• Syrian-American musicians raise voices as homeland suffers

    DETROIT (AP) — When Samer Saem Eldahr finished university, he was ready to spread his wings and start his career. He planned a month away from home to discover and pursue his craft.

    Updated: 2:44 pm

  • Michigan State run defense rejoins nation’s elite

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When the Michigan State coaching staff dissected last year’s unexpected collapse, they knew that one of the main culprits was an uncharacteristically porous run defense.

  • Michigan State increases police presence, security at events

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University police say they’re increasing security for campus events, including a no-bag policy for all events at indoor athletic facilities

  • Autonomous cars head for the Big Apple

    DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.

  • Lions punter Sam Martin practices for 1st time this season

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin has practiced for the first time this season.

  • Judge allows part of fish farming challenge to move forward

    GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A judge says part of a lawsuit challenging fish farming on the Au Sable River in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula may move forward.

  • Construction done for Detroit River school ship dock, pier

    TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — Construction has been completed for a school ship dock and fishing pier at the gateway to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.

  • Kucherov scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 3-2

    DETROIT (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game with 18:13 remaining in the third period, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night.

  • Lions go into bye with mistake-filled setback against Saints

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions made so many mistakes at New Orleans they ruined a chance to go into a bye week with a win that would have put them in a tie atop the NFC North.

  • AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

    The Southeastern Conference is not the behemoth it was when the league dominated college football for almost a decade, but for the first time in a few years, it has a team other than Alabama that could threaten to win a national championship.