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    Local News For Lansing, MI

    UPDATE: First aid was performed on woman before she died at the scene  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Lansing Police received a call around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, regarding a woman in distress. It happened at the 4800 block ...

    Lansing area cooling centers ready for the heat  WILX-TV

    Lansing's "It's a Cool Thing to Do" program will go into effect on Thursday, July 18. That means cooling centers will be open to the public Thursday through ...

    New small-format East Lansing Target store opens Sunday  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) - A new small-format Target is opening up in East Lansing and it looks a lot different on the outside than what you might be used to.

    Retired Lansing police officer killed in Clinton Co. crash  WILX-TV

    The Clinton County Sheriff's Department has released the names of the two drivers involved in Tuesday mornings fatal crash.

    Joggers help man impaled by tree stump near Michigan State's campus  WILX-TV

    According to authorities, the man was lying in need of help for 14 hours before the four women were able to help save him.

    Man who fell from tree on MSU campus and was impaled on a stump rescued after night in the woods  Lansing State Journal

    A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.

    Man impaled on stump near Michigan State rescued thanks to runners  WILX-TV

    A man who was impaled on a stump after falling from a tree in mid-Michigan was rescued after runners heard his calls for help about 14 hours after he fell.

    East Lansing holds ribbon cutting for repaired bridges  WILX-TV

    The city of East Lansing held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the first of three bridges that have been repaired along the trail.

    UPDATE: Driver in fatal accident identified  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The driver of a fatal accident that happened on July 11 has been identified as Davin Villarreal of Lansing. The Lansing Police Department ...

    System from Michigan sheriffs texts parent when their child is pulled over

    Michigan Sheriffs' Association program goes digital to help notify parents if child gets pulled over.

    Hundreds protest at Michigan's Capitol over treatment at border detention camps  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING - Hundreds of people rallied at the state Capitol on Friday evening, protesting the treatment of immigrants at the southern U.S. border and calling for ...

    East Lansing to close part of Michigan Avenue down this weekend  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of East Lansing is closing down part of Michigan Avenue this weekend. Map shows closure of westbound Michigan ...

    Celebrate America Where to See Fireworks to Celebrate the 4th of July Chris Lewis 3:12  WSYM-TV

    If you are interested in seeing fireworks in Mid-Michigan, FOX 47 has compiled a list (by date) of fireworks displays that you and your family can enjoy!

    Surrender something at a Michigan airport? It might be at the state's surplus sale Saturday  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — Need a new bookshelf? Wine key? Filing cabinet? Knife? Those are among the wares that will be available Saturday morning at the State of ...

    Suspects have been arraigned in Lansing police standoff  WILX-TV

    Three suspects have been arraigned in a standoff in which a Lansing police officer was hurt Wednesday.

    Michigan's Unemployment Insurance opens a new office in Lansing  WILX-TV

    The move is part of what the agency is calling its ongoing efforts to better meet the needs of residents who interact with the unemployment insurance system.

    East Lansing firefighters train in water rescues  WILX-TV

    The East Lansing Fire Department held its annual water rescue class at Lake Lansing.

    Where are the fireworks tonight? Full list here  WILX-TV

    A complete list of fireworks around mid-Michigan as we celebrate the Fourth of July.

    Largest Democratic PAC makes Michigan part of $100M push in 2020

    The Michigan operation is part of a $100 million investment in battleground states.

    Liquor store robbed at gunpoint in Lansing  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Lansing Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a liquor store on the city's northeast side.

    Lansing police chief announces retirement, acting chief named  WILX-TV

    Lansing mayor names Capt. Daryl Green as acting Lansing Police Chief, effective Aug. 1.

    UPDATE: Alligator found dead on a mid-Michigan road was family pet  WILX-TV

    An alligator was found dead Thursday morning on a road in mid-Michigan ... not Florida.

    Mid Michigan girls basketball team is getting help from local business  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A mid Michigan girls basketball team is getting a little help from a local business. Modern Woodmen of Americas helped with a magic and ...

    Powerball results for 07/17/19; jackpot worth $40 million

    In Michigan, one ticket sold won $100000 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

    Things to do around Greater Lansing | July 2019  Lansing State Journal

    Community events and things to do happening around Greater Lansing in July 2019.

    Michigan's Biggby Coffee wants to be the first coffee franchise on the Moon

    The ambitious plan announced in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing would likely require help from Amazon founder Jeff ...

