(MPRN-Lansing) Inmates at a mid-Michigan prison are on lockdown after gang related fighting. Multiple fights broke out over the course of several days. 

Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) An effective food system in the state’s prisons should go beyond just feeding prisoners. That’s the message of some lawmakers in the state Senate. 

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has adopted bills that would allow prisoners in advanced stages of illness including cancer and dementia to be paroled for medical reasons. 

Michigan State University campus
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Interim Michigan State University President John Engler was picked to guide MSU amid the fallout from a sexual abuse scandal. But a report in Bridge raises questions about how Engler handled allegations of sexual abuse against female inmates in state prisons when he served as Michigan’s governor.

Muskegon Heights Prison To Close In March

Jan 30, 2018
Historical marker of first Michigan state prison in Jackson - file photo
Nancy Camden

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Department of Corrections announced that a prison in Muskegon Heights will close in March.