Meet with child's teacher or go to jail?

DETROIT, June 14 (UPI) -- A Michigan prosecutor says she wants to make it against the law for parents to skip parent-teacher conferences at their children's schools.

Man charged with killing police officer

DETROIT, May 11 (UPI) -- A man who allegedly killed a Detroit police officer responding to a burglary and wounded four others was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder.

Kilpatrick may be in violation of order

DETROIT, March 8 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick may have violated a court order by not disclosing the source of money orders paid toward his restitution, officials say.

Mich. mom charged in baby's beating death

DETROIT, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A Detroit mother and her boyfriend beat her 2-month-old infant to death and buried the body behind their apartment building, authorities say.

Prosecutor opposes new death trap trial

DETROIT, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A prosecutor in Wayne County, Mich., said he is planning on appealing a judge's ruling a teenager will get a new trial for the killing of a friend.

Release of Detroit child-rapist sought

DETROIT, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Detroit's prosecutor says she is not convinced that a man convicted of raping a child 23 years ago is innocent, as a team of college researchers contends.

Detroit saddled with unwanted reputation

DETROIT, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Detroit has an unwanted reputation of being a good place to commit a crime, the county prosecutor says.
Prosecutor wants Kilpatrick warrants

Prosecutor wants Kilpatrick warrants

DETROIT, June 5 (UPI) -- A Michigan prosecutor says authorities in Michigan and Texas should explain why they have not sought warrants for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

Officials to protest proposed parole law

LANSING, Mich., May 24 (UPI) -- Officials in Michigan intend to protest a proposal Tuesday to make juveniles convicted as adults eligible for parole after 10 years in prison.
Ex-Detroit mayor seeks law license back

Ex-Detroit mayor seeks law license back

DETROIT, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been accused of trying to break a deal he made to avoid a trial by seeking his law license back, his prosecutor says.
Prosecutor wants ex-mayor's records

Prosecutor wants ex-mayor's records

DETROIT, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Detroit has received a subpoena for records of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's city issued credit card and his travel expenses, public records show.

Detroit crime lab shut down after audit

DETROIT, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The Detroit Police Department's entire crime lab has been shut down following a state audit of the department's firearms laboratory, officials say.

Kilpatrick prosecutor offers 6-month term

DETROIT, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Embattled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is looking at a six-month prison term if he pleads guilty to corruption charges, sources say.

Detroit mayor seeks jail time arbitration

DETROIT, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is ready to plead guilty and resign, but wants prosecutors to submit the issue of jail time to arbitration, sources say.

Kilpatrick plea bargain report said false

DETROIT, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Wayne County, Mich., Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Friday her office is not the source of reports about negotiations in the Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick case.
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Kym L. Worthy (1957- ) is the current prosecutor of Wayne County, Michigan. She is the second African-American to serve as a county prosecutor in Michigan, the first one being Stuart Dunnings III in Ingham County, Michigan which includes Lansing. She has received a large amount of notice since filing charges against Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick at the beginning of March, 2008, however this is only one of many cases her office has been involved in.

Worthy received her bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Worthy started as an assistant prosecutor in Wayne County in 1984. She served in this position for ten years, trying over 800 cases. The most notable was the trial of Walter Budzyn and Larry Nevers in the beating death of Malice Green. Among the cases Worthy had go to trial her conviction rate was over 90%. From 1994- January 2004 Worthy was a judge on the Wayne County Circuit Court.

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