Christine Beatty Talks About Sexting, Lies And Jail Time In New Interview She was at the center of one of the biggest scandals in the history of Detroit.
Privatizing In Prisons: Laid-Off Food Service Workers Offered Jobs As Prison GuardsSome laid off state prison food service workers may make a big career change.
Mich. Sued By Prison Guards Over PayMichigan prison guards have filed a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to pay for certain duties performed before and after their shifts.
Michigan Privatizing Prison Food ServiceState officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan's 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million.
Mich. Man Wants To Drop Guilty Plea In $2M Scam A Michigan man who reaped $2 million by telling inmates that he could spring them from prison wants to withdraw his guilty plea after learning he could face decades behind bars.
What's It Like For Kwame In Federal Prison?We're learning more about life behind bars for ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and friend Bobby Ferguson, convicted yesterday and sent to jail to await sentencing.
Man Professes "The Killer Is Still Out There" At SentencingA 66-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the 2008 slayings of his brother and sister-in-law in their Livingston County home.
No-Parole Sentence Thrown Out In Deadly Knife Attack On ParentsTia Skinner's life sentence will be revisited because the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory no-parole sentences for teens convicted of murder. She was 17 at the time of the deadly attack.
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?
Mich. AG Casts Doubt On Impact Of Juvenile Parole CaseBill Schuette believes a judge's recent opinion on no-parole sentences for juveniles covers only five prisoners and is not a sweeping decision affecting other inmates.
Judge Opens Door For Michigan Juvenile LifersAll Michigan inmates serving no-parole sentences for murder committed as juveniles are entitled to a fair and meaningful possibility of release, a federal judge has ruled.
Man Pleads Guilty In $2.6M Prison Legal Aid ScamA southeastern Michigan man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, two years after being accused of stealing $2.6 million from thousands of prisoners and their family members nationwide.
Attempt Fails To Get Drugs Into Michigan PrisonAuthorities say someone apparently tried to get illegal drugs into a prison in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by tossing them over a fence to an inmate.
Northville Township Buys Old Prison For $1Northville Township officials have completed a deal to buy the former Robert Scott Correctional Facility from the state for a bag full of pennies.
Prisoner Uses Makeshift Dummy In Escape AttemptAn official says a prisoner in West Michigan placed a makeshift dummy in his bed and buried himself in a prison-yard garden in an attempt to escape.