Because the county jail is so full, law-breakers in Flint are getting off with an appearance ticket instead of a more severe potential punishment.
Gov. Rick Snyder plans to call for $4.5 million to reopen the Flint city lockup to free space in the Genesee County Jail.
The Michigan appeals court has ordered the release of Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun and his top business associate after a night in jail for contempt.
Lawyers for Matty Moroun and Dan Stamper are trying again to win their release at the Michigan appeals court.
Attorneys for Moroun plan to file a second appeal Friday to get the 84-year-old businessman out of jail.
The Ambassador Bridge owner’s son says his elderly father was given no warning of what would happen today when he entered the court.
The State Court of Appeals has denied a request for the immediate release of Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun, jailed for civil contempt.
The new laws double the fines for moving violations committed in a school bus safety zone and make it a misdemeanor for injuring and a felony for killing a child getting on or off a school bus.
A new jail across from the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice will replace the two existing jails in downtown Detroit and one in Hamtramck.
ESPN analyst and former NBA player Jalen Rose was released early Thursday from a suburban Detroit jail after serving time for drunken driving.