child abuse

Judge OKs Use Of CPS Report, Photos Showing Messy House In Macomb County Child Abuse Case A judge has decided prosecutors can use a report and photos depicting a messy house against a Macomb County couple whose 11-month-old daughter died after eating a morphine pill.
Detroit Dad Charged With Murder After Boy Kills Self With Shotgun Found At HomeChristopher Duran Head, 45, is charged weapons offenses — including possession by a felon
Mother, Ex-Boyfriend Sentenced To Prison In Death Of Her SonA Detroit mother and her former boyfriend have been sentenced to prison in the death of her 7-year-old son.
Sentence Gives Teen Who Stabbed Boy To Death At Playground A Chance At Freedom At 21The defense argued that years of abuse at home had ruined the boy's mental health and overwhelmed his decisions, but the jury convicted him of first-degree murder.
Deadly Child Abuse Case Linked To 'Reckless Act' Of Messy House"The reckless act is that their house is a pigsty," Yasmin Poles, an assistant Macomb County prosecutor, argued in court. "It's a reckless act because their child is dead."
Dad Charged With Homicide Claims He Fell Down Stairs With BabyA Livonia father who claims he was holding his 10-month-old baby when he fell down a flight of stairs has been charged with homicide and child abuse in the infant's death.
Mom, Boyfriend Charged In Death Of 18-Month-Old BoyMurder and manslaughter charges have been filed against a Clinton Township couple in the death of a little boy.
Defense Portrays Teen As Deeply Troubled At Murder TrialThe stepfather of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a park said he beat the teen with a belt, testimony that was intended to reinforce an insanity defense during the murder trial.
Jurors Hear 911 Call In Murder Trial Of 13-Year-Old BoyWhen asked who was stabbed, the boy replied: "I don't know, I'm fed up with life."
Jury Selected In Murder Trial For 13-Year-Old Michigan BoyThe boy is charged with fatally stabbing a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground last year.
Judge Defends Himself In Baby Death Case, Says Overturning Murder Conviction Will Have 'Chilling Effect'A Jackson County judge says a decision by the Michigan Supreme Court to throw out a murder conviction will have a "chilling effect" on judges statewide.
No Murder Charge Against Mom In Boy's Death In Hot Van, Court RulesThe state appeals court won't upset a decision that dismissed a second-degree murder charge against Audrionna Rhoades of Shelby Township.
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