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Detroit Man Charged With Shooting Baby’s Mother, Another Man In Front Of Son

A 26-year-old Detroit man is facing several charges, including attempted murder, stemming from a double shooting that took place in front of his 5-year-old son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2015

Virgil Smith, right, appears in court. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

State Senator Virgil Smith Bound Over For Trial For Domestic Violence, Assault

The 35-year-old Smith is accused of firing as many as ten shots at ex-wife’s parked Mercedes-Benz.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2015

State Sen. Virgil Smith is arraigned via video in 36th District Court in Detroit. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Hearing Postponed For Michigan Senator Charged With Domestic Violence, Assault

A hearing for State Senator Virgil Smith, who is facing charges of domestic violence and assault, has been postponed until later this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2015

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Reports: Man Kills Wife In Front Of Their 2 Young Children

Police have a man in custody who, according to reports, killed his wife in front of their two young children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 16: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens sits on the bench against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of their preseason game at AT&T Stadium on August 16, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Judge Dismissed Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice

A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2015

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Bill Considered In Michigan House Would Help Protect Pets From Domestic Abusers

Michigan House Bill 4478 would allow the person applying for a Personal Protection Order to include his or her pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

Virgil Smith (FILE)

Michigan Senate Leader Hints At Resignation Of Senator Facing Assault Charges

The leader of the Michigan Senate says a senator facing criminal charges should give “serious consideration” to whether or not he can still serve his constituents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2015

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Cleveland Cavaliers Make Light Of Domestic Violence [VIDEO]

Domestic violence is nothing to joke about.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2015

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Dearborn Man Kills Wife, Self After Dispute

The woman was taken to the hospital where she later died. Neighbors say the husband had a bad temper and police have been called to the home before.

CBS Detroit–05/03/2015

Defense Attorney Timothy Barkovic stands and addresses the court at a hearing for Curtis Hampton (R), accused in the fatal stabbings of his girlfriend and her baby.  (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Trial Next For Man In Deaths Of Ex-Girlfriend, Her Daughter

Authorities say Rakowski was stabbed more than a dozen times and her daughter once.

CBS Detroit–04/30/2015

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