Warren Man Convicted Of Killing Cellmate Sues Over County Jail ConditionsMark Cowans, 19, filed the handwritten, three-page lawsuit seeking $10 million.
Macomb County Sheriff: Jail Overcrowding Eases After More Than 100 FreedA judge approved the release of prisoners who hadn't been charged with or convicted of "a violent or assaultive crime, a sex offense" or other major felony.
Dozens Of Inmates To Be Released From Overcrowded Macomb County JailDozens of inmates in Macomb County are going to be handed a "get out of jail free card" by the end of the day.
Overcrowding Emergency Declared At Macomb County Jail; Inmates Face Early ReleaseThe jail is over its limit of 1,218 inmates and has been for more than a week.
Recurring Overpopulation Causing Macomb County Jail To Release Some Prisoners EarlySheriff Anthony Wickersham is submitting a list of early release candidates to Macomb Chief Circuit Court Judge John Foster, who can modify sentences, reduce bonds and release prisoners on tether.
Teen Arraigned After Jail Assault Leads To Death Of Cell MateOn May 28, closed-circuit cameras showed Mark Cowans had pulled 34-year-old Ryan Hagerman off his bunk and repeatedly struck and kicked him.
State Of Emergency: Inmates May Be Released From Overcrowded County JailThe Macomb County Sheriff says the jail has been over capacity for seven consecutive days.
Lawsuit Filed Over Lack Of Porn Available In JailA Macomb County jail inmate says he's being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment because he can't have pornography.