There is no shortage of job openings for local election officials in Michigan. It's the same in Pennsylvania. Wisconsin, too. The exits raise a pressing question: Who will take these jobs? Barb Byrum, clerk of Ingham County, Michigan, has an idea.
Chicago White Sox (40-24, first in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (26-38, fourth in the AL Central) PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Carlos Rodon (5-2, 1.96 ERA, .87 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Tigers: Kyle Funkhouser (0-0, 2.70 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
DETROIT — After all the good vibes surrounding the Detroit Tigers’ recent progress, Saturday was a buzzkill. The Tigers’ worst game of the season unfortunately coincided with their best crowd of the season. The Chicago White Sox thrashed the Tigers 15-2 on Saturday at Comerica Park.
AUTO RACING Noon FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: The SpeedyCash.com 220, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas 1 p.m. NBC — IndyCar: The Grand Prix of Belle Isle, Race 1, Detroit 3 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The Alsco Uniforms 250, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas
DETROIT (AP) — A new campaign to help close Detroit’s digital divide will provide a monthly $50 internet access credit and one-time $100 subsidy for a laptop, desktop computer or tablet to eligible city residents. The EBB 313 program streamlines access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a federal program that subsidizes the cost of internet and technological devices for eligible households, which include those at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines or that participate in certain assistance programs.
DETROIT (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is struggling to get around the Raceway at Belle Isle Park and at times has been more than 5 seconds off the pace of the leader. It's the most challenging track the seven-time NASCAR champion has ever raced, but Johnson is certain he's not the driver Will Power wants to fight.
DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Cease became the first White Sox pitcher to win his first eight career starts against an opponent, cruising to a 15-2 romp over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Brian Goodwin, called up from the minors on Thursday, homered and drove in five runs in his White Sox debut.
DETROIT (AP) — Liam Hendricks angrily threw a wet ball into foul territory after his first pitch of the ninth inning, leading to a lengthy rain delay, then gave up a tying two-run homer to Daz Cameron before the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 in 10 innings on Friday night.
METRO DETROIT — June is Pride Month, and Metro Detroit has a plethora of events scheduled to support its LGBTQ community. Many of the usual events are virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But some events around Detroit are in-person. Here are some of the places you can go to celebrate Pride Month in Metro Detroit.
A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment Friday against a Toledo man for sex trafficking a minor. Derrick Murphy, 38, is charged with sex trafficking and transportation of a minor. He was arrested April 27. In April, law enforcement officers received information regarding the sexual exploitation of a minor victim in the Toledo and Detroit areas.
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Palou still felt the sting from his second-place finish in the Indianapolis 500 when he saw Helio Castroneves at the victory dinner and begged the winner to tell him how he made the decisive final pass. “I asked him a couple of questions because I was in doubt if he was actually managing that pass or not, and he didn’t answer me, he just said ‘Hey, I have more experience than you,’” Palou said.
DETROIT (AP) — Three men and a 6-year-old boy have been shot during a drive-by shooting on Detroit’s westside. The victims were outside about 6:30 p.m. Thursday when shots were fired in their direction from a passing SUV, police said. Four men were inside the vehicle which was driven away.
DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan State University basketball star was ordered to remain in jail during his first court appearance on murder and other charges in Detroit. Defense attorney Andrew Abood asked for a bond, saying Keith Appling had always appeared in court in previous cases.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - One man was shot after a gunman fired into his car at the intersection of W. 9th Street and Superior Avenue Thursday afternoon. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. Cleveland police said the 23-year-old driver was stopped at the light when the suspect drove up next to him and fired shots into his vehicle at the busy intersection.
The last two NBA seasons were upended due to the ongoing coronavirus. The 2019-20 season was suspended last March before it returned to action in the NBA Bubble last July in Orlando, Fl. In order to accommodate the playoffs, the 2020-21 schedule was pushed back with the NBA Draft taking place in November and the regular season beginning in December.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb is defending the recent unveiling of a large mural of police officers holding hands with heads bowed in front of the American flag. Sterling Heights said it has no plans to remove the mural, despite regret expressed by the artist and an acknowledgment by the Detroit Institute of Arts, a partner in the project, that some people are offended by the image.
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