A Kalkaska man convicted of murder in 1998 has been granted a new trial, following a new DNA test that shows his DNA was not on the victim’s body.
Now, Jamie Peterson is waiting to see if prosecutors will re-try the case, or if they will drop it all together.
Organizers of a Mecosta County party that got out of hand last weekend are now facing felony charges.
Mecosta County police are working on becoming more social media savvy after a party that started on Facebook got out of hand.
Police in Newaygo county are continuing their investigation into an infant that was abandoned along the side of a road.
Police say they’ve located the mother of the baby. They’re not saying why she abandoned her infant or whether she’ll face criminal charges. Read more
A report by the Michigan Attorney General’s office has found both human and technology failures played a part in the prison escape of a convicted murderer.
Aramark is finding itself in hot water again, this time for violations of its contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections at the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Ionia. Read more
Rental properties in Saginaw can often be a breeding ground for crime. But a new alert system is trying to change that, by notifying landlords when the police or fire department is called to their properties.
A well-known former prosecutor is behind bars, after being charged in a murder-for-hire plot in Traverse City.
Mackinac, Chippewa and Luce counties now have a newly formed drug enforcement task force, known as TRI-DENT. Read more
Michigan Hall of Justice. Courtesy Wikipedia User Jeffness.
The Michigan Supreme Court says felons sentenced as juveniles to life without parole won’t get new sentences. That’s despite a US Supreme Court ruling that says it’s cruel and unusual punishment.