$300K Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Excessive Force In Michigan JailInvestigators say a deputy used a restraint that wasn't taught by the sheriff's department.
Macomb County Jail Loosens Restrictions On Inmate MailPrison Legal News filed a federal lawsuit in June, saying the jail's policy amounted to censorship of its monthly journal and other correspondence.
Women Doing Time: There's Nothing Movie-Like About ItIn this four-part series WWJ's Jackie Paige talks with three separate women who served time.
Prosecutors: Keep Arab Activist In Jail Detroit federal prosecutors are opposing the release of a Chicago Arab activist who awaits sentencing for lying about her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Israel to obtain U.S. citizenship.
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.
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.
Union Says Prison Security Weakened By Private Food ContractorSecurity at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.
Feds Decide Detroit Jails Are Too Awful, Move Prisoners ElsewhereThe U.S. Marshals Service is moving about 200 federal prisoners out of Wayne County's two downtown Detroit jails, which have poor building conditions.
1-Person Grand Jury To Look At Failed Jail ProjectOne person will have the say as to whether there was criminal activity over the $91 million cost overrun of the Wayne County Jail.
Ficano Tries To Explain Wayne County Jail DebacleThe unfinished downtown Wayne County Jail is in limbo.
Ficano Suggests Scrapping Half-Finished Jail ProjectWith construction suspended for running millions over budget, Wayne County Exec Bob Ficano is now recommending walking away from the downtown Detroit jail project.
Work On New Wayne County Jail To Halt For 60 DaysWork on a new jail in downtown Detroit will cease for 60 days while Wayne County officials look into projected costs overruns for the facility.
Will Wayne County's Jail Project Get The Death Penalty?Potential cost overruns, lack of financing and a state jail, are all reasons why the $200 million project might be scrapped.
Michigan Privatizing Prison Food ServiceState officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan's 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million.
Ex-Deputy Gets Probation In Painkiller Theft CaseA former sheriff's deputy in Michigan who authorities say stole a prescription pain reliever from a jail while on duty has been sentenced to a year of probation.