Grand Rapids News

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A 40-year-old West Olive woman was hospitalized after being involved in a head-on crash.
Author: Malachi Barrett | mbarret1@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:30 pm
Mekhi Ivy died in the hospital after going underwater in a pool this weekend.
Author: Malachi Barrett | mbarret1@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:25 pm
Police were called around Saturday, June 24, to the Sunningdale subdivision in Georgetown Township.
Author: Malachi Barrett | mbarret1@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:56 pm
A man from Kaleva died after hitting a deer with his motorcycle.
Author: Malachi Barrett | mbarret1@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:49 pm
Katarina Samardzija won $5,000 at Start Garden's 5x5 Night in May to fund her startup Locker Lifestyle.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:15 pm
He might have played a little, too.
Author: Tanda Gmiter | tgmiter@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Four people have been rescued from "dangerous high water levels" in the Muskegon River on June 24.
Author: Kate Carlson | kcarlso1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:01 pm
Carla Reiffer died Thursday, June 23
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:36 pm
The large-scale cyclist event raised about $160,172 in online donations that will go toward MSU skin cancer research.
Author: Kate Carlson | kcarlso1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:13 pm
The crash happened about 12:05 p.m. Saturday, June 24
Author: Kate Carlson | kcarlso1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:45 pm
The shooting happened about 3 a.m. Saturday, June 24
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:49 pm
At 13-years-old, Julia LaGrand has earned four national first-place awards for her proficiency in reading and writing braille.
Author: Kate Carlson | kcarlso1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:55 pm
The crash happened about 6:50 p.m. Friday, June 23
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:11 pm
Curfew laws apply to children under the age of 17.
Author: Amy Biolchini | amy_biolchini@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:18 pm
The standoff began about 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 23
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:21 pm
Public comment on application ends June 29.
Author: Garret Ellison | gellison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:00 pm
The goal of the June 27 "Cinco por Cinco" Pitch Night is to eliminate Hispanic entrepreneurs' barriers to funds and other resources.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:00 pm
The crash happened about 10:05 p.m. Friday, June 23
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:40 am
The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 23
Author: John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:39 am
The grounds of the estate include mature trees and an array of solar panels which supply most of the home's power needs.
Author: Jim Harger | jharger@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
The list recognizes top independent Registered Investment Adviser firms from across the U.S.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am

Detroit News

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It was once home to an ambitious jazz record label formed by Dizzy Gillespie. The building got a new owner in 2009 and two years ago, gained a historic designation from the Historic District Advisory Board.
Author: Ben Solis | bsolis@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:00 pm
All three, two women and a man, were listed in temporary serious condition, according to Detroit police.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:52 pm
This is something you don't see everyday. In fact, you may have never seen one of these. A double rainbow appeared this morning in Metro Detroit.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:37 pm
Mutiple shots were fired from inside her home by an unknown person or people. No description was given.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:44 pm
"Transformers: The Last Knight" rolled into theaters this weekend (June 23, 2017). Part of the movie was shot in and around Metro Detroit. Here's a look at that time we drove by Optimus Prime on I-96.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:01 pm
Arrests and deportations out of Detroit's Immigration and Customs Enforcement office have spiked since President Donald Trump took office, and ICE agents tripled the number of immigrants with no criminal convictions taken into custody between Jan. 20 and April 29, compared to the same period last year.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:38 am
A crew from the St. Clair Shores station safely transferred the boaters, all adults in life jackets, back to the station in three trips and began dewatering the vessel using a pump, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:20 pm
The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority director was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Author: Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:58 pm
Virdest Orlando Day, 45, was found dead about 10:45 a.m. June 24, Detective Renee Yax said.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:29 pm

 


