State Senator Virgil Smith Takes Plea Deal, Agrees To Resign In Domestic Assault CaseSmith was arrested last Spring at his Detroit home after allegedly assaulting his ex-wife.
Some Advocates Leery Of Michigan's Domestic Abuse Gun LawsVictims' rights advocates say Michigan lags behind some other states when it comes to laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusers.
State Senator Facing January Trial On Domestic Violence, Assault ChargesAlong with felonious assault and domestic violence assault and battery, Virgil Smith is also charged with felony firearm and malicious destruction of personal property.
Family Argument Turns Deadly In Detroit: Mother Killed, Son In CustodyAuthorities say a mother was accidentally killed by her son when an argument broke out at the family's home on Detroit's west side.
Husband Who Filmed Dead Wife Stabbed Her In The Heart Over Co-Worker Affair, Threats To Get Pregnant By Another ManA man who prosecutors say killed his wife during a marathon argument over infidelity and talks of divorce has been convicted of second-degree murder in her 2014 stabbing death.
Deputies Catch Shotgun-Toting Ex-Con Fleeing Girlfriend's House After Alleged Assault [VIDEO]A 27-year-old man accused of assaulting his girlfriend was taken into custody following a police chase along I-75 after deputies ran into him while responding to the crime scene.
Kalamazoo Protest Set Over Judge's Verdict In Woman's AttackThe judge said the accused didn't intend to kill the woman, although the victim was cut across the chest and her bedroom was set on fire.
Detroit Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Beat, Bloodied GirlfriendPolice say they found items at the home with "blood all over" that might indicate the woman was hit with some sort of weapon.
Detroit Man Charged With Shooting Baby's Mother, Another Man In Front Of SonA 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.
State Senator Virgil Smith Bound Over For Trial For Domestic Violence, AssaultThe 35-year-old Smith is accused of firing as many as ten shots at ex-wife’s parked Mercedes-Benz.
Hearing Postponed For Michigan Senator Charged With Domestic Violence, AssaultA hearing for State Senator Virgil Smith, who is facing charges of domestic violence and assault, has been postponed until later this month.
Reports: Man Kills Wife In Front Of Their 2 Young ChildrenPolice have a man in custody who, according to reports, killed his wife in front of their two young children.