Ex-boyfriend takes stand in fatal Fitzgerald High School stabbing
Tanaya Lewis sat silently in court during her preliminary hearing Friday morning to face a charge of first-degree murder after she was accused of stabbing another student.
Lewis is accused of approaching Danyna Gibson in class, pulling out a kitchen knife, which she had brought from home, and stabbing Gibson two times in the chest.
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Southfield Freeway shooting
A witness who took the stand Friday to testify in the case of a fatal Detroit freeway shooting that left a 3-year-old boy dead told a different story under oath, prosecutors said.
Belleville man protests
Bradley Peterson hid his face during a protest Friday morning at the Lincoln Park Courthouse. Witnesses said he was wearing a mask and holding a Confederate flag and a sign that read "Black Lives Don't Matter." Peterson is a 54-year-old man from Belleville who said his protest is about how he feels his criminal case is being handled. Peterson, who is multiracial, alleges there has been racial bias against him.
He was sound asleep when he heard a window break downstairs, but when Douglas Thornton went downstairs to check it out, he came face-to-face with a robber who shot and killed him. Two months after that fateful night, his family came together in hopes of getting his killer behind bars.
Chronic Wasting Disease
Experts told lawmakers that chronic wasting disease should be treated as a public health issue and said human cases are likely to be documented in the years ahead.
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