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Theodore Wafer Trial

Killer Faces Prison, Parents After Shooting Unarmed Teen

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 11.03.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch instead of calling police was sentenced Wednesday to at least 17 year...

Minimum 17-Year Sentence Sought In Porch Shooting Of Unarmed Woman

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 10.28.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are recommending at least 17 years in prison for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch, while his l...

Did Social Media Help Get #JusticeForRenisha?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.11.2014 | Black Voices

Just last week, Theodore Wafer was found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride. While the outcome brought so...

Porch Shooter Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.08.2014 | Black Voices

A jury in Detroit found Theodore Wafer guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride Thursday, according to the Asso...

Porch Shooter First Told Cops It Was An Accident

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Trial Begins For Man Who Shot Unarmed Black Teenager On His Porch

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT -- As a prosecutor showed a jury photos of Renisha McBride, her father rushed out of the court room. The photos of the 19-year-old -- first sm...

Renisha McBride Shooting Death Trial To Begin

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 09.20.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and bl...

Judge Disallows Victim's Texts At Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday rejected a request to turn the victim's text messages into evidence for the defense at the upcoming trial of a Detr...

Trial Date Set For Renisha McBride Killer

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Theodore Wafer, a Michigan man who fatally shot a woman through his screen door last year, will face trial in July. Wafer, 55, is charged with sec...

New Development In Case Of Detroit Teen Shot To Death On Porch

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

The trial of a Detroit homeowner accused of fatally shooting teenager Renisha McBride on his front porch isn't set to begin until June, but there's al...

Defense Lawyers In Porch Shooting Case May Question Victim's Lifestyle

AP | By ED WHITE | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for a Detroit-area man who fatally shot a young, unarmed woman on his porch are asking a rookie judge to step aside and are s...

Theodore Wafer Will Stand Trial For Death Of Renisha McBride

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

A judge ruled that the man who is accused of killing an unarmed Detroit teen on his front porch has been ordered to stand trial. Judge David Turfe...

Homeowner Shot 'Confused' Woman Who'd Been In Accident

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A young, drunk woman fatally shot on a man's porch in suburban Detroit was hurt, scared and confused a few hours earl...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Accused Killer Of Teen Slain On Porch Back In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Forty-six days after an unarmed 19-year-old named Renisha McBride was shot to death, her accused killer is set to appear in court for the first time s...