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.
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.
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.
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.
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.