Michigan

'Nobody is in charge of me,' protester says before arrest at high school game

"Nobody is in charge of me; this is a free country," the woman told police. "This is my flag right there."

Anthem Protests

Tigers expect 'fully healthy' Miguel Cabrera to produce in 201

DETROIT -- At the end of a miserable 2017 season, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila met with star slugger Miguel Cabrera and was encouraged by …

Baseball

Detroit architecture firm develops 'Inverted Bowl' sports arena concept

A new sports arena concept developed by Michigan architects aims to turn years of design standards "inside-out," making for a closer-to-the-action …

Major League Soccer

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate is in a sling after shoulder injury

Detroit's leading receiver is set to miss a couple weeks with an AC joint sprain, NFL Network reported.

Golden Tate

U.S. 131 driver swerves to miss deer in road, two vehicles overturn

The crash happened about 7:55 p.m.

United States

Westbound M-6 now open after reconstruction

A $9.5 million reconstruction project began in July

Michigan State-Indiana talking points: Freshman receivers, offensive woes and an ill-advised TD

Here's what Michigan State fans are talking about after the Spartans' 17-9 win over Indiana:<p><b>Cody White</b><p>Michigan State's late savior was an unlikely …

College Football

Red Wings unable to raise level against tougher competition

DETROIT - Three tough opponents this week provided the Detroit Red Wings with a good opportunity to gauge their progress after a hot start.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

Overheard outside the Michigan State locker room: This one was ugly and LJ Scott parallel parking

EAST LANSING - Michigan State used a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull out a 17-9 win against Indiana on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.<p>Here are …

College Football

Red Wings gain cap space for Andreas Athanasiou by moving Riley Sheahan

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings needed salary-cap space and Riley Sheahan was expendable due to his performance and the organization's depth at …

NHL

South Haven reaches $575K settlement with short-term rental owner

SOUTH HAVEN, MI - The city of South Haven reached a settlement with a short-term rental owner that resulted in the city paying $575,000.<p>The …

Freedom of Information

Feds find $500,000 in man's home, hidden car compartments after girlfriend killed

The federal government says cash was everywhere.

Crime

Michigan's next opponent, Rutgers, knocks off Purdue for second straight win

Michigan will host a surging Rutgers team next week in Ann Arbor.<p>The Scarlet Knights won their second straight game on Saturday, edging Purdue 14-12 …

College Football

Flint-area high school football scores and highlights from Week 9

DAVISON.JPG<p>The Davison High School football team plays Powers Catholic on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Atwood Stadium in Flint. Davison beat Powers …

High School Football

Crash spanning miles breaks apart pickup, injures suspected drunken driver

While responding to an unrelated call, an Ingham County Sheriff's deputy spotted the vehicle rolled about 1:40 a.m. Oct. 21 in the 900 block of …

Crime

Wolverines, Spartans target Kolin Demens makes college choice with MLive

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. -- Kolin Demens has reached a decision. Demens narrowed his list to a top five early in October with Michigan, Michigan State, …

College & University

EMU's amended free speech policy addresses 'very rapidly' evolving issue

The Board of Regents approved amendments to its current free speech speaker policy during its regular meeting on Friday, Oct. 20 by a unanimous vote.

Higher Education

Spartan spectators may feel like it's summer again

The weather will again be on the verge of feeling like summer for the Spartans game in East Lansing today.<p>It's a tough temperature range for sitting …

Justin Verlander does it again, sending Astros to Game 7 showdown vs. Yankees

The Houston Astros will play for a spot in the World Series tonight after Justin Verlander kept them alive by throwing another gem.<p>Verlander struck …

Baseball

Michigan Gameday: No. 19 Wolverines play under the lights at Penn State

Michigan is 5-1 and coming off a 27-20 overtime win at Indiana.

College Football

Review: Yep, 'Geostorm' is as dumb as you'd expect

x-default<p>Gerard Butler in "Geostorm." (Ben Rothstein | Photo provided to MLive.com by Warner Bros.)<p>GEO-FP-0087.jpg<p>Ed Harris and Jim Sturgess in …

Movies

Buy this tiny Michigan island and its adorable cottage for $129k

This sweet slice of property is a lake lover's dream.

Google Maps

Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou close to one-year deal

DETROIT -- The stalemate between the Detroit Red Wings and forward Andreas Athanasiou appears to be coming to an end.<p>The Red Wings are close to …

Rock thrown off I-75 bridge missed Ann Arbor man before second man gets hit

VIENNA TWP, MI - Jim Schulz was driving 70 mph south on Interstate 75 in his Mazda 3 when he saw something go over the north side of the overpass at …

Ann Arbor

Ypsilanti Schools to give up control of Washtenaw International Middle Academy

YPSILANTI, MI - Ypsilanti Community Schools is planning to give up control of Washtenaw International Middle Academy so the school can consolidate …

Education

Tigers won't pick up Anibal Sanchez's 2018 contract option

DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez's tenure with the Detroit Tigers is over after more than five seasons in the team's starting rotation.<p>The Tigers have …

LJ Scott's temporary driving permit was suspended shortly after being received

Michigan State running back LJ Scott's temporary driving instruction permit was suspended 10 days after he received it, and he has never had a valid …

College Football

Tigers' Ron Gardenhire embraces 'old-school' label, but says he never stops learning

DETROIT -- The analytics department at Comerica Park is right down the hallway from general manager Al Avila's office.<p>So when Ron Gardenhire arrived …

Jeffrey Willis trial: Bletsch's killer moved around as he shot 3 times

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - Rebekah Bletsch suffered four gunshot wounds to her head, and the placement of those and of shell casings indicate her killer …

Crime

'All lives matter,' says participants of racial harmony rally in Saginaw

<b>SAGINAW, MI</b> -- All lives matter. That's the message that came from a group of sign holders during a rally in Saginaw to promote racial harmony.<p>There …

Racism