Detroit News

The Latest Community, Education, Crime & Government News

It was once home to an ambitious jazz record label formed by Dizzy Gillespie. The building got a new owner in 2009 and two years ago, gained a historic designation from the Historic District Advisory Board.
Author: Ben Solis | bsolis@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:00 pm
All three, two women and a man, were listed in temporary serious condition, according to Detroit police.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:52 pm
This is something you don't see everyday. In fact, you may have never seen one of these. A double rainbow appeared this morning in Metro Detroit.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:37 pm
Mutiple shots were fired from inside her home by an unknown person or people. No description was given.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:44 pm
"Transformers: The Last Knight" rolled into theaters this weekend (June 23, 2017). Part of the movie was shot in and around Metro Detroit. Here's a look at that time we drove by Optimus Prime on I-96.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:01 pm
Arrests and deportations out of Detroit's Immigration and Customs Enforcement office have spiked since President Donald Trump took office, and ICE agents tripled the number of immigrants with no criminal convictions taken into custody between Jan. 20 and April 29, compared to the same period last year.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:38 am
A crew from the St. Clair Shores station safely transferred the boaters, all adults in life jackets, back to the station in three trips and began dewatering the vessel using a pump, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:20 pm
The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority director was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Author: Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:58 pm
Virdest Orlando Day, 45, was found dead about 10:45 a.m. June 24, Detective Renee Yax said.
Author: Danielle Salisbury | Danielle_Salisbury@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:29 pm

Ann Arbor News

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Hundreds gathered at Ingalls Mall for Top of the Park on Saturday
Author: Matt Weigand | mweigand@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:30 pm
Egypt Covington was found dead on Friday night in her home in the 45000 block of Hull Road in Van Buren Township, Fox 2 Detroit reports.
Author: Darcie Moran | dmoran@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:22 pm
The soft pull of a tissue out of its box, the squeak of a leather couch cushion and faint scribbling behind a notebook are sounds you might hear in a typical therapy session. Jennifer Blough, therapist and the owner of Deepwater Counseling, is replacing those sounds with the sounds of nature.
Author: Kit Maher
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:36 am
World War II veteran, George Lusko, boarded a 72-year-old B-25 Bomber at Willow Run Airport earlier today, fulfilling one of his life long dreams. The flight was organized by StoryPoint Senior Living in Saline as a 99th birthday present honoring of Lusko's service in WWII. After the flight, he was awarded the Yankee Air Museum Service Award.
Author: Kit Maher
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:21 pm
The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority director was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Author: Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:00 pm
More than 57,000 customers lost power in the evening thunderstorm, which brought high winds and heavy rain.
Author: Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:17 pm
The all-ages festival will run through Sunday, June 25, with multiple balloon launches scheduled throughout.
Author: Hunter Dyke | hdyke@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:06 pm
Author: Lauren Slagter | lslagter@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:06 pm
DTE Energy has restored power to more than 80,000 customers who lost power after storms late Thursday, June 22 and early Friday that brought high winds and heavy rain to Southeast Michigan.
Author: Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:02 pm
An abandoned site marked by large swaths of concrete foundation from its former life as a factory is now busy with construction activity in Ypsilanti Township.
Author: Jessica Haynes | jhaynes1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:44 pm

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Grand Rapids Sports

Latest High School & College Sports News, Grand Rapids Griffins, Grand Rapids Rampage, West Michigan Whitecaps & More

Joe Bush,Kevin DeGood, Don Deyman and Adam Krzykowski found Victory Lane Saturday night.
Author: Steve Kaminski | Skaminsk@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
COMSTOCK PARK, MI - The West Michigan Whitecaps posted five first-inning runs and never looked back as they dominated the Lansing Lugnuts 16-1 in front of a season-high crowd of 9,665 fans Saturday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. West Michigan...
Author: West Michigan Whitecaps
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:41 am
By Greg Johnson ADA TOWNSHIP - It worked out for Tom Werkmeister of Grandville.   "It really couldn't have worked out any better," he said after winning the 106th Michigan Amateur Championship Saturday at Egypt Valley Country Club. The 49-year-old...
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:44 am
Check out the results from Saturday's Mercy Health Seaway Run. First, a couple search tips: * For complete results from any of the three races, just hit search. * Names and cities will autocomplete if you put in the first letter....
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:20 pm
A midseason look at the Tigers' Triple-A affiliate
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:00 pm
COMSTOCK PARK, MI - The West Michigan Whitecaps trailed early but strung together runs in three straight innings and held off the Lansing Lugnuts 7-5 in front of 6,226 Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. Lansing struck first in the...
Author: West Michigan Whitecaps
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:27 am
By Greg Johnson ADA TOWNSHIP - A chief operating officer, a salesman, a college golfer and a financial planner ranging in age from 49 to 20 make up the final four golfers in the 106th Michigan Amateur Championship presented by...
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:11 am
Aidan Magsig's base hit was enough to finish strong baseball season and close the door on high school playing days
Author: sungrey
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:30 pm
Join MLive for conversation throughout the weekend, which includes the Monster Energy Cup Series at Sonoma on Sunday.
Author: Steve Kaminski | Skaminsk@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:30 pm
Quarterback is going to make a lot of money - but how much, when and even with what team should become clearer in the next few weeks.
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:25 pm

