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90-Year-Old Drug Mule Sentenced To 3 Years For Part In Major Drug Scheme An inauspicious birthday celebration for a 90-year-old man as he awaited sentencing in a Detroit courtroom for trafficking cocaine.
Bobby Ferguson Acquitted Of Federal Weapons ChargesBusinessman and Detroit city contractor Bobby Ferguson has been acquitted of federal weapons charges Friday.
Downriver Doctor's Conviction In Nurse's Death ReinstatedA federal appeals court has reinstated the murder conviction of 72-year-old doctor who is serving a life sentence for the death of a nurse 30 years ago.
Ferguson's Kids Plead For Leniency In Court FilingThe attorney for Detroit businessman Bobby Ferguson is asking a federal judge for no more than ten years in prison on his city corruption convictions.
Judge Overturns Downriver Doctor's Murder ConvictionA federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of a Trenton doctor serving a life sentence in the 1983 slaying of his business partner and former lover.
More Jail Time Unlikely For Michigan Militia MemberHutaree militia member Joshua Clough pleaded guilty to possessing machine guns in April.
Woman Could Spend 2 Years In Prison For Bringing Weapon To Federal Court Heloise Glenn says she forgot the load 22-caliber Magnum was in there.
New Deal Means Freedom For Michigan Militia MemberA Michigan militia member facing a mandatory five years in prison on a weapons charge got a major break Wednesday when a federal judge allowed him to scratch a prior plea deal and plead guilty to a lesser crime.
Hutaree Head, Son Plead Guilty To Gun ChargeA Michigan-based militia leader and his son have pleaded guilty to a machine gun charge, two days after a federal judge dismissed more serious charges against them and five members of the group.
Critical Charges Dropped Against Militia MembersA judge has dismissed the key charges against members of a Michigan-based militia who were accused of plotting war against the government.
Pay Now Or Really Pay Later For Littering In National ParkA federal judge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is threatening to have a Minnesota woman arrested if she doesn't appear in court for a littering violation at Isle Royale National Park.
Coast Guard Hoax Nets Man 30 Months In PrisonIt's not nice to try to fool the Coast Guard. Not smart, either, as a Detroit man learned the hard way.
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