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Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Faces Deportation, 8-15 Years In One-Punch Killing Of Referee

Under the plea deal he could be sentenced from eight to 15 years in prison but because he is not a U.S. citizen, he could face deportation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2015

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Trial Set For Accused Crockpot Killer In Bludgeoning Over ‘Presidential Politics’

A trial has been set for June for a Detroit woman accused of bludgeoning her friend to death with a slow cooker during an alcohol-fueled argument about politics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2015

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Doctor Pleads Guilty In Plot To Sell Thousands Of Painkillers

Dr. Mohammad Batayneh pleaded guilty in a scheme to distribute more than 300,000 doses of oxycodone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

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Woman Charged In Crockpot Murder Ruled Competent For Trial

The 50-year-old woman is accused of beating a longtime friend to death with a crockpot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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York Project, Livonia Apparel Startup Donates Items To Homeless For Every Sale

What started as a fun idea for a local college student turned into a money-making craze — with a portion of the good fortune going back to communities across the country and as well as Detroit.

01/07/2015

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Parents Warned After Man Flashes Kids, Girl Asked To Get In Van In Livonia

Livonia police have stepped up patrols near schools after two reported incidents of “stranger danger” in the past week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Bassel Saad appears in court on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Autopsy Photos OK As Evidence In Referee’s Death

A judge says jurors can see photos from the autopsy of a Detroit-area soccer referee who died after a player punched him in the head.

CBS Detroit–12/01/2014

Shoppers looked for Black Friday deals at the new Menards in Livonia (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Metro Detroiters Line Up For The Best Black Friday Deals At Wide Variety Of Retailers

One Toys R’ Us worker said that the hot items this year are anything related to Disney’s Frozen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Xbox and Playstation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At 20 Unit Apartment Complex In Livonia

The cause of the fire is still under investigation but it appears that a grease fire in one of the units may have been at the center of the incident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2014

Bassel Saad appears in court on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Judge Rules Murder Charge Stands Against Deaborn Man In Death Of Soccer Referee

A judge has denied a request to downgrade a murder charge against a man who killed a soccer ref with a single punch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2014

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