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Lawyer: Kilpatrick Sentence No More Than 15 Years

Sentencing memo claims the government overstated Kilpatrick’s criminal history and didn’t have “sufficient evidence” for other crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

Officer Shot 5 Times Calls Sentence ‘Insulting’

A Detroit police officer who was shot five times last year offered a rebuke in court to a judge who sentenced the gunman to 14-25 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Judge Gives Another Break To Man Tied To MSU Arson

A judge has cut more than three years off the prison sentence of a former radical environmentalist who set a major fire at Michigan State University and burned down new homes before becoming a government informant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Light Sentence Tossed In Child Porn Case

An appeals court ordered a new sentence Monday for a Detroit-area man who avoided federal prison despite pleading guilty to possessing thousands of images of child pornography.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012

Man Who Sent Noose To Mixed-Race Couple Gets Jail Time

A 41-year-old Detroit man has received a three-month sentence after pleading guilty to accusations of mailing a noose and photos of lynchings to a black man and his white wife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

Beating victim Annie Smith addresses the court (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Judge Delivers Stiff Sentence In Beating Caught On Tape

A Detroit man has been sentenced to at least 60 years in prison for a crime that outraged the community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

Wilson, Marcus- child porn charges 12-29-10

Livingston County Man Gets 30 Years In Child Porn Case

A Livingston County man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison after having pleaded guilty to production of child pornography and transportation of a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2011

Pair Gets Prison In Child Sex-Cocaine Swap

Two people in Saginaw have been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for a sex-for-cocaine swap involving a 9-year-old girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2011

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

1 Year In Jail For Mom Who Faked Son’s Cancer

A Roseville woman will spend a year in jail for scamming thousands of dollars from donors by drugging her 12-year-old son to make him appear to have cancer

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

Husband Sentenced To Life In Prison

Ellery Bennett received a mandatory life sentence with no parole for the stabbing death of his wife in their West Bloomfield home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011