Daily Archives: March 1, 2019

Busch Brothers Returning Home To Headline NASCAR In Vegas – Detroit News Watch

The Busch Brothers lead NASCAR into its three-race West Coast swing coming off another set of accomplishments that have established them among the all-time greats of the sport. The Las Vegas natives return home as two of the headliners of NASCAR’s young season. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Kyle Busch on Thursday finalized a multi-year contract extension with Joe Gibbs ...

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Aretha Franklin Complained About Missing Money Before Death – Detroit News Watch

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether someone cheated singer Aretha Franklin by cashing a $178,000 check before her death last August. Oakland County chief assistant prosecutor Paul Walton says Franklin filed a complaint with Bloomfield Township police in June about a missing check. She died weeks later of pancreatic cancer at age 76. Walton told The Detroit News ...

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Golden Tate To Patriots? – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local/CBS Boston) The NFL’s new league year begins on Wednesday, March 13th, and teams can begin officially signing free agents at that point. (They can negotiate beginning on March 11th.) As with every year, there are some big names hitting the market, so over the next few weeks, we’ll be looking at the top free agents available at each ...

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Governor Whitmer Supports Efforts To Prevent Carp Invasion – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is offering qualified support of a federal plan to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. (Credit: Vladimir Wrangel/ Shutterstock) Whitmer submitted comments this week on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to install fish-blocking devices at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois. The Corps is ...

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Former Michigan Couple Convicted In 2016 Slayings Of In Phoenix Area – Detroit News Watch

PHOENIX (AP) – A former Michigan man and his wife have been convicted in the 2016 slayings of two women during a burglary in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say a jury Thursday found both Montez Wright and Tichina Shepard guilty on two counts of first-degree murder and related charges. Montez Wright (left) and Andrew ...

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Michigan Lottery Results 2/28/19 – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Poker Lotto KH-JS-8D-8H-9H Midday Daily 3 9-2-2 Midday Daily 4 2-8-7-8 Daily 3 2-0-9 Daily 4 3-5-6-5 Fantasy 5 10-13-14-16-20 Estimated jackpot: $100,000 Keno 11-13-14-15-18-25-29-30-31-39-41-42-53-57-60-61-63-65-73-74-77-80 Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $267 million Powerball Estimated jackpot: $348 million © 2019 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, ...

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US Pedestrian Deaths Hit Highest Number Since 1990 – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads last year was the highest in 28 years, according to a report from a safety organization. (Credit: Alex Linch/ Shutterstock.com) Using data reported by states, the Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that 6,227 pedestrians were killed last year. That’s up 4 percent from 2017 and 35 percent since 2008. ...

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