Tia Skinner is seen with her  attorney in court in 2011. (credit: WWJ)

Court Eases Sentencing Power Of Judges In Some Juvenile Murder Cases

The case of an overnight attack on a couple in a small Michigan town could rewrite the rules for life sentences for teens convicted of murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2015

Tia Skinner (Credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

Young Woman Again Sentenced To Life In Dad’s Death

A judge was free to give Tia Skinner a shot at parole but settled again on a sentence that means she’ll never leave prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

A suspect is shown in a surveillance photo in the  robbery of the Capac State Bank branch in Yale.

Bank Robbery In Yale Linked To String Of Holdups

The robber demanded the cash — made a money grab and ran off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2013

Mich. Man Wants To Drop Guilty Plea In $2M Scam

A Michigan man who reaped $2 million by telling inmates that he could spring them from prison wants to withdraw his guilty plea after learning he could face decades behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

Tia Skinner (Credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

No-Parole Sentence Thrown Out In Deadly Knife Attack On Parents

Tia Skinner’s life sentence will be revisited because the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory no-parole sentences for teens convicted of murder. She was 17 at the time of the deadly attack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2013


Man Pleads Guilty In $2.6M Prison Legal Aid Scam

A southeastern Michigan man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, two years after being accused of stealing $2.6 million from thousands of prisoners and their family members nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Tia Skinner (Credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

Teen Convicted Of Deadly Knife Attack On Parents Blames ‘Bad Temper’

A teen convicted of murdering her father and trying to kill her mother in a knife attack at their St. Clair County home says she regrets everything and blames her actions on a “bad temper.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

cell phone tower

AT&T Expands Mobile Internet Wireless Capacity In Yale

Customers in Yale are expected to experience improved mobile Internet coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012


Ann Arbor Firm Helps Analyze Lethal, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

A new study by researchers from the University of Michigan, Yale School of Public Health, Brown University and Ann Arbor-based Compendia Bioscience provided a comprehensive genomic profiling of patients with pre-treated lethal metastatic prostate cancer, providing insights into mechanisms of resistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

1 Yale Teen Killed, 5 Hurt In Crash

Authorities say a 17-year-old girl has died and five other teens were sent to hospitals after a two-vehicle crash in St. Clair County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011