Category Archives: WJR News

Cops Nab Credit Union Robber

Brighton Police say they have arrested a bank robber. The suspect was arrested at his home in Novi without incident, according to police. Police said the suspect “provided investigators locations of key evidence.” The money. Police say the man robbed the Lake Trust Credit Union Monday. Police said he implied he had a weapon and…

Ex-Troy Official Faces Jail

Former Troy City manager Brian Kischnick is scheduled to be sentenced for accepting bribes. The 50 year old pled guilty in Detroit federal Court to accepting thousands of dollars from a Clinton Township contracting company which has worked for years on paving projects in Troy. The bribery charge came to light months after he had…

Pain Doc Jailed As Flight Risk

A federal court magistrate kept a wealthy Bloomfield Hills doctor in jail as he awaits trial for one of the largest health care fraud cases ever in the U-S. Dr. Rajendra Bothra posed a threat to flee the country, according to the magistrate. Bothra is from India, has millions of dollars in foreign banks, according…

Feds Arrest Another Terror Suspect

The live-in boyfriend of an accused terror suspect in Toledo has been arrested. Vincent Armstrong was taken into custody by federal agents at the home he shared with Elizabeth Lecron. Lecron is charged with planning pipe bomb attacks. Armstrong and Lecron reportedly kept journals which include their interest in terrorist activities. The U-S attorney’s office…

Pain Doctor Asks For Bond

The alleged leader of what is being called one of the nation’s largest health insurance fraud schemes will be in Detroit Federal Court today as his attorneys tries to get him freed on bond. Prosecutors say 77 year old Bloomfield Hills Doctor Rajendra Bothra and five other doctors joined forces in cheating Medicare, Medicaid and…

Airplane Fondler To Be Sentenced

A man convicted of sexually abusing a Spirit Airlines passenger could be sentenced to up to life in prison. 35 year old Prabhu Ramamoorthy of Rochester Hills is to be sentenced today. Prosecutors say he undressed and fondled a woman while she was asleep. The two had been on an overnight flight from Las Vegas…

Bomb Threat Investigated

Detroit Police investigated a bomb threat at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice. Police received a phone threat that there were three bombs outside the building. The Detroit Police Department Bomb Squad and K-9 units were used for the search. The all clear was given. The building was not evacuated.

Sausage Recall Info

A recall is issued for 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean frozen pork and poultry sausage after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service received complaints of metal pieces discovered in the sausages by consumers. The product being recalled is “23.4-oz. pouches of ‘Jimmy Dean HEAT ‘n SERVE Original SAUSAGE LINKS Made with…

Mrs. Obama In Detroit

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is in Detroit. She is scheduled to speak at 8 o’clock tonight at Little Caesars Arena. Her visit to Detroit is part of a10-city book tour to promote her new memoir entitled, ‘Becoming … An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama.’ Thousands of tickets were provided to every city on the…

Prison Release Opposed By Terrified Ex

A hearing is scheduled for today in Jackson County Circuit Court for a man challenging his current prison sentence. His ex-wife says his freedom would mean her death. 46 year old Kevin Beverly is currently serving a 14 month to 5-year prison term on a witness retaliation charge. He was also sentenced to 15 to…

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