New Michigan teammates react to Shea Patterson transfer

Shea Patterson's announcement that he plans to transfer to Michigan was the talk of the college football world on Monday.<p>The Wolverines add a former …

College & University

5 things to know about Shea Patterson, Michigan's newest QB

Shea Patterson announced Monday his plans to transfer to Michigan for the 2018 season, setting up a potential quarterback competition with Brandon …

College & University

Thousands of pounds of paper cause 5 crashes, backup on I-96

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - There were more than 15 accidents on I-96 on Monday, Dec. 11, according to Ionia County Sheriff's Office.<p>Most of the crashes were …

Grand Rapids

Ann Arbor-area boys, girls basketball highlights, rankings for Dec. 4-10

chelsea vs fgr boys.JPG<p>Chelsea junior Hunter Lay (5) dribbles up the court past Father Gabriel Richard senior Andrew Kendzicky (3) during their game …

College & University

3 things we learned: The Lions are shaking things up at running back

Detroit beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-21 on Sunday to preserve their fragile playoff hopes. Here are three things we learned in the victory, not …

Eric Ebron

Attorney says Flint water prosecutor misrepresented witness' text messages

FLINT, MI -- Prosecutors inaccurately characterized text messages sent by a witness in the preliminary examination of Dr. Eden Wells, an attorney for …

Feisty Red Wings fall to Panthers in overtime

DETROIT - Luke Witkowski returned to action Monday, after serving a 10-game suspension, and brought with him a fighting spirit to the Detroit Red …

Jeff Blashill

Teen who was high when he crashed, killing friend, sentenced to jail

Jacob Lyons will not serve prison time.


Trivia whiz from Michigan to appear on 'Jeopardy!' this week

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Every Thursday, a collection of knowledge-seekers from West Michigan gather at Last Chance Tavern in Grand Rapids for trivia night.<p>…

Grand Rapids

14 Tigers most and least likely to be traded this winter

Infielders Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias will be mentioned most frequently in trade talks because they're in the final year of their contract and …

Bruce Maxwell

Tigers GM confident Ian Kinsler trade will get done

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Even before he arrived at the Winter Meetings Sunday night, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila was already fielding calls about …

Ian Kinsler

Man dies after vehicle hits horse trailer

The collision occurred in Chippewa County in the Upper Peninsula.

Tigers approached Nicholas Castellanos about extension, but talks stalled

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers approached Nicholas Castellanos about a contract extension late this season, general manager Al Avila said Monday.<p>…

Lawsuit proceeds against billionaire UM donor Sam Zell's apartment company

ANN ARBOR, MI - A federal judge in California has given the go-ahead for a group of tenants to pursue a class action lawsuit against rental property …

Real Estate

Celebrity chef Mario Batali subject of sexual misconduct allegations

Batali, who co-owns notable restaurants in several cities and has a decades-long TV career, is a frequent visitor to the Traverse City-area in the …

Mario Batali

68 Dancing with the Local Stars alumni to return for 10th annual event

02232017_DancingStars_81<p>The opening number during dancing with the local stars at Muskegon Harbor Holiday Inn on Thurssday, Feb. 22, 2017, in …

What is the future of Ameer Abdullah?

ALLEN PARK -- A day after the Detroit Lions decided to sit embattled running back Ameer Abdullah, Jim Caldwell offered no clarity about the decision …

Ameer Abdullah

Tigers drop reliever from 40-man roster to prepare for Rule 5 Draft

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers have cleared a spot on their 40-man roster, allowing them to make a pick in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.<p>The Tigers …

Cameron Maybin

House Speaker calls on MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon to resign over

LANSING, MI -- House Speaker Tom Leonard, R-DeWitt, is calling on Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon to resign over the …


Family wants daughter buried in historic cemetery, but township is hesitant

<b>BEAVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI</b> -- A mother in this rural Northern Michigan town wants to bury the cremated remains of her 25-year-old daughter in a …


Tom Izzo on Thomas Kithier being ruled ineligible: 'A very sad situation'

EAST LANSING - Tom Izzo called Michigan State recruit Thomas Kithier being ruled ineligible for his senior season "a very sad situation" and said he …

College & University

Dathan Ritzenhein explains why he's running Boston Marathon in 2018

Rockford resident commits to 2018 race after three year absence. He was the top American finisher in 2015.


Verizon Wireless outages reported in 54 Michigan counties

Crews are working to remedy the problem.


Torregrossa Drifting Index shows where blowing snow will be dangerous

Last week I revealed to you my new drifting index, called the Torregrossa Drifting Index (TDI). The TDI for Tuesday, December 12, 2017 will have some …


Michigan State commit Jefferson has attitude of playmaker over position

MUSKEGON, MI - La'Darius Jefferson has figured out where he's going to college.<p>The next question is where will he play at Michigan State?<p>Jefferson, …

College & University

Giancarlo Stanton called Derek Jeter's bluff, so now he's a Yankee

This wasn't even as complex as Mike McDermott against Teddy KGB, so it's a little sad that new Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter even tried.<p>Giancarolo …


Food stored on the floor and more in Saginaw-area kitchens Oct. 30-Nov. 5


After last week's signings, are Tigers done with free-agent shopping?

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers have signed more Major League free agents in the last week than they did all last winter.<p>They've signed more …


Motorcyclist killed after crashing into Consumers Energy truck IDed

COOPER TOWNSHIP, MI -- The motorcyclist who died when he crashed into a Consumers Energy truck was identified by Michigan State Police First Lt. Dale …


Woman who lied about rape on college campus mentally fit for trial

<b>BAY CITY, MI</b> -- A woman who falsely claimed a man raped her in a Delta College parking lot has been deemed psychologically fit for trial.<p>Bay County …