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  • Fiery crash involving semis closes portion of I-94

    CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. — Dispatchers are asking drivers to avoid the area of westbound I-94 in Calhoun County after a crash between two semis causing one of them to catch fire. It happened around 1 a.m. Thursday in the westbound lanes of I-94 in Emmett Township., blocking all lanes west of 11 Mile causing traffic to be diverted. We’re told multiple agencies are responding to the crash, but no word on any injuries. As of 2:30 a.m. Thursday, authorities with […]

  • Man arrested in Grand Rapids connected to missing Texas couple presumed dead

    CLEARVIEW, Okla. (KFOR/FOX 17)- Texas law enforcement said Tuesday afternoon two bodies found on a rural Okfuskee County property are believed to be those of a missing Texas man and woman. Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, were last heard from in the early morning hours of January 4 in Temple, Texas, which is south of Waco. Temple Police posted on its Facebook page the following evening the pair were missing and last seen in a gray Hyundai Genesis. […]

  • Michigan State President Engler says he’ll resign next week

    DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school’s interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor’s victims. John Engler, who had resisted earlier pressure to resign, announced his plans in an 11-page letter to Dianne Byrum, chairwoman of Michigan State’s Board of Trustees. It makes no mention of recent criticism of his remarks and instead lists what he considers to […]

  • Griffin scores 30, leads Pistons past Magic 120-115 in OT

      DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond’s bad habits bother Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey. Luckily for Casey and the Pistons, Drummond’s good moments can win basketball games. Drummond put up his version of a triple-double on Wednesday and the Pistons notched a crucial 120-115 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic. Drummond had 14 points, 11 offensive rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds to record his 11th career “Moses Malone triple-double.” Only Malone (24) and Dennis Rodman (17) have recorded more since […]

  • Michigan unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent in December

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s unemployment rate rose by a tenth of a percentage point to 4.0 percent in December. Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show that while Michigan’s jobless rate was rising, the U.S rate declined by two-tenths of a percentage point during the same period to 3.9 percent. Michigan’s rate last month compared with a December 2017 rate of 4.7 percent. The agency says total employment in Michigan last month edged […]

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    Griffin scores 30, leads Pistons past Magic in OT

    DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 30 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 120-115 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond added 14 points and 21 rebounds for the Pistons, who won for the third time in 11 games. Detroit had six players with at least 13 points. Nikola Vucevic and Terrence Ross each scored 24 points for Orlando, which had won two in a row after a four-game losing streak. Detroit led by […]

  • Bob Costas exiting longtime home at NBC Sports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC’s prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network’s sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Costas, 66, served as the emcee for NBC’s Olympics 11 times starting in 1992. In early 2017, he stepped aside for network newcomer Mike Tirico, formerly with ESPN. […]

  • Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

    MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called “Happy Death Day 2U” is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary. Universal Pictures released a statement Wednesday saying the film’s North American release would be moved from Feb. 14 to Feb. 13. The studio also decided to keep the film from theaters in the Parkland area where 17 people were killed last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fred Guttenberg, […]

  • MSP investigating theft of trailer from Sturgis business

    STURGIS, Mich. — Authorities are investigating the theft of a trailer from a parking lot in Sturgis. Michigan State Police say the trailer was taken from 5-5:30 a.m. Saturday from Sturgis Overhead Door, located at the corner of US-12 and Broadus Street. Authorities said the trailer is a flatbed with a tailgate that is approximately 12 feet long and black. The suspect vehicle is a dark SUV that is similar to a Chevrolet Tahoe. At least two suspects were in […]