sex crime

Does Public Sex Offender List Create Crime? U-M Prof Thinks So

A recent paper co-authored by a University of Michigan law professor shows that publicizing sex offenders’ identities may actually increase the chances they’ll commit another sex crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

Mickey Gotwalt (Booking Photo)

Defense Lawyer: Teen Sex Abuse Victim Will Forget Crime

A defense lawyer told a Michigan judge during a sentencing for a former high school softball coach that the 14-year-old girl he admitted molesting will eventually forget the sex crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Maryanne Godboldo. (WWJ Photo: Stephanie Davis, file)

Standoff Daughter Allegedly Sexually Assaulted While In State Care

Supporters of a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot at Child Protective Services workers and then holding police at bay for 12 hours say her 13-year-old daughter has been taken to the hospital and may have been sexually assaulted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

Detroit Man Faces Life For Sex With Young Girls

A Detroit man is facing the possibility of life without parole after he allegedly had sex with two underage girls. Officials say 53-year-old Dennis Malone sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl, and was also charged last […]