ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) - Berrien County officials say an inmate waiting to be sentenced for sexually assaulting a child was mistakenly released due to a paperwork problem. Undersheriff Charles Heit says the inmate from Stevensville was released from jail on July 23rd. The man was back in custody after a search Monday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 per pill is expected to be available to Michigan inmates. The Michigan Department of Corrections 2015 budget includes $4.4 million for the drug. Illinois and other states are restricting Sovaldi's use. The Food and Drug Administration approved Sovaldi in December.
DETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University plans to offer a 30 percent tuition break for classes during the 2015 spring and summer semesters. Budget, Planning and Analysis Vice President Robert Kohrman says an aim is to help students graduate faster. The discount saves students about $100 per credit hour.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan is preparing to move a 65-foot-tall tree to make way for a $135 million addition to its business school. A crew recently began excavating around the oak. It's thought to be more than 200 years old. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business project includes moving the tree to a lawn area off Tappan Street.
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