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Police swarm the scene after two women were gunned down around 5:45 p.m. Sunday,  Oct. 20, 2013 at the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/The Detroit News Ricardo Thomas)

Police: 2 dead after senior center shooting

DETROIT (AP) — A man who lives at a senior center in Detroit was in custody Sunday after police said he shot and killed two women that he blamed for a breakup with his girlfriend. […]

10/21/2013

Government investigates Hyundai brake problems

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of brake problems on Hyundai Genesis full-size luxury cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Monday that the probe […]

10/21/2013

In this Oct. 13, 2013 photo, fans and Boston Police officer Steve Horgan celebrate as Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter falls over the right field fence into the bullpen trying to catch a grand slam hit by Boston Red Sox' David Ortiz during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series, in Boston. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Stan Grosfeld)

Boston officer humbled by grand slam attention

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police officer Steve Horgan never imagined that a simple gesture celebrating a thrilling comeback by the Red Sox would create such a buzz. Horgan raised his arms over his head in […]

10/15/2013

In this photo provided by the Motown Museum, Smokey Robinson, right, speaks at an event honoring Maxine Powell, left, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Motown Museum in Detroit. Powell directed the label's Artists Development Department, also known as "Motown's Finishing School." She guided many, including Robinson's Miracles, the Jackson Five and the Supremes. (AP Photo/Motown Museum, Andre Smith)

Powell, Motown Records’ chief of charm, dies at 98

DETROIT (AP) — Maxine Powell, who was responsible for developing the charm, grace and style of Motown Records’ artists during the Detroit label’s 1960s heyday, died Monday at age 98. Motown Historical Museum CEO Allen […]

10/14/2013

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Designer of pioneering Braille math code dies

DETROIT (AP) — Abraham Nemeth, the blind designer of the internationally recognized Nemeth Braille Math Code that simplified symbols for easier use in advanced math, has died at his home in suburban Detroit, relatives said […]

10/03/2013

Tesla Model S all-electric sedan (AP Photo)

Tesla stock tumbles after Model S catches fire

SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle. Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. […]

10/02/2013

Abraham Pearson, alias Derreck White, is on the run Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 after stabbing a sheriff's deputy several times in the neck and carjacking a motorist while escaping from a downtown Detroit courthouse. (AP Photo/Wayne County Sheriffs Department)

Robbery suspect stabs deputy, flees court in daring escape

DETROIT (AP) — A man awaiting sentencing in an armed robbery was on the run Monday after stabbing a sheriff’s deputy several times in the neck, stealing his uniform then carjacking a motorist in a […]

09/09/2013

Eminem makes puzzling appearance on ESPN

  NEW YORK (AP) — Eminem made an unlikely and puzzling appearance on ESPN’s “Saturday Night Football” halftime show. The rap superstar, who has a new album out in the fall, appeared to promote his […]

09/07/2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, left, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Charles Krupa)

Mayor takes offense at ‘blow up’ Detroit comment

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing accused his Boston counterpart of insensitivity Tuesday after Thomas Menino told a magazine that if he ever visited the Motor City, he’d “blow up the place and start […]

09/03/2013

Author Elmore Leonard, 86, smiles during an interview at his home in Bloomfield Township, Mich. on Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard dies at 87

DETROIT (AP) — He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime. Every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime […]

08/20/2013

The 12 Schwandt brothers pose for a photo in their home in Rockford, Mich. Clockwise from bottom left are, Tyler, 21, holding Tucker, 2 days, Vinny, 10, Drew, 16, Zach, 17, Charlie, 3,  Calvin, 8, Brandon, 14, Luke, 19 months, Gabe, 6, Wesley, 5 and Tommy, 11. (AP Photo/MLive.com, The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark)

All-boys club: Michigan couple welcomes 12th son

DETROIT (AP) — A western Michigan family welcomed their 12th child. And, shocker, it’s a boy — just like the other 11. Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford believed the latest baby might break the […]

08/11/2013

"Rosie the Riveter" dressed in overalls and bandanna was introduced as a symbol of patriotic womanhood in the 1940's. Rose Will Monroe played  "Rosie the Riveter," the nation's poster girl for women joining the work force during World War II.  Monroe was working as a riveter building B-29 and B-24 military airplanes at the Willow Run Aircraft Factory in Ypsilanti, Mich., when she was asked to star in a promotional film about the war effort. (AP Photo)

Trying to save part of Rosie the Riveter’s factory

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter showed that a woman could do a “man’s work” by building World War II-era bombers, making her an enduring symbol of American female […]

07/29/2013

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