Michigan Department of Corrections
Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.
Officials are looking at ways to upgrade the sex-offender after a clerical error made it appear a convicted offender — now accused of murder — was still in prison.
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.
The Michigan Department of Corrections is being sued by a civil rights group on behalf of Muslim inmates.
A state prison on Detroit’s east side will be reopened as a temporary detention center for anyone arrested in the city.
A Michigan parole agent plans to interview Detroit’s ex-Mayor after he was caught on camera counting $2,000 in cash at Walmart.
There’s buzz that the ex-Mayor could be arrested on a parole violation in connection with security footage that shows him counting cash.
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.