Category Archives: Crime in the News

New Year’s Day is One of The Top Days For Car Theft!

  So you decided to catch a cab home after a night at the bar? Avoid the chances of a DUI, or trashing your vehicle and ending up in jail? Good for you! The problem, however, is that there are people who would take advantage of your desire to stay safe, by stealing your car […]

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Christmas Crime Time: What to Watch Out For This Holiday Season!

  For some folks, the Christmas season means decorating the tree, getting together with family, and exchanging gifts with loved ones. Or at least, that’s what they hope it means. But reality is often nothing like our expectations. For some people, this holiday season will mean unplanned interactions with cops. And for an unlucky few, […]

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How You Do The Time, is Based on Where You Commit The Crime!

  A few years ago, a story swept through the news like wildfire – Indonesia executed eight people who were accused of drug smuggling (also known as trafficking). It may seem like an unlikely story to make headlines here in the US, but it did. But not for the reasons you think. Of those eight […]

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Feds Arrest Over 1,000 Gang Members – 20 Are From Michigan

  In what is being called a ‘record sweep’, a total of 1,378 people have been arrested for gang related activity all over the country in a coordinated effort by the Federal law enforcement agencies. The operation took a total of six weeks to execute, and will now result in months if not years of […]

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Hazing Incident at Central Michigan University Results in Criminal Charges

  Every now and again the issue of hazing makes the news and there is enormous outcry to follow. People take to social media in droves, claiming that hazing should be forbidden and severely punished by the schools where it takes place. It is already illegal in almost every state in the U.S., and yet […]

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Oakland County, MI Cake Kicker Enters No Contest Plea

There are a number of off-the-wall sports practiced around the US that involve the destruction of food items. None of them has made it into the Olympic Games yet. Pumpkin chunking, potato cannons and the ubiquitous egg-and-spoon-race are but a few of the sports. While there are lots of entertaining and frankly, strange “food games” […]

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Berrien County Courthouse Shooting Update

By now, unless you’ve been living in a shack in middle of the woods entirely off the grid, you’ve probably heard about the tragic shooting that took place in the Berrien County Courthouse a few days ago. A cuffed inmate managed to take a weapon off an armed deputy sheriff and fatally shoot two courthouse […]

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Michigan Attorney General Refiles Felony Charges Against Todd Courser

A new twist has just been added to the Courser/Gamrat scandal, as if the whole thing wasn’t already strange enough. In the wake of a sordid sex scandal, allegations of a cover-up conspiracy, the resulting felony charges, and a recent dismissal of charges in an Ingham County Court, the next chapter in this drama has […]

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Lansing Man Charged With Evidence Tampering

Michigan Hip Hop Artist Murdered with No Connections Till Now 22-year-old Michael Smith, also known as ‘Michigunna Mic‘ had just begun attempting to establish himself as a hiphop artist in Lansing, Michigan when he was shot and killed in early 2015. While the crime was never solved and no one was ever implicated in Smith’s death, […]

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Michigan Bottle Return Scam Results in Felony Charges

Returning bottles for change is not something that every state supports. In fact, Michigan is only one of ten states in the U.S. where it’s possible to take your empty cans from carbonated beverages and beer bottles back to the store for a little extra spending money. Which is great, right? Not for everyone, as […]

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