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Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit

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Michigan woman gets life for murder in parrot case

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15-year-old boy missing after grandma killed in Oakland County home

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Northwestern professor, Oxford employee sought in stabbing death of Michigan man

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Michigan woman convicted of murder in parrot 'witness' case

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Detroit man charged with killing niece
A Detroit man has been formally charged in the shooting death of his 42-year-old niece, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday. Ira C. Ellis, 57, was charged with killing Katherine Grimes, also a Detroit resident around 10:35 a.m. Sept. 15 at a home in the 15800 block of Winthrop. Investigators say Ellis shot his niece multiple times with a handgun   Read More ...
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Davontae Sanford, imprisoned as teen for 4 slayings, sues Detroit
Davontae Sanford, the 23-year-old Detroit man who has served close to nine years in prison for a quadruple homicide officials now believe he did not commit, embraces his family after release from prison today. Kimberly P. Mitchell, DFP. Davontae Sanford, a Detroit man who went to prison as a teen for four slayings that were eventually linked to a professional hit man, is suing the city and two officers involved in his case   Read More ...
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3 arrested after protest for slain Georgia Tech student
Atlanta — Three people were arrested during a protest that followed a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old student called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has said. Georgia Tech issued alerts urging students to shelter indoors Monday night because of violent protests   Read More ...
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Family of slain Grosse Pointe teen grows impatient: Killer and gun found, why no charges?
Buy Photo. Jennifer Stalker's patience is wearing thin. It's been almost three years since her teenage daughter Paige was shot and killed in Detroit, but no one has been charged — a fact that gnaws at the Grosse Pointe Farms mother given developments in the case. According to sources familiar with the investigation, police identified the shooter more than a year ago, requested a warrant from the prosecutor, found part of the murder weapon in Ohio — a disassembled AK-47 — and have gas station surveillance video that supports witness accounts   Read More ...
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Convicted of murder at 12, now 21-year-old Detroit man will go free
A young man who committed murder when he was 12 years old will walk free on Monday, his 21st birthday. DeMarco Harris shot and killed 24-year-old Trisha Babcock in a botched robbery in August 2009. After his convictions, Harris was ordered to stay in a juvenile facility until he was 21, leaving Wayne County Circuit Judge Virgil Smith to decide whether he should be released or go to prison   Read More ...
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Culture clash roiled family in Farmington Hills killing
Farmington Hills — Nada Huranieh’s death was initially seen as an accidental fall, but investigators soon determined the 35-year-old fitness trainer had been murdered — and that her 16-year-old son was the alleged culprit. Authorities remain tight-lipped about their investigation into Huranieh’s death, but court records shed some light on her family’s sometimes troubled existence behind the walls of their mansion off a quiet dirt road in southern Oakland County   Read More ...
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Knoxville police seek Detroit murder suspect 'known to carry more than one gun'
Police in Knoxville, Tennessee, are asking for Metro Detroiters' help locating a suspect in an August murder who hailed originally from Detroit. In a release sent late Wednesday night, Knoxville police identified Jaleen Genard Allen, 23, as the suspect in an Aug. 29 shooting that left a 28-year-old man named Michael Johnson dead. A first-degree murder warrant has been issued for Allen   Read More ...
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Man accused of killing mom in hospital to be arraigned
Lebanon, N.H. — A Rhode Island man accused of fatally shooting his mother in the intensive care unit of New Hampshire’s largest hospital was set to be arraigned Wednesday on murder charges. Travis Frink signed into the visitor center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon and went to the intensive care unit, authorities said. Soon after, Lebanon police received an emergency call reporting shots had been fired there   Read More ...
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Westland man charged in roommate's fatal stabbing
A 22-year-old Westland man is facing first-degree murder charges in the stabbing death of his roommate. Jovia Nikoloski was arraigned on the charge in 18th District Court in Westland Tuesday, officials said. If convicted, he faces life in prison. A judge ordered Nikoloski to be held at the Wayne County Jail without bond, police said in a statement. He also scheduled his next court appearance for Sept   Read More ...
