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Illinois men charged in shooting of Texas game warden in wildlife area

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Two Illinois men have been jailed for allegedly shooting a game warden in an east Texas wildlife area, officials say.

Gay student leader wins defamation suit

DETROIT, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A Michigan state prosecutor who lost his job over statements he made about a gay University of Michigan student body president has lost a defamation suit.
Detroit stripper case documents unsealed

Detroit stripper case documents unsealed

DETROIT, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Chief U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen has unsealed documents pertinent to dismissal of a lawsuit involving a stripper and the former mayor of Detroit.

Former prosecutor files suit over firing

DETROIT, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A former Michigan assistant attorney general has filed a lawsuit in connection with his firing and is seeking $75,000 in damages.

Mich. prosecutor suspended in blog attack

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A Michigan assistant attorney general is on leave and faces discipline for online attacks against a gay university student government leader, officials said.

Radio ads stolen, Mich. campaign aide says

DETROIT, June 23 (UPI) -- A campaign spokesman for Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mike Cox says he is certain four commercials posted on an anti-Cox Web site were stolen.

Michigan law chief sees no carp progress

DETROIT, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Michigan's attorney general reports "no headway" in talks with the U.S. Justice Department over keeping the invasive Asian carp out of Lake Michigan.

States want in on Asian carp summit

DETROIT, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Attorneys general of five states in the U.S. Midwest have asked the White House to include them in a summit next month on invasive Asian carp, officials said.

Michigan asks U.S. to block fish invasion

DETROIT, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Michigan is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the Great Lakes' $7-billion-a-year fishing and tourism industries from an aquatic invader, officials say.

Mich. says shut locks, keep out Asian carp

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Michigan's attorney general said he plans to file a lawsuit to try to shut canal locks leading to Lake Michigan to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.

Mich. AG to testify in slain stripper case

DETROIT, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The parents of a slain Detroit stripper will depose Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox as part of their lawsuit against the city, a judge says.

Raids yield pot plants worth $31.4M

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officers said they raided a huge marijuana-growing operation in Texas Monday.

Michigan opens Detroit mayor perjury probe

DETROIT, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Investigators have opened a perjury probe of Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel Jr. for allegedly making false claims on campaign disclosure forms, an official said.

Three teens charged in deadly shooting

DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Three teenagers, including a police officer's son, are charged with murder in a Detroit shooting that left one person dead and three injured, an official says.
Detroit mayor impeachment to continue

Detroit mayor impeachment to continue

DETROIT, July 28 (UPI) -- Proceedings that could remove Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from office remain scheduled to get under way Aug. 18, an investigator says.
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Mike Cox (born 1961) is Michigan's 52nd Attorney General; the first Republican to hold that office since 1955. Cox took office in 2003 and won re-election in 2006, defeating Democratic candidate, Amos Williams, Libertarian Party candidate, Bill Hall, and U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate, Charles Conces. Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm preceded him.

Cox lost the Republican gubernatorial primary election August 3, 2010, coming in third behind Rick Snyder and Pete Hoekstra.

Cox graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School in 1980. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1980-83. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1986, before earning his J.D. from University of Michigan Law in 1989. He worked for the Oakland County Prosecutors' office from 1989–90, then the Wayne County office from 1990–2002, before being elected Attorney General. Cox successfully ran for re-election in 2006, after receiving the Republican party nomination at the August Michigan Republican Party Convention.

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