Daily Archives: March 24, 2019

Wolverines Clamp Down On Gators 64-49 – Detroit News Watch

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Defense continues to shine for Wolverines. Michigan’s biggest concern against Florida was facing the Gators’ lockdown defense. DES MOINES, IOWA – MARCH 23: Jalen Hudson #3 of the Florida Gators shoots the ball against Jon Teske #15 of the Michigan Wolverines during the second half in the second round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s ...

Read More »

Dead Rats, a Cow Tongue and a Fake ID Were Used To Avoid Paying Child Support – Detroit News Watch

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – Prosecutor says a Mount Clemens man went to extraordinary steps to avoid paying child support. Eric Smith, Macomb County prosecutor says, Ken May, refused to take responsibility for his child, he even paid another man $500 to assume his identity and take a paternity test. (Credit: Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office) Investigators say ...

Read More »

Officials confirm 4 more measles cases in Detroit area – Detroit News Watch

OAK PARK (AP) — Michigan health officials have confirmed four additional cases of measles in Oakland County after earlier finding a travel-related case of measles involving a person visiting from Israel. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Oakland County Health Division issued the update Thursday night, saying three other cases of the highly-contagious disease are under ...

Read More »

Rashaan Melvin The Latest CB To Sign With Lions – Detroit News Watch

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) —Lions continue to narrow draft board with another free agent signing. The Detroit Lions have signed free agent cornerback Rashaan Melvin. OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 02: Rashaan Melvin #22 and Fadol Brown #95 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate after a play against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December ...

Read More »

A Conservative Point of View taking Hold? – Detroit News Watch

Southfield (Detroit News Watch) – As the 2020 election kicked off in earnest as two Democratic presidential hopefuls — Beto O’Rourke and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — visited Michigan, folks from the conservative wing of the Republican party were on hand too as President Trump supporter Steve Bannon and Ben Shapiro, a popular voice among young conservatives, were in Metro ...

Read More »

Tigers Trying To Turn Corner In 2019 – Detroit News Watch

Al Avila is known for his candor, and the Detroit general manager has remained pretty straightforward about what the future holds for the Tigers. Yes, they’re still rebuilding. “The only reason I’m being honest is because: How do you hide this?” Avila joked earlier this offseason. “I’m exaggerating, but it’s a necessary process.” (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images) After two ...

Read More »

Detroit startups to compete for $1.2 million in funding Quicken Loans – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Entrepreneurs and startups are invited to compete for $1.2 million in funding to help grow their for-profit businesses through the 3rd Annual Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day . Applications are due April 22 and 15 finalists will be chosen to pitch their businesses live June 14 at the Fillmore Detroit. A panel will select seven winners. Prizes ...

Read More »

Union members to honor women by painting ‘Rosie the Riveter’ – Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN (AP) — A Detroit-area union is marking Women’s History Month by having members paint their own version of a famous poster featuring “Rosie the Riveter,” the iconic World War II factory worker. Local 223 of the Utility Workers Union of America is hosting the Friday night event at its Dearborn hall. Participants can choose ethnicities for the women they ...

Read More »