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Defenders special: Bashara: The Verdict

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Could ruling set White Boy Rick free?

Releasing non-violent drug offenders from life sentences has gained…

July 30, 1975: Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the Machus Red Fox parking lot in Bloomfield Township. Sometime between 2:15-3:30 p.m., Hoffa is believed to have called his wife and friend Louis Linteau from a nearby pay phone. It was the last time anyone heard from Jimmy Hoffa. He was legally declared dead in 1982.

40 years later, Hoffa case remains open

Forty years ago Thursday, Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from a Bloomfield…

Ex-inmate uses experience to encourage young people

Toni Bunton has a story to tell about crime and punishment, and the…

Defenders look at Detroit's criminal groups

Detroit is making big strides in its comeback. But to really get…

Summer safety: Is your playground safe?

While the majority of parks are safe, there are some concerns…

Michigan 'fugitive mom' shares her new focus

Marie Walsh has kept a low profile since her release from prison in…

Defenders: How to buy, sell safely online

Using the Internet can be a convenient way to find exactly what…

Floyd Dent, Inkster settle lawsuit

Given the choice, Dent would rather be broke and never have had this…

Paige Renkoski: 25 years later

Paige Renkoski: 25 years later

It was 25 years ago this weekend that Paige Renkoski disappeared.

Defenders: Where are the jobs in Detroit's neighborhoods?

Many have given up hope that they can get a good job.

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