Wafer’s attorney claims he should not have been charged with both 2nd-degree murder and manslaughter – similar to double jeopardy. They are trying to convince the state supreme court to give Wafer a new trial in Wayne County, which could result in a lesser sentence.
Ted Wafer was sentenced to 17 years in prison after he was convicted of shooting a 19-year-old who was knocking on his door after a car crash in 2013. His manslaughter conviction enhanced his sentence.
The city is using grant money to buy homes in the flood plain. Those homes are being demolished and buffer zones are being created - but it’s a slow process and it’s expensive.
Ted Wafer has been in prison since his conviction in 2014 when he was sentenced to 17 years for second-degree murder, manslaughter, and a gun crime. His lawyers want the manslaughter charge dropped.
Dearborn Heights police are looking for a man who robbed a market on Warren at gunpoint.
Dearborn Heights Police announced a Taylor woman was arrested for the hit-and-run death of a motorcyclist last week.
Dearborn Heights police are looking for a hit-and-run driver after a motorcyclist was killed.
A Dearborn Heights man was up early when he noticed a strange-looking email. Then he saw he won a life-changing prize but he didn't believe it. And neither did his wife - who him he was dreaming and she went back to sleep.
The city is using federal money to purchase homes it can demolish and turn into green space that will absorb rising waters from Ecorse Creek - which is notorious for its periodic flooding.
A Dearborn Heights man is accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen police vehicle before a crash.
The Red Cross is helping her with a hotel stay, but that will run out in a matter of days. “They did recommend some homeless shelters, but with school starting up I am not sure how that’s going to work out," she said.
Severe thunderstorms caused damage across Metro Detroit.
Dearborn Heights police are looking for a man who stole the cash register drawer from Walgreens.
A man stole more than $200 worth of merchandise from a Dearborn Heights CVS store, police said.
In the area of Telegraph and Hanover, water runs up to the front porches of the houses and in some cases, windows, while the street and sidewalks are submerged.
Dearborn Heights police are looking for someone who tried to rob a Walgreens store.
Dearborn Heights police are looking for a man who broke into a home.
Destiny Schmidt left Vista Maria without permission Sunday night, police said.
A Dearborn Heights man is accused of killing his mother while on probation for assaulting her.
A man held a cashier at knifepoint while robbing a Dearborn Heights Walgreens store.