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Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Man Gets Maximum Sentence, 40 Years In Prison For Killing Boy

A young man who killed a 4-year-old boy on a central Michigan Indian reservation has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison, the maximum under his plea agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2014

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Man Pleads Guilty To Killing 4-Year-Old Boy

A man accused of killing a his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son on a central Michigan Indian reservation admitted he delivered a fatal punch to the boy’s head before burning his body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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Appeals Court Clears Way For Lansing Tribal Casino

An Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

US Judge Breaks Up Charges In Case Of Slain Boy

A federal judge has agreed to sever some of the charges against a man accused of killing a 4-year-old boy on an Indian reservation near Mount Pleasant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Tribe Loses Court Decision Over Lansing Casino

A federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Trial Ordered For Man In Death Of Child On Indian Reservation

A man will stand trial in the death of a 4-year-old boy whose badly burned remains were discovered outside a house on a Chippewa Indian reservation, north of Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Murder Charge Filed In Boy’s Death On Indian Land

Anthony Bennett has been in custody on another charge since Carnel Chamberlain’s remains were found in June at a home on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian reservation.

11/07/2012

Plans Move Forward For Proposed Lansing Casino

Plans for a $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing are moving forward, with city officials announcing a land-purchase agreement with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012

Attorney General Sues Over Lansing Casino

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is attempting to block plans for a $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

Carnell Chamberlain (Photo Courtesy: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe)

FBI Joins Search For Boy Missing From Mich. Tribe

The FBI has joined an investigation into the disappearance of a 4-year-old boy from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in mid-Michigan that authorities are calling “suspicious.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2012

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