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Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan

A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general’s office said Friday. Continue reading

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Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge

A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. Continue reading

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Judge rejects 6-month timeout in major Flint water case

A judge has rejected a six-month freeze in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michigan’s former health director, who is the highest-ranking official charged in the Flint water scandal. Continue reading

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Judge rejects 6-month suspension in major Flint water case

A judge has rejected a six-month freeze in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michigan’s former health director, who is the highest-ranking official charged in the Flint water scandal. Continue reading

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Conflict in Michigan AG’s office over Flint water records

A civil war of sorts is developing in the Michigan attorney general’s office over 23 boxes of records found in a state basement and what role — if any — they have in the Flint water criminal investigation. Continue reading

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Correction: Flint Water story

A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, apparently part of the fallout from the recent discovery of 23 boxes of records in the basement of a stat… Continue reading

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Flint water scandal’s special prosecutor out after 3 years

A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, apparently part of the fallout from the recent discovery of 23 boxes of records in the basement of a stat… Continue reading

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Attorney slams Engler for attending game amid Nassar probe

John Engler’s front-row interest in Michigan State University basketball has led to a war of words over the former school president’s availability to speak to investigators about the Larry Nassar scandal . Continue reading

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Michigan official says evidence ‘compelling’ in murder case

Michigan’s new attorney general said Tuesday there was enough “compelling” evidence to file a murder charge in the disappearance of a suburban Detroit woman, even if the victim’s body hasn’t been found more than two years after she was last seen at work. Continue reading

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Indian man gets 9 years in prison for sex assault on flight

An Indian man living in the U.S. on a work visa was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight to Detroit. Continue reading

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Final arguments made in ex-trooper’s murder trial in Detroit

A prosecutor urged jurors on Monday to convict a former Michigan state trooper of murder in a Detroit boy’s death, saying it defied “common sense” for him to fire a Taser at a 15-year-old who was driving an all-terrain vehicle at high speed without a h… Continue reading

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Trial opens in Michigan trooper’s fatal use of Taser on teen

A Michigan state trooper charged with murder in the death of a Detroit boy fired his Taser because he feared the 15-year-old would pull a weapon while joyriding on an all-terrain vehicle, a defense attorney told jurors Tuesday. Continue reading

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Lawsuit deal aimed at helping Flint kids exposed to lead

A deal was announced Monday to get more health screenings and education services to thousands of children who were exposed to lead in Flint’s drinking water. Continue reading

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Not ‘bitter:’ Michigan man cleared after 45 years in prison

A Detroit-area man whose murder conviction was thrown out after he spent 45 years in prison was exonerated Wednesday and won’t face a second trial. Continue reading

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Case dropped against Michigan man after 45 years in prison

A Michigan man whose murder conviction was thrown out after he spent 45 years in prison will not face a second trial. Continue reading

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APNewsBreak: Ex-trooper charged had other Taser misconduct

Michigan State Police tried but failed to suspend a trooper for his use of a stun gun months before he fired a Taser at a teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Continue reading

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Ex-Michigan trooper charged with murder in boy’s death

A former Michigan State Police trooper has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle after being shot with the officer’s stun gun. Continue reading

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Michigan man free on bond after 45 years in prison

A Detroit man whose 1971 murder conviction was thrown out has been released while prosecutors appeal a decision that grants him a new trial. Continue reading

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‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

A priest who wasn’t allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Continue reading

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Detroit priest known for his humility to be beatified

A Detroit priest celebrated for his humility will be beatified in a ceremony in Detroit this weekend, bringing him a step closer to possible sainthood. Continue reading

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