Riverview student severely burned when market worker ignites lighter fluid dripping from backpack
A 17-year-old student from Riverview is being treated for severe burns after he went to a market during his lunch break and a worker ignited the lighter fluid that was dripping out of his saturated backpack, officials said.
Detroit mother charged after son is allegedly shot by cousin who found unsecured handgun
DETROIT – Brianna Williams was charged with second-degree child abuse Sunday in connection with the nonfatal shooting of her 13-year-old son. Police believe he had been shot by his 10-year-old cousin, who had found an unsecured handgun belonging to a relative. Related: Parents charged in 2 separate shootings involving Detroit childrenAccording to authorities, it happened just after noon March 9. Police said officers were dispatched to a home in response to a child who had been shot in the head. Williams had been charged with second-degree child abuse and received a $2,000 personal bond.
Parents charged in 2 separate shootings involving Detroit children
DETROIT – In two separate Detroit shootings, parents are facing charges because their children got their hands on guns. The two shootings happened on the same day and now both sets of parents have been charged. Brianna Williams was charged with second-degree child abuse after her 13-year-old son was shot by his 10-year-old cousin. READ: Detroit mother charged with child abuse in non-fatal shooting of 13-year-old sonAccording to authorities, the 10-year-old found a gun that had not been locked up or hidden. Police said a 3-year-old found an unsecured gun and it went off, shooting himself in the arm.
Knife-wielding man who assaulted mother in Plymouth barricaded situation arrested
PLYMOUTH, Mich. – A 40-year-old man involved in a barricaded Plymouth situation that happened Saturday has been arrested. He is awaiting charges by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. On Saturday before 3 p.m. officers responded to a domestic violence incident in the 300 block of Pinewood Circle in Plymouth. ORIGINAL STORY: Barricaded situation in Plymouth endsThe incident started as an assault by the man against his mother. Members of the Western Wayne County Crisis Negotiation Team responded and began negotiating with the man.
Livonia woman charged with disturbing peace after parking lot altercation
LIVONIA, Mich. A 46-year-old Livonia woman faces a disturbing the peace charge after getting into an altercation with a fellow grocery store shopper June 13 in the parking lot outside the Kroger store on 8 Mile Road. The Wayne County Prosecutors Office said Paula Marie Gearin intentionally blocked another female shoppers car so that the shopper was not able to leave the grocery store parking lot. According to the Prosecutors Office, it was about 4 p.m that day when the defendant was in the grocery store with a child. While in the store, she had a verbal exchange with another female shopper who was with her children, too. Livonia police officers arrived and spoke with both parties and the complainant filed a police report, reads a statement from the Prosecutors Office.
Wayne County prosecutor seeks victims of inmates who will soon be released from prison -- See a list of names here
DETROIT – Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is seeking victims of prisoners who will soon be paroled so they can be properly notified. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, MDOC began sending letters to the office early last month about paroling prisoners because of the COVID-19 outbreak. In any given month, MDOC paroles just under 700 prisoners a month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s over 700 and closer to 800. READ: Hundreds of inmates released from Metro Detroit county jailsAt the county jails in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, officials have been reviewing the cases of inmates who would not be a danger to the public if released.
Wayne County prosecutor seeks victims of inmates who will soon be released from prison
Wayne County prosecutor seeks victims of inmates who will soon be released from prisonPublished: May 5, 2020, 11:12 pmWayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is seeking victims of prisoners who will soon be paroled so they can be properly notified.