Picture of Renisha McBride

Recap of Day 5: Defense gets turn in porch shooting trial

The defense is to present its side in the trial of a Dearborn Heights man charged in the fatal shooting of a young woman on his porch last fall.

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Dr Werner Spitz testifies in Wafer trial

Expert in porch shooting case talks about McBride's hand cut

Dr. Werner Spitz is testifying for the defense Thursday in the trial of 55-year-old Theodore Wafer.

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Werner Spitz in Wafer McBride trial

McBride's intoxication questioned in porch shooting trial

The first defense witness, Dr. Werner Spitz, was asked how much McBride drank.

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Theodore Wafer shotgun in court

Porch shooting jury hears firearms expert

Jurors saw the pistol-grip shotgun Wafer used to shoot McBride.

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Renisha McBride and Theodore Wafer front porch

Friend says McBride slurred during call

An acquaintance of a 19-year-old woman who was shot to death outside a Dearborn Heights home says the tone of her voice during a phone conversation made him believe she had been drinking. Live courtroom updates here.

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Haron Elmawri

Police: Domestic incident led to killing

A 23-year-old man has been charged with killing his sister in a Dearborn home.

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$11,000 reward offered for bank robber

A cash reward of up to $11,000 is being offered for for information that leads to a man police say has robbed at least three banks in Dearborn.

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Theodore Wafer's shotgun

Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded.

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Guns recovered in Dearborn home

Dearborn police change approach to mental health, guns

Find out how Dearborn police are changing the way they handle guns and mental health.

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Theodore Wafer's screen door

Jury hears details of deadly porch shooting as trial begins

Theodore Wafer's lawyer -- in a dramatic opening statement -- said Wafer was frightened when he heard her pounding on the door.

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Theodore Wafer April 4

Jury seated for deadly porch shooting trial

More than two dozen people were dismissed Tuesday before a judge and lawyers finally seated a jury.

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Jury selection to begin Monday in Dearborn Heights murder

Monday morning a case that's made headlines around the country will take center stage in Downtown Detroit.

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