Isabella County

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Not-Guilty Plea Entered In Boy’s Reservation Death

A judge has entered a not guilty plea for a man at his arraignment in federal court in the death of a 4-year-old boy whose charred remains were found on a central Michigan Indian reservation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

John D. White (Booking Photo)

Mental Exam Will Delay Pastor’s Murder Case

A psychiatric exam will slow down the criminal case against a central Michigan pastor charged with killing a young woman in her trailer as part of a sexual fantasy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2012

ACLU Sues County Jail Over Treatment Of Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan claims the Isabella County jail isn’t treating women inmates fairly and doesn’t allow all inmates enough time outside their cells.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

John D. White (Booking Photo)

Pastor Charged, Allegedly Killed Fiancee’s Daughter To Fulfill Fantasy

A central Michigan pastor accused of beating and strangling a neighbor to fulfill a sexual fantasy was engaged to the victim’s mother and had asked church members to pray for the young woman before police found her body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012

John D. White (Booking Photo)

Ex-Con Admits Strangling Young Mother, Dumping Body

An ex-convict confessed to beating and strangling his 24-year-old neighbor as part of a sexual fantasy, hiding her naked body and then returning to her home to help her 3-year-old son get costumed for Halloween, according to police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012

Prosecutors Say Action Needed On Juveniles, Parole

Michigan legislators need to move quickly to adapt state law to a major U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down mandatory no-parole sentences for juveniles, the head of a prosecutors group said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

Anthony Bennett (credit: Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Man Linked To Dead Mich. Boy Indicted On Assault

A federal grand jury has charged a central Michigan man with assaulting a 4-year-old boy weeks before his remains were found buried and badly burned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

Photo courtesy of Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Feds: Body Of Mid-Mich Boy Had Been Burned, Buried

The body of a 4-year-old mid-Michigan boy was so badly burned that authorities had trouble identifying it as human remains, a prosecutor said Tuesday as a judge refused to grant bond to a man accused of abusing the child weeks earlier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

Carnell Chamberlain (Photo Courtesy: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe)

Mid-Michigan Boy’s Funeral Likely Delayed For Weeks

It could be weeks before a funeral is held for a 4-year-old mid-Michigan boy whose body was found under his house last week,

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

Carnell Chamberlain (Photo Courtesy: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe)

Mid Mich. Man Charged After Girlfriend’s Child Found Dead

An Isabella County man has been charged in the assault of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son, who was found dead Thursday on an American Indian Reservation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012