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DOC: Michigan will soon be 1st state to test all prisoners...

By Friday, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) says that the Great Lakes state could be the first in the nation to test every...

Detroit man could get 20 years in prison after alleged threat...

Robert Tesh, 32, of Detroit has been charged with false report of threat of terrorism after he allegedly made on April 14 “credible threats...

‘It’s hell’: COVID-19 concerns grow at federal immigrant prison in Baldwin

Sixteen staff members at Michigan’s only private, for-profit immigrant prison in the rural village of Baldwin have been confirmed to have tested positive for...

National Guard to test 7,500 U.P. prisoners for COVID-19 by Saturday

Starting Monday, the Michigan National Guard is stepping in to help the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) test inmates for COVID-10 at all six...

Michigan reports more than 39K COVID-19 cases, 3,500 deaths

There are now 39,262 positive cases of COVID-19 in Michigan as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, although state officials believe the actual number of cases...

Breaking: 9 inmates at Baldwin immigrant prison test positive for COVID-19

Updated, 9:32 p.m., 4/20/20, with Monday’s numbers for the Milan facility and comment from No Detention Centers in Michigan Nine inmates at Michigan’s only private,...

Michigan reports 27K COVID-19 cases, 1,700+ deaths

There are now 27,001 positive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus, in Michigan as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, although state...

Breaking: 3 staffers at Baldwin immigrant prison test positive for COVID-19

Updated, 5:53 p.m. with Monday's numbers for the Milan facility. Three employees at a federal immigrant prison in Baldwin have tested positive for COVID-19, the...

‘All lives matter’: Activists want more prisoners freed as COVID-19 spreads

Updated, 11:16 a.m., 4/13/20 COVID-19 has found its way into the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC), impacting staff and incarcerated individuals alike. There have been 391...

New: Hunger strike at Baldwin immigrant prison enters 5th day

A group of at least 10 inmates at Michigan’s only private, for-profit immigrant prison are on day five of a hunger strike to protest...

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