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‘The Usual Suspects’: Detroit Police Make Arrest in Murder of Synagogue Leader

Probably not a Trump voter: A 28-year-old man was charged with the murder of Detroit synagogue leader Samantha Woll Wednesday after he allegedly broke into her house two months ago, prosecutors said. Michael Jackson-Bolanos was charged in the stabbing death of Woll after a person of interest was taken into custody Sunday, Wayne County Prosecutor […]

Detroit Police Say Anti-Semitism Not Motive in Synagogue Leader’s Murder

Very important update on the case: Detroit police said investigators have looked into several people of interest in the killing of Samantha Woll, the president of a Detroit synagogue. Woll was found stabbed to death outside her home on Saturday morning. In a press conference on Monday, Detroit Police Chief James White declined to unveil […]

A Death in Detroit

No suspect or motive has been identified yet: Police in Detroit caution against speculation over the motive for the murder of a politically active leader of a local synagogue after she was found dead with stab wounds outside her home. Police request FBI assistance in investigating the murder of Samantha Woll, 40, who presided over […]

MSU Gunman Got Charge Reduced to Misdemeanor on 2019 Gun Arrest

Although certain Internet sleuths had, by monitoring police scanners, discovered the identity of the gunman who killed three Michigan State University students and wounded five others before committing suicide, I hadn’t followed the story of Monday night’s shooting closely. So this morning, when there was a televised press conference in Lansing about the massacre, I […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous (and Keep Getting Shot by Cops in Detroit)

Last month, infamous legal pest Geoffrey Fieger filed two separate $50 million lawsuits against Detroit police for the fatal shootings of two mentally ill residents, Ki’azia Miller, 27 and Porter Burks, 20. There’s a word for this, and that word is shakedown. It is a near-certainty that neither of these lawsuits will ever see the […]

‘… After Receiving a Call About a Suspicious Man in the Area …’

Gosh, I don’t why anyone thought he looked “suspicious”: A Belding [Michigan] man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after leading police on a brief car chase. In the early morning hours of Nov. 10, a pickup truck was spotted running a stop sign on Deaner and Wyman Road in Home […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Say hello to Ruby Taverner, 22, and while you’re at it, go ahead and say good-bye, because Ruby is dead. Ruby began life as a male named Martin Taverner, but it’s the 21st century and we’re all supposed to pretend that this is perfectly normal. But two other people are now dead, including Ruby’s “boyfriend,” […]

Expect More Riots This Summer

Democrats know they’re facing disaster in this fall’s midterm elections, and so we can expect “mostly peaceful protests” to return this summer. An early preview: A group of protesters marched through the streets of northeast Portland Saturday, damaging some buildings, bus shelters, and lighting a dumpster on fire at the Portland Police Bureau’s north precinct. […]

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