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  • Judge: Detroit mob beating sentences will stand

    Judge: Detroit mob beating sentences will stand

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:31:40 GMT
    A judge is sticking to light sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April.
    A judge is sticking to light sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April.
  • Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating

    Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:56:49 GMT
    The final person admittedly involved in the beating of Steven Utash learned his punishment Thursday in court. 
    The final person admittedly involved in the beating of Steven Utash learned his punishment Thursday in court. 
  • Man gets year in jail in Detroit mob beating

    Man gets year in jail in Detroit mob beating

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:20:33 GMT
    A man who pleaded guilty in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist has been sentenced to a year in jail.James Davis received his sentence Thursday in Wayne County court. Latrez Cummings also is expected to learn his punishment.Davis and Cummings are among five people charged in the April beating of Steve Utash.
    "I'd like to apologize to Mr. Steven Utash. I'd like to apologize to Detroit. ... The city's already got a bad name," said James Davis, who asked the judge for a "second chance."
  • 2 more men to be sentenced in Detroit attack on motorist Steve Utash

    2 more men to be sentenced in Detroit attack on motorist Steve Utash

    Thursday, July 10 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-10 13:53:59 GMT
    One man has been sentenced to prison and a second must serve probation for a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist.
    One man has been sentenced to prison and a second must serve probation for a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist.
  • More guilty pleas in Detroit mob attack on driver

    More guilty pleas in Detroit mob attack on driver

    Thursday, June 19 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-06-19 16:17:28 GMT
    Three more defendants have pleaded guilty to assault in the beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a boy with his pickup truck in Detroit.
    Three more defendants have pleaded guilty to assault in the beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a boy with his pickup truck in Detroit.
  • Teen pleads guilty to assault in motorist beating

    Teen pleads guilty to assault in motorist beating

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-06-18 19:01:12 GMT
    A teen who threw the first punches in a mob beating of a Detroit-area motorist has pleaded guilty to assault.
    A teen who threw the first punches in a mob beating of a Detroit-area motorist has pleaded guilty to assault.
  • Juvenile suspect back in court in Utash beating

    Juvenile suspect back in court in Utash beating

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-06-18 12:07:25 GMT
    A teen charged with assault and ethnic intimidation in an attack on Steve Utash is returning to Juvenile Court for a hearing.
    A teen charged with assault and ethnic intimidation in an attack on Steve Utash is returning to Juvenile Court for a hearing.
  • Teenager pleads guilty in Steve Utash mob beating

    Teenager pleads guilty in Steve Utash mob beating

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:09:02 GMT
    A teenager has pleaded guilty in the Detroit mob beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a child with his pickup.
    A teenager has pleaded guilty in the Detroit mob beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a child with his pickup.
  • Utash discharged from rehab facility

    Utash discharged from rehab facility

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:28:22 GMT
    Officials at the DMC Rehab Institute of Michigan say Steve Utash has been discharged.
    Officials at the DMC Rehab Institute of Michigan say Steve Utash has been discharged.
  • The pistol-toting 'Angel of Mercy' that saved a driver from an angry Detroit mob

    The pistol-toting 'Angel of Mercy' that saved a driver from an angry Detroit mob

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:09:08 GMT
    Almost one week has passed since the brutal attack on a driver in Detroit who stopped to help a little boy he had accidentally just hit with his car. As many as 10 - 12 people are believed to have participated in the beating while dozens of others stood by and watched - saying nothing, doing nothing. Except one.
    Almost one week has passed since the brutal attack on a driver in Detroit who stopped to help a little boy he had accidentally just hit with his car. As many as 10 - 12 people are believed to have participated in the beating while dozens of others stood by and watched - saying nothing, doing nothing. Except one.
  • Dispute over money spent by Steven Utash's son at strip club

    Dispute over money spent by Steven Utash's son at strip club

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-29 20:25:01 GMT
    The behavior of Joe Utash at a Detroit strip club after his father's fundraiser is drawing accusations, denials and police involvement Tuesday.  At issue: the amount of money the unemployed man had with him, where it came from and what happened to it.
    The behavior of Joe Utash at a Detroit strip club after his father's fundraiser is drawing accusations, denials and police involvement Tuesday.  At issue: the amount of money the unemployed man had with him, where it came from and what happened to it.
  • 4 Detroit mob attack suspects to face summer trial

    4 Detroit mob attack suspects to face summer trial

    Monday, April 28 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-28 16:51:26 GMT
    A judge on Monday ordered two separate jury trials for four men charged in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
    A judge on Monday ordered two separate jury trials for four men charged in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
  • Charlie LeDuff's op-ed piece on Utash beating appears in NYT

