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Detroit posthumously honors Franklin with post office naming

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin was given a bit of posthumous R-E-S-P-E-C-T on Monday when a post office in her hometown of Detroit was named after the late singer. Members of Frankli...

Assault victims protest outside U-Michigan board meeting

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Protesters, including some of the hundreds of people who survived sexual abuse by a University of Michigan sports doctor, gathered outside a meeting of the school's governing b...

Ex-Detroit police chief enters governor race amid protest

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig formally announced his campaign for governor Tuesday, but not before protesters derailed his kickoff event at a state park and forced him to move...

Adapt or else: Downtown businesses cope with new reality

NEW YORK (AP) — Downtown businesses in the U.S. and abroad once took for granted that nearby offices would provide a steady clientele looking for breakfast, lunch, everyday goods and services and last...

A small victory: Used-car prices slip from dizzy heights

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — For months, anyone who wandered onto a dealer lot to look for a used car could be forgiven for doing a double take — and then wandering right off the lot. Pric...

Myanmar court extends pretrial detention of US journalist

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Thursday extended the pretrial detention of Danny Fenster, a U.S. journalist employed by an online news magazine in the military-led Southeast Asian nation who was...

Retiring UAW leader reflects on tough times past and ahead

DETROIT (AP) — When Rory Gamble took over as president of the United Auto Workers in 2019, the union was embroiled in a federal corruption probe that had ensnared two of Gamble's predecessors. It had ...

Athletes abused by late doctor demand U-Michigan probe

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former athletes on Wednesday urged the University of Michigan's governing board to launch a full investigation of sexual abuse committed by a late doctor and how the school fai...

Abuse victims to seek school action on Schembechler's legacy

DETROIT (AP) — Former University of Michigan football players and others who say they were sexually abused by a now-deceased team doctor are expected to call for action by the University of Michigan’s...

Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse

NOVI, Mich. (AP) — One of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players described in detail Thursday how they were molested by the team's longtim...

Report on campus doctor raises flags about iconic coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A report about the stunning lack of action at the University of Michigan while a rogue doctor was sexually assaulting hundreds of young men has cast an unflattering light at on...

Wright family demands more severe charges for Minn. ex-cop

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Daunte Wright’s family joined community leaders in demanding more severe charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot the young Black man in a Minneap...

Decision expected on charges for cop who shot Black motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge the white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, spark...

Home of NFL's Detroit Lions hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic

DETROIT (AP) — The domed home of the Detroit Lions on Monday welcomed educators and school staff from southeast Michigan for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Although Ford Field can accomm...

Detroit PE teacher navigates pandemic with charity assist

DETROIT (AP) — A white board in the David Ellis Academy gymnasium is stuck on the wall. And in time. It details the planned activities for physical education classe...