| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
John Joseph Idzik, 85, who coached the Baltimore Colts during two stints in the 1970s and 1980s after playing for and later coaching the Maryland Terrapins football team, died on Tuesday.
Idzik, of Chadds Ford, Pa., owns the fifth-best punt return...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.
He was 95.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Theresa Ann Crinnion, age 87, of Harbor Springs, died Oct. 1, 2013, at her home.
Theresa was born on July 16, 1926, in Detroit, the daughter of Frank and Marie Kern. She graduated from Immaculata in Detroit in 1944 then attended the University of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Roy C. "Joe" Hayes passed away in Charlevoix, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, surrounded by family and close friends. Joe was a very special Irishman, who lit up the room with his kind-heartedness, his...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:49 PM
STORRS — A lot has happened at Gampel Pavilion, nearly all of it positive for UConn, since the University of Detroit last played on this floor and knocked the Huskies out of the NIT on March 18, 2001.
For one thing, the Huskies have not lost to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:03 PM
STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy.
And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:02 AM
William Marion "Bill" Makinen, 87, died July 31, 2013, at Hiland Cottage Hospice, Petoskey.
A lifelong Michigander, Bill was born Aug. 5, 1925, in Kaleva, the 10th child of John Victor and Kathryn Elizabeth Makinen.
He is survived by wife, Emma...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Elmore Leonard's con men, hustlers and killers never thought much of rules, but the master craftsman lived by one he held dear: If it sounds like writing, rewrite it.
“If proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go,” Leonard wrote in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) — He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime.
Pretty much every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name. George Clooney was...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Elmore Leonard populated his novels with con men, hustlers and killers, with names like Chili, Stick and Ordell. He plunged readers into a sea of urban sleaze, spiking his tales with mordant humor and moral ambivalence.
In stories often set in Detroit...
| Mar 19, 2013
Michael J. Roarty, a retired marketing executive who helped build Anheuser-Busch beer brands into international powerhouses, died at a hospital in a St. Louis suburb Saturday, a day after suffering a heart attack. He was 84.
Roarty had been...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:18 AM
SOUTHFIELD — Size and physicality are two nice qualities to have for any defenseman in hockey.
Those two qualities are what Petoskey senior Nick Trombley hopes to bring to the Lawrence Technological University men’s hockey roster this fall....