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Michigan legislators have introduced bills that would permanently revoke the medical licenses of doctors found to be intentionally breaking the law. The legislation was introduced in response to the case of cancer specialist Farid Fata. Last month, Fata pleaded guilty to 13 counts of healthcare fraud. Fata would knowingly misdiagnose patients and order medically unnecessary

Rod VanDyke, a teacher at South Christian High School in Grand Rapids, MI, has died after his bicycle was hit by a car on the morning of October 7th. VanDyke was riding his bike to work and was riding southbound on 36th Ave. in Georgetown Township when his bicycle was hit from behind by a

An unidentified Detroit man remains in severely critical condition after being viciously attacked by a pack of twelve pitbulls. A neighbor called police to the 4500 block of Pennsylvania on the night of Oct. 2 to report the dog attack. Police were forced to shoot at the dogs to stop the attack. One dog was

5-year-old Anna Schwalb of Superior Township has died after being hit by a car on September 26th. Schwalb had been in Ann Arbor with her family for a Rosh Hashanah celebration that night. The family was trying to cross the Geddes Avenue near Onondaga Street at about 7:45 PM. There is no traffic light or

13-year-old Christian Lorinczy has died after being accidentally electrocuted by a fence at Lincoln High School in Augusta Township. Lorinczy had been at the high school watching his cousin play in a football game on the night of September 30th. During the game, he was playing catch with friends when he came into contact with

30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star Tracy Morgan has been struggling with injuries resulting from a six-car accident involving a Walmart truck driver on the New Jersey Turnpike in June 2014. Comedian James McNair was killed in the accident, two others were injured, and Morgan was left with broken ribs, a broken nose, and

61-year-old Steven Jones of Woodland Park, MI had a habit of taking early morning walks. On the morning of September 24th, Jones had been walking near Bitely, MI on East 11 Mile Road, west of North Bingham Road, when he was hit and killed by a car that fled the scene. It is believed the

A head on car accident on US-127 in East Lansing has killed two young women and injured one man. 18-year-old Nicole Ann Merschel of Mason, MI was driving a small sedan southbound on northbound US-127 near the I-496 interchange just before 2:00 AM on September 18th. Merschel’s car collided with a cargo van being driven

Controversy surrounding Ann Arbor’s crosswalk law has reignited following a car accident involving an 8-year-old girl. The girl had been crossing at an intersection near Packard and Woodmanor on her way to school when she was hit by a car. The girl only suffered very minor injuries and was not hospitalized. However, the incident was

Victims’ compensation specialist Kenneth Feinberg has announced that General Motors will pay compensation to the families of 19 people who were killed as a result of defective ignition switches. The number of deaths tied to the defective ignition switch is expected to rise; Feinberg has received a total of 125 death claims so far, most