“Twice women were violated, once by the rape and second by the justice was put in a box; put on a shelf. That’s going to end now,” said Attorney General Bill Schuette.
Worthy first filed suit against the county to stop a proposed budget cut that would affect her ability prosecute cases.
The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.
The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.
Testing rape cases remains a thorn in Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s side.
Final arguments will be made Friday as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy challenges $7 million in proposed budget cuts.
Thirty-three-year-old Terrell Thornton has been found guilty of attempted murder and arson of a dwelling for setting fire to an apartment complex on the city’s east side.
Authorities have filed charges against three people in a shooting that began with an argument on a Detroit riverboat.
It’s unclear how cuts will be made in individual departments, but Napoleon requested $105 million to run his department, including jails, and was given $85 million.