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Detroit police recently told the parents of a woman reported missing in 2009 that investigators actually found her body in 2010 and later buried her unidentified remains, blaming the mistake in part on investigative records that wrongly listed her ethnicity. 

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Two men have been convicted of murder in the January shooting deaths of two men outside a mid-Michigan Walmart store. 

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Five teenagers accused of throwing rocks from a Michigan highway overpass have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man killed when one of the rocks smashed a van windshield. 

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Billboards are being used to encourage tips from the public after Vienna Township authorities say a rock thrown from a highway overpass smashed a car's windshield and killed a 32-year-old man Wednesday night. 

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A high-profile trial about the death of a young woman in suburban Detroit is before the Michigan Supreme Court. 

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Law enforcement agencies reported seizing $15.2 million in cash and property in Michigan over 11 months of 2016.

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The parole board is deciding whether to release a Detroit-area man who’s been in prison for 29 years for drug crimes committed when he was a teenager.

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Doctors, parents and others involved in female genital mutilation in Michigan will face up to 15 years in prison under new laws signed Tuesday that were sparked by an ongoing criminal case involving six young girls.

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A Michigan man has lost his effort to reverse his murder and sexual assault convictions from the 1980s.

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Michigan’s chief medical executive doesn’t want her criminal case lumped in with others in the Flint water crisis.

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A federal judge in Detroit will consider whether to put a temporary national halt on the deportation of Iraqi nationals recently rounded up by U.S. authorities.

A western Michigan man who is accused of killing two women and abducting a teen in three separate incidents is scheduled for a September trial in one of the cases.

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The Latest on criminal charges filed in the Flint water investigation (all times local):

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Lansing is bolstering its fight against crime. The city has become the latest to join the Michigan “Secure Cities” program. 


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Lansing will soon have more help fighting violent crime by joining a statewide program that's helped Detroit and Flint. 


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