CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 10-year-old suburban Detroit boy has been charged with aggravated assault after hitting a 9-year-old classmate in the face with a rubber ball similar to a dodge...
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say the transgender status of a woman played a role in her fatal shooting in Detroit.
Albert Weathers of Sterling Heights was charged Monday with murder in the death of Kelly Stough, who was found dead on a Detroit street Friday.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office says evidence about how Stough's transgender status had a role will be presented in court. Spokeswoman Maria Miller declined further comment. A message seeking comment was left with Weathers' lawyer.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man who pleaded no contest to manslaughter still hasn't been sentenced — six years after his conviction.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office "lost track of the case," especially after a prosecutor resigned and Leroy Moon had health problems, spokeswoman Maria Miller told The Detroit News .
DETROIT (AP) — A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office confirmed Tuesday that a judge made the determination in the case of Henry Johnson this month. It followed a competency examination about whether he understood the charges against him.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man has been charged in connection with the shooting of one of his sons by another.
Authorities said Monday they have charged Kong Kue with second-degree child abuse and is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy's spokeswoman Maria Miller said her office has not been contacted by an attorney representing Kue.
DETROIT (AP) — A second backlog of more than 500 untested Detroit rape kits languished in storage for years after more than 11,000 other unprocessed evidence packages were discovered in a warehouse in 2009, prosecutors say.
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Officers had to drag a woman off of a Delta flight at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after authorities say she didn't follow the proper boarding procedures and refused the officers' requests to disembark.
The airport says in a news release that the incident happened Monday on a Delta Air Lines flight. It says the woman didn't follow boarding and baggage check procedures at the terminal gate, but it didn't elaborate.
DETROIT (AP) — Charges could be announced Friday against a suspect being held in the fatal shooting this week of a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit.
Maria Miller, spokeswoman for Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, said in an email Thursday morning that the prosecutor's office had received a warrant request in connection with the shooting death of Wayne State Officer Collin Rose. Miller said late Thursday that there would be a decision on charges on Friday.
WYANDOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a Detroit man has been charged in connection with a suburban police chase that left one person dead.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office said Thursday that 33-year-old Eric Turnipseed of Detroit was charged with second-degree murder, fleeing and eluding, reckless driving causing death and driving on a suspended license. He's expected to be arraigned later Thursday in a Wyandotte court.
DETROIT (AP) — An assistant prosecutor in Michigan who quit last year after posting on Facebook that people assaulting police officers in Baltimore should be shot has returned to work for her former employer.
Wayne County prosecutor's office spokeswoman Maria Miller tells The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/29R0sgX ) that Teana Walsh is working on a contractual basis and returned to the office earlier this year.