Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

Lions Agree To Extend Harrison – Detroit News Watch

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that defensive tackle Damon Harrison and the Detroit Lions have agreed to an $11 million, one-year extension, giving him three years left under contract with the franchise. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement had not been announced. DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 28: Newly acquired Damon ...

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MSP Find Drugs, Money, Assault Rifles During Trafficking Busts – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Authorities found drugs, rifles, a stolen vehicle and a packaging and processing area for heroin during drug trafficking busts in Taylor, Romulus and Detroit Thursday morning. The Downriver Area Narcotics Organization conducted the investigation who say dealers were specifically selling drugs in Taylor. MSP said via Twitter, “60 grams of crack cocaine, along with oxycodone, two ...

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Detroit Proposes New Loan Program To Support Small Businesses Along Livernois Avenue – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Committed to helping neighborhood businesses thrive, Detroit through its partners at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and the Invest Detroit Foundation is expected to launch a pilot loan program to support small businesses along Livernois as streetscape improvements continue along the corridor.  (Credit: City of Detroit) The Livernois streetscape construction will make the commercial ...

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Big Ten Teams Look To Make Impact On College Football Playoffs – Detroit News Watch

Analysis: Clemson, ‘Bama, Ohio St and … Washington to CFP Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion. The Crimson Tide and Tigers have split the last four national championships and four College Football Playoff meetings. They start this season ranked 1-2 again. The plot twist is Clemson is top-ranked for the ...

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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Creating The Michigan Opioids Task Force – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order on Wednesday creating the Michigan Opioids Task Force, which will bring together leaders from across state government to tackle the opioid epidemic. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive for the State of Michigan and chief deputy director for health for the Michigan Department of Health and Human ...

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Motown Legend Mary Wilson Of The Supremes To Compete On Dancing Show This Fall – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Motown’s own Mary Wilson of the Supremes will compete on the new season of Dancing with the Stars which starts Sept. 16. The Motown singing group included Diana Ross and Florence Ballard. During the cast reveal Wednesday morning Wilson said her daughter, son and her 11 grandchildren are “so thrilled” that she’ll be competing for the ...

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Live Fantasy Football Telethon Returns To CBS Sports HQ – Detroit News Watch

(CBS New York/CBS Local Sports) — With the NFL season just weeks away, here comes fantasy football. Fantasy die-hards and novices alike have already started planning for the all-important fantasy draft, which will happen some time before that first Thursday in September. Their choices will very likely affect their success this season. Before you draft, tune in to CBS Sports ...

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