    Charlie LeDuff's op-ed piece on Utash beating appears in NYT

    Monday, April 28 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-04-28 13:59:44 GMT
    FOX 2's Charlie LeDuff offered up his thoughts to the New York Times on the mob beating of Steve Utash, a suburban motorist attacked when he stopped to help a boy he accidentally struck with his pickup.
    FOX 2's Charlie LeDuff offered up his thoughts to the New York Times on the mob beating of Steve Utash, a suburban motorist attacked when he stopped to help a boy he accidentally struck with his pickup.
  • Fundraiser for Steve Utash April 25-26

    Fundraiser for Steve Utash April 25-26

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-25 20:17:39 GMT
    A fundraiser will be held April 25-26 for the family of Steve Utash, the driver who was attacked after stopping to help a young boy who was accidentally struck by his pickup.
    A fundraiser will be held April 25-26 for the family of Steve Utash, the driver who was attacked after stopping to help a young boy who was accidentally struck by his pickup.
  • Detroit mob beating victim struggling, disoriented

    Detroit mob beating victim struggling, disoriented

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:43:06 GMT
    The brother-in-law of a man attacked by a Detroit mob says he's struggling after nearly three weeks in a hospital.
    The brother-in-law of a man attacked by a Detroit mob says he's struggling after nearly three weeks in a hospital.
  • Trial ordered for 4 charged in Detroit mob attack

    Trial ordered for 4 charged in Detroit mob attack

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:50:32 GMT
    Four men have been ordered to stand trial on attempted murder charges in the severe beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
    Four men have been ordered to stand trial on attempted murder charges in the severe beating of a motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
  • 1 of 4 waives key hearing in Detroit mob attack on Steve Utash

    1 of 4 waives key hearing in Detroit mob attack on Steve Utash

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:41:26 GMT
    A 17-year-old charged with attempted murder in the beating of a Detroit-area motorist has waived his right to a probable cause hearing and will move his case directly to trial court.
    A 17-year-old charged with attempted murder in the beating of a Detroit-area motorist has waived his right to a probable cause hearing and will move his case directly to trial court.
  • Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:04:41 GMT
    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.
    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.
  • Utash talking more, confused after awaking from coma

    Utash talking more, confused after awaking from coma

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:17:50 GMT
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things...
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, continues his lengthy recovery after waking from a coma on Friday. Utash had been in a medically induced coma for days following the April 2 incident on Detroit's east side.His son, Joseph Utash, tells FOX 2's Amy Lange his father has moments of clarity, along with moments of confusion. Joseph says his father is confused about where he works, among other things...
  • 5th suspect arraigned in beating of Steve Utash

    5th suspect arraigned in beating of Steve Utash

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:59 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:59:04 GMT
    A quick hearing was held Saturday at the juvenile detention facility for yet another suspect allegedly involved in the brutal beating of Steven Utash. This time, it was a 16 year old who politely addressed the court at one point asking for a tissue because his hands were sweaty.
    A quick hearing was held Saturday at the juvenile detention facility for yet another suspect allegedly involved in the brutal beating of Steven Utash. This time, it was a 16 year old who politely addressed the court at one point asking for a tissue because his hands were sweaty.
  • Family: Steven Utash out of coma, breathing on his own

    Family: Steven Utash out of coma, breathing on his own

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:54:23 GMT
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, is awake and breathing on his own, according to family members.
    Steven Utash, the suburban Detroit motorist brutally beaten after he stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck, is awake and breathing on his own, according to family members.
  • Man, 19, arraigned in Detroit mob beating

    Man, 19, arraigned in Detroit mob beating

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:02:54 GMT
    Latrez Cummings, 19, was arraigned Friday in the mob beating of a suburban Detroit motorist who stopped his pickup truck after hitting a child on the city's east side.
    Latrez Cummings, 19, was arraigned Friday in the mob beating of a suburban Detroit motorist who stopped his pickup truck after hitting a child on the city's east side.
  • Hundreds gather at vigil for Steven Utash

    Hundreds gather at vigil for Steven Utash

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:19:52 GMT
    Members of the community gathered Thursday night at a vigil for Steven Utash, the driver who was beaten by a mob of people after he struck a boy who suddenly ran into the street.
    Members of the community gathered Thursday night at a vigil for Steven Utash, the driver who was beaten by a mob of people after he struck a boy who suddenly ran into the street.
  • Teen charged with hate crime in Detroit mob beating

