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Ex-Prison Food Worker Accused Of Trying To Orchestrate Inmate Assault

Authorities say a former food service worker at a prison in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula tried to get an inmate to help orchestrate the assault of another inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Lawsuit: Jail Inmate Severely Beaten, Medical Care Delayed

The lawsuit says the man was beaten so severely and deprived medical care for several hours that he wrote in blood on a jailhouse wall in case he died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2015

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State Officials Investigate Man’s Death At Lansing Police Lockup

Police say it’s not yet known what caused the death of the unidentified inmate. He was being held on a misdemeanor traffic charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Imprisoned Murderer Gets Life Sentence For Strangling ‘Child Molester’ Cellmate Who ‘Bragged’ Of Crimes

A 51-year-old man already serving life without parole in a Michigan prison for a 1991 slaying has received another life sentence for killing his cellmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2015

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Officials Suspect Prisoner Of Homicide After Cellmate Found Dead

Michigan officials say a 67-year-old inmate has been found dead in an apparent homicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

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State Wants Inmate To Stop Using Air Mattress

Should a federal judge decide how a prisoner sleeps?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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Inmate’s Unforgettable Pick-Up Line Unleashed In Court [VIDEO]

The inmate is so proud of this pick-up line, he gives the double point and nod to the prosecutor as she says it, miming like, “oh yeah, that’s my line.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/24/2014

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Michigan Inmate Mistakenly Released For 5 Days

An inmate waiting to be sentenced for sexually assaulting his child was mistakenly released due to a “paperwork problem.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2014

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Michigan Inmate Accepts $250 To Settle Lawsuit

The state Corrections Department has agreed to settle a lawsuit by an inmate who said his health was harmed by exposure to mold and bleach.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

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Man With Odd Sentence Stuck With Life In Prison

“This is an exceptional case in which defendant’s sentence is illegal,” wrote Justice Michael Cavanagh.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2014