News archive from 9 January 2013

Long-term Detroit neighborhood stabilization plan to be unveiled

Detroit - A movement to transform the city's neighborhoods through massive revitalization, stabilization and investment efforts will be unveiled to the public on Wednesday.The process, which began in earnest in 2010 with the Detroit Works project,...

 

New Mich. law prohibits teens from using cellphones while driving

Lansing - Novice teenage drivers can no longer talk on a handheld cellphone while driving a vehicle under a law Gov. Rick Snyder signed Tuesday.Dubbed "Kelsey's Law," the new statute is named after Kelsey Raffaele, a 17-year-old Sault Ste....

 
$1 million donations wanted for Obama inauguration

$1 million donations wanted for Obama inauguration

WASHINGTON -- Planners of President Barack Obama's second inauguration are making an unprecedented solicitation for high-dollar contributions to help pay for the celebration. They're asking for individual donations of up to $1 million to help fund the...

 

Audi predicts futuristic self-parking cars

Las Vegas - Audi of America showed off a futuristic self-parking feature that could allow drivers to one day remotely summon their car after dinner.At the 2013 International CES, Audi discussed the self-parking technology that could reduce...

 
American Coney Island to open Canton restaurant Saturday

American Coney Island to open Canton restaurant Saturday

Detroit's iconic American Coney Island will open a 50-seat restaurant Saturday in Canton, third-generation owner Grace Keros has announced. The restaurant at 44532 Michigan Ave., west of Sheldon, will feature the company's first drive-through window,...

 
American Coney Island to open new Canton restaurant Saturday

American Coney Island to open new Canton restaurant Saturday

Detroit's iconic American Coney Island will open a 50-seat restaurant Saturday in Canton, third-generation owner Grace Keros has announced. The restaurant at 44532 Michigan Ave., west of Sheldon, will feature the company's first drive-through window,...

 

Jon Horford nears return for Michigan

Ann Arbor - With the way Michigan has dominated its last four games, the injury to redshirt sophomore Jon Horford has been something of an afterthought.But Horford could be close to returning to the lineup after dislocating his left kneecap in the...

 

Winter TCA: Nicki Minaj to get tough on 'American Idol'

Nicki Minaj is tired of singing judges who are "overtly passive." So she's ready to get tough with contestants this month for the 12th season of "American Idol." "I don't really have a problem saying 'no,' because we're...

 
Re-enactors turn back clock 178 years during Dade Battlefield event

Re-enactors turn back clock 178 years during Dade Battlefield event

Musket fire fills the air as re-enactors do battle during the Dade Battlefield Society 33rd Annual Re-enactment on Sunday at the Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Bushnell. "The Seminole resistance to removal to a reservation brought about...

 

Pennbrooke Fairways residents donate Maya Angelou book to Leesburg students

LEESBURG - Some Oak Park Middle School students once again are being urged to read by members of the Pennbrooke Fairways book club. Three eighth-grade language-arts classes received a total of 75 paperback copies of "I Know Why the Caged Bird...

 

Tigers sign reliever Luke Sommer to minor league contract

The Detroit Tigers have signed left-handed reliever Luke Sommer to a minor league contract. In the minors, Sommer, 27, most recently pitched in 2011 with the Double-A Tennessee Smokies of the Chicago Cubs farm system. He gave up nine earned runs in 10...

 

Retiring Westmont mayor has seen change

In the 1920s, Westmont Mayor William Rahn's family purchased a farm just east of 55th Street and Cass Avenue, an area that is now dotted with homes. "We had a little horse that I would ride," Rahn said. "There aren't many of us...

 
Judge reduces possible sentence in WikiLeaks case

Judge reduces possible sentence in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. -- A military judge on Tuesday reduced the potential sentence for an Army private accused of sending reams of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website. Col. Denise Lind made the ruling during a pretrial hearing at Fort Meade for...

 

Audi predicts futuristic self-parking cars

Las Vegas - Audi of America showed off a futuristic self-parking feature that could allow drivers to one day remotely summon their car after dinner.At the 2013 International CES, Audi discussed the self-parking technology that could reduce...

 
Park advocates slam U.S. Tennis Association expansion plan

Park advocates slam U.S. Tennis Association expansion plan

Park advocates aren’t showing much love to a plan for a $500 million expansion of a premiere tennis center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Activists slammed a proposal on Tuesday that would allow the U.S. Tennis Association to use .68 acres of park...

 

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