    Teen charged with hate crime in Detroit mob beating

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:20:54 GMT
    A 16-year-old held in connection with the brutal mob beating of a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old Detroit boy struck by his pickup truck has been charged as a juvenile.
    A 16-year-old held in connection with the brutal mob beating of a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old Detroit boy struck by his pickup truck has been charged as a juvenile.
  • Fifth suspect, 19, in mob beating arrested after trying to run from police

    Fifth suspect, 19, in mob beating arrested after trying to run from police

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:31:29 GMT
    Detroit police say a fifth person is under arrest in connection with the beating of Steven Utash. One of the back-up squad cars called to assist police after the suspect tried to run was involved in an accident with a motorcycle.
    Detroit police say a fifth person is under arrest in connection with the beating of Steven Utash. One of the back-up squad cars called to assist police after the suspect tried to run was involved in an accident with a motorcycle.
  • Three arraigned on assault charges in connection with Detroit mob beating

    Three arraigned on assault charges in connection with Detroit mob beating

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:17:00 GMT
    Three people have been formally charged in the beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
    Three people have been formally charged in the beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.
  • 4 people now in custody after Detroit mob attack on man

    4 people now in custody after Detroit mob attack on man

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:48:20 GMT
    Detroit police say they have arrested two more men in connection with the severe mob beating of a Macomb Co. motorist who had accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy who stepped in front of his truck.
    Detroit police say they have arrested two more men in connection with the severe mob beating of a Macomb Co. motorist who had accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy who stepped in front of his truck.
  • Teen charged with assault in Detroit mob attack on man

    Teen charged with assault in Detroit mob attack on man

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:24:25 GMT
    Charges have been brought against a teenager arrested Saturday following an attack on a suburban man brutally beaten by a mob after accidentally striking a boy with his pickup truck.
    Charges have been brought against a teenager arrested Saturday following an attack on a suburban man brutally beaten by a mob after accidentally striking a boy with his pickup truck.
  • Son of beating victim speaks about violent attack

    Son of beating victim speaks about violent attack

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:48:44 GMT
    The driver who hit a boy in Detroit then stopped to help and was attacked by an angry mob remains in a coma. Two teenagers police say were involved in the beating are now behind bars. Sunday, the victim's son talked exclusively to Fox 2 for the 6pm newscast.
    The driver who hit a boy in Detroit then stopped to help and was attacked by an angry mob remains in a coma. Two teenagers police say were involved in the beating are now behind bars. Sunday, the victim's son talked exclusively to Fox 2 for the 6pm newscast.
  • 2 teens arrested in beating of driver who stopped to help

    2 teens arrested in beating of driver who stopped to help

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:27:09 GMT
    Two teenagers are under arrest in connection to the beating of Steve Utash, a driver who was attacked after he hit a child with his pickup truck in Detroit and then stopped to help.
    Two teenagers are under arrest in connection to the beating of Steve Utash, a driver who was attacked after he hit a child with his pickup truck in Detroit and then stopped to help.
  • Surveillance video shows moments leading up to driver's beating

    Surveillance video shows moments leading up to driver's beating

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:28:08 GMT
    Surveillance video obtained by FOX 2 shows the moments leading up to the attack on a driver who had stopped to help a child he had accidentally just hit with his car.
    Surveillance video obtained by FOX 2 shows the moments leading up to the attack on a driver who had stopped to help a child he had accidentally just hit with his car.
  • Was the driver's beating racially motivated?

    Was the driver's beating racially motivated?

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:27:50 GMT
    Police are still asking for the public's assistance identifying a group of people that attacked a driver. Many are saying the attack on the white driver was racially motivated.
    Police are still asking for the public's assistance identifying a group of people that attacked a driver. Many are saying the attack on the white driver was racially motivated.
  • Police: Young boy hit by car, witnesses attack driver who stopped at the scene

    Police: Young boy hit by car, witnesses attack driver who stopped at the scene

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:26:23 GMT
    Police are investigating the beating of a man who appeared to have accidentally hit a young boy with his vehicle.
    Police are investigating the beating of a man who appeared to have accidentally hit a young boy with his vehicle.
  • Young boy hit by car out of hospital, beaten driver remains in coma

    Young boy hit by car out of hospital, beaten driver remains in coma

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:41:49 GMT
    Police are continuing the investigation of the beating of a man who stopped to help a young boy he had just accidentally hit with his car. They say the suspects aren't known in the neighborhood are appear to be teenagers.
    Police are continuing the investigation of the beating of a man who stopped to help a young boy he had just accidentally hit with his car. They say the suspects aren't known in the neighborhood are appear to be teenagers.
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