Charges dismissed against Mich. mother in standoff
A judge has once again dismissed charges against a mother accused of firing a shot when police tried to remove her physically-impaired daughter from their Detroit home.
Detroit mother in standoff over child's meds sues Wayne County
A mother who held police at bay for almost 12 hours and claimed she was protecting her 13-year-old daughter from unnecessary medication sued Wayne County and several court officials Wednesday in federal court, alleging her constitutional rights were violated.
Lansing State Journal
Cases illustrate possible pitfalls of untested kits
The case of DeShawn Starks, who was expected to be sentenced Monday in Wayne County Circuit Court, illustrates both the value of DNA testing and the potential perils of not following up on what the testing shows.
Detroit Free Press
Feedback: There are cases where juveniles deserve life in prison, but not all cases
As a former assistant Wayne County prosecutor, I was assigned to the homicide unit, and before that to a federal Justice Department anti-gang task force.
Evansville Courier & Press
Illinois man indicted on sex charges
A Wayne County, Ill., grand jury has indicted a rural Bluford, Ill., man on charges he sexually abused a juvenile female.