loss on …

Ice Hockey

Oakland cruises early, holds off late Detroit Mercy push for 92-86 win

Photos: Oakland 92, Detroit Mercy 86<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Like this topic? …

College Basketball

Michigan State football roster 2018: Breaking down every position

Photos: 2017 Michigan State football season in review<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these …

College Football

TV highlights for the week of Jan. 21-27

<b>SUNDAY</b><p>•Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons plays dual roles in <b>“Counterpart.”</b> It’s an espionage thriller about a lowly cog in a Berlin-based spy agency who …

TV

Former Servers File Lawsuit Against Maru Sushi for Alleged Illegal Tip Pooling

<b>Maru Sushi</b> was initially applauded for its efforts to redistribute a service fee between front-of-house and back-of-house staff, but some former employees are calling the practice an illegal tip pool. That’s according to a new class-action lawsuit filed against the Michigan-based sushi chain, first …

Uber

Decomposed Body Found In Burned Home: Report

Firefighters put out a blaze at a Detroit home early Friday and discovered the remains.<p>DETROIT, MI – Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a home in …

Fire Fighting

Memorial service planned for beloved airport dog

A memorial service for Piper is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at City Opera House in Traverse City

Woodpile BBQ Shack Will Bring Smoked Meats to Madison Heights in 2018

Fast-expanding smoked meat slinger<b>Woodpile BBQ Shack</b> announced today that it is headed to Madison Heights in 2018.<p>Co-founder <b>Scott Moloney</b> confirms to Eater that he along with partners <b>Zac</b> <b>Idzikowski</b> and father <b>Tim Idzikowski</b>, <b>Brandon Hannish</b>, and pit master <b>Steve “Bubba” Coddington</b> recently purchased …

Restaurants

Antietam Bids Adieu to Eastern Market in March

After four, at times rocky, years in Detroit, <b>Antietam</b>is closing its doors to the public on March 31. Owner <b>Gregory Holm</b> announced the impending closure on Facebook, describing the opening and running of Antietam as “a tremendously rewarding experience.”<p>Holm thanked his staff and chef/partner <b>Seth …

American Civil War

Detroit Lions mailbag: Ansah or Ebron, which one's a keeper?

Justin Rogers answers questions about the Lions' future roster, coaching staff and other issues facing the team.

Eric Ebron

Doc: Need for Pap test after hysterectomy debatable

My opinion is that women with a history of cervical cancer need screening for some period of time after treatment

Cancer

Jamie Samuelsen: Pistons not progressing enough in season's first half

CLOSE<p>Pistons center Andre Drummond speaks to the media after the 122-112 loss to the Wizards on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Little Caesars Arena. Video …

Basketball

Overstock.com surges on report of Kroger eyeing deal

Overstock.com Inc. gained as much as 5.3 percent in early trading on speculation that Kroger Co. might acquire the firm

Amazon.com Inc

Detroit auto show: Bob Seger, his daughter rock it in Jeeps

CLOSE<p>Mark Phelan guides a tour of the Detroit Auto Show<p>Notwithstanding Chevy trucks' “Like a Rock” campaign, featuring his endearing song, seems that …

Bob Seger

Hits, misses and questions from the Detroit auto show

CLOSE<p>The 2018 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit embodies the variety of vehicles on sale. Not every new idea will find …

Trucks