(credit: WWJ)

Judge Rules On Evidence Allowed In Ex-Inkster Officer’s Assault Trial

William Melendez was fired by the Inkster police department after the incident in which Floyd Dent is seen on video being pulled from his car and repeatedly punched.

WWJ Newsradio 950–6 hours ago

Police say this is the suspect who shot a young man in the face outside an Inkster gas station. (police handout)

Young Man Shot In Face At Inkster Gas Station; Suspects On The Loose

Several bystanders witnessed the shooting, including a pregnant woman who was in the victim’s vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2015

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell) File

Officer Suspended In Inkster Police Beating Case Sues City, Says He’s A ‘Scapegoat’

A police officer suspended 15 days following the videotaped beating of a motorist during a traffic stop is suing the city of Inkster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

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