Circuit Court

Report Recommends Changes To Local Court Systems

A new report says Macomb and Oakland counties need more judges, while Wayne County has too many.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

(credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Macomb County Courts’ Phone, Computer Systems Back

The Macomb County Circuit and Probate courts’ normal phone and computer systems are operational, County Executive Mark A. Hackel’s office announced Thursday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

Cipriano Pre-Trial Canceled; Judge Not Going On The Record Says Clerk

A pre-trial hearing in the case of 19-year-old Tucker Cipriano — accused in the baseball bat murder of his own father — was unexpectedly canceled Tuesday

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Case Goes To Jury For Grandma Accused In Grandson’s Death

Jury deliberations are underway in the case of Sandra Layne, the West Bloomfield grandmother accused of shooting her grandson to death last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

Family Reacts To Guilty Verdict For Son Convicted In Mom’s Murder

An Oakland County Circuit Court jury found the University of Michigan student and former valedictorian Jeffrey Pyne guilty in the beating and stabbing death of Ruth Pyne.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Guilty Verdict For Man Accused In Deadly Crash Fleeing Police

A Detroit man who caused a fatal crash after fleeing police has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Client Wins From October 29

New business won by Michigan’s technology-focused companies

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012

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Lower Court Ruling Regarding Child’s Testimony In Sex Case Will Stand

The case involves Ronald Rose, an Allegan County man who’s in prison for at least 25 years for sexually assaulting a young girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2011

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More Tests Ordered Before Judge Rules In Parental Rights Case

A psychological evaluation has been ordered for a Farmington Hills mother accused, then cleared, last year in the death of her husband.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011

Macomb Mom Pleads To Drugging Son

A Macomb County woman accused of drugging her 12-year-old son to make it appear he had cancer has pleaded no contest and faces sentencing March 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2011