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

Booking photos for William Melendez. (credit: Michigan State Police)

Bond Set At $25K For Inkster Cop Charged In Beating Of Man During Traffic Stop

Officer William Melendez was arraigned Tuesday and taken to the Wayne County Jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2015

Floyd Dent, third from left, speaking to reporters alongside his legal team. (credit: Russ McNamara/WWJ)

Inkster Police Officer Charged With Misconduct, Assault In Traffic Stop Beating

A fired Inkster police officer is facing felony charges after video of Floyd Dent’s violent arrest went viral.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell) File

Inkster Police Fire Officer Caught On Video Beating Man During Traffic Stop

Officials in Inkster have fired a white police officer who was videotaped beating a black motorist during a traffic stop.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015

Floyd Dent talks about the incident captured on a police dash-cam video. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Inkster Officer Suspended For Involvement In Beating Of Man During Traffic Stop

William Melendez has been suspended for five days — with termination possible — for allegedly beating Floyd Dent on Jan. 28. Dent was seen in a dash-cam video being kicked and punched more than a dozen times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2015

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

115-Year-Old Inkster Woman Now Listed As World’s Oldest Person

A 115-year-old Detroit-area woman is listed as the world’s oldest living person following the death of a 116-year-old Arkansas woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015

Floyd Dent talks about the incident captured on a police dash-cam video. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Rep. Conyers Seeks Federal Investigation Into Inkster Police Beating

After seeing the video of white Inkster police officers beating a black man during a January traffic stop, a Michigan Congressman is calling for a U.S. Justice Department investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2015

(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Inkster Man Shot During Robbery Attempt; 1 In Custody, 1 On The Run

An Inkster man is lucky to be alive after he was shot during an apparent robbery attempt outside of his home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2015