 


Grand Valley State Lakers

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Five GVSU men's golfers took part int he Michigan Open Championship earlier this month.
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:28 pm
Two GVSU men's golfers have advanced to match play at the 106th Michigan Amateur Championships in Ada, Mich.
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:50 pm
The GVSU men's golf team will be sending eight golfers to compete in the Michigan Amateur Championship next week in Ada, Michigan.
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: June 14, 2017, 6:45 pm
Second-year outside linebacker from Grand Valley State in line to become starter opposite Terrell Suggs.
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 11, 2017, 11:58 am
Carr hosts free football camp in Flint.
Author: Eric Woodyard | ewoodyar@mlive.com
Posted: June 10, 2017, 7:00 pm
Grand Valley State University Athletics Department  The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today that Grand Valley State University captured the 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup title with 1,020 points in the maximum number of 14 sports (7...
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: June 8, 2017, 8:44 pm
Grand Valley State University Athletics Department  Grand Valley State increased its lead in the latest release of the 2017 Division II Learfield Directors' Cup standings it was released today. The Lakers scored 393.50 in the spring season and currently have...
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: June 2, 2017, 8:38 pm
Grand Valley State University will host a football camp called "Best of the Midwest Football Academy" on June 9-10 on its campus.
Author: Kyle Austin | kyleaustin2@mlive.com
Posted: June 1, 2017, 9:43 pm
Lindy's Sports College Football national preview magazine has the two behind defending national champion Northwest Missouri State.
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 1, 2017, 11:00 am
Grand Valley State University Athletics Department  The Grand Valley State men's and women's track & field teams completed three days of competition at the 2017 NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships in Bradenton, Florida on the campus of IMG...
Author: Grand Valley State University Athletics Department
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:55 am

Western Michigan Broncos

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Dylan O'Quinn, a defensive end/tight end from Millbury Lake (OH) High School committed to the Broncos.
Author: Patrick Nothaft | pnothaft@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:50 pm
Chad WisemanWMU Athletic Media Relations  KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan men's soccer program has announced its 2017 schedule, which includes home matches against Michigan, Michigan State and Akron. One of the most competitive schedules assembled in recent memory, over the...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 20, 2017, 5:00 pm
WMU Athletic Media Relations  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Western Michigan midfielder Brandon Bye was voted to the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) Team of the Week. Bye is playing this summer for the Minneapolis City FC and had a goal...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 19, 2017, 8:48 pm
  KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Dalton Michael had an award-winning senior season at Traverse City West High School and was presented with his latest accolade, being named the Gatorade Michigan Boy's Soccer Player of the Year. Michael is a 6-0, 160-pound midfielder...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 15, 2017, 6:32 pm
WMU Athletic Media Relations  TAMPA, Fla. - Western Michigan goalkeeper Drew Shepherd was voted to the Premier Development League Team of the Week for week six. Shepherd recorded two shutouts on the road playing for the Michigan Bucks. Click here...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 15, 2017, 4:26 pm
WMU_Athletics  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Western Michigan junior outfielder Tanner Allison was drafted in the 19th round and 560th overall by the Atlanta Braves in the 2017 MLB Draft. For full release CLICK HERE. ...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 14, 2017, 6:40 pm
WMU_Athletics  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Western Michigan baseball team has announced it will hold its annual Bronco Baseball Golf Outing/Alumni Weekend with the social event scheduled for Friday, October 20 and the golf outing on Saturday, October 21 at The Moors...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 9, 2017, 3:58 pm
WMU_Athletics  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Western Michigan cheer & dance team is excited to host the 2017 Little Bronco Dance Camp on Saturday, July 29 at Waldo Stadium from Noon to 2 p.m. The price of the camp will be $40...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 9, 2017, 2:51 pm
WMU_Athletics  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Western Michigan baseball placed seven student-athletes on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) team, which was announced Friday morning. For full release CLICK HERE. ...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 9, 2017, 2:21 pm
WMU_Athletics  KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Kennosuke Nouchi of the men's tennis team has been selected to participate in the prestigious 2017 ITA Oracle Masters. The tournament runs from Sept. 21-24 in Malibu, Calif. For full release, CLICK HERE. ...
Author: WMU_Athletics
Posted: June 8, 2017, 3:19 pm

