Homophobic Video Rant Results in Felony Charges

There were times in our not-too-distant past when openly treating people differently (read:poorly) because of their skin color, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation was entirely acceptable. While this certainly still happens all over the country today, it is no longer the societal norm that it once was. Thank goodness! But some wonder if our response […]

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Keith Appling Ordered To Stand Trial in Wayne County, MI

Keith Appling, the 24-year-old former Michigan State University basketball star, has been having a tough go of it lately. In the wake of two arrests for weapons related charges, Appling has now been ordered to stand trial by Judge Kenneth King of the 36th District Court in Detroit.   It all began back in early […]

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Michigan Man Arrested For Impersonating FBI Agent…Again

Kevin Ladon Balfour, a 62-year-old native of Warren, Michigan, has been accused of impersonating an FBI agent for the second time. What makes his impersonations different from a number of other people’s attempts over the years to fool others into believing that they were federal agents, is that Balfour pretended to be a corrupt agent […]

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Michigan Court of Appeals Says No Video Sentencings

A recent ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals says that sentencing a person convicted of a felony via video conference is dehumanizing. In addition, it apparently isn’t listed in any court rules. But that doesn’t appear to be stopping at least one circuit court judge here in Michigan from doing it anyway.   The […]

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NBA’s Draymond Green Arrested For Assault in Michigan

The NBA‘s Draymond Green, forward for the Golden State Warriors, was recently arrested in East Lansing, Michigan for Assault. But the Ingham County judge, presiding in 54B District Court and overseeing Green’s case has agreed to move his arraignment so as to not interfere with his appearance at the next Olympic Games.   According to […]

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Berrien County Courthouse Shooting Update

By now, unless you’ve been living in a shack in middle of the woods entirely off the grid, you’ve probably heard about the tragic shooting that took place in the Berrien County Courthouse a few days ago. A cuffed inmate managed to take a weapon off an armed deputy sheriff and fatally shoot two courthouse […]

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Woman Charged With Embezzling From ATM

Lindsey M. Arquette, a 26-year-old resident of Standish, MI, has been accused of embezzling several thousand dollars from an ATM in the store where she worked as the store manager. The store, Dore’s Party Store, is located in Kawkawlin Township, says that this has been an ongoing problem for some time now.   According to […]

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Two Saginaw Men Facing Charges For Assault, Attempted Murder

Alonzo F. Castillo Jr. and Robert Conley III have been charged with assault and attempted murder in Saginaw. They are accused of using a golf club, a tire iron, and a gun to assault 43-year-old Salvador Gomez outside his home. Only a jury can decide if their intention was actually to kill him, which was […]

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Michigan Attorney General Refiles Felony Charges Against Todd Courser

A new twist has just been added to the Courser/Gamrat scandal, as if the whole thing wasn’t already strange enough. In the wake of a sordid sex scandal, allegations of a cover-up conspiracy, the resulting felony charges, and a recent dismissal of charges in an Ingham County Court, the next chapter in this drama has […]

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No Charges Against Edsel Ford For Alleged Domestic Violence

The name Ford is synonymous with American history in the form of the classic motor car. It was Henry Ford who gave the US its automobile history, and Michigan it’s title as the “motor state.” So it is little wonder that anyone born under the auspicious title of “Ford” will have their actions scrutinized by […]

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