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Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Child’s Death

In a unanimous decision, the court says Leo Ackley was poorly served by a trial lawyer who failed to call any expert witnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

Kimberly Garrette, right, is in tears in 18th District Court on Monday, June 29, 2015. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Romulus Woman Charged With Murder In Hit-And-Run Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy

Murder charges have been filed against a Romulus woman accused of running over a young Westland boy and driving off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

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Detroit Man Sentenced To Prison In Death Of 13-Year-Old Girl Playing With Rifle

A Detroit man held responsible for death of a 13-year-old girl who was shot while playing with a rifle in his home has been sentenced to prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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13-Year-Old Michigan Boy Charged With Murder In Baby Cousin’s Beating Death

The boy is charged with an open count of murder in the Feb. 28 death of A’Laina Brown at the girl’s home in Muskegon Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015

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13-Year-Old Boy Ruled Competent For Trial In Fatal Playground Stabbing

A judge says a 13-year-old boy is competent for trial in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a west Michigan playground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2015

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Young Woman Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Newborn’s Death

Police say Jessica Brewster admitted to smothering the baby because she feared her mother’s reaction to the pregnancy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2015

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.

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

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

Mom To Be Charged With Murder For Deaths Of Children Found In Freezer; Continued To Collect Welfare Payments On Them For Years

Prosecutors believe that when the children died, the girl was 13 years old and her brother was 9.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

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

Bond Set At $1 Million For Detroit Mother Of 2 Kids Found Dead In Freezer

Mitchelle Blair, 35, was arraigned via video feed Thursday, charged with five counts of first-degree child abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2015

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