Federal court

Washington Harbor at Isle Royale National Park. (istockphoto)

Pay Now Or Really Pay Later For Littering In National Park

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

Coast Guard Hoax Nets Man 30 Months In Prison

It’s not nice to try to fool the Coast Guard. Not smart, either, as a Detroit man learned the hard way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

Rev. Wendell Anthony (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Detroit NAACP Challenges New Welfare Limit Law

The Detroit Chapter of the NAACP and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization have taken court action against the termination of state welfare cash benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

US Still Wants Death Penalty For Western Mich. Man

Prosecutors in western Michigan asked a federal appeals court on Friday to reinstate a death sentence for a man convicted of drowning a woman in a national forest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2011

Michigan Man’s Death Sentence Thrown Out

A Federal Appeals Court has overtured a death sentence for a western Michigan man convicted of killing a woman in Manistee National Forest in 1997.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2011

Federal Court Bldg. Detroit.

Another Guilty Plea In Point-Shaving Scandal

Another guilty plea in Detroit federal court in the University of Toledo sports point-shaving scandal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011

Federal Court building in Detroit. (WWJ Photo)

Man Accused Of Threatening President Obama, Appears In Detroit Court

A man accused of threatening the life of President Barack Obama has appeared in federal court in Detroit after being charged with six crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Ralph Mabry pleads guilty in federal court to taking kickbacks. (File Photo)

Former Head Of Union Pleads Guilty To Taking Kickbacks

The former head of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Ralph Mabry, pleads guilty in federal court to taking kickbacks in connection with his position as chair of the union’s pension fund trust.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011

AP, File

Kilpatrick May Be Released As Early As July

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is back in federal court in an attempt to set the stage for his possible release from prison this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011


Ex-Mayor Conflicted Over Telling Truth About Affair

Kilpatrick says “telling the truth” would have saved his “own butt,” but he was “trying to stand up for” his wife and three sons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011