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Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown Chase: Tigers' Star To Stay In Lineup For Final Two Games

Chris Greenberg | December 2, 2012 | Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Miguel Cabrera sat in front of his locker in the corner of the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, slinging some Spanish banter at a table full of teammates. There were no television cameras hovering over him. No microphones stuck in his face. None of...

Mitt Romney Fights For Overseas Voters To Get Extended Deadline On Ballots

Chris Gentilviso | October 2, 2012 | Politics
MADISON, Wis. -- Working to broaden his popularity among military veterans, Republican Mitt Romney's campaign has sent letters to election officials in Wisconsin, Mississippi and Vermont demanding that the deadline for receiving ballots from military and overseas voters be extended. The letters sent in recent days on Romney's behalf by...

Ralph Godbee Sex Scandal: Detroit Chief Of Police May Have Had Affair With Officer Angelica Robinson (VIDEO)

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | October 4, 2012 | Detroit
With staff cuts and an enormous crime problem, the Detroit Police Department had plenty on its plate before it was left without a chief. Now, top cop Ralph Godbee has been placed on 30 days' leave after reports of a sex scandal surfaced on Tuesday. The Detroit...

Obama-Romney Debate: What To Watch For In Denver

Jason Linkins | October 2, 2012 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Wednesday night, the 2012 campaign-a-palooza will proceed to another important series of events, the presidential debates. Beginning in Denver, Americans will be tuning in to see President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (as well as Vice President Joe Biden and Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan) spar...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

Elliot Wagland | October 4, 2012 | UK
Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Picture Editors Elliot Wagland, Matthew Tucker and Tahira Mirza:

Shootings Expose Cracks In Mental Health System

Amanda L. Chan | December 2, 2012 | Healthy Living
MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Engeldinger's parents pushed him for two years to seek treatment for what they suspected was mental illness, but even though he became increasingly paranoid and experienced delusions, there was nothing more they could do. Minnesota law doesn't allow people to be forced into treatment without proof that...

Detroit Water Department Strike Causes Union Split Between AFSCME Council, Local

David Sands | October 3, 2012 | Detroit
An ongoing strike at a Detroit water waste treatment plant has led to infighting among different factions of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the government union responsible for workers in the city's water department. AFSCME Council 25, which represents locals in...

After Mortgage Settlement, Banks Continued Abusive Practice, California Monitor Says

Ben Hallman | October 25, 2012 | Business
The five big banks that agreed in a $25 billion mortgage settlement to reform foreclosure practices have continued to "dual-track" homeowners, an abusive technique that pushes families out of homes they thought their bank was trying to help them save, according to a new report by a monitor...

Chicago Leads U.S. Cities In Largest Influx Of Downtown Residents, U.S. Census Report Shows

Sara Gates | July 28, 2014 | Chicago
As more and more people head downtown in U.S. cities across the country, Chicago takes the top rank, boasting the largest numeric gain in downtown residents, according to a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau. The report, which compared 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census data,...

Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez Among Worst NFL Week 4 Performers (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Michael Klopman | October 2, 2012 | Sports
Week 4 wasn't a good week for quarterbacks. Sure, Ryan Fitzpatrick threw four touchdown passes. But he also threw four interceptions and the Buffalo Bills lost 52-28. Miami's Ryan Tannehill threw for more than 400 yards, but his two interceptions and costly fumble allowed Arizona to rally and win...

Ralph Godbee, Detroit Police Chief, Suspended After Allegations Of Affair With Officer (UPDATE)

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | October 2, 2012 | Detroit
UPDATE: 5:08 p.m. -- Fox 2 has a photo of Angelica Robinson, the female officer said to have had an affair with Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee, with a gun in her mouth, posted on Robinson's Twitter account after she learned that Godbee possibly was having an affair...

Every Baby Born Today Owes More Than $13,000 In State Debt: Study

Catherine New | October 2, 2012 | Money
To every proud new parent, your bundle of joy already owes more than $13,000. Babies born today arrive in the red when it comes to state debt, a new report says. According to a study released Tuesday by State Budget Solutions, a nonpartisan group pushing for state budget...

Kate Upton Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine, Finally Finds Perfect Modeling Gig (PHOTOS)

Rebecca Adams | October 3, 2012 | Style
If she's the Goldilocks of models, then this new photo shoot is juuust right.

Transportation Speaker Series Recapped

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | December 2, 2012 | Detroit
Few topics engage the hearts and minds of Detroiters like transportation. Couple that with a heavyweight discussion on how transportation impacts economic development and you have the foundation for one fabulous Model D speaker series. The heavyweight participants were moderator Achille Bianchi, community manager, writer, and photographer for Mode Shift;...

HIV Police Scare: Dearborn PD Mandates Training After Officer Tickets Woman Who Didn't Disclose Positive Status

David Sands | October 2, 2012 | Detroit
After an officer ticketed a woman, in part because she failed to disclose her HIV-positive status, Dearborn, Mich.'s police department will hold HIV and AIDS awareness training. Shalandra Jones and companion Mark Scott were driving in Dearborn on Aug. 3 when they were pulled over by officer David...

Juror Dismissed From Detroit Corruption Trial

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | December 2, 2012 | Detroit
DETROIT (WWJ) - A juror has been dismissed from the public corruption trial against Kwame Kilpatrick for getting a little too much shut-eye. WWJ's Vickie Thomas reports that attorneys met in the judges chambers prior to resuming trial on Tuesday morning. Just before 9:15 a.m. the judge announced that juror number four was...

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy: Arson Unit Could Be Snuffed

Ashley Woods | October 2, 2012 | Detroit
DETROIT — On Friday, Detroit firefighters congregated at the Fillmore Theater in Detroit to watch the documentary "Burn" about the Detroit Fire Department and how its members deal with 30,000 fire calls per year in the cash-strapped city. The thousands of vacant homes and buildings are a beacon for firebugs...

Michigan Central Station Lights Back On As Restoration Progresses

Ashley Woods | October 2, 2012 | Detroit
Detroit — After decades of darkness, the lights are back on at the Michigan Central Station. The Detroit International Bridge Co., which owns the depot, is slowly making progress in restoring the iconic 13-story building on Michigan Avenue. According to "The Bridge Connection," the bridge company's newsletter, the company also...

MLB Playoffs: Tigers, A's Clinch, Nationals Win NL East

Michael Klopman | December 2, 2012 | Sports
Here's how the pennant races look with two days to go: _ FIVE ALIVE: A muddled mess only days ago, the American League playoff picture is clearing up quickly. All five spots are secured: New York, Baltimore, Detroit, Texas and Oakland are in. The Tigers won the AL Central on...

Jimmy Hoffa Remains Not Found Under Roseville Driveway, Mystery Lives On

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | October 2, 2012 | Detroit
Jimmy Hoffa's remains were not found under a Roseville, Michigan driveway, despite the word of a tipster, the efforts of police and the excitement of mystery lovers everywhere. The Detroit Free Press reports soil samples taken Friday and analyzed by Michigan State University forensic anthropologists did not...
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