Get Involved During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Get Involved. That’s the Message from Child Health Michigan during this national Child Abuse Prevention month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

Funeral Home Employee Charged With Fondling Dead Body

A Temperance, Michigan man has been indicted in Ohio on an abuse of a corpse charge following accusations that he fondled a dead woman’s body when he worked at a funeral home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012


First Conviction Under Law Banning Human Trafficking

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

A tattoo artist dips the tattoo needle into black ink. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Complaint Says Dad Tattooed Foot Of Daughter, 5

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

U-M Doctor Removed From Duty After Violence Claim

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

CDC: Child Abuse, Neglect Cost United States $124 Billion

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012


Ex-Inmates Lose Ruling Over Cash From Abuse Case

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 Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

Sex assault victim who was jailed for her July 13 outburst. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

CDC Finds One In Four American Women Abused

WWJ’s Pat Sweeting spoke with a domestic violence counselor at the YWCA in Detroit who urged that no one accept abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

WSU campus (Wikimedia Commons)

More Questions Surround Alleged Dog Abuse At WSU

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

Wayne State University (File)

WSU Researcher Accused Of Abusing Dogs

A researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit is accused of putting dogs through severe pain and distress during cardiovascular experiments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011