No Prison For Michigan Woman In NFL Pension Fraud

The Detroit-area daughter of an ex-Chicago Bears player has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house for collecting about $70,000 from an NFL retirement fund after her dad died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Mich. Woman Faces Sentence For NFL Pension Fraud

Prosecutors are recommending no prison time for an Oakland County woman who forged her late father’s signature and collected about $70,000 from an NFL pension plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Study: Cities Have $12.7B In Retiree Health Costs

Michigan cities and townships that provide health care for retired public workers face nearly $13 billion in unfunded costs, with half setting aside no money to cope with a bill gobbling up more of their budgets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Sheriff Seeks To Settle Retirement Payment Issue

A County Sheriff’s attorney says her plan to resolve tens of thousands of dollars in payments mistakenly made to his retirement account doesn’t involve giving back any money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

U-M Analysis: Fewer Have Retirement Funds, More Raid Them

The proportion of working Americans with pensions of any kind has steadily decreased since 2001, according to a University of Michigan analysis that suggests trouble ahead for U.S. seniors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

Ex-NFL Player’s Daughter Guilty In Pension Fraud

A Detroit-area woman has pleaded guilty to fraud after illegally collecting money from an NFL pension plan years after her father’s death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

Turkia Mullin, center (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell).

No County Pension For Turkia Mullin

A former high-ranking Wayne County official has been rejected for a lucrative pension that would pay her at least $100,000 a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Will Get Pension, State Health Care

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Michigan House Panel Changes Teacher Benefits Bill

New teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

School Workers Object To Proposed Benefit Changes

Hundreds of active and retired teachers and other school employees crowded into a Senate hearing Wednesday to voice concerns that proposed changes to their retirement benefits would unfairly push more costs onto them and even drive some out of education.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012