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Man charged in roommate's murder fled apartment after stabbing, police say
Westland police say the man charged in his roommate's murder fled their apartment for several hours before returning and calling 911. Jovica Nikoloski, 22 of Westland, was arraigned Tuesday morning in Westland's 18th District Court on one charge first-degree murder. He's accused of killing his roommate, 25-year-old Westland resident Spase Grazhdani, Saturday at their residence in the Skygate Apartments in the 6500 block of Yale   Read More ...
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Man found incompetent for trial in college student's slaying
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a Western Michigan University student during a robbery. MLive.com reports a Kalamazoo County judge on Monday agreed to accept the findings by the Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry for Jordan Waire. Waire was ordered to undergo treatment at the center to render him competent for trial   Read More ...
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Westland man faces murder charge in death of roommate
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has filed charges against a Westland man accused of killing his roommate over the weekend. Jovica Nikoloski, 22, is expected to be charged with first-degree murder sometime Monday in Westland's 18th District Court, according to a news release from the prosecutor's office. Prosecutors said they expected Nikoloski would be arraigned Tuesday morning. Nikoloski is accused of killing his roommate, 25-year-old Spase Grazhdani, during an altercation that took place Saturday   Read More ...
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Man found incompetent for trial in college student's slaying
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A 21-year-old man has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a Western Michigan University student during a robbery. MLive.com reports a Kalamazoo County judge on Monday agreed to accept the findings by the Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry for Jordan Waire. Waire was ordered to undergo treatment at the center to render him competent for trial   Read More ...
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Man found incompetent for trial in college student's slaying
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a Western Michigan University student during a robbery. MLive.com reports a Kalamazoo County judge on Monday agreed to accept the findings by the Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry for Jordan Waire. Waire was ordered to undergo treatment at the center to render him competent for trial   Read More ...
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Westland man, 22, charged with killing roommate
A 22-year-old Westland man was charged Monday in connection with the murder of his roommate, the Wayne County prosecutor said. Jovica Nikoloski was charged with the murder of 25-year-old Spase Grazhdani. According to the prosecutor’s office, Nikoloski attacked Grazhdani in their apartment in the 6500 block of Yale around 5 a.m. Saturday. Nikoloski allegedly stabbed his roommate multiple times. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, where police arrested Nikoloski   Read More ...
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5 arrested as State Police work murder cases in Detroit, Taylor
Michigan State Police are serving warrants "in conjunction with three ongoing homicide investigations" on Wednesday in Detroit and Taylor. he warrants, revealed via the state police Twitter page, are or were being served at five locations, which are "secure" and "no danger" to the public. The Michigan State Police major case unit is working the related cases, according to the. Four of the locations are in Detroit, and one is in Taylor, said Lt   Read More ...
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Man who thought he was Jesus faces first-degree murder charges in slayings of aunt, uncle
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Attorney for Farmington Hills teen charged with murder: He's innocent
The attorney for a 16-year-old teenager accused of killing his mother said his client “feels devastated” over the loss of a parent and is struggling to understand why he’s being held in connection with her death. Muhammed Al-Tantawi, a student at the International Academy in White Lake, is being charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 22 death of Nada Huranieh at the family’s home in Farmington Hills   Read More ...
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Mother, 31, charged in stabbing death of 1-year-old son
A 31-year-old woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her 1-year-old son in a southwest Detroit apartment. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says Shaquittea Denice Reese-Bethea could be arraigned today from a hospital bed on first-degree murder, felony murder, torture, and child abuse charges. Police were sent to the apartment late Tuesday night after authorities received a 911 call from the woman   Read More ...
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Detroit mother charged in slaying of her 1-year-old son
Authorities have charged a 31-year-old woman in the stabbing death of her 1-year-old son in a southwest Detroit apartment complex, officials said. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Denise Reese-Bethea, of Detroit, with first-degree murder, felony murder, torture and first-degree child abuse, officials said in a statement. Police accuse Reese-Bethea of stabbing the infant multiple times, according to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy   Read More ...
