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Inmate Can Sue Officials Over Care For Breasts

A federal appeals court says a Michigan prison inmate with gender identity disorder can sue a doctor and a guard for allegedly ignoring problems with her breasts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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Authorities: Jailed Man Ran Internet Porn Business Behind Bars

Authorities say a jailed adult entertainment consultant convicted of tax evasion was able to manage his business for more than 18 months in Detroit using a laptop computer in his cell and jail telephones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

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Freedom For Man Held 10 Years On Rape Conviction

A judge granted a prosecutor’s request to drop a rape case Monday against a Michigan man who was immediately released from custody after nearly a decade in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

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Attorney Convicted Of Sneaking Drugs To Inmate

A Grand Rapids attorney convicted of slipping drugs to a northern Michigan jail inmate faces up to seven years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

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Prisoner Uses Makeshift Dummy In Escape Attempt

An official says a prisoner in West Michigan placed a makeshift dummy in his bed and buried himself in a prison-yard garden in an attempt to escape.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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Prosecutor Fights Prison Release Of Repeat Sex Offender

A Macomb County Prosecutor will be in court Tuesday morning, asking a judge to shoot down the Parole Board’s decision to release a sex offender whom he says will no doubt attack again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

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Sexually Abused Female Prisoners Must Pay Debts

The Michigan Court of Appeals says women who were sexually abused in state prisons must pay the victim restitution and child support they owe before collecting settlement money from their class-action suit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012

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Officer Under Scrutiny For Sexual Contact With Ex-Inmate

A jail officer in the northern Lower Peninsula has been placed on paid leave while he’s investigated for sexual contact with a former inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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Inmate Sues Prison After Tooth Falls Out

The 60-year-old says he was denied toothpaste, and as a result developed gum disease that led to the removal of a tooth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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Inmate Sentenced For Targeting Michigan Lawmaker

A Michigan prison inmate will spend more than four additional years behind bars after being convicted of soliciting the kidnapping of a state lawmaker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

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