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Michigan Privatizing Prison Food Service

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

Ex-Deputy Gets Probation In Painkiller Theft Case

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2013

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Lansing Detention Officer Charged In Jail Assault

A 54-year-old Lansing jail detention officer has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in connection with an assault on an inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2013

Deputy Pleads Guilty In Painkiller Theft At Jail

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Sentenced To Life At 16, Woman Hopes For Freedom

Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2013

Ex-mayor Kwame Kilpatrick arrives at the Michigan Department of Corrections' Detroit Re-Entry Center  . (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Kwame Kilpatrick To Spend Weekend In Jail On 14 Parole Violations

Kilpatrick was expected to go directly to jail after listening to a full day of testimony in his federal corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2013

Man Goes To Bail Out Buddy In Jail, Ends Up As Cellmate

A western Michigan man recently released from jail is thrown back behind bars after urinating outside the sheriff’s department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2013

2 Jail Officers Accused Of Embezzlement

Authorities say they have charged two mid-Michigan jail officers with embezzling money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Lawsuit Over Birth At Wayne County Jail Settled For $8M

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

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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