Michigan House Approves Bill To Parole Inmates After Minimum SentenceThe move is expected to curtail prison spending by at least $75 million annually within five to 10 years -- the equivalent of closing two prisons.
Bill Would Require Michigan Inmates Be Paroled After Minimum SentenceCost-conscious lawmakers are planning to vote on legislation designed to ensure certain prisoners are not locked up beyond their earliest release date.
Michigan Court Strikes Lawsuit Over Alleged Abuse Of Young PrisonersThe court says Michigan's civil rights law doesn't apply to lawsuits by prisoners.
Michigan Jail Can't Reject Inmate Mail From ACLU, Court SaysThe ACLU filed a lawsuit after it got no response to two dozen letters sent to inmates.
Vermont Inmates Voice Complaints About New Michigan Prison: No Windows, No Privacy, No Premium Movie ChannelAmong the complaints: "Currently, we're only given one hour of outside recreation per day."
Roads Top Michigan Legislature's Lame-Duck AgendaMichigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.
Michigan Prison Workers Fired For Sexual Contact With InmatesSurveillance video shows the four women kissing and sexually touching male inmates inside a walk-in cooler.
Michigan Juvenile Lifers Still May Get Freedom The court said inmates convicted of murder as teens won't get new sentences, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared automatic no-parole punishments for youth as unconstitutional.
Prison Food Vendor Fined For Inappropriate Contact With Inmates, Menu ProblemsThe company that runs the kitchens in Michigan prisons is taking some heat and racking up $98,000 in fined.
Michigan Prisons To Provide Halal Meals Under Settlement With ACLUMichigan had provided Kosher meals to the state's Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.
State Of Emergency: Inmates May Be Released From Overcrowded County JailThe Macomb County Sheriff says the jail has been over capacity for seven consecutive days.
Mich. Man Gets 20 Years For Fleecing Inmates' KinA federal judge has sentenced a man to 20 years in prison and ordered him to make $2M in restitution for defrauding the families of inmates