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3-Year-Old Detroit Boy Fatally Shot By Brother Playing With Gun

The boy and his 11-year-old brother were playing with the weapon in a backyard. Police say the older boy accidentally shot the toddler in the face.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2015

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Authorities Identify 11-Year-Old Michigan Boy Killed While Playing With Gun

Investigators say the boys took their grandfather’s unloaded revolver from a dresser drawer and then found ammunition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2015

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Trial Ordered For Man Charged In Deaths Of 2 Kids During Police Chase

A 6-year-old boy and his 3-year-old sister died after they were hit by a speeding Chevrolet Camaro tragedy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2015

Kimberly Pappas is arraigned via video in 17th District Court. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Woman Charged In Death Of Newborn Found In Cublicle Ruled Competent

Lawyers say a Wyandotte woman accused of giving birth at work and hiding the boy in a plastic bag in her cubicle has been found mentally competent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2015

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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