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Theodore Wafer, center, is seen with his attorneys in court on June 27, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Defendant In Porch Shooting Trial Told Police He Fired Accidentally

A jury on Thursday heard a recording in which Theodore Wafer told police he shot someone on his porch by accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

As seen on a monitor in the media room, Theodore Wafer's attorney shows his front door to the jury. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Self Defense Or Murder? Trial Begins In Dearborn Heights Porch Shooting Case

Theodore Wafer is on trial in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014


Defense Denies Dismissing Jurors Based On Race In Porch Shooting Trial

On day two of jury selection in the Theodore Wafer murder trial, there were concerns the defense is trying to stack the jury with white people.


Defense attorneys sit with Theodore Wafer (R) during a pre-trial hearing on April 4, 2014. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Big Jury Pool Sought For Trial In Deaborn Heights Porch Shooting

Both prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed that a larger jury pool of up to 200 people will be needed for Theodore Wafer’s

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2014

Lakshminivasa Rao Nerusu (Booking photo)

Jury To Decide Fate Of Novi Man Charged In Slaying Of Wife, Children

A medical examiner testified that Lakshminivasa Nerusu didn’t remember stabbing his wife more than 50 times and then killing his 14-year old daughter and 12-year old son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

Defense attorneys sit with Theodore Wafer (R) during a pre-trial hearing on April 4, 2014. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Judge Removed From Dearborn Heights Porch Shooting Case

A judge has removed another judge from a case of a Dearborn Heights man who fatally shot an unarmed young woman last fall on his porch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

Bob Bashara is seen at a preliminary hearing (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ, File)

Legal Team In Place For Grosse Pointe Park Man Charged In Wife’s Murder

Michael McCarthy will now represent Bob Bashara, along with attorney Lillian Diallo, when the trial begins in October.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Court TV Anchor Nancy Grace and Henry Schleiff, Chairman/CEO, Court TV fields a question during panel discussion for the Court TV 2005 Television Critics Winter Press Tour at the Hilton Universal Hotel on January 12, 2005 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Nancy Grace Likes To Say Porn, Ugh!

Although the information is almost a month old, cable TV Trial Analyst Nancy Grace wanted to make sure we knew about it again during an interview this week.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

NAN: Non-Violent Reaction To Zimmerman Murder Trial Key

The Detroit Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN) is calling for a non-violent response when the verdict is reached in the George Zimmerman murder trial in Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

Mitchell Young (C) in Oakland County Circuit Court. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Cipriano Trial Continues With Testimony From ER Doctor

Prosecutors are setting up the theory that Rose Cipriano punched Young hard enough during the attack to dislocate his jaw.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013