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Alabama election upset as Jones beats Moore


It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama, one of the reddest of red states

Wojo: Thomas Kithier case is one of excessive punishment

Fair play is the basis of all competition, and rules matter. But so does this: What’s fair for the player involved.

Get outdoors this winter in Oakland County

With 90,000 acres of recreational land including 2 state parks, 6 state recreation areas and 13 county parks, there’s always something to do outdoors.

Our Editorial: Toss out part-time petitions


This is a bad proposal that will weaken an already wobbly Michigan political structure

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Winter storm watch to start at 10 a.m. Wednesday

Less than 48 hours after region witnessed some of the heaviest snowfall so far this season, 4-7 inches are possible


Wrong-way driver had unsealed container of alcohol

Michigan State Police plan to test the man’s blood to determine if he was intoxicated in crash that killed two on I-275


Dad: Brandon Peters ‘welcomes’ Patterson’s UM arrival

The way David Peters sees it, Michigan’s quarterback situation has only become stronger.

Ford offers buyouts at some Michigan plants

Ford wants to reduce its hourly workforce at some U.S. plants by 150 people

Review: ‘The Last Jedi’ an epic ‘Star Wars’ blockbuster

New and old, good and evil collide in the best ‘Star Wars’ movie since ‘Empire Strikes Back’


Teen charged in Noel Night shooting gets $50,000 bond

Judge denies request to let family of 16-year-old defendant post 10 percent of bond to win his release


Wind chill below zero Tuesday; snow coming


On Tuesday, temperatures in the Detroit area will continue to decline during the day with a high of 17 and a wind chill as low as minus 6


Niyo: Can Patterson help Michigan win arms race?

Jim Harbaugh knew what he was missing. He saw what everyone else saw — and then some — this past season.

Flint plea deal hearing delayed

A plea deal between Flint special prosecutors and DEQ staffer Adam Rosenthal is expected to be held at a later date

Tuesday, Dec 12

Schools grapple with more students cutting class

A push to address chronic absenteeism among Michigan students comes as the problem is getting worse

Wings get plenty of chances, just one goal in OT loss

In a game the Red Wings probably should have had wrapped up an hour earlier, they lost.

Conyers’ exit closes doors for redress for accusers

Experts: John Conyers’ resignation means sexual misconduct accusers won’t testify before Congress or get heard in court

Detroit casinos see potential in sports betting

Pending Supreme Court decision could pave way

Monday, Dec 11

House speaker: MSU prez should resign over Nassar

MSU failed young women sexual assaulted by former gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar, says Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard

Hep A cases soar to 10 times normal in region

Since August 2016, there have been 583 cases, 482 hospitalizations and 20 deaths caused by hepatitis A in Southeast Michigan.

Henning: Twin pillars of '84 Tigers get deserved Hall call

Jack Morris and Alan Trammell earned their rightful place among baseball's greats and Lou Whitaker's absence shouldn't detract from moment.

Staying alive: Lions use 'great effort' to edge Bucs

The Lions scored their first first-quarter touchdown in more than a month, forced five turnovers, but still barely got by the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Sunday, Dec 10

Recap: Lions beat Buccaneers with five takeaways

Follow along here for live updates as the Detroit Lions take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

'Tough one to swallow': Red Wings walloped by Blues

Detroit spots St. Louis four-goal lead and eventually loses, 6-1, Saturday at Little Caesars Arena.

Jack White puts $s behind his Detroit love

From a state-of-the-art record pressing plant to helping restore Clark Park, Jack White has invested big in Detroit

Saturday, Dec 9

More snow coming to Metro Detroit

Metro Detroit experienced 1.7 inches of snow on Saturday, well below the record set for Dec. 9 in 1983.

Police armada surprises boy battling cancer

Noah Gochanou couldn’t stop smiling after he was surprised by a full police and task force at his home on Saturday

Clerk vote: 1 in 5 Detroit precincts can’t be recounted

Winfrey prevails in recount of Detroit clerk’s race that turns up poll worker errors, missing ballots

New world order: Jeep is a sales titan

Under Fiat Chrysler, Jeep has grown from a niche brand to an international money machine

Friday, Dec 8

New Mike Ilitch-inspired organ ‘makes a statement’ at LCA

Hockey fans sitting politely, listening attentively to organ music. Applauding generously when it concludes.

Half of deadly Takata air bags still not fixed

22 million recalled Takata air bags on U.S. highways are in danger of exploding in a crash

$2.2M land buy in Cass Corridor linked to Ilitches

A former drag queen bar, site of White Stripes’ first gig, part of multimillion dollar land deal in Cass Corridor.

MHSAA rules MSU recruit, Clarkston’s Thomas Kithier ineligible

Michigan State basketball recruit is ‘heartbroken’ by the decision, which stems from a complaint by Dakota.