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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 950–04/25/2015

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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) FILE

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.


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.