UPDATE: This article has been updated to include more information about the suspects and victim.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office put out an announcement alerting county residents of a new phone and email scam Tuesday.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office released an alert Tuesday detailing a new phone and email scam being sent to county residents.

Tenisha Yancey, a representative from the 1st District of the Michigan House of Representatives who has two felonies and two misdemeanors on her record, spoke on Saturday about how she became successful despite her criminal record.


Jay Borchert earned both his master’s degree and PhD in sociology from the University of Michigan and worked as a graduate student instructor. He also spent seven years in prison before attending the University.

Kendric Price

According to the Boston Police Department, 32-year-old Kendric Price, former University of Michigan basketball player, was shot and killed on Saturday.

Chaquile McKinney has been charged with assault for hitting an unknown woman over the head with a chair.

Chaquile McKinney, the man accused of hitting a woman he did not know over the head with a chair last month, appeared in a probable cause conference Feb. 21 in Pittsfield Township.

Former Michigan Medicine pediatric doctor Mark Hoeltzel was sentenced Feb. 25 for charges of criminal sexual conduct

Mark Hoeltzel, former Michigan Medicine pediatric doctor, was sentenced on Feb. 25 in a Washtenaw County court for two charges of criminal sexual conduct.



At approximately 5:30 a.m. Thursday, an Arab-American man discovered a racial slur spray painted on the garage door of his Ypsilanti home.


This Wednesday, a man was found dead inside a house located on the 2600 block of Lillian Road near US-23 and Packard.