Lansing Detention Officer Charged In Jail AssaultA 54-year-old Lansing jail detention officer has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in connection with an assault on an inmate.
Deputy Pleads Guilty In Painkiller Theft At JailA sheriff's deputy who authorities say stole a prescription pain reliever from a Michigan jail while on duty has pleaded guilty in the case.
Sentenced To Life At 16, Woman Hopes For Freedom Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?
Kwame Kilpatrick To Spend Weekend In Jail On 14 Parole ViolationsKilpatrick was expected to go directly to jail after listening to a full day of testimony in his federal corruption trial.
Man Goes To Bail Out Buddy In Jail, Ends Up As Cellmate A western Michigan man recently released from jail is thrown back behind bars after urinating outside the sheriff's department.
2 Jail Officers Accused Of EmbezzlementAuthorities say they have charged two mid-Michigan jail officers with embezzling money.
Lawsuit Over Birth At Wayne County Jail Settled For $8MWayne County has agreed to an $8 million settlement in a lawsuit involving a 14-year-old girl who lacked critical oxygen when she was born in jail.
Authorities: Jailed Man Ran Internet Porn Business Behind BarsAuthorities say a jailed adult entertainment consultant convicted of tax evasion was able to manage his business for more than 18 months in Detroit using a laptop computer in his cell and jail telephones.
ACLU Sues County Jail Over Treatment Of InmatesThe American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan claims the Isabella County jail isn't treating women inmates fairly and doesn't allow all inmates enough time outside their cells.
Jail Could Release More Inmates To Ease CrowdingThe Genesee County Sheriff's Department is considering reducing sentences for more inmates in the face of a jail overcrowding emergency.
Wayne County Sheriff Says New Jail Won't Be Big EnoughWayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon believes the $300 million project was poorly planned.
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.
Inmate Sues Over Jail's Refusal To Serve Kosher MealsAn inmate at a Grand Rapids jail is suing for the right to be served kosher meals, saying he's lost 30 pounds while eating only greens, bread and cereal.
Michigan Seeks Bids For Prison Medical ServicesThe State of Michigan is seeking bids for a three-year deal to provide medical services to all its 43,000 inmates as part of a possible privatization effort that could replace the work of 1,300 state employees, officials said.
Sanilac County Jail To Undergo Renovation, ExpansionThe county expects to pay the company $6.9 million to build a 19,000-square-foot addition and renovate the existing building.