Daniel Holtzclaw, a former standout football player in high school and college, is accused of stopping women, who were all black and between the ages of 34 and 58, while on duty in Oklahoma City.
An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting at least six women during traffic stops, and investigators are trying to track down yet more potential victims.
Cheatham is charged with first-degree murder, torture, arson and other crimes in the death of Mariah Smith.
A Saginaw County Circuit Judge says she plans to issue a minimum sentence of 8 years, 4 months for manslaughter.
A trial is scheduled to begin in the case of a Detroit man accused of abducting, raping and killing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old niece.
The law is a result of the 2009 discovery of more than 11,000 untested sexual assault kits recovered from a Detroit police storage facility.
Lawyers say DNA tests exclude him and point to another man in a 2006 attack on a woman.
A Detroit man charged in the kidnapping and torture of a woman who was beaten and burned with a blowtorch has been acquitted.
A man charged in connection with a gang rape reported just prior to a blaze that gutted a 42-unit apartment building faces an arson charge in a separate fire.
The 10-year-old girl’s parents told investigators they were awakened early Saturday at their home near Charlotte by her screaming.