trial http://michiganradio.org en Judge declares a mistrial in the Aiyana Stanley-Jones case http://michiganradio.org/post/judge-declares-mistrial-aiyana-stanley-jones-case <p>Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway said today the trial of Detroit Police officer Joseph Weekley ended with a hung jury.</p><p>Weekly was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of seven year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones in 2010.</p><p>According to Elisha Anderson of the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130618/NEWS01/306180064/Weekley-Aiyana-Stanley-Jones-trial" target="_blank">Detroit Free Press</a>, the jurors sent a note to Hathaway earlier today as they deliberated, saying there was no "significant movement." The jury was "stuck."</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:22:25 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13117 at http://michiganradio.org Judge declares a mistrial in the Aiyana Stanley-Jones case Trial starting over Michigan inmate's bad tooth http://michiganradio.org/post/trial-starting-over-michigan-inmates-bad-tooth <p>MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - An inmate who blames Michigan prison officials for gum disease is getting his day in court.<br><br> Jerry Flanory's lawsuit against three people is going to trial Monday in federal court in Marquette. He claims he lost a tooth in 2006 and suffered gum disease because he was denied toothpaste as a punishment for not attending prison classes.<br><br> The state says the doomed tooth was already loose and that Flanory had access to plenty of toothpaste.<br> Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:39:15 +0000 The Associated Press 9106 at http://michiganradio.org State lawmakers look at tightening Michigan's medical malpractice laws http://michiganradio.org/post/state-lawmakers-look-tightening-michigans-medical-malpractice-laws <div align="left">Several major changes to Michigan&#39;s medical malpractice laws will be discussed in a state senate committee tomorrow.<br /><br /><p>The <a href="http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(gjfhq0550apegn45etb5yz45))/mileg.aspx?page=committeemeeting&amp;objectname=2012-SCS-37fefef3-c0b0-45a3-91c1-c9514e15e052&amp;chamber=Senate">&ldquo;Patients First Reform Package&rdquo;</a> would make it harder to successfully sue a doctor for malpractice and potentially reduce jury awards. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:47:08 +0000 Steve Carmody 7839 at http://michiganradio.org State lawmakers look at tightening Michigan's medical malpractice laws