Michigan

Landlord shoots tenant through door bedroom door in Detroit

A Detroit landlord fired his shotgun through a bedroom door in his home at two of his tenants about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Detroit police say.

Crime

Solomon satisfied with Michigan 'decision'

Despite southern critics, freshman DT Aubrey Solomon says he's satisfied with his Michigan "decision" and explains why.

College & University

Aubrey Solomon, with help from Rashan Gary, works to get in shape as Michigan's camp nears

ANN ARBOR -- Aubrey Solomon came to Michigan ready and willing to learn.<p>The five-star freshman defensive lineman from Georgia arrived on campus …

College & University

83-year-old woman critically injured in rollover near police station

KALAMAZOO, MI --An 83-year-old woman was in critical condition Friday after her car ran through an intersection on Riverview Drive and …

Crime

Newest round of Sears closings reaches store in Metro Detroit

Sears Holdings Company plans to close an additional 20 unprofitable Sears stores in the U.S., according to a filing on Friday with the SEC.<p>One of …

Real Estate

Messiah deWeaver looking forward to healthy competition for Michigan State quarterback job

EAST LANSING -- Messiah deWeaver is taking the long view of his career as a Michigan State quarterback.<p>Like many prospects, deWeaver said he came to …

College & University

Detroit Red Wings select big center Michael Rasmussen with top pick

He's 6-6, 221 and had 32 goals and 55 points for Tri City of the WHL.

Ice Hockey

Pistons draft pick Luke Kennard knows all about team's history

AUBURN HILLS - Growing up in southern Ohio, Luke Kennard wasn't much of a Cleveland Cavaliers fan.<p>But he did follow a team that was located a couple …

Basketball

Tigers release veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The Detroit Tigers have released veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez after a miserable 2017 campaign, just one day after he …

Baseball

Honda denies involvement in covering up faulty Takata air bags

Honda is publicly denying claims it knew about Takata's faulty air bag inflators 20 years before the defect sparked the biggest recall in U.S. …

Airbags

Lions' Matthew Stafford has the same Bovada MVP odds as Sam Bradford

Matthew Stafford was firmly in the discussion for the NFL's Most Valuable Player award last season before a finger injury helped derailed his …

NFL

Millgrove Brewing announces closure, cites 'cash flow problems'

ALLEGAN, MI -- A 3-year-old Allegan brewery is closing its doors.<p>Millgrove Brewing Co., started by father and son Duane and Chris La Ponsie, closed …

Second teen pleads guilty in killing of Ann Arbor high school student

ANN ARBOR, MI - A second teen has pleaded guilty in the October 2016 killing of Ann Arbor high school student Jordan Klee.<p>Jermarius Ellison, 17, of …

Crime

Three vehicles set on fire at Ann Arbor-area apartment complex

Pittsfield Township firefighters responded to one vehicle fire, then received reports of two more.

Man seen in Facebook Live video shooting road workers with paintball gun arrested

DETROIT, MI - A Facebook Live video of a man shooting road workers with a paintball gun led to the arrest of the 22-year-old, who had active warrants.<p>…

Policing

NHL Draft 17: Red Wings linked to defenseman as trade activity heats up

The NHL trading season is well underway, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Arizona Coyotes are leading the way, making multiple deals Friday prior to …

Ice Hockey

Driverless shuttles aren't just tested in Michigan - soon they'll be built here

A French company's alliance with the University of Michigan will change a portion of campus this fall when its new driverless shuttles transport …

Transportation

'Should be ashamed of yourselves,' judge tells firefighters who 'violated' teen

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A 16-year-old girl who became a sexual victim of two former Cascade Township firefighters said she'll still pursue her dream of …

Crime

Marijuana wax operation preceded Kent County house fire

SOLON TOWNSHIP, MI -- Authorities are investigating an overnight house fire that might have been the result of a marijuana wax operation.<p>A …

Cannabis

Bernie Sanders inspires millennial's challenge to Fred Upton in 2018

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Eponine Garrod, a Pfizer quality control tester and grassroots progressive, is running for Rep. Fred Upton's seat in Congress.<p>Upton, …

Bernie Sanders

Detroit Red Wings' cap space tight in 2017-18

DETROIT - Losing Tomas Nosek to the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's expansion draft did little to free up salary-cap space for the Detroit Red …

NHL

Ask Nick: What's a mailbag without some Wilton Speight-Brandon Peters talk? Also, RT and more

ANN ARBOR -- The season is getting closer and closer. Michigan starts fall camp at the end of July. The 2017 campaign will begin a month later.<p>In the …

College & University

Ex-Lions DT Tyrunn Walker released by Rams amid sexual assault investigation

Tyrunn Walker was a key member of the Detroit Lions defensive line rotation the past two seasons. Then he left in free agency to join the Los Angeles …

NFL

Wheels and tires stolen off new Fords at dealership

GALESBURG, MI -- Thieves took the wheels off multiple vehicles parked at a dealership overnight, according to police and an office manager.<p>On the …

Kalamazoo College vacates wins, faces postseason ban following MIAA sanctions

<b>KALAMAZOO, MI -</b> Kalamazoo College learned Thursday the sanctions levied against the school's athletic programs by the Michigan Intercollegiate …

College & University

Six Detroit-area men arrested during 'riot' near Cedar Point

SANDUSKY, OHIO -- Police arrested eleven people, including six from the Detroit area, following a brawl that evolved into what authorities called a …

Policing

College football doormat Kansas plans $300 million upgrade in facilities

The Jayhawks haven't been to a bowl game since 2008.

College & University

Former Michigan State player Auston Robertson to face trial on two sexual assault charges

MASON -- Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson will face trial on two charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, a judge ruled …

Crime

Ann Arbor company hosting job fair to fill immediate openings

ANN ARBOR, MI - Ann Arbor-based Truck Hero is looking to fill immediate openings at the automobile part manufacturing facility.<p>Truck Hero's job fair …

Ann Arbor

Trust is the top lesson Jarrad Davis learned in Lions rookie transition

The Detroit Lions first-round rookie linebacker knows trust is essential to building a defense, but this was trust of a different kind.

NFL