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Michigan City Attorney Accused Of Calling Rape Victim A 'Whore'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.11.2016 | Crime

Michigan mom Elise Hilton is "beyond angry" after reading an email in which a Grand Rapids city attorney allegedly referred to the woman's cognitively...

Ex-Boyfriend Calls Missing Woman One Less ‘Headache'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.15.2015 | Crime

Tamala Wells of Detroit has been missing for three years, and friends and family are desperate to find her. But the father of Wells' daughter says her...

Jack Kevorkian's 'Deathmobile' For Sale

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Crime

A Motor City pawn shop hopes to make a killing by selling a 1968 Volkswagen van once owned by Jack "Dr. Death" Kevorkian. The vehicle, which Kevorkian...

11-Year-Old Charged In Shooting Death Of 3-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.13.2015 | Crime

An 11-year-old boy has been charged with the deadly shooting of a 3-year-old on Detroit's east side. The victim was identified as Elijah Walker. Wayne...

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Lawyer's Crude Domestic Violence Joke On T-Shirt Sparks Uproar

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.14.2015 | Crime

Michigan attorney Jay Clothier is under fire for creating a T-shirt with the name and URL of his law firm on one side and a crude joke about domestic ...

Missing Michigan Woman's Skeletal Remains Found

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.28.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Michigan have positively identified skeletal remains found in a rural area as those of Chelsea Bruck, a 22-year-old Michigan woman who ...

Sexually Assaulted Boy's Family: Christian Radio Personality Should 'Rot In Jail'

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime

The family of a 12-year-old boy that former Christian radio personality John Balyo has confessed to raping had strong words for him at his sentencing ...

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Cops Raid Wrong House, Shoot 15-Year-Old Dog

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.09.2014 | Crime

Authorities who went to the wrong house in search of a wanted fugitive and shot a beloved family pet are refusing to take responsibility for their act...

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Cops Deliberately Shot Woman's Dog 15 Times: Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.23.2014 | Crime

The Michigan attorney representing a woman whose dog was fatally shot by police officers late last year said he believes the shooting was premeditated...

Michigan Twin Pleads Guilty In Brutal Beating Of Prostitute

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

One of the Michigan twins accused in the brutal beating and rape of a Grand Rapids prostitute pleaded guilty to all of the charges he was facing on Tu...

Christian Radio Personality Charged In Child-Sex Assault Probe

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Michigan say Christian radio personality John Balyo paid to have sexual encounters with minors. Homeland Security agents and office...

Woman Fires Gun At McDonald's Over Screwed-Up Order: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

Shaneka Monique Torres is particular about her hamburgers. Very particular. She's so particular that when employees at a McDonald's in Grand Rapids...

Mystery Woman Dumps Bags Of Body Parts In Michigan

David Lohr | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

Police in Michigan are looking for a woman in connection with the discovery of several bags of human remains found scattered along St. Clair County ro...

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Amber Alert: 2-Year-Old Michigan Girl Missing (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

Authorities in rural western Michigan have issued an Amber Alert for Amber Rose Smith, a 2-year-old girl who disappeared from her home Tuesday. UPD...

WATCH: Mother's Worst Nightmare Plays Out Before Her Eyes

Posted 07.11.2013 | Detroit

A Michigan mother had a nightmarish scene play out before her eyes last month when a driver's hit and run nearly had terrible consequences for her and...

WATCH: Chilling Reason A Mother Asked Hit Man To Kill Husband

Posted 07.11.2013 | Detroit

Unbeknownst to her, Julia Merfeld was being filmed while she matter-of-factly discussed murdering her husband with an undercover cop posing as a hit m...

Woman Robbed Bank With Spaghetti Sauce: Cops

Newser.com | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

The woman, about 60, put a bag on the counter at a Michigan Fifth Third Bank, said it contained a bomb, and demanded money. "It did look like there wa...

11-Year-Old Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping 6-Year-Old

Posted 03.22.2013 | Crime

An 11-year-old Michigan boy is now in juvenile detention after allegedly kidnapping a 6-year-old. The stepmother of the younger boy told investigat...

Man Allegedly Drives Car With Dildo In Mouth

Posted 02.14.2013 | Weird News

Cops say this guy sucked. According to an arrest report obtained by The Smoking Gun, police in Trenton, Mich. received a 911 call Monday morning r...

Alleged Rapist Posts He's 'About To Be Shot' On Facebook Before Being Shot

Posted 01.18.2013 | Crime

A Michigan man accused of kidnapping and raping a college student posted on Facebook that he was "about to be shot, peace" seconds before police opene...

Tony Zerilli: 'I'm Not Crazy'

Posted 06.18.2013 | Detroit

It's been almost 40 years since Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa headed out for dinner with two unknown men at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield H...

Michigan Mayors Demand Action On Gun Violence

ABC News Radio | Christine Hsu | Posted 03.15.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and Flint Mayor Dayne Walling will demand action from political leaders to reduce gun violence at a pre...

Michigan Police Force Has Shrunk 16% Since 2001

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.30.2012 | Detroit

With 16% fewer police officers on the streets in Michigan than a decade ago, officials across the region say 2013 could be another tough year of budge...

Drunk Driving Crackdown Begins Today

ABC News Radio | Kelly Knaub | Posted 02.26.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Michigan State Police say more than 100 law enforcement agencies are participating in a drunk driving crackdown that begins Dec. 2...

Valedictorian Accused Of Killing Mentally Ill Mother

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Crime

The much-anticipated murder trial of a former high school valedictorian accused of killing his mentally ill and abusive mother was set to begin in rur...