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Feds Seek New Sentence For Oakland County Man In Years-Old Child Porn Case

Prison, says a judge, is no place for the man, even though he admitted to possessing thousands of images of child pornography.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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Sentence Begins For Man Convicted Of Killing Cougar In U.P.

The Bay City man says he killed the wounded animal the next day and took its hide and skull — but didn’t eat the heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2014

Woman Sentenced To One Year In Jail For Crash That Killed Four

A woman who was blamed for a February 2013 crash that killed four women in Southwest Michigan will spend one year in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

Senate OKs New Sentencing Rules For Young Killers

The legislation would apply only to future criminal cases, not retroactively to the state’s 360 or so inmates who were under 18 when they committed crimes, mostly murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Former Detroit Mayor Braces For Long Sentence

Kwame Kilpatrick returns to court to face what is likely to be one of the longer sentences in recent cases of public corruption.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: STEPHEN CHERIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick’s Fate Decided Thursday

How much time should Kwame get in prison and how much should he pay in restitution? What do you want Kwame to say? Experts don’t expect any remorse …

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

Patrick Mikes Jr speaks to his attorney during sentencing for the murder of his father. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Son Gets 12-20 Years For The Murder Of His Father

Mikes Jr. admitted to beating his father, and then dumping his body in a corn field. His lawyer, however, believes Mikes will only serve about 11 years behind bars for his crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

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Detroit Dad Faces Sentencing Monday In Missing Child’s Death

A Detroit father who prosecutors say faked a carjacking to cover up the slaying of his 2-year-old daughter faces sentencing Monday for first-degree murder and child abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2012

Neil Thrasher (Booking Photo)

Man Sentenced To Prison In Veterans’ Charity Scam

An Oakland County man who authorities say collected money for fake veterans’ charities he created has been sentenced to 17 months to 10 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

Tigh Croff (Booking Photo)

Prosecutors Win Appeal In Death Tied To Burglar

The Michigan appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing in the case of a Detroit man who chased and killed a suspected burglar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2012

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