Wayne County Board Eliminates Former State Prison As Viable Option For New Jail SiteThere will not be a jail built at the closed State Prison on Mound Road on Detroit's east side.
Prison Food Vendor Fined For Inappropriate Contact With Inmates, Menu ProblemsThe company that runs the kitchens in Michigan prisons is taking some heat and racking up $98,000 in fined.
Problem-Plagued Prison Co. Could Be In Line To Oversee Mich InmatesA 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.
Inmate DNA Testing Draws Links To 74 CrimesMichigan State Police and the Department of Corrections said Friday that overall 74 crimes have been linked to 61 state prisoners following the DNA analysis.
Standish Prison May Become Federal Facility

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