Michigan State Spartans

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Michigan State Spartans.

Abbott, a 2018 two-star receiver from West Bloomfield, had Michigan State in his top three.
Author: Matt Wenzel | mwenzel2@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:24 am
Quarterback is going to make a lot of money - but how much, when and even with what team should become clearer in the next few weeks.
Author: Peter J. Wallner | pwallner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:25 pm
Edmonds is a 2018 three-star running back from Atlanta who received an offer from Michigan State last week.
Author: Matt Wenzel | mwenzel2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:03 pm
The roughly 40-minute interview, conducted by Michigan State University Police Detective Sgt. Andrea Munford, was shown during Nassar's preliminary examination in the 55th District Court.
Author: Lauren Gibbons | lgibbon2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:30 pm
Former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar will stand trial in Ingham County on 12 first degree criminal sexual conduct charges, 55th District Court Judge Donald Allen determined Friday.
Author: Lauren Gibbons | lgibbon2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:18 pm
deWeaver spent the spring on the sideline due to a back issue.
Author: Kyle Austin | kyleaustin2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:08 pm
Williams, a 2018 three-star cornerback from Belleville High School, has played only one season of varsity football.
Author: Matt Wenzel | mwenzel2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:01 am
He'll team with Devin Booker, a Grand Rapids native, as the building blocks of the Phoenix franchise.
Author: Brendan F. Quinn | bquinn@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:25 am
Kush, a guard at Michigan State from 1950 through 1952, died on Thursday at age 88, the school announced.
Author: Kyle Austin | kyleaustin2@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:56 pm
Apisa, a two-time All-American fullback in 1965 and 1966, leads a five-member class that will be inducted in a ceremony on Sept. 28.
Author: Kyle Austin | kyleaustin2@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:38 pm

Michigan Wolverines

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Michigan Wolverines.

Thomas is a four-star recruit from Fairburn, Georgia.
Author: Aaron McMann | amcmann@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:41 pm
Wolverines coaches either hosted or attended 21 camps since June 2.
Author: Aaron McMann | amcmann@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:30 pm
The former Michigan standout was drafted 25th overall by Cleveland.
Author: Aaron McMann | amcmann@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:20 pm
Brown will be working with a pair of converted receivers in the secondary this fall.
Author: Nick Baumgardner | nbaumgardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:01 am
ANN ARBOR -- Aubrey Solomon came to Michigan ready and willing to learn.  The five-star freshman defensive lineman from Georgia arrived on campus earlier this month. And, from the second he got here, he found a rather large person who...
Author: Nick Baumgardner | nbaumgardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:48 pm
Donlon is Chicago native and a longtime friend of Collins.
Author: Brendan F. Quinn | bquinn@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:09 pm
A roundup of the last week of Michigan football recruiting news.
Author: Matt Wenzel | mwenzel2@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:32 pm
Former Michigan guard Spike Albrecht is hosting his first youth basketball camp in the Ann Arbor area July 17-19.
Author: Ryan Zuke | rzuke1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:02 pm
The Bucks selected Wilson with the No. 17 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Author: Brendan F. Quinn | bquinn@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:00 am
The mailbag is back.
Author: Nick Baumgardner | nbaumgardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:01 am

Detroit Tigers

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Detroit Tigers baseball team.

