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Troy still doing business with firm that bribed fired city manager

Questions swirled before and during a Troy City Council meeting just days after the former city manager pleaded guilty to accepting bribes.

Despite Brian Kischnick’s confession in front of U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Edmunds, it was still unclear after …


Ex-University of Michigan professor jailed for having ‘terrifying’ child porn

ANN ARBOR, MI – A former University of Michigan professor caught with child pornography on a work computer is headed to jail.

Clifford Raymond Bingham, 56, of Ann Arbor, was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail and five years …


Plea Deal Sought in Hockey Coach’s Assault Case

A Co-defendant in the sexual assault case against a former Grosse Pointe South High School hockey coach hopes to strike a plea deal before trial, his lawyer said today.

Meanwhile, Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Lora Weingarden said any possible plea …


Ex Hockey Coach Pleads Not Guilty in Sexual Assault Case

Ex-Grosse Pointe hockey coach pleads not guilty in sexual assault case

Midday update

CHRISTINA HALLDetroit Free Press

The former Grosse Pointe South High School boys hockey coach accused in the sexual assault of a Farmington Hills boy pleaded not guilty …


MI Ex-Hockey Coach to Stand Trial on Sex Charges

MI ex-hockey coach to stand trial on sex charges

ED WHITE Associated Press Writer

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) – A judge ordered a hall-of-fame prep hockey coach to stand trial Thursday on charges of sexual assault after a young man said …


US takes early lumps in case against Michigan militia

Federal authorities touted the arrests of nine members of a Michigan militia as a pre-emptive strike against homegrown terrorists, declaring at an initial court hearing that the suspects with “dark hearts and evil intent” wanted to go to war against …