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Sean Phillips (Michigan Department of Corrections)

Judge To Hear Evidence In ‘Baby Kate’ Murder Case

A Michigan man accused of killing his infant daughter is facing an important hearing to determine if there’s enough evidence to send the case to trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

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Federal Judge To Deliver Gay Marriage Ruling Within 2 Weeks

The judge must decide if there is a rational public interest in restricting marriage to a man and a woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2014

James Brown (Credit: Macomb County Jail/Booking Photo)

‘Backpage Murder’ Trial Opens, Ruling Could Take Weeks

Police believe Brown killed the women in pairs in the basement of his Sterling Heights home while his mother slept upstairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

James Brown appears in court with attorney Jeff Cojocar in 2012. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Jury Selection Begins In ‘Backpage Murder’ Case

The Sterling Heights man told police that he fell asleep and simply found the women lifeless when he woke up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Kristopher Pratt and Ed Thomas (Booking Photo)

Hearing Resumes Monday In EMU Football Player’s Robbery-Slaying

A hearing for two young Detroit men charged in the robbery and fatal shooting of an Eastern Michigan University football player is set to resume next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2014

James Brown appears in court with attorney Jeff Cojocar in 2012. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

February Trial Set In ‘Backpage Muder’ Case

A trial will start next year for a metro Detroit man accused of killing four women after meeting them through online escort ads in 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2013

Vincent Smothers (credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

Michigan Appeals Court Allows Hit Man To Testify

A convicted hit man will have the opportunity to testify and possibly clear a young man in a quadruple-killing at a Detroit drug house.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

Vincent Smothers (credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

Court Suggests It Might Allow Hit Man To Testify

“You have to admit this is a bizarre case,” Judge Christopher Murray said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

Terry Borgia (Booking Photo)

No Fifth Trial For Woman In Grandson’s Bathtub Drowning

A Clinton Township grandma who was convicted of murder during a fourth trial will spend the rest of her life in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

Terry Borgia (Booking Photo)

In 4th Trial, Grandma Convicted Of Drowning Boy

A 63-year-old grandmother who stood trial three earlier times in the bathtub drowning of her 4-year-old grandson has been convicted of first-degree murder in her fourth trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

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