The last time the Tigers lost nine games in a row was Sept. 1-9, 2005.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 7:40 pm
Outfielders Justin Upton, J.D. Martinez and Mikie Mahtook will bat in the 3-4-5 spots.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:30 pm
The Tigers finish a three-game series and a seven-game road trip on Sunday afternoon in San Diego.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:00 am
"From me, to the coaches, to the players, we just haven't gotten it done," Ausmus said.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:00 am
This is the longest losing streak since May 28-June 5, 2015.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:00 am
Follow the live stats on this page and chat with other fans and readers about tonight's game in the comments section.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:10 am
"You keep grinding and fighting until someone tells you, 'Hey, we don't want you to grind and fight anymore,'" he said.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:15 am
Castellanos experienced lower back or hip tightness but entered the game late as a pinch-hitter on Friday.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:28 pm
"I like this team and I want to stay here. I would hate to feel like I had to start over again with a new team," said right fielder J.D. Martinez.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:24 pm
"A lot of things that have gone on are, quite frankly, not his doing," Avila said.
Author: Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:10 pm

Detroit Red Wings

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.

Eight of Detroit's 10 picks on second day of draft are 6-1 or taller.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:44 pm
The Red Wings also took 26-goal scorer Brady Gilmour of the OHL' Saginaw Spirit.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:35 pm
Fraser was fifth in the OHL last season with five fights.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:41 pm
Detroit used the last of its four third-round picks to take 6-4 D-man Malte Setkov.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:09 pm
Gallant had 21 goals for the Peterborough Petes last season.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:45 pm
He led USHL rookie goalies in wins (22) and save percentage (.918).
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:41 pm
Small winger had 28 goals and 54 points with Regina and Red Deer last season.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:27 pm
The Red Wings selected Finnish defenseman Kasper Kotkansalo No. 71 overall.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:22 pm
Right-handed shot had nine points in 48 games for Swedish club.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:13 pm
Detroit is slated to have 10 picks in Rounds 2-7 on Saturday.
Author: Josh Slagter | jslagter@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:05 pm

Detroit Lions

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Detroit Lions football team.

ALLEN PARK -- Tavon Wilson has been accused of domestic violence by the mother of his child, according to TMZ, putting his future with the Detroit Lions in jeopardy. Alanda Jackson says Wilson threw her to the ground and broke...
Author: Kyle Meinke | kmeinke@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:12 pm
The Lions' second-round cornerback has a long history of talking a big game as well as playing one, but he appreciated the challenges Detroit's top receivers provided him to get better during spring practices.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:00 am
The Lions quarterback was firmly in the MVP discussion amid the team's 8-4 start a year ago. Then a finger injury helped derail both.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:07 pm
The Detroit Lions first-round rookie linebacker knows trust is essential to building a defense, but this was trust of a different kind.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:00 am
Los Angeles released him hours after news of the investigation went public.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:36 pm
Detroit's new middle linebacker didn't get a chance to build much chemistry with it's last one during the offseason with Whitehead sidelined. It'll become a focus of training camp.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:53 pm
That's how these things work in today's NFL. Quarterbacks are so important, yet there's so few of them who are any good, that the good ones get record money every time their deal comes up.
Author: Kyle Meinke | kmeinke@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:34 pm
The Lions like to refer to their defensive line rotation as a hockey line, but some of the players they're counting on most this year don't have a great history of staying on the field.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:00 am
Harris was cut by the New York Jets earlier this month.
Author: Josh Slagter | jslagter@mlive.com
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:55 pm
The second-year defender is part safety, part linebacker. If he makes the proper strides, he could be a huge element to a Lions defense in dire need of playmakers.
Author: Nate Atkins | natkins@mlive.com
Posted: June 21, 2017, 12:00 pm

Detroit Pistons

Latest news, rumors and opinions about the Detroit Pistons basketball team.

