Treetops Ski Resort Sues Fraternity

Civil Suit Follows Criminal Charges In the wake of the criminal charges brought against three students for the damages done at the Treetops ski resort in Gaylord, the resort has decided to pursue a civil suit. In a statement released to the press recently, the resort said that it’s legal advisors had recommended legal action […]

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State Senator Virgil Smith Arrested

Virgil Smith Charged after Shooting Ex-Wife’s Car As if politicians don’t get enough bad press already, Michigan State Senator Virgil Smith is facing a number of felony charges after police say he shot up his ex-wife’s car after an argument. The media has had a field day with this particular event, as Smith was an […]

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Comstock High School Students Get Jail Sentences

Lacrosse Players Trashed Teacher’s House These seven Comstock Park high schoolers wouldn’t be the first teens to make dumb choices under the influence of alcohol. Nor would they be the first to vent their frustrations against a teacher in an immature and poorly-thought-out way. But perhaps courtesy of one judge’s refusal to let them walk […]

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Naked and Afraid:
Nude Driver Arrested for Child Abuse

Naked and Afraid. Nope, not the TV show – the real thing! According to police in Clare County, a naked couple were recently apprehended and charged after one of them led police on a high speed chase down the highway, while the other stayed with a child at a rest stop.

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Add a Marijuana Law Section to the Michigan Bar?

Michigan Bar Association Considers Marijuana Law   The Michigan Bar Association has a great number of sections, each one dedicated to the practice of a different area of the law. Health Care Law, Family Law, Agricultural Law, and even Aviation Law. So the question is, will there be a Marijuana Law section in the near […]

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Bay City Plea Deal For Assault

Dad Who Attacked Son Takes Plea Deal Perhaps he didn’t think the jury would see things from his perspective. Perhaps the possibility of spending more than a decade in prison was too much. And perhaps he had a simple change of heart. Either way, whatever his reasoning, just days before his trial the Bay City […]

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And You Thought Our Drug Penalties were Harsh!

In Michigan, if you get busted for drug trafficking, you are most likely going to spend a very long time behind bars. In some cases, that may even be a life sentence. But there is a difference between paying for your crime with your life time, and paying with your life. Indonesia recently executed eight […]

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Lansing School Board Member Charged

Facing Embezzlement and Welfare Fraud Charges In January of this year, Nicole Armbruster resigned from her position on the Lansing School Board for “personal family circumstances”. But on that same day, the Lansing School District reported to the police irregularities in the Lewton Elementary Parent Teacher Organization fund. Because Armbruster had been their former vice-president, […]

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Michigan Seasons: Winter and Construction

It’s Road Construction season – a few things to bear in mind There are a few things that every Michigander can attest to. The wildly fluctuating weather, the chronic allergy issues suffered by pretty much everybody, and the fact that Michigan only has two seasons. Winter and Construction. Well, since winter is now officially over, […]

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Federal Drug Charges:
Chiropractor Accused of Selling Pain Pills

History and Hollywood are littered with the interesting and often almost fantastical names of FBI operations. “Operation Chaos”, “Operation Bot Roast”, and “Operation Big Coon Dog” are but a tiny sampling of the creativity of federal operation nomenclature. But “Operation From Russia With Love” may be one of the best yet.

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