    Grant program helps give a new look to a local restaurant  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI. (WILX) -- It tastes great and now it looks great. Today, Mayor Schor helped unveil the new look of a local Biggby on Lansing's west side. With the ...

    2. Lansing-East Lansing, MI  FOX 28 Spokane

    Photo Credit: Alamy Stock Photo Overall score: 95.04Median household income for single parents: $46390Single parent unemployment rate: 3.3%Cost of living: ...

    Family is pleading for answers for loved one killed in Lansing's Old Town  WILX-TV

    A broken-hearted family is pleading for answers after a father was shot and killed Friday morning.

    Do you know Michigan's fireworks laws? We have them for you  WILX-TV

    In Michigan there have been some changes to the law regarding fireworks. We have the answers to your questions.

    Plea Deal reached for father in child abuse case  WILX-TV

    In 2018, Yenier Conde and this then-wife Sarah were charged after police say they locked their children in a dark room that police have described as a dungeon.

    News 10 hands out water in light of extreme heat  WILX-TV

    The big worry as we get ready for the extreme heat over the next couple of days is staying safe.

    Whitmer wants Democrats to refocus after Trump's attacks on congresswomen

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said upcoming Democratic events.

    MI June jobless rate unchanged to 4.2 percent  WNMU-FM

    LANSING, MI (MPRN)-- Michigan's official monthly jobless rate was unchanged last month (June) at 4.2 percent. The numbers come from the Michigan ...

    Firework ordinance passes in Lansing  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Lansing City Council passed an ordinance Monday night that will significantly reduce the number of days you can set off fireworks in ...

    Potter Park Zoo in Lansing welcomes 5-year-old male snow leopard, Taza

    The Lansing zoo's longtime snow leopard Little Girl was euthanized at 20 years old in May following a decline in her health due to chronic kidney disease and ...

    High temps could lead to high energy bill  WILX-TV

    These high temperatures could lead to a high energy bill next month.

    Women claim they were harassed at Lansing Denny's restaurant  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Three women claim they were harassed at a local Denny's because of the color of their skin. The women say the incident allegedly ...

    Father of 5 pleads no contest to child abuse involving locking kids in a 'dungeon'

    Yenier Conde pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree child abuse in exchange for 13 other charges being dismissed.

    Outdoor workers beating the heat  WILX-TV

    The outdoor heat impacts those who work outdoors.

    Everything you need to know about Common Ground  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The 20th annual Common Ground Music Festival kicks off Thursday in downtown Lansing. It runs until Sunday. Since it began, more than ...

    Men's professional tennis coming to Lansing this fall with Capital City Tennis Classic  Lansing State Journal

    Mid-Michigan Tennis Association to host state's first men's professional tournament at MSU Tennis Facility.

    UPDATE: Human bones discovered in south Lansing backyard  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- We're learning more about how human bones were discovered in a backyard in south Lansing. A gruesome discovery made at a home ...

    Talk about drenched: June rainfall totals on record-setting pace in Lansing area  Lansing State Journal

    So far this month, about 7.15 inches of rain has fallen in Lansing. That would make this month the 10th wettest June on record, with 10 days to go.

    Fireworks, kayaking and baseball: Where to celebrate Independence Day in downtown Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    Independence Day in downtown Lansing will be a little more exciting with special deals and events to attend.

    Top of the Town 2019 Testimonials  City Pulse

    Domestic Divas, “Best Cleaning *Service*”. These women are reclaiming domesticity as a superpower. “Domestic Divas has empowered me to provide for my ...

    Warrant sweeps in Ingham Co. lead to 102 arrests  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - During May, the Ingham County Sheriff's Office led warrant sweeps led to 102 arrests. These arrests closed 189 warrants. This included ...

    Missing Lansing woman found safe, police say  WILX-TV

    A woman reported missing earlier Wednesday in Lansing has been found safe, according to police.

    Abortion ban protest in Lansing  WILX-TV

    With the surge of abortion bans in the United States a protest was held at the State Capitol.

    How to properly stay hydrated during high temps  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Besides the Jackson Jubilee this weekend--- the Faster Horses Country Music Festival begins Friday, attracting thousands to join in the ...

    Zoo animals find ways to keep cool  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Humans aren't the only ones who need to keep cool when extreme temps hit. The Potter Park Zoo is also challenged with keeping all of its ...

    Part of Edgewood Boulevard closed in Lansing  WILX-TV

    Part of Edgewood Boulevard in Lansing is closed until Tuesday morning.

    Lansing settles in sewage lawsuit  WILX-TV

    The city of Lansing is agreeing to pay $1.25 million to residents after a six-year lawsuit claiming they didn't take care of their sewage system.

