Judge denies request to dismiss charges against Rick Snyder in Flint water crisis
FLINT, Mich. – A judge on rejected a request to dismiss misdemeanor charges against Rick Snyder Thursday in the Flint water crisis. Because of that, they argue the case shouldn’t be heard in Genesee County. AdSnyder’s legal team is expected to file an appeal. What will likely happen is a higher court in Genesee County will likely hear the case and determine if it stays in Genesee County or if it moves to Ingham County. READ: More Flint water crisis coverage
Lawyers for former Gov. Snyder argue Flint water crisis charges filed in wrong county, should be dismissed
Rick Snyder are pushing to get the trial moved from Flint to Lansing. On Tuesday, lawyers clashed over whether Flint water indictment against former Gov. Rick Snyder was filed in the wrong county and should be dismissed. Defense attorney Brian Lennon says Snyder’s office was in Ingham County so an indictment in Genesee County doesn’t fit. READ: More Flint water crisis coverage
Kwame Kilpatrick’s release brings back painful memories for former Detroit assistant chief
DETROIT – When Kwame Kilpatrick had his sentence commuted by former President Donald Trump bad memories started emerging for Steve Dolunt, a retired Detroit police assistant chief. On Tuesday, Dolunt shared the painful period in his life and career during Kilpatrick’s tenure as Detroit mayor. Read more: Trump commutes sentence of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick after 7 years in prison“We were investigating the officers on staff. It is hard to tell your family you have been demoted, you didn’t do anything wrong that was really, really hard,” he said. “To me the kicker is, Kwame Kilpatrick is one of the most charismatic people I have ever met.
Oak Park man charged in road rage incident involving gunfire
OAK PARK An Oak Park man has been charged in connection with a road rage incident involving gunfire. He was given a $20,000 personal bond and is scheduled to appear in court at 1 p.m. on Aug. 31. According to police, on July 30 at around 5:42 p.m. Ferndale officers responded to the area of eastbound Eight Mile Road near Livernois for a possible shooting. Officers met the complainant in a parking lot near Eight Mile Road and Woodward Avenue. After an investigation Goriel was arrested several hours later by Ferndale police detectives.