Conviction, 72-Year Sentence Thrown Out In Federal Court In Bay CityAn appeals court has thrown out a domestic assault conviction and extraordinary 72-year prison sentence that followed a stormy trial in federal court in Bay City.
Michigan Republicans Sue To Block State's New Congressional MapMichigan Republicans sued to block the state's new congressional map, saying it is constitutionally flawed because of population deviations, too much splitting of municipal lines and the carving up of “communities of interest.”
5 Men Accused Of Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Want To Delay TrialFive men accused of planning to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last year because of her COVID-19 restrictions want to postpone their October trial until 2022.
President Biden Nominates 2 Judges To Michigan’s Federal CourtsTwo women who became judges in 2007 are up for a promotion to federal courts on each side of Michigan.
Biden Will Pick A New Judge For Detroit's Federal CourtThe federal court in Detroit could have one of President Joe Biden's first judicial appointments.
20-Year Prison Sentence Upheld For Doctor Who Performed Unnecessary Surgeries In MichiganAria Sabit acknowledged the awful care nearly three years ago in federal court in Detroit, but he appealed the 235-month sentence as excessive. The appeals court, however, let it stand Monday in a 3-0 opinion.
Man Pleads Guilty To Taking Over Washtenaw County ComputersA man who was able to take over the Washtenaw County computer system with malware and other tricks has pleaded guilty in federal court.
Former Suzuki Employee Pleads Guilty To Submitting False EPA ReportHe faces a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
Protesters: Slaughter Certain For Iraqi Nationals Held For Deportation From Metro DetroitFamily and friends of some of the 114 Iraqi nationals held for deportation gathered in vocal protest on Wednesday.
90-Year-Old Drug Mule Sentenced To 3 Years For Part In Major Drug Scheme An inauspicious birthday celebration for a 90-year-old man as he awaited sentencing in a Detroit courtroom for trafficking cocaine.
Bobby Ferguson Acquitted Of Federal Weapons ChargesBusinessman and Detroit city contractor Bobby Ferguson has been acquitted of federal weapons charges Friday.
Downriver Doctor's Conviction In Nurse's Death ReinstatedA federal appeals court has reinstated the murder conviction of 72-year-old doctor who is serving a life sentence for the death of a nurse 30 years ago.
Ferguson's Kids Plead For Leniency In Court FilingThe attorney for Detroit businessman Bobby Ferguson is asking a federal judge for no more than ten years in prison on his city corruption convictions.
Judge Overturns Downriver Doctor's Murder ConvictionA federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of a Trenton doctor serving a life sentence in the 1983 slaying of his business partner and former lover.
More Jail Time Unlikely For Michigan Militia MemberHutaree militia member Joshua Clough pleaded guilty to possessing machine guns in April.