State Can Appeal Class-Action Status In Prison Abuse CaseState attorneys have persuaded the Michigan Supreme Court to intervene and put a temporary freeze on a lawsuit that accuses prison officials of failing to prevent the sexual assault of male teen inmates.
Michigan Prisoner Wins 2nd Round; Judge Orders Air MattressPrison officials believe Boone would benefit more from weight loss and exercise.
Michigan Inmate Wins Case Granting Him An Air Mattress45-year-old Richard Boone, a convicted robber, is in a prison in Kingsley near Traverse City. His medical history includes a hip replacement and major leg surgery.
Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Suspends Hunger StrikeHekmati was arrested in 2011 and sentenced to death for spying. The U.S. denies he's a spy.
Michigan Wins Appeal Over Prisoner's Air MattressA federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner's air mattress.
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.
Guards Protest At Prison Saying State Cuts Jeopardize Safety Of AllPrison guard Kevin Ott was left with a fractured skull and stabbed multiple times after being attacked by an inmate with a lock hidden inside a sock.
Michigan Prison Food Contractor Boosts Pay, StaffEd Buss told reporters in Lansing that better staffing alleviates other problems, and overall performance of Aramark Correctional Services "needs to be much better."
Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates Found With Heroin, CocaineIt's at least the second case of an Aramark employee being accused of smuggling drugs since the company began a $145-million contract with Michigan in December.
Mark Schauer: Snyder Deceived Public On Canceled FineSchauer said the fine's cancellation shows "rank corruption" in Snyder's administration and Snyder "lied" by not confirming until Thursday that Aramark Correctional Services' fine was canceled.
Inmate Stabs Guard Several Times At Michigan PrisonThe state says an inmate used a prison-made weapon to stab a guard multiple times at a prison near Jackson.
Closed Part Of Michigan Prison Opening As Museum"No more hiding the obvious. We are substituting a negative with a positive."
Ex-Judge Wants Out Of Prison Early, Fears She May Have Sentenced Fellow InmatesThe former Michigan Supreme Court Justice says she is afraid because it is possible she sentenced inmates in her prison facility.
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.
New Program Aids Transition From Prison To Productivity A new grant is allowing some homeless to get off the street and into a new apartment.