State officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan’s 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million.
A former sheriff’s deputy in Michigan who authorities say stole a prescription pain reliever from a jail while on duty has been sentenced to a year of probation.
A 54-year-old Lansing jail detention officer has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in connection with an assault on an inmate.
A sheriff’s deputy who authorities say stole a prescription pain reliever from a Michigan jail while on duty has pleaded guilty in the case.
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Kilpatrick was expected to go directly to jail after listening to a full day of testimony in his federal corruption trial.
A western Michigan man recently released from jail is thrown back behind bars after urinating outside the sheriff’s department.
Authorities say they have charged two mid-Michigan jail officers with embezzling money.
Wayne County has agreed to an $8 million settlement in a lawsuit involving a 14-year-old girl who lacked critical oxygen when she was born in jail.
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.