A woman from northern Michigan faces child abuse and other charges after authorities say she gave her 10- and 12-year-old sons marijuana for medical reasons.
The 26-year-old Warren woman proclaimed her innocence before receiving the mandatory punishment in the case.
Before Wednesday’s sentencing, she apologized and said she wishes to see her four surviving children, including a girl born in September.
Police responded to a 911 call around noon Sunday and allegedly found the 1-year-old girl on the floor, unresponsive.
Gerald Prill, a candidate for county judge in next week’s election, agreed in 2010 to regularly visit the home of Karen and Timothy Tolin as part of a settlement between the Tolins and the Huron Intermediate School District.
Charges have been filed against a Detroit man and woman in the death of Immanuel Foster.
A trial attorney said the 65-year-old didn’t drown her grandson and was actually covering for her daughter, who had a history of mental illness.
Police say the man told investigators that his stepson complained early Thursday morning of abdominal pain and began vomiting before losing consciousness.
The owner of the home, Allen Rimson, said his 27-year-old son was living there with the boy’s mother and her three children.
Michigan’s attorney general has filed a fresh set of charges against a 45-year-old man whose child-slavery conviction was recently overturned.