The Pistons will hold prep classes in June and July.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:32 pm
Kennard was a fan of Pistons forward Tayshaun while growing up in southern Ohio.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:43 pm
Kennard, selected 12th overall by the Pistons in the 2017 NBA draft, was widely considered the best shooter available.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:44 pm
Caldwell-Pope received 12 months probation this week after being charged with driving under the influence in March.
Author: Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:35 pm
Detroit coach says he'll never tell a player he won't be traded.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:37 pm
Detroit grabbed Kennard with the 12th overall pick.
Author: Josh Slagter | jslagter@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:34 pm
Detroit coach blunt in his assessment of draft pick's defensive play.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:07 am
Coach loves draft pick's ability to score.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 2:37 am
The Pistons grabbed the Duke shooting guard with the 12th overall pick.
Author: Josh Slagter | jslagter@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:10 am
The 6-6 guard averaged 19.5 points as a sophomore with the Blue Devils.
Author: Ansar Khan | akhan1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:37 am

West Michigan Business

Business, Auto Industry, Economy, Finance News

Katarina Samardzija won $5,000 at Start Garden's 5x5 Night in May to fund her startup Locker Lifestyle.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:15 pm
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:38 am
The Grand Rapids company's exporting success is spotlighted by the Michigan ag department.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:00 am
The goal of the June 27 "Cinco por Cinco" Pitch Night is to eliminate Hispanic entrepreneurs' barriers to funds and other resources.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:00 pm
The grounds of the estate include mature trees and an array of solar panels which supply most of the home's power needs.
Author: Jim Harger | jharger@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
The list recognizes top independent Registered Investment Adviser firms from across the U.S.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
Grand Rapids-based office furniture maker makes list for second year.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:26 pm
The donation replenishes life jacket stations introduced to the popular Michigan beach in 2004.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:53 pm
A portion of it will become an At Home.
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:22 pm
In February, Takata pleaded guilty to wire fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion for its role selling defective airbags, and concealing the defects. The defective airbags are connected to 16 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide. Takata's recall was the biggest in U.S. history, as it involves an expected 42 million vehicles and 69 million inflators.
Author: Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:14 pm

Michigan Business

International and Local Small Business News on Economics & Finance

Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:38 am
The Grand Rapids company's exporting success is spotlighted by the Michigan ag department.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:00 am
The grounds of the estate include mature trees and an array of solar panels which supply most of the home's power needs.
Author: Jim Harger | jharger@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
The list recognizes top independent Registered Investment Adviser firms from across the U.S.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
An abandoned site marked by large swaths of concrete foundation from its former life as a factory is now busy with construction activity in Ypsilanti Township.
Author: Jessica Haynes | jhaynes1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:40 pm
Grand Rapids-based office furniture maker makes list for second year.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:26 pm
Detroit could see an Emagine movie theater within the next few years, according to the head of the Michigan-based cinema chain.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:15 pm
The city is expected to invest $33 million in Detroit neighborhoods to help move 240 homeowners in the Delray neighborhood or renovate their homes for the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, Mayor Duggan announced Friday morning.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:55 pm
A portion of it will become an At Home.
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:22 pm
In February, Takata pleaded guilty to wire fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion for its role selling defective airbags, and concealing the defects. The defective airbags are connected to 16 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide. Takata's recall was the biggest in U.S. history, as it involves an expected 42 million vehicles and 69 million inflators.
Author: Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:14 pm

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Michigan Business

International and Local Small Business News on Economics & Finance

Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:38 am
The Grand Rapids company's exporting success is spotlighted by the Michigan ag department.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:00 am
The grounds of the estate include mature trees and an array of solar panels which supply most of the home's power needs.
Author: Jim Harger | jharger@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
The list recognizes top independent Registered Investment Adviser firms from across the U.S.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:30 am
An abandoned site marked by large swaths of concrete foundation from its former life as a factory is now busy with construction activity in Ypsilanti Township.
Author: Jessica Haynes | jhaynes1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:40 pm
Grand Rapids-based office furniture maker makes list for second year.
Author: Shandra Martinez | smartinez@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:26 pm
Detroit could see an Emagine movie theater within the next few years, according to the head of the Michigan-based cinema chain.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:15 pm
The city is expected to invest $33 million in Detroit neighborhoods to help move 240 homeowners in the Delray neighborhood or renovate their homes for the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, Mayor Duggan announced Friday morning.
Author: Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:55 pm
A portion of it will become an At Home.
Author: Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:22 pm
In February, Takata pleaded guilty to wire fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion for its role selling defective airbags, and concealing the defects. The defective airbags are connected to 16 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide. Takata's recall was the biggest in U.S. history, as it involves an expected 42 million vehicles and 69 million inflators.
Author: Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:14 pm

