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Mayor-elect Mike Duggan speaks at his election night celebration in Detroit Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit mayor-elect says he resents focus on race

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s mayor-elect says he resents so much being made of his skin color during his campaign to lead the city. Voters chose Mike Duggan Tuesday as the first white mayor in four […]

11/06/2013

Singer Aretha Franklin performs at the Fashion Group International's 30th annual "Night Of Stars" awards gala at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Aretha Franklin back on stage at Detroit casino

  DETROIT (AP) — After recovering from an undisclosed illness, Aretha Franklin is returning to the concert stage with a December performance in her hometown of Detroit. The Detroit News says the Queen of Soul will […]

10/31/2013

The 2009 Hyundai Genesis at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Hyundai to recall Genesis cars to fix brakes

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai decided to recall about 27,500 Genesis luxury cars Monday, just a few hours after the U.S. government opened an investigation into problems with their brakes. The automaker said the recall covers […]

10/21/2013

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

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