Sentence Gives Teen Who Stabbed Boy To Death At Playground A Chance At Freedom At 21The defense argued that years of abuse at home had ruined the boy's mental health and overwhelmed his decisions, but the jury convicted him of first-degree murder.
Defense Portrays Teen As Deeply Troubled At Murder TrialThe stepfather of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a park said he beat the teen with a belt, testimony that was intended to reinforce an insanity defense during the murder trial.
Jurors Hear 911 Call In Murder Trial Of 13-Year-Old BoyWhen asked who was stabbed, the boy replied: "I don't know, I'm fed up with life."
Jury Selected In Murder Trial For 13-Year-Old Michigan BoyThe boy is charged with fatally stabbing a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground last year.
13-Year-Old Boy Ruled Competent For Trial In Fatal Playground StabbingA judge says a 13-year-old boy is competent for trial in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a west Michigan playground.
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2 Charged With Abusing Boy Accused Of Fatal Playground Stabbing To Face TrialThe mother and stepfather of a 12-year-old boy accused of murder in the Grand Rapids area are scheduled for trial March 23 on child abuse charges.
Defense Expert: 12-Year-Old Boy Incompetent For Murder TrialA psychiatric expert says a 12-year-old boy is incompetent to face trial in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground.
Psychologist Believes Boy Is Competent To Stand Trial In Murder Of 9-Year-OldThe 12-year-old is charged with fatally stabbing a younger boy, at random, at a playground.
Michigan Faulted For Not Removing Abused BoyThe watchdog says child welfare workers confirmed in 2013 that the 12-year-old was physically abused by his mother and stepfather. Yet he and three siblings remained in their care in Kentwood.
No Injuries Reported Following Shootout At Ypsilanti PlaygroundPolice say between 10 and 12 shots were fired Tuesday in Parkridge Park near Perry Early Education Center and that officers arrested a 19-year-old Ypsilanti Township man who fled on foot.
Traverse City Playground Closes After Arsenic FoundMore than 2,000 community members helped build the Kid's Kove playground 18 years ago, but it hasn't been properly maintained in recent years.