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Prosecutors: Keep Arab Activist In Jail

Detroit federal prosecutors are opposing the release of a Chicago Arab activist who awaits sentencing for lying about her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Israel to obtain U.S. citizenship.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

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Engineering Firm Blames Wayne County For Failed Jail Project

AECOM says the county is completely to blame due to revisions and a lack of decision-making which impacted the progress, schedule and potential costs of the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2014

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3 Charged In Connection With Failed Wayne County Jail Project

Prosecutors say the trio lied to the county commission with regard to the status of the building of the jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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Union Says Prison Security Weakened By Private Food Contractor

Security at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

Feds Decide Detroit Jails Are Too Awful, Move Prisoners Elsewhere

The U.S. Marshals Service is moving about 200 federal prisoners out of Wayne County’s two downtown Detroit jails, which have poor building conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

1-Person Grand Jury To Look At Failed Jail Project

One person will have the say as to whether there was criminal activity over the $91 million cost overrun of the Wayne County Jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

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Ficano Tries To Explain Wayne County Jail Debacle

The unfinished downtown Wayne County Jail is in limbo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

Ficano Suggests Scrapping Half-Finished Jail Project

With construction suspended for running millions over budget, Wayne County Exec Bob Ficano is now recommending walking away from the downtown Detroit jail project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

Work On New Wayne County Jail To Halt For 60 Days

Work on a new jail in downtown Detroit will cease for 60 days while Wayne County officials look into projected costs overruns for the facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

Will Wayne County’s Jail Project Get The Death Penalty?

Potential cost overruns, lack of financing and a state jail, are all reasons why the $200 million project might be scrapped.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

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