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Michigan Teen Gets Probation After Abandoning Newborn

A 15-year-old girl who abandoned her baby after secretly giving birth has been sentenced to six months of probation in Newaygo County Family Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–17 hours ago

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Man Accused Of Abuse Faces More Charges After Girlfriend’s Baby Dies 12 Days Later

A Macomb County man jailed on child abuse charges is facing an even worse fate now that his girlfriend’s 21-month-old daughter has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015

Defense attorney Godfrey Dillard questions the doctor who helped make the determination Charlie Bothuell V was abused and tortured.  (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Doctor: Boy Hidden In Basement Truthful About Fearing Dad, Stepmom

A child abuse investigator said Charlie quoted his stepmother as saying she could kill him and no one would care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

Stephen Gage Berry, left' and Stoni Ann Blair. (Courtesy photos)

Community Mourns 2 Detroit Kids Found In Freezer; ‘Where Was The Village?’

Hundreds of people turned out to pay their last respects to a 13-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy who were found dead last month inside a freezer in their Detroit apartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2015

Damon Honer (Booking Photo)

Teen Dad To Stand Trial In Slaying Of 7-Month-Old Son

The fractures represent “not just one blow, but probably multiple (blows). The skull was shattered.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2015

Mitchelle Blair appears in court on April 2, 2015. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Competency Exam Ordered For Mom Charged With Killing Kids, Hiding Bodies In Freezer For Years

Mitchelle Blair had a blank look in her eyes as she was formally charged with premeditated murder, torture and child abuse.

04/02/2015

Mitchelle Blair is arraigned via video March 26, 2015 on charges of child abuse. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Murder, Torture Charges Added For Detroit Mother Of 2 Kids Found In Freezer

A Detroit woman has been charged with murder one week after two of her children were found dead in a freezer in her low-income apartment home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2015

Charlie Bothuell, 12, went missing in Detroit on June 14 and found June 25. (Police handout)

Doctor: Detroit Boy Found In Basement Was Denied Food, Water

A Detroit boy missing for 11 days during a highly publicized search until he was found in his basement was the victim of physical and psychological abuse, a doctor testified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2015

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Michigan Teen Pleads No Contest To Abandoning Newborn, Still Wants Custody

A 15-year-old girl who abandoned her baby after secretly giving birth has entered a plea in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2015

Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair vigil (Photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Supporters Pay Respects To 2 Detroit Children Found Dead In Freezer

Songs and prayers were delivered at a candlelight vigil outside the home where the bodies of Stoni Ann Blair and Stephen Gage Berry were found earlier this week.

03/27/2015

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