    Locals react to Gillibrand's bus tour stop in Lansing  WILX-TV

    With a sip of beer and huge smile, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York kicked off her final stop of her “Trump Broken Promises Tour” at the Lansing Brewing ...

    Fireworks rules are changing in the Lansing area. Here's what you need to know  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — Lansing residents can no longer shoot off fireworks to celebrate Thanksgiving. But they do have more days to light off firecrackers around the Fourth ...

    Teenager's arrest rattles Lansing  City Pulse

    Erica Grey and the Lansing Police Department might have different interpretations of the word “help.”

    UPDATE: Gov. responds to LPD striking teenage suspect  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Governor Gretchen Whitmer has responded to the video of a teen arrest that many are calling controversial.

    UPDATE: Three teens behind alleged pizza delivery armed robbery  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Lansing Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver on the city's north side.

    Country Night at Common Ground Music Festival 2019 in Lansing, MI  National Rock Review

    The 2019 Common Ground Music Festival celebrates it's 20th year with a star studded lineup of new and old during it's Country Night on Saturday evening.

    Lansing shields police misconduct reports  City Pulse

    Three years of records detailing complaints filed against officers at the Lansing Police Department will remain hidden from public view after city officials blocked ...

    Mail carrier finds kittens in a tub  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - A mail carrier saw a bin on the side of the road and stopped to check it out. The bin was along her route and she took the time to see what ...

    Be careful at the playground during extreme heat days  WILX-TV

    A slide, not a metal slide but a plastic slide, came in at 90.5 degrees with the air registering at 89 degrees.

    Summer Solstice Jazz Festival to kick off in East Lansing Friday  WILX-TV

    One of the biggest jazz festivals in Michigan is set to kick off in East Lansing Friday night.

    Marijuana in Michigan: Lansing businesses promise to create 2,000 jobs, invest millions  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — It's not just mom and pop weed dealers anymore. Lansing's medical marijuana market is taking shape as a multi-million dollar industry.

    Free parking incentive in East Lansing this summer  WILX-TV

    The City of East Lansing is offering free, half-hour parking in all gated garages and surface lots throughout July.

    Lansing to take part in $12 million Bill Gates initiative  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Lansing is one of 10 cities that will be taking part in a $12 million initiative to boost economic mobility, that is help people make more ...

    Around Town Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Powered by LaFontaine FOX 47 News 12:03 PM, Jul  WSYM-TV

    LANSING, Mich. — East meets West at a special Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee weekend, July 20 and 21. Car enthusiasts start each summer weekend enjoying ...

    WEATHER AUTHORITY ALERT: Dangerous heat coming our way  WILX-TV

    People are bracing for the first significant heat wave of the summer, with temperatures expected to soar into the 90s with heat index readings near 100 into the ...

    Paid sick leave, minimum wage laws in hands of Michigan Supreme Court  WILX-TV

    The future of minimum wage and paid sick leave in Michigan is in the hands of the state Supreme Court.

    UPDATE: Missing Lansing man found  WILX-TV

    Leonard Oles was last seen near the 1200 block of Woodbine in Lansing near MLK.

    MISSING IN MICHIGAN: Woman in need of meds missing  WILX-TV

    Loretta Jane Owens, 58, was last seen in the 400 block of W. Greenlawn.

    Lansing Community College president to retire  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Lansing Community College Brent Knight announced that he will retire next summer after more than a decade of *service*. Knight began ...

    Michigan resident’s pet alligator escapes, dies after being hit by car: police  Fox News

    A Michigan resident's 21-year-old pet alligator died this week after it escaped from its home and was struck by a vehicle, authorities said. The gator, named Wally ...

    Michigan adopts deer hunting rules to halt fatal disease  WILX-TV

    State regulators are continuing a ban on baiting and feeding deer in Michigan's Lower Peninsula in an effort to prevent spread of chronic wasting disease.

    Schedule, rosters for 2019 Moneyball Pro-Am Summer Basketball League  Lansing State Journal

    The Moneyball Pro-Am starts June 27 at Aim High in Dimondale. Get the full schedule and when MSU basketball players face off.

    NAACP sits down with community after controversial arrest of teenage girl  WILX-TV

    The NAACP is sitting down with members of the community after the controversial arrest of a teenage girl.

    Getting to Lansing's River Trail just got easier  WILX-TV

    The official ribbon cutting for new staircases that lead to and from the River Trail happened on Thursday.

    'Come