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Detroit man charged in murder of chef
Authorities have charged a Detroit man in the death of a catering company's owner who had been missing for a month. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Travun Eugen-Jani Baskerville, 26, with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Douglas Jeffrey Calhoun, or "Chef Doug" as he was known, officials said in a statement. Baskerville has also been charged with human trafficking, they said   Read More ...
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Mother arrested after child found slain in Detroit
Detroit — A 31-year-old woman has been arrested after police found her 1-year-old child stabbed to death in a southwest Detroit apartment. Officers arrived at the apartment late Tuesday night after authorities received a 911 call from the woman. Dispatchers were told by the caller that people were dead and that the woman was going to kill herself. Police found her bleeding in a hallway before locating the child’s body   Read More ...
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Michigan woman gets life in prison for murder parrot allegedly witnessed
A Michigan woman was sentenced to life in prison Monday for the 2015 shooting death of her husband -- and the man’s pet parrot may have been the only witness to the murder. A jury found Glenna Duram, 49, guilty of fatally shooting 46-year-old Martin Duram five times, including once in the head, before turning the gun on herself in a failed suicide attempt   Read More ...
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Teenager charged with killing his mother in Farmington Hills
A 16-year-old Farmington Hills teenager accused of killing his mother has been formally charged with second-degree murder. The young suspect was video-arraigned Monday afternoon in the 47 District Court on the charges. Bond was denied and he’s been ordered to remain in custody at Oakland County Children’s Village. A pre-examination conference on the case is set for Sept. 15. “It’s a tragic death involving a family situation,” Farmington Hills Police Chief Charles Nebus said Monday   Read More ...
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Son, 16, arraigned in mom’s slaying in Farmington Hills
Farmington Hills police say the 16-year-old was arraigned via video Monday in 47th District Court and will be tried as an adult. Authorities received a 911 call on Aug. 21 from a home in the 36900 block of Howard Street. The caller said a woman, Nada Huranieh, was the victim of an accident and was unconscious. Police say life-saving measures by first responders were unsuccessful   Read More ...
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Pet parrot sends Michigan woman to prison for murder of husband
WHITE CLOUD, Mich. — A Michigan woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot. 49-year-old Glenna Duram of Sand Lake learned her sentence Monday after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge last month. Martin Duram, 46, was shot five times in May 2015   Read More ...
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Michigan woman gets life for murder in parrot case
WHITE CLOUD, Mich. — The wife of a Sand Lake man found fatally shot inside the couple's home was sentenced Monday to life in prison for his May, 2015 death. A Newaygo County jury last month found Glenna Duram guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 46-year-old Martin Duram in Newaygo County's Ensley Township. She suffered a gunshot to the head but has recovered   Read More ...
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Michigan woman gets life for murder in parrot case
WHITE CLOUD, Mich. - A Michigan woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man's pet parrot. Forty-nine-year-old Glenna Duram of Sand Lake learned her sentence Monday after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge last month. Forty-six-year-old Martin Duram was shot five times in May 2015   Read More ...
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Michigan Man Thomas McClellan Sentenced For Murder Of 5-Year-Old Stepdaughter Who Asked For Food
A Michigan man has has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the brutal murder of his 5-year-old stepdaughter in 2016. Following a three-day bench trial in July, 25-year-old Thomas McClellan was found guilty of first-degree felony murder, first-degree child abuse, and first-degree arson in connection with the stabbing death of Luna Younger. Authorities say that McClellan admitted to the horrific crime, which took place on November 1, and claimed that the girl’s request for food is what set him off   Read More ...
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Ex-inmate cleared in Detroit girl’s 1996 murder
A former prisoner who spent more than 20 years in prison was exonerated Friday by a Wayne County judge in the slaying of a 12-year-old Detroit girl. Lamarr Monson, who was granted a new murder trial earlier this year in the 1996 killing of Christina Brown, was exonerated by Third Circuit Court Judge Shannon Walker after a request by prosecutors due to destruction of evidence and “passage of time,” among other things   Read More ...
