Criminal Justice

Inman found not guilty on lying to FBI, mistrial declared on...

After more than 12 hours of deliberations, a jury has declared state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) not guilty of lying to the FBI. Meanwhile,...

Democrats’ impeachment articles: Trump abused power, obstructed Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.  Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) joined U.S. House...

It’s been a big year for criminal justice reform in Michigan....

These days, it’s hard for Democrats and Republicans to agree on much. But this term, criminal justice reform has emerged as a rare area...

Jury still deliberating in Inman trial

The fate of state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) now rests in the hands of 12 jurors, who began deliberations on the federal corruption case...

Dems cite ‘overwhelming’ evidence for impeachment, GOP unmoved

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for U.S. House Democrats laid out their best case for impeaching President Donald Trump on Monday, warning that his behavior continues...

Supreme Court case could affect Michigan hazardous waste cleanups

What does a clash over an old Montana copper smelter have to do with environmental protection in Michigan? A lot, potentially. The U.S. Supreme Court on...

Column: We know Medicaid work requirements won’t work

Punitive and problematic Healthy Michigan Plan work requirements are set to take effect on Jan. 1, putting the health care it provides for over...

Inman denies sending ‘goofy’ texts fishing for cash from lobbyists

Embattled state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) took the witness stand in his own defense on Friday, and proclaimed himself “an innocent man.”  In about 90...

State files brief supporting some state funds for private schools

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and State Superintendent Michael Rice filed a brief with the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday that argued providing financial assistance to...

FBI agent: Inman was ‘untruthful’ in interviews

State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) “was untruthful” with federal law enforcement in at least two interviews prior to his May indictment.  That’s according to the...

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