President Trump tells ICE to focus on violent criminals first for deportation
Migrants who are living illegally in Chicago remain fearful of large-scale arrests and deportations. But there's no sign yet of it happening in the city or its neighborhoods.
President Donald Trump Monday said immigration enforcement raids did occur over the weekend, but did not reveal where or how many.
The president said he wants Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to focus first on migrants who are killers or otherwise violent criminals.Read the full article
Ypsilanti man shoots and kills wife thinking she was an intruder
It's a nightmare for the families of Bryan and Ashley James of Ypsilanti Township.
"We're hurt, hurting bad," said Carnae Sanders, the victim's cousin. "Ashley was a beautiful person."
Ashley was shot and killed by her husband Thursday morning inside their home on Desoto Street just before 2 am. after he allegedly grabbed his gun, seeing who he believed to be an intruder and pulled the trigger.Read the full article
Feds bring new sex-crime charges against R. Kelly
R. Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and covered up the crimes by paying off and threatening victims and witnesses, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in indictments that could keep the Grammy winner behind bars for decades.
Because they come from the federal government, the accusations add a new dimension to the allegations against Kelly, who was already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors earlier this year.
One federal indictment in Chicago said Kelly arranged for a girl and her parents to travel overseas to prevent them from talking with police prior to his 2002 indictment on 21 counts of child pornography. The R&B artist allegedly later instructed them to lie to a grand jury about the case. Kelly was acquitted in 2008 of the charges, which accused him of recording a video of sex acts with the girl, who was 12 or 13 when they met in the mid-1990s.Read the full article