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DETROIT (AP) — A jury has awarded $705,000 to a nursing home manager who was fired in 2009 after cooperating with a state investigation of patient mistreatment. The Detroit Free Press reports the Wayne County Circuit Court jury on Thursday...
DETROIT (AP) — A 49-year-old man will serve one year in the county jail and three years on probation for having inappropriate sexual contact with a coma patient inside her room at a Detroit nursing home. Cornell Lowman was sentenced Thursday on...
GIBRALTAR, Mich. (AP) — The Wayne County prosecutor has charged a 52-year-old man with mutilation of a dead body, more than a week after a woman's remains were found in a suitcase floating in a creek. James Bommer of Gibraltar was also charged with...
DETROIT (AP) — Criminal charges were dismissed against a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot at police and keeping them at bay outside her home for 12 hours when they tried to remove her 13-year-old daughter. Judge Ronald Giles dismissed the...
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A medical examiner says a 5-year-old Detroit area boy was missing body parts after he was mauled to death last year by a wolf-dog hybrid. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/om1FRA ) that Wayne County medical examiner...
DETROIT (AP) — A robbery of illegal immigrants has exposed sharp differences at the Michigan Supreme Court. Chief Justice Robert Young Jr. broke with the court's conservative bloc and joined three liberal justices in letting a minimum five-year...
Tags: Labor Legislation, Migration, Judges, Republican Party, Politics
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a second man in the robbery-shooting of a Dearborn Heights man in his house, where his family was at home. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says Amaar Al-Saady faced arraignment...
Tags: Detroit, Justice System, Murder, Lawyers, Prosecution
DETROIT (AP) — A judge will not allow an attorney to testify about private conversations she had with her former client, a Detroit hit man. The decision is a setback for Davontae Sanford, who is trying to undo his guilty plea to four murders. Hit...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges, Lawyers
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say a fight broke out among feuding teenagers on the city's west side, and a 13-year-old boy fired into a crowd, wounding two girls. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Eren Stephens tells the Detroit Free Press (http://j.mp/...
DETROIT (AP) — A court has overturned a decision granting a new trial to a convicted rapist who claimed his rights were violated when a poem written by the victim was kept out of evidence during trial in Wayne County. The poem expressing regret...
Tags: Justice System, Trials, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges, Poetry
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Plymouth-Canton Community Schools has fired a 65-year-old girls lacrosse coach accused of possessing and distributing child pornography. The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press say Stephen Nyquist of Canton Township faces 12...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a man in connection with the theft of human hair extensions and the shooting death of a Detroit area beauty shop owner. The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and WJBK-TV report police...
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