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Virgil Smith, right, appears in court. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

December Trial Set For State Senator Virgil Smith In Domestic Violence Assault Case

He’s accused of firing as many as ten shots at ex-wife’s car during a domestic dispute early Mother’s Day morning

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2015

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks with reporters. credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ

State Sen. Virgil Smith Arrested For Assault After 10 Shots Fired At Ex-Wife’s Car

“There was no special treatment given,” said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2015

Virgil Smith (FILE)

Detroit Police Investigating Shooting At State Senator’s House

Detroit Police are investigating a shooting at the home of State Senator Virgil Smith on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2015

Bert Johnson. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Injured State Senator Returns To Work

State Senator Bert Johnson is returning to work Tuesday after injuring his hand in a snow blower, pit bull accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2011

State Senator Injured In Snowblower As Dog Attacked

State Senator Bert Johnson is recovering after injuring his hand in a snowblower while he was attacked by a pit bull.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2011