kym worthy

Case Dismissed: Detroit Prosecutors Overwhelmed By Caseload, Layoffs

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Kym Worthy - Wayne County Prosecutor.

Prosecutor’s Office Hit With Major Layoffs

The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Kym Worthy - Wayne County Prosecutor.

Prosecutor: 11,000 Rape Kits Remain Untested In Detroit

Testing rape cases remains a thorn in Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Ficano: Prosecutor’s Office Cuts Necessary

Final arguments will be made Friday as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy challenges $7 million in proposed budget cuts.


Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder And Arson Charges In Apartment Fire

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

3 Charged In Detroit Princess Riverboat Shooting

Authorities have filed charges against three people in a shooting that began with an argument on a Detroit riverboat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

Officials Say New County Budget Could Endanger Law Enforcement

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2012

Suspects arraigned in the Marvin Winans' carjacking and robbery; Givens, Young and Moorehead. (Detroit Police)

3 Men Arraigned In The Carjacking And Robbing Of Marvin Winans

The young men, two 20-year olds from Detroit and an 18-year old from Clinton Township, were arraigned Sunday afternoon for their alleged roles in crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2012

(Booking photo)

Pet Shop Owner Arrested In Case Of ‘Horrific Abuse’

A Dearborn Heights pet shop owner has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after customers complained of “horrific abuse” and “deplorable living conditions.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

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Elderly Detroit Man Won’t Face Charges In Shooting

“He had the right to use deadly force to defend himself under these facts because he had an honest and reasonable belief that he was in danger of imminent death or great bodily harm at the time,” Prosecutor Kym Worthy said.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2012