Michigan To Pay $80M In Lawsuit Over Teen Abuse In PrisonThe state of Michigan has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a class-action lawsuit on behalf of male teens who said they were sexually assaulted in prison while housed with adults.
Family Of Man Mistakenly Released From Prison Speaks OutThe Michigan Department of Corrections says 31-year-old Talleon Brazil was wrongfully released from a facility in Ohio last month.
Man Convicted Of Killing Cop As Teen Gets Shorter SentenceThe life sentence of a Detroit man who has spent 42 years in prison has been reduced by a judge.
It's Prison For Rapper Juelz SantanaSantana Was Trying To Get A Loaded Gun Onto A Plane At A New York Area Airport
Man Gets 9 Years In Prison For Sex Assault On Spirit Flight To DetroitAn Indian man living in the U.S. on a work visa who sexually assaulted a sleeping passenger on a Spirit Airlines Flight was sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight to Detroit.
Rash Still Spreading At Michigan Women's PrisonOfficials say an itchy rash has spread to more inmates at Michigan's only prison for women.
Inmates Are Suing To Overturn Ban On Pornography In Iowa PrisonsDozens of Iowa inmates are challenging a new law that bans sexually explicit material in the state's nine prisons.
Prison Inmates To Go On Nationwide StrikeIn less than 24 hours, prison inmates are threatening a labor and hunger strike.
Michigan Plans To Close Prison In Western Upper PeninsulaThe Michigan Department of Corrections plans to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in the western Upper Peninsula.
Nassar Assaulted in Prison, Blames JudgeNot even six months into his sentence at a high-security federal prison, inmates have reported assaulted Larry Nassar, which may cause him to be moved to another facility, according to reports.
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick Transferred to Another PrisonDisgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved from a federal prison in Oklahoma to a federal detention center in Philadelphia.
Rachel Dolezal Facing up to 15-Years in Prison for Welfare Fraud A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.
Indiana Man Sentenced In Attack On Michigan State TrooperAn Indiana man accused in an attack on a Michigan State Police trooper has been sentenced to 15 to 50 years in prison.
Inmates Snatch Keys, Take Control Of Part Of PrisonThe Arkansas Department of Correction said Monday in a statement that the inmates took the keys during recreation call at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, 30 miles southeast of Little Rock.
Vermont Officials Travel To Michigan After Prison IncidentsThe North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin currently houses 236 inmates from Vermont.