Dozens of inmates in Macomb County are going to be handed a “get out of jail free card” by the end of the day.
The jail is over its limit of 1,218 inmates and has been for more than a week.
Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is submitting a list of early release candidates to Macomb Chief Circuit Court Judge John Foster, who can modify sentences, reduce bonds and release prisoners on tether.
A union official says Detroit public high schools are facing a crisis two weeks into the school year..
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says releasing 228 prisoners from the overcrowded Oakland County Jail could have been avoided if judges had used alternative sentencing.
Too many students and not enough teachers: a big problem that’s still facing the Detroit Public School District.