Man Gets Prison For Role Lansing Girl’s Death

A man has been sentenced to at least eight years in prison for his role in a home invasion that led to the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old Lansing girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

Kenneth Plouffe (Booking Photo)

Man Ordered To Jail For Killing, Torturing His 10-lb Dog

A 53-year-old Genesee County man will sit in jail for 90 days after pleading guilty in the torturing and beating death of his dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012


Crackdown On Parole Absconders Outpaces Jail Space

A Michigan Department of Corrections crackdown on parole absconders is outpacing jail space in the Detroit area — which is home to about half of the state’s 20,000 parolees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

Problem-Plagued Prison Co. Could Be In Line To Oversee Mich Inmates

A private company that a federal investigation found allowed “a cesspool” of conditions to exist at a Mississippi youth prison and that paid a $1.1 million fine for understaffing New Mexico prisons could be in line to oversee Michigan inmates in the next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

Officer Under Scrutiny For Sexual Contact With Ex-Inmate

A jail officer in the northern Lower Peninsula has been placed on paid leave while he’s investigated for sexual contact with a former inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

Full Jail Forcing Flint Police To Give Tickets

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

Reopening Flint City Jail Among Gov. Snyder’s Plans

Gov. Rick Snyder plans to call for $4.5 million to reopen the Flint city lockup to free space in the Genesee County Jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

Manuel "Matty" Moroun, left, and Dan Stamper (Booking Photos)

Appeals Court Orders Release Of Jailed Bridge Execs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012

Manuel "Matty" Moroun, left, and Dan Stamper (Booking Photos)

Jailed Ambassador Bridge Owner Files 2nd Appeal

Lawyers for Matty Moroun and Dan Stamper are trying again to win their release at the Michigan appeals court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012

Manuel "Matty" Moroun, left, and Dan Stamper (Booking Photos)

Attorneys To File Second Appeal For Moroun’s Release From Jail

Attorneys for Moroun plan to file a second appeal Friday to get the 84-year-old businessman out of jail.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2012