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.
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.
Police are investigation an armed robbery that left one victim shot in Inkster on Friday.
Officer William Melendez was arraigned Tuesday and taken to the Wayne County Jail.
A fired Inkster police officer is facing felony charges after video of Floyd Dent’s violent arrest went viral.
Officials in Inkster have fired a white police officer who was videotaped beating a black motorist during a 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.
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.
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.
An Inkster man is lucky to be alive after he was shot during an apparent robbery attempt outside of his home.