Snyder OKs Jail For Disrupting Religious ServiceGov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation making it a misdemeanor to disrupt a religious service in Michigan.
Court Offers Hope To State's 358 Juvenile LifersMichigan inmates serving mandatory life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as minors may have a chance to pursue freedom rather than spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
Man Gets Prison For Role Lansing Girl's DeathA man has been sentenced to at least eight years in prison for his role in a home invasion that led to the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old Lansing girl.
Man Ordered To Jail For Killing, Torturing His 10-lb DogA 53-year-old Genesee County man will sit in jail for 90 days after pleading guilty in the torturing and beating death of his dog.
Crackdown On Parole Absconders Outpaces Jail SpaceA Michigan Department of Corrections crackdown on parole absconders is outpacing jail space in the Detroit area -- which is home to about half of the state's 20,000 parolees.
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.
Officer Under Scrutiny For Sexual Contact With Ex-InmateA jail officer in the northern Lower Peninsula has been placed on paid leave while he's investigated for sexual contact with a former inmate.
Full Jail Forcing Flint Police To Give TicketsBecause the county jail is so full, law-breakers in Flint are getting off with an appearance ticket instead of a more severe potential punishment.
Reopening Flint City Jail Among Gov. Snyder's PlansGov. Rick Snyder plans to call for $4.5 million to reopen the Flint city lockup to free space in the Genesee County Jail.
Appeals Court Orders Release Of Jailed Bridge ExecsThe Michigan appeals court has ordered the release of Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel "Matty" Moroun and his top business associate after a night in jail for contempt.
Jailed Ambassador Bridge Owner Files 2nd AppealLawyers for Matty Moroun and Dan Stamper are trying again to win their release at the Michigan appeals court.
Attorneys To File Second Appeal For Moroun's Release From JailAttorneys for Moroun plan to file a second appeal Friday to get the 84-year-old businessman out of jail.
Matt Moroun: Jailed Father 'Blindsided' By Judge's OrderThe Ambassador Bridge owner's son says his elderly father was given no warning of what would happen today when he entered the court.
Bridge Owner Matty Moroun Jailed For ContemptThe State Court of Appeals has denied a request for the immediate release of Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel "Matty" Moroun, jailed for civil contempt.
Penalties Increase For Moving Violations In School Bus Safety ZonesThe new laws double the fines for moving violations committed in a school bus safety zone and make it a misdemeanor for injuring and a felony for killing a child getting on or off a school bus.