Crime


Exterior scene of the residence of Anthony McRae, in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023. McRae, the 43-year-old suspected gunman killed himself hours after fatally shooting three students at Michigan State University in East Lansing on Monday night.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
‘Tired of Being Rejected’: Michigan State Shooter’s Note Says He Felt Hated

A man who fatally shot three students and wounded five others on the Michigan State University campus left a note describing himself as being "hated," "a loner" and an "outcast."

In this June 4, 2019, photo, Dana Nessel, Attorney General of Michigan, listens to a question from reporters in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Michigan Man Indicted for Hate Crime After Alleged Antisemitic Threats

A man charged with threatening the lives of Jewish Michigan public officials on Twitter was indicted on a hate crime charge Thursday, a prosecutor said.

Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Michael Riordan, speaks with attorney Shannon Smith, for Jennifer Crumbley, during a hearing of James and Jennifer Crumbley by the Michigan Court of Appeals, on whether there is enough evidence for the Crumbleys to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in the Oxford High School shooting by their son Ethan, in Detroit, on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP, Pool)
Court Considers if Parents of Oxford School Shooter Can Face Charges

Prosecutors on Tuesday defended charges against the parents of a teenager who killed four students at a Michigan school in 2021, telling an appeals court that extreme drawings and the boy's fascination with guns should have been a wake-up call on the day of the shootings.

In this June 4, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel listens to a question from reporters in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Man Jailed in Alleged Plot to Kill Jewish Officials in Michigan

A man charged with threatening the lives of Jewish Michigan public officials—including Attorney General Dana Nessel—was returned to jail Friday after declining to oppose the government's request that he remain in custody while his case winds through court.

In this June 4, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel listens to a question from reporters in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Nessel Targeted in Plot to Kill Jewish Elected Officials in Michigan

A man has been charged with using Twitter to threaten to kill Michigan state government officials who are Jewish—including Attorney General Dana Nessel, she wrote on Twitter on Thursday.

Students and community members gather outside of the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, for a protest calling for lawmakers to enact gun control legislation following a mass shooting on the Michigan State University campus on Feb. 13. (AP Photo/Joey Cappelletti)
Scammers Prey on Spartans After Mass Shooting

Scammers have been selling unlicensed Michigan State University merchandise, and claiming that the proceeds will go toward the Spartan Strong Fund, which supports those most critically impacted by the deadly on-campus shooting last week.

Ryan Kelley, Republication candidate for Governor, attends a Freedom Rally in support of First Amendment rights and to protest against Governor Gretchen Whitmer, outside the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan on May 15, 2021. (Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images)
Former Republican Gubernatorial Candidate to Face Trial in Jan. 6 Case

A judge set a July 31 trial date Wednesday for a former Republican candidate for Michigan governor who is charged with misdemeanors for his presence at the 2021 riot at the US Capitol.