House OK's Plan To Send Frail Prisoners To Nursing HomesAbout 120 frail prisoners a year would be released to live in a nursing home under a plan approved by the Michigan House late Wednesday.
More Than 300 Juvenile Lifers In Michigan Could Get A Shot At ParoleThe U.S. Supreme Court says prisoners who have been locked up for years must benefit from a 2012 ruling that outlawed automatic no-parole sentences as cruel punishment for first-degree murder.
Good Behavior Can Mean Access To Tablet Computer For Some Michigan InmatesInmates with good behavior are being rewarded with tablet computers in some Michigan jails.
Another Case Of Maggots In Food At Michigan PrisonFor the second time in less than a week, maggots have been found in a Michigan prison's food service area.
Prisoners Treated For Food Poisoning Symptoms; Maggots Found In Kitchen EquipmentAuthorities say about 30 Michigan prison inmates have been treated for symptoms consistent with food poisoning.
Pilot Program Puts Liaison In Place For Prisoners And FamiliesThree Michigan prisons are getting a liaison to help prisoners' families under a new pilot program at the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Michigan Sued By 7 Boy Prisoners Over Sex AbuseA lawyer has sued Michigan on behalf of seven boys who say they were sexually and physically abused while in Michigan's prison system.
Mothers Behind Bars Speak Out Through ArtWomen behind bars at more than three dozen prisons around the country have put their voices into one large piece of artwork that's now on display in Ann Arbor.
Fellowship Holds Angel Tree Day To Help Children Of PrisonersPrison Fellowship staff and volunteers are hosting Angel Tree Day on Friday, Nov. 9, to raise awareness and recruit churches to help children of incarcerated parents, especially since Christmas is rapidly approaching.
Over 200 Prisoners Freed From Oakland County JailOakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says releasing 228 prisoners from the overcrowded Oakland County Jail could have been avoided if judges had used alternative sentencing.
No Food Stamps For Prisoners Under New State LawMichigan has a new law making it illegal for prison inmates to participate in the state's food stamp program.
ACLU Wants Ban On Type Of Strip Search In MichThe 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.