Grand Rapids Entertainment

Grand Rapids Movies, Music, Reviews, TV Shows, Event Listings

It was once home to an ambitious jazz record label formed by Dizzy Gillespie. The building got a new owner in 2009 and two years ago, gained a historic designation from the Historic District Advisory Board. But it was at one point targeted for demolition by state transportation authorities and federal law enforcement later sought to seize the property.
Author: Ben Solis | bsolis@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:00 pm
"Transformers: The Last Knight" rolled into theaters this weekend (June 23, 2017). Part of the movie was shot in and around Metro Detroit. Here's a look at that time we drove by Optimus Prime on I-96.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:01 pm
Author: Julie Hoogland | jhoogland@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:01 pm
Recent rain caused muddy conditions during Electric Forest at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury.
Author: Cory Morse | cmorse1@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:16 pm
This is reportedly Michael Bay's "Transformers" movie. Hooray for us?
Author: John Serba | jserba@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:17 am
Brad Pitt stars in one of the streaming services latest originals.
Author: John Serba | jserba@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:05 am
While speaking about President Donald Trump at the Glastonbury Festival, actor Johnny Depp asked the crowd when the last time an actor assassinated a president.
Author: Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:36 pm
The fifth annual MSU Gran Fondo on Saturday, June 24, in downtown Grand Rapids benefits skin cancer research.
Author: Kate Carlson | kcarlso1@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:00 pm
The city's main exports are iron ore and sports coaches.
Author: John Serba | jserba@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:00 pm
Was it a riot or a rebellion? The Detroit Historical Society says that's up for interpretation.
Author: Ben Solis | bsolis@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

Michigan Entertainment

Latest News & Michigan Movie, TV, Event & Restaurant Listings

Check out the latest fashions from the red carpet at Sunday's BET Awards.
Author: National Desk
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:49 pm
Inside Electric Forest's Sherwood Forest, you never know what you'll see or who you'll meet.
Author: Justine McGuire | justine_mcguire@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:20 pm
It was once home to an ambitious jazz record label formed by Dizzy Gillespie. The building got a new owner in 2009 and two years ago, gained a historic designation from the Historic District Advisory Board. But it was at one point targeted for demolition by state transportation authorities and federal law enforcement later sought to seize the property.
Author: Ben Solis | bsolis@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 6:00 pm
Elaborate and varied totems could be seen throughout the first weekend.
Author: Justine McGuire | justine_mcguire@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:01 pm
"Transformers: The Last Knight" rolled into theaters this weekend (June 23, 2017). Part of the movie was shot in and around Metro Detroit. Here's a look at that time we drove by Optimus Prime on I-96.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:01 pm
"The Last Knight" currently holds a rotten rating of 15 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: June 25, 2017, 1:00 pm
He might have played a little, too.
Author: Tanda Gmiter | tgmiter@mlive.com
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
With the first rain-less night behind them, the Forest Family is ready for day three.
Author: Justine McGuire | justine_mcguire@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:25 pm
From 2,000 feet above the ground, Electric Forest 2017 is a hive of tents and a mess of mud.
Author: Justine McGuire | justine_mcguire@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:40 pm
Author: Julie Hoogland | jhoogland@mlive.com
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:01 pm

