superheroes http://michiganradio.org en "Bee Sting" sentenced after pleading guilty http://michiganradio.org/post/bee-sting-sentenced-after-pleading-guilty <p>A Michigan man who once belonged to a costumed band of self-professed real-life superheroes has been sentenced to time served in jail after pleading guilty in a deal with prosecutors, the Associated Press reports.&nbsp; More from the AP:</p><blockquote><p>Adam Besso was nicknamed &quot;Bee Sting&quot; and pleaded June 22 to a misdemeanor charge of attempted assault with a weapon. The agreement with prosecutors calls for the 36-year-old Sterling Heights man to be released after sentencing. Besso apologized at his court appearance Monday before formally receiving the sentence of 102 days already served and two years&#39; probation. Authorities say Besso&#39;s shotgun fired in April as he struggled with a man at a trailer park in the Flint suburb of Burton. Police say he was wearing a bulletproof vest, black leather jacket with a bee logo, shin guards and knee pads.</p></blockquote><p>&quot;Bee Sting&quot; was once part of a larger group known on the Internet as the &quot;<a href="http://michiganprotectors.weebly.com/members.html">Michigan Protectors</a>.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:32:38 +0000 Rebecca Williams 8570 at http://michiganradio.org "Bee Sting" sentenced after pleading guilty Michigan superhero "Bee Sting" arrested, other Michigan superheroes named http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-superhero-bee-sting-arrested-other-michigan-superheroes-named <p>Another Michigan superhero has drawn the attention of local police.</p><p>Just as <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/local-joker-dressed-batman-arrested-petoskey">Petoskey Batman</a> is wrapping up his probation, Bee Sting turns up in Burton, Michigan with a little shotgun mishap.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:39:27 +0000 Mark Brush 7229 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan superhero "Bee Sting" arrested, other Michigan superheroes named