After a four-day jury trial conducted in Wayne County Circuit Court, 33-year-old Sedrick Leman-Isaac Mitchell of Detroit was convicted of eight criminal charges in connection with forcing two young girls to engage in prostitution.
Police in Flint are investigating a complaint that a 24-year-old man may have tattooed the foot of his 5-year-old daughter and beaten her with a belt.
The University of Michigan Health System says a physician has been removed from duty after the family of a 19-year-old man reported he was hit by the doctor while getting treatment for a gunshot wound.
The total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment is approximately $124 billion, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The six women were part of a lawsuit alleging widespread abuse in Michigan prisons by male guards who were accused of raping, groping and peeking at inmates.
WWJ’s Pat Sweeting spoke with a domestic violence counselor at the YWCA in Detroit who urged that no one accept abuse.
A consumer health education group says the organization alleging a Wayne State researcher was abusing dogs in cardiovascular experiments may not be a credible source.
A researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit is accused of putting dogs through severe pain and distress during cardiovascular experiments.
A defense lawyer told a Michigan judge during a sentencing for a former high school softball coach that the 14-year-old girl he admitted molesting will eventually forget the sex crimes.
One of the alleged victims, now 15-years-old, testified Thursday afternoon during a preliminary exam for a Detroit man nicknamed “Gruesome,” the first person to face charges under Michigan’s human trafficking law.