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Kym Worthy (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

No Charges In Death Of Inmate At Wayne County Jail

Prosecutor Kym Worthy says there’s no “medical connection” between Abdul Akbar’s sudden death last fall and the aggressive actions of jail deputies eight days earlier.

CBS Detroit–08/25/2015

Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. (photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Authorities In Detroit Announce Initiative To Cut Gun Crime

Felons who are caught with guns and have three prior violent convictions face at least 15 years in prison. The mandatory minimum sentence for a second offense by a felon using a gun during a violent crime is 25 years.

CBS Detroit–06/01/2015

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy during press conference. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Prosecutor: No Charges Against Officers In Connection With Alleged Beating Of Carjacking Suspect

No charges will be filed against officers in the alleged beating of a carjacking suspect Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Monday.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

Floyd Dent (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Prosecutor To Decide If Charges Coming In Case Of Motorist Beaten By Inkster Police

Floyd Dent said he was innocent and trying to protect himself during the January traffic stop,

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

Wayne County Kym Worthy, left, with Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, center, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Coalition To Pursue Funding For Detroit Rape Kit Testing

“This is about all violent crime in southeastern Michigan,” says Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2015

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NY Prosecutor To Fund Rape Kit Testing Nationally; Includes Detroit

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy was at the announcement in New York and said she has been working tirelessly to find money to help with the backlog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 18: Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angles defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Minor League Pitcher Evan Reed Charged With Sex Assault

Reed’s attorney says the sex between the alleged victim and his client was consensual.

CBS Detroit–07/30/2014

Kym Worthy (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Vet Was The “Initial Aggressor”

Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy says the facts in the case support that the veteran was the “initial aggressor” in the fight with three men.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

Actress Mariska Hargitay, center, with Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Actress Mariska Hargitay Joins Kym Worthy In Push For Rape Kit Testing

“I was in shock,” Hargitay said. “I was outraged, and I just assumed that kits were tested.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Cop Charged With Firing Gun During Fight With Woman, Leaving Her Battered

“Bridges assaulted the victim by punching and kicking her face and body.”

CBS Detroit–03/05/2014