William Melendez (booking photo)

Court Conference Set For Ex-Inkster Cop Charged In Traffic Stop Beating

William Melendez, who is known by the nickname “Robocop,” faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2015

Jeralean Talley is seen at her Inkster home on her 115th birthday. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

World’s Oldest Person, Metro Detroiter Jeralean Talley, Dies At 116

“She was a very quite and concerned person. She truly loved her church family, and she loved her family, period.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2015

Floyd Dent (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Inkster Residents On The Hook For $1.4M Police Beating Settlement

“Inkster residents may not be happy, but there’s not a lot they can do about it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2015

Floyd Dent testifies in the case against a police officer accused in his assault. (credit: Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

Man Beaten By Inkster Police Settles For $1.37M; Fired Officer Ordered To Stand Trial For Assault

The deal between Floyd Dent and the city of Inkster was finalized Thursday, as the cop charged in his beating was ordered to stand trial.


Jeralean Talley is seen at her Inkster home on her 115th birthday. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Just Another Birthday For Inkster Woman — Her 116th

The Gerontology Research Group considers Jeralean Talley to be the oldest person in the world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2015

Lucky Hurst (left) and Eric Stephens (right)

2 Arraigned After ‘Gun Battle’ In Inkster

Two men have been arraigned in connection with a homicide in Inkster where a man was killed in a “gun battle” on May 13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015

Evidence markers are scattered across the street near where a man was found fatally shot in Inkster. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

3 Suspects In Custody After Man Killed In ‘Gun Battle’ On Inkster Street

Police say two juveniles and one adult were taken into custody shortly after the victim was found dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

William Melendez (credit: Michigan State Police)

Fired Inkster Cop Charged In Traffic Stop Beating Appears In Court

A probable cause hearing was held for a former police officer charged in the beating of a black motorist following a traffic stop in Inkster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2015


Community Wants Other Officers Punished Over Traffic Stop Beating In Inkster

Residents in Inkster are calling for the disciplining or dismissal of any officer who was present during the beating and arrest of a motorist early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2015

(photo: Michigan State Police)

Man Shot In Inkster Gas Station Parking Lot During Armed Robbery

Police are investigation an armed robbery that left one victim shot in Inkster on Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2015