Michigan Television

Television News, Reviews & Michigan Listings

A cosplay artist from Grand Rapids will compete against a fitness superstar, a rodeo clown, a Microbiologist and others for $500,000 on the hit reality show "Big Brother" season 19. Here are all 16 houseguests announced on June 19, 2017.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 19, 2017, 5:41 pm
Michael Phelps hold 39 world records, and 23 Olympic Gold medals. Sharks are one of the most efficient predators of the ocean, closing in on their prey at high speeds.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: June 19, 2017, 4:00 pm
Some viewers are upset Megyn Kelly is giving a platform to known conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, a man who says the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: June 14, 2017, 12:00 am
HBO late-night host Bill Maher apologized for using a racial slur during an interview on his show, "Real Time," which led to a firestorm of criticism.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: June 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
Critics celebrated "Sense8" for exploring difficult themes about gender, sexuality, politics and identity in ways that no other TV show has ever dared.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: June 2, 2017, 12:00 pm
As media adviser to four Republican presidents and founder of the most-watched cable news channel in TV history, Ailes' vision and ideas shifted the entire paradigm of American political media and culture.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
Skeptics just aren't sure if the reboot could work.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: May 17, 2017, 7:00 pm
Emma Watson won the first gender-neutral MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Actor in a Movie.
Author: The Tylt
Posted: May 9, 2017, 4:00 pm
Will a housecleaning at Fox reshape the network for the better?
Author: The Tylt
Posted: May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm
You could have the next multi-million dollar idea "Shark Tank" is looking for. The hit ABC TV show is holding open auditions in Detroit.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: May 3, 2017, 11:16 am

Michigan Music

New Music Reviews, Concerts, News & Local Michigan Bands

They are one of the top-selling bands in music history. Now age 83, Frankie Valli is returning to Detroit with The Four Seasons for a big night of hit music.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:05 pm
Bob Seger fans rejoice! The living legend's music is finally available for streaming.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 16, 2017, 1:15 pm
Multi-Grammy winning artist Lorde is coming to Detroit. The singer/songwriter from New Zealand has been added to Little Caesars Arena's huge concert lineup.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 16, 2017, 11:05 am
Shakur enjoyed a wild night in Flint on April 16, 1993.
Author: Eric Woodyard | ewoodyar@mlive.com
Posted: June 16, 2017, 11:01 am
Can you guess which two Michigan cities get a shout-out?
Author: Jessica Shepherd | jessica_shepherd@mlive.com
Posted: June 13, 2017, 7:45 pm
Little Caesars Arena has just added another highly anticipated concert to its already huge lineup. Singer/songwriter The Weeknd will perform at the arena in Detroit, which is currently under construction.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 13, 2017, 2:51 pm
You could be one degree from Kevin Bacon as he and Michael Bacon get set to perform in Bay City.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 13, 2017, 12:02 pm
You can tell your friends that Billy Ray Cyrus is headlining a new country music fest in Metro Detroit.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 13, 2017, 11:14 am
Kid Rock will now perform at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids before his string of concerts at the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 12, 2017, 3:37 pm
U2 has announced a big opener for its concert at Ford Field in Detroit. Singer/songwriter Beck will take the stage before U2 at its "Joshua Tree" 30th Anniversary tour show on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
Author: Edward Pevos | epevos@MLive.com
Posted: June 10, 2017, 9:06 pm

Going Gonzo

Grand Rapids Entertainment by John Gonzalez

Looking for a big festival this weekend? Here are 14 things to do this weekend (June 22-25, 2017).
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:15 pm
Our Michigan's Best Team travels to Frankfort, Cadillac, Scottville and Greenville on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:30 pm
Jesse Bader, one of Grand Hotel's favorite bartenders, is hiking 2,663 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 20, 2017, 4:01 pm
It's National Fudge Day: Here's your guide to what you'll find on Mackinac Island.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 19, 2017, 3:27 pm
We will visit 5 restaurants today (Monday, June 19) in the Upper Peninsula. We begin out search for Michigan's Best French fry.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 19, 2017, 12:32 pm
It's a busy weekend. Here are some things to do this weekend in Michigan.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 18, 2017, 2:34 pm
The voting period has closed in our search for Michigan's Best French Fry. See who won each poll.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 16, 2017, 10:47 pm
We tried them, now tell us your favorite French fry, plus last chance to vote for Michigan's Best.
Author: Amy Sherman | asherma2@mlive.com
Posted: June 15, 2017, 4:25 pm
Are you traveling the state this weekend? Here are six breweries that have opened in the last year that you need to check out.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 14, 2017, 5:28 pm
Readers have until noon Friday, June 16 to make their picks for Michigan's Best French Fries. We have 11 polls.
Author: John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com
Posted: June 14, 2017, 3:20 pm