Man Wrongly Convicted Of Detroit Double Homicide Awarded About $10MArbitrators have awarded about $10 million to a Detroit-area man who spent more than 16 years in prison before two murder convictions were overturned.
Michigan Man Clears Hurdle For Pay Years After Wrongful ConvictionA man sent to prison for a drug crime has cleared a hurdle in a bid to get state compensation for a wrongful conviction in a case with unusual circumstances.
Michigan Court Extends Compensation To Wrongly Convicted ManA man wrongly convicted of murder who received $1 million after serving roughly 25 years in prison is entitled to more money, the Michigan Supreme Court said Thursday.
No Money For Wrongly Convicted Man In Prison For 4 Years A man who spent nearly four years in prison until his first-degree murder conviction was thrown out won't get money set aside for the wrongly convicted, the Michigan appeals court said.
Prosecutor: Man Imprisoned For 17 Years Wrongly Convicted Of RapeCarter was nearly 17 in 1992 when he was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct against a 10-year-old neighbor girl.
Detroit Hit Man Says He, Not Teen, Responsible For 4 MurdersDavontae Sanford pleaded guilty at age 15 to killing four people...but then a hit man confessed to the crimes.
Ex-Convict Pleads With Governor To Clear His Name; Innocence Project Seeks Justice “You know, I’m suffering, my family’s suffering. I just want to be cleared, man. I want the governor to see that this is not what really happened and be cleared so I can move on with my life.”
Hit Man Convicted Of 8 Murders Says He Killed Others Vincent Smothers' testimony would be the most crucial evidence yet to try to persuade a judge to throw out Davontae Sanford's guilty plea and free him from a nearly 40-year prison sentence.
Wrongly Convicted Man Tries To Sue CourtsA man who spent 16 years in prison after being falsely accused of raping his daughter came up empty-handed in a request before a federal appeals court.