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March 24, 2020

HBO is set to air a documentary on the life of Bryan Stevenson, an Alabama public interest attorney who has led a fight against inequality for African Americans in the U.S.’s criminal justice system.

The network announced Monday that “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fig...

March 24, 2020

In the criminal-justice system romanticized by Hollywood films, those convicted of crimes are generally guilty. And a protagonist need only prove that someone’s been wrongly imprisoned to get them freed by a judiciary that values truth and justice. The scrappy investig...

March 24, 2020

(WXYZ) — Beginning this week, Michigan State Police will crack down on truck safety enforcement along the I-94 corridor between Jackson and Detroit.

The campaign, Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks, aims to reduce crashes, fatalities and serious injuries between passe...

March 24, 2020

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — The death of inmate Paul Bulthouse at the Muskegon County Jail was ruled natural.

The cause of death: seizures. That’s what the death certificate says. That’s what the sheriff said in a news release.

But a Target 8 investigation found the jail ha...

The controversial judge who sparked outrage after offering a lenient sentence to Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault, was recalled from office Wednesday — becoming the first California jurist recalled from the bench in 86 year...

June 20, 2019

John Arnold at the Forbes Healthcare Summit in New York City. VICTORIA ENGBLOM PHOTOGRAPHY

Each year, almost half a million Americans accused of crimes are jailed before they are put on trial.  Many land in jail not because they are a flight risk or at risk of committin...

June 5, 2019

"When we have an opportunity to correct errors, we should do so," a prosecutor said.

Hubert Myers and Clifford Williams Jr.Florida Department of Corrections

ORLANDO, Fla. — An uncle and nephew who had been imprisoned for 42 years for a Florida murder were vindicated Thur...

October 17, 2017

A Michigan judge has granted parental rights to a convicted sex offender, providing the man with access to a child born from the nearly decade-old alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl, the victim’s lawyer said.

Sanilac County Circuit Judge Gregory Ross made the decision a...

July 27, 2017

Desirae M. Glatfelter says she feared a sexual assault and acted in self-defense when she bit down on the man’s tongue, severing about an inch from the tip.

Prosecutors say there was no assault; she was simply upset and continued her loud, profane and unruly behavior we...

February 11, 2017

(WXYZ) - New laws in 2017 will raise fees, wages and expand on existing regulations. 

On January 1st, the minimum wage increases from $8.50 to $8.90 per hour. You’ll likely need every penny.

In 2017 you’ll be paying more at the pump, gas tax is increasing more than 7 cen...

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