Search warrant records show federal agents seized gas masks, hand grenade instructions, guns, knives, a container of potassium chlorate and dozens of other items during a raid at the home of the suspected leader of a Christian militia based in southern Michigan.
The raid at David Stone's trailer home in Lenawee County's Dover Township was one of eight residences searched during a 4 1/2-hour span in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana on the night of March 27.
A state lawmaker has thrown his hat in the ring in the race for Democrat Bart Stupak's congressional seat. Stupak announced his retirement last week.
AUDIO: State Representative Joel Sheltrown is the second Democrat to announce he will run for Stupak's seat. Sheltrown is abandoning his campaign for the state Senate to run for Congress. He says he can better serve the interests of Northern Michigan in Washington D.C.
A forum for Republicans seeking to become Michigan's next governor won't have a complete lineup.
Attorney General Mike Cox and Ann Arbor businessman Rick Snyder are not attending the Monday evening event in Birch Run. Both candidates cite scheduling conflicts.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, state Sen. Tom George and U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra are the main candidates scheduled to attend the forum sponsored by several Republican groups. Troy businessman David Kniffen also will speak.
East Lansing, MI – Author and food industry critic Michael Pollan will speak at the Wharton Center at Michigan State University Monday. Pollan has also scheduled a question and answer forum with MSU students. Some agriculture students are looking forward to a spirited discussion.
MIDLAND, MI – The Lansing Lugnuts scored nine unanswered runs in the seventh and eighth innings to stun the host Great Lakes Loons, 10-8, in the Loons' 2010 home opener at Dow Diamond on Sunday afternoon. The Lugnuts and Loons play the middle affair of their three-game series at 6:05 p.m. tonight in Midland.
DETROIT – Carlos Guillen scored the winning run on fill-in closer Chris Perez's wild pitch, capping a three-run ninth inning and giving the Detroit Tigers a 9-8 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Guillen doubled in Magglio Ordonez to get the Tigers within one. After Brandon Inge grounded out, Perez (0-1) issued consecutive walks to Ramon Santiago and Johnny Damon to force in the tying run.
His next pitch bounced past Lou Marson, allowing Guillen to scamper home.
DETROIT – The Toronto Raptors haven't been making things easy on themselves lately, and their playoff chances took a major hit with a devastating loss last time out.
Mired in a five-game losing streak, the banged-up Raptors (38-42) try to avoid being eliminated from postseason consideration Monday night when they visit a Detroit Pistons team that has already defeated two playoff-bound teams this past week.
The Pistons (26-54) have their most losses since going 28-54 in 1994-95, but they haven't given up.
CHICAGO – Brad Stuart scored at 3:11 of overtime Sunday as the Detroit Red Wings prevented Chicago from winning the Western Conference by beating the Blackhawks 3-2.
Stuart took a nice pass from Dan Cleary to beat Antti Niemi as the Red Wings continued their late-season surge and locked up the No. 5 seed in the conference playoffs. They will face Phoenix in the first round.