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Farmington Hills teenager accused of killing his mother
A 16-year-old Farmington Hills teenager accused of killing his mother is being held on pending murder charges in Oakland County Children's Village. Farmington Hills police and fire responded to a 911 call early Monday morning in the 36900 block of Howard Street on the city's west side, where they discovered an unconscious woman who fell to the ground from an upstairs window   Read More ...
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Michigan authorities seek boy, 15, after grandmother slain
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they're searching for a 15-year-old boy following the stabbing death of his 65-year-old grandmother in suburban Detroit. The Oakland County sheriff's department got a call early Tuesday from a man reporting that the woman had been stabbed and his son had left a note saying he was going to kill her. She was found with multiple stab wounds in her bedroom in the Springfield Township home   Read More ...
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15-year-old boy missing after grandma killed in Oakland County home
Police say 65-year-old woman was found stabbed to death inside her Springfield Twp. home. A 15-year-old boy is being sought after his grandmother was found stabbed to death in her home in northern Oakland County this morning, police say. Police identified the teen as Steven Kelvin Wilkerson and said he is believed to have fled in a black 2006 Pontiac G6 that was owned by the victim   Read More ...
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Autopsy: Slain ex-Mich. man had meth in system
Chicago — Autopsy results show the Michigan native slain last month in a Northwestern University professor’s high-rise Chicago condo had methamphetamine in his system at the time. The Cook County medical examiner’s office released the findings in Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau’s death on Friday. The 26-year-old hairstylist’s body was found July 27. He suffered more than 40 stab wounds. The since-fired Northwestern microbiologist, Wyndham Lathem, and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren are charged in Cornell-Duranleau’s death   Read More ...
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After 45 years, murder conviction scratched for Michigan man
DETROIT – A man in prison for 45 years could be on the cusp of freedom after another man said he had no role in a 1971 murder in Detroit. A judge last week threw out Richard Phillips' conviction and granted a new trial. Wayne County prosecutors have pledged to appeal. For decades, Phillips, now 71, has declared his innocence in the fatal shooting of Gregory Harris   Read More ...
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After 45 years, murder conviction scratched for Michigan man
A man in prison for 45 years could be on the cusp of freedom after another man said he had no role in a 1971 murder in Detroit.   Read More ...
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After 45 years, murder conviction scratched for Michigan man
DETROIT (AP) — A man in prison for 45 years could be on the cusp of freedom after another man said he had no role in a 1971 murder in Detroit. A judge last week threw out Richard Phillips' conviction and ordered a new trial. It's not clear if prosecutors will take that step or drop the case. Phillips has declared his innocence for decades   Read More ...
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Man, 20, gets life for murder of homeless woman on Grand Rapids campus
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a 34-year-old homeless woman on a west Michigan college campus. Marcus Bivins learned his sentence Wednesday after being found guilty of first-degree murder last month in the April 2016 death of 34-year-old Jeanne Huntoon of Muskegon. Police said the two didn’t know one another and described the crime as random   Read More ...
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Widow of slain Detroit Officer Myron Jarrett addresses his killer in court
DETROIT - Members of a heartbroken family returned to a Detroit courtroom Monday as the devastated widow of a Detroit police officer addressed her husband's killer. "Because of Mr. Guzina, I no longer have my soulmate and my children no longer have a father," Sacha Jarrett said. Officer Myron Jarrett was hit and killed Oct. 28, 2016, while responding to a traffic stop   Read More ...
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Authorities: Inmate who died suspected of killing parents
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his Clinton County Jail cell had been charged with killing his parents. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday that an officer found 18-year-old Gavin Glasz early Sunday morning. Glasz was hanging by a sheet tied to cell bars. The office says officers and paramedics performed CPR but were unable to revive him   Read More ...
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