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Charges have been dropped against a teen previously accused of being part of an armed robbery where a woman and her children were bound with tape.
Michigan's 76th District state House race is one of the nation's state-level "races to watch," says the Washington, D.C.-based Republican State Leadership Committee.
Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman announced Thursday, Aug. 28, he is retiring after experiencing a mild stroke.
Police have identified three 18-year-old suspects accused of breaking into East Grand Rapids High School in mid-August.
The lawsuit against the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans by the family of an 84-year-old resident who was fatally punched there by a fellow resident, can now move forward.
Six months into his 14- to 27-year prison sentence, the teen gang member whose lousy aim resulted in him inadvertently shooting a rival's mother got a small gift from the Michigan Court of Appeals.
A man accused of producing sexually explicit photographs and videos of children as young as 2 at his mother's day care center has agreed to plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.
A 22-year-old Greenville man faces as much as a year in jail after he pleaded no contest to drunk driving in a crash that injured two of his friends.
The Northeast Side woman who once housed 39 dogs in her home faces as much as two years in prison as her case heads to felony court before the same judge who said the dogs she is accused of treating cruelly were clearly neglected.
A 25-year-old man was hoping the fact he only used a toy gun to rob people of their video game systems would get him some mercy from the judge.
Two new improvements are en route for school bus inspections and safety: QR codes will be on buses across the state for anyone to scan to find out its current inspection condition; then, Forest Hills Transportation Center is installing side-view video cameras to deter drivers from speeding by.
Saying he never saw a case quite like it, a judge sentenced a man to 1-1/2 to 20 years in prison for the home invasion of an apartment where the convicted man had sex with a woman who allegedly assumed the assailant was her boyfriend.
Kathy Sue Eastman, 60, and Jerry Merle Eastman, 56, are each charged with five counts of sexual assault, including first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct, as well as aiding and abetting criminal sexual conduct.
The man police say beat another man to death five years ago has been cooperative with police, but still could face a life sentence if convicted of the crime.
Shortly after 12-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn allegedly killed a 9-year-old boy, authorities found bruises all over his body.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:15 am
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