Michigan Department of Corrections
The Michigan Court of Appeals says women who were sexually abused in state prisons must pay the victim restitution and child support they owe before collecting settlement money from their class-action suit.
A Michigan Department of Corrections parole officer has been suspended with pay after making threatening remarks while buying tickets to see “The Dark Knight Rises.”
State lawmakers have passed a bill allowing inmates to work for contractors if the state’s prison system turns food service over to private businesses.
A story you’re hearing only on WWJ — A security breach at a state corrections department probation center.
State police say a 39-year-old inmate from Detroit was strangled to death by a fellow prisoner at the Alger Correctional Facility in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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.
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Michigan Department of Corrections to ban an invasive type of strip search that the group says humiliates female prisoners.
The Michigan Department of Corrections says two parole agents have been suspended as officials investigate why two ex-convicts now charged with killing an 80-year-old Royal Oak woman were on the streets in the first place.
Michigan female prisoners who claim they were sexually harassed will be able to keep their settlement money.