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Tattoos are seen on the head of a twenty-year old "Street Villains" gang member. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Murder Ink? Tattoos Can Be Tricky As Evidence

Teardrops for murders. Spider webs for prison time. Penal code numbers for crimes committed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

Feds Say They Have ‘Staggering Amount Of Evidence’ Against Biker Gang Members

Federal prosecutors say they have a “staggering amount of evidence” to convict dozens of members of a Detroit-area motorcycle gang, who are accused of a violent criminal enterprise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

Mother Of Oakland County Child Killer Victim Files $100M Lawsuit

The mother of a girl who was murdered by the Oakland County Child Killer has filed a $100 million lawsuit against the Oakland County prosecutor, sheriff and Michigan State Police, saying they withheld information about the 35-year-old case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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Michigan State Police Create Rape Kit Testing Unit

Michigan State Police hope to solve rapes in Metro Detroit more quickly when they open a lab to handle rape kits this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Bob Bashara (Family Photo)

Report: Criminal Charges May Soon Be Filed Against Bob Bashara

Emerging reports suggest that criminal charges may be filed against Bob Bashara in the strangulation death of his 56-year-old wife, Jane, by the end of next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Closed Detroit Police crime lab is seen on 5/27/11 (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Testing Of Old Detroit Rape Kits Moves Into Second Phase

The Wayne County Prosecutor’s office is into the second phase of a federally funded project focused on untested rape kits discovered in the former Detroit Police crime lab.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

Jane Bashara (Facebook Photo)

Report: Key Evidence Missing In Jane Bashara Murder Investigation

Some potentially key evidence in the murder investigation of a Grosse Pointe Park woman has disappeared.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2012

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Old Detroit Rape Kits To Be Tested

More than 1,000 once-forgotten rape kits that were part of a trove found in a Detroit police property storage facility are expected to be reviewed and possibly tested for DNA in crimes dating to the 1980s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

Tamara Greene (personal photo)

Judge To Rule On Evidence In Tamara Greene Case

Wenesday could mark a pivotal moment in a family’s years-long struggle trying to find out who killed exotic dancer Tamara Greene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

Tamara Greene (personal photo)

Magistrate: Detroit Destroyed Potential Email Evidence

The City of Detroit destroyed potential email evidence that was ordered preserved in a lawsuit filed by the family of an exotic dancer whose killing is unsolved, a federal magistrate said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011

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