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Man Gets Life For 1972 Murder Of 3 Men In Michigan

Laurence Lamont pleaded no contest to three counts of second-degree murder

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014


Mich. House OKs Sentencing Rules For Young Killers

Those now incarcerated for crimes committed under age 18 would stay locked up despite pleas for a second look.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

Alphonso Jackson is arraigned via video. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Elderly Detroit Man Sentenced To 10-20 Years For Dismemberment

The 73-year-old accepted a deal to avoid a possible life sentence — although because of his age, he could likely die behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

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Detroit Firefighter Charged In Fatal Bar Fight Shooting

A Detroit firefighter has been charged with second degree murder in connection with a shooting at a local bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

Manuel Gamez (Booking photo)

Man Accused In Couple’s Slaying Ordered To Stand Trial

A paroled ex-convict accused of rape, torture and murder in the deaths of a Michigan couple has been ordered to stand trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

Robert Schwander (Booking Photo)

Judge Reinstates Sentence For Deputy’s Son Who Killed Teen

fatally stabbing a teenage girl in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula and burying her in a sand pile

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

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Jury Finds Men Guilty Of Killing 6-Year-Old During Revenge Attack

Police say the men were targeting a man for an earlier killing when the 6-year-old girl was shot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

Defense Attorney Mark Procida, left, discusses legal representation for Bob Bashara, right. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Grosse Pointe Park Man Charged In Wife’s Murder Calls Her ‘Wonderful’

Bob Bashara made the comment at a hearing Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

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Michigan Woman Takes Plea Deal, Admits Guilt In Husband’s Murder

Court records show Carol Kopenkoskey admitted to shooting her husband five times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

Peter Gerard Jones (Booking Photo)

Paroled Killer Charged With Murdering Elderly Novi Woman

Peter G. Jones is a 46-year old ex-convict whose criminal history includes two murders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014