No Touching! Prisoner Awarded $1,251 After Guard Said He Couldn’t Embrace Wife

The 52-year-old is serving a life sentence for murder in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2015

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Inkster Residents On The Hook For Settlement In Another Police Excessive Force Case

It’s unclear how residents will be asked to absorb that cost, but millage rates provided by show residents in Inkster — one of the poorest communities in the state — already pay among the highest rates in property taxes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2015

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Inkster Residents On The Hook For $1.4M Police Beating Settlement

“Inkster residents may not be happy, but there’s not a lot they can do about it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2015

Floyd Dent testifies in the case against a police officer accused in his assault. (credit: Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

Man Beaten By Inkster Police Settles For $1.37M; Fired Officer Ordered To Stand Trial For Assault

The deal between Floyd Dent and the city of Inkster was finalized Thursday, as the cop charged in his beating was ordered to stand trial.


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Western Michigan University To Pay $35K Settlement In Free Speech Lawsuit

Western Michigan University is paying $35,000 to settle a lawsuit from a student group that said school policies unlawfully limit free speech on campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2015

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Man Whose Murder Conviction Was Thrown Out Settles With Detroit For $2 Million

Dwayne Provience spent nearly a decade in prison before his murder conviction was thrown out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2015

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Michigan To Get $100,000 In Sirius XM Settlement

The national settlement resolves complaints about misleading advertising and billing practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2014

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Hospital Pays $65K To Settle Case Over Race-Based Care Request

A Michigan hospital has agreed to pay $65,000 to settle a lawsuit from a fourth black nurse following an accusation that it agreed to a man’s request that no black nurses care for his newborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

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Michigan Paid $85M To Settle Lawsuits In 2013

Of 71 lawsuits that ended with the state paying, 27 — more than a third — came from Michigan’s Corrections Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2014

Weight Watchers Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

A popular weight-loss business has agreed to pay a Detroit-area woman $45,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014