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DNA Clears Man In Prison For Rape, Other Crimes

Lawyers say DNA tests exclude him and point to another man in a 2006 attack on a woman.

CBS Detroit–06/20/2014

Roderick Neely (Booking Photo)

Detroit Man Found Not Guilty In ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Case

A Detroit man charged in the kidnapping and torture of a woman who was beaten and burned with a blowtorch has been acquitted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2014

Carlos Love (Booking Photo)

Man Charged In Rape Faces Detroit Arson Hearing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

Higinio Rivera III (Booking Photo)

Iraq War Veteran Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Girl Jailed On $1M Bond

The 10-year-old girl’s parents told investigators they were awakened early Saturday at their home near Charlotte by her screaming.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Gets 1 Year Behind Bars In Cancer Scam Case

A Michigan woman who pleaded no contest to pulling off a cancer scam has been sentenced to one year in jail that will be served at the same time as another prison sentence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

Roderick Neely (Booking Photo)

Accused ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Held Without Bond In Attack On Detroit Woman

A 23-year-old man has been arraigned on torture and attempted rape charges following an attack on a Detroit woman who he allegedly burned with a blow torch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Strikes Again In Detroit

Police say a man who attacked two women last July, burning each with a blow torch, has struck again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Convicted In False Rape Trial Pleads No Contest In Cancer Scam

A woman who for years claimed she had end-stage cancer pleaded no contest to fraud in a scheme that had brought her widespread sympathy and financial support.

01/14/2014

Man Cleared Of Rape On Faulty Bite-Mark Evidence Settles For $1.5M

A man who served 13 years in prison for rape based on faulty bite-mark evidence has settled a lawsuit against a Detroit-area suburb for $1.5 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder signs the Fiscal Year 2011-12 budget into law as lawmakers look on.  Pictured left to right: state Sens. Darwin Booher, Tonya Schuitmaker, Bruce Caswell, John Pappageorge, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Kahn and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville. (credit: Governor's Office)

Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

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