Protest Planned At Detroit Jail Site To Abolish Cells, Spend Money On Community"I've seen like a pretty awful course of action, directing money instead to cages to house people who are just trying to survive."
Any Chance For A Soccer Stadium? Wayne County Exec Leans Away From Gilbert Deal“...The Rock proposal is going to have to get better and move faster,” Warren Evans said.
"Release Them All!": Anti-Jail Demonstrators Disrupt Wayne County Commission Meeting [VIDEO]"They were angry and they were climbing on the furniture and they were obnoxious..."
Warren Evans Requests $500K To Study Dan Gilbert's Jail, Soccer Stadium Plan"I'd just like to make the understatement of the year -- I agree with Dan Gilbert that this is a 50 year decision, but it's important to remember that we're nearly a decade into this debacle," Evans said.
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.

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