Officials: Wayne County Jail Is Structurally Sound, Construction To Resume In 2017Wayne County is expected to finish building the so-called "fail jail" that has been mothballed the past three years.
Structural Condition Of Unfinished Detroit Jail To Be AssessedWork stopped in 2013 due to the project's cost going at least $90 million over what was budgeted.
Suburban Detroit Jail Getting Scanner To Curb ContrabandSheriff Anthony Wickersham notes such scanners are increasingly being used in correctional facilities.
Audit: Officials Knew But Kept Secret Wayne County Jail Project Was $41 Million Over BudgetThe report says county officials knew the project was at least $41 million over budget when county commissioners were asked to approve a smaller budget.
Wayne County Reaches Deal On Stalled Detroit Jail ProjectOfficials say a settlement agreement has been reached that could restart work on a stalled Detroit jail project that went wildly over budget.
Charge Dismissed Against Contractor In Failed Wayne County Jail ProjectAnthony Parlovecchio was accused of not fully informing officials about the project's cost overruns.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Lawyer In Wayne County's Failed Jail ProjectThe unfinished jail is an eyesore in Detroit, across from the county courthouse. Construction stopped more than two years ago because the project was wildly over budget.
Judge Backs Off, Opens Court File In Wayne County Failed Jail CaseBut a lawyer for the Detroit Free says Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans still is barring all parties from talking to reporters.
Engineering Firm Blames Wayne County For Failed Jail ProjectAECOM says the county is completely to blame due to revisions and a lack of decision-making which impacted the progress, schedule and potential costs of the project.
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.
3 Charged In Connection With Failed Wayne County Jail ProjectProsecutors say the trio lied to the county commission with regard to the status of the building of the jail.
Prisoner Hangs Himself At Wayne County JailSources tell WWJ the incident happened sometime between 2 and 3 a.m. Thursday.