Wayne County judge accused of making inappropriate comments to prosecutors, attorneys
DETROIT A Wayne County judge is under investigation for making inappropriate comments during a murder trial and its not the first time hes gotten himself in trouble. The most recent complaint from the Judicial Tenure Commission said Judge Bruce Morrow committed two counts of inappropriate use of sexually graphic language and one count of questioning female attorneys who appeared before him about their physical appearance. Prosecutor Kym Worthys office filed the original complaint from two different, unidentified female prosecutors who claim Morrow made a habit of speaking in unwelcome sexual tones. Local 4 reached out repeatedly to Morrow and his attorney to get their side and received no replies. Morrow was suspended in 2014 by the Michigan Supreme Court on 10 counts of alleged judicial misconduct.
Bob Bashara denied lower bond request
DETROIT – A Detroit-area man who authorities say tried to hire a hit man to kill someone charged with his wife's murder has been denied his lesser bond request. Last week Bob Bashara asked Wayne County Circuit Judge Bruce Morrow to lower his $15 million cash bond. READ: Bob Bashara denied lesser bondLawyer Mark Kriger argued Bashara is strapped financial and is not a flight risk. "A $15 million bond, your honor, is no different than a $200 million bond or a $1 billion bond. Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Lisa Lindsey said Bashara needs to stay jailed base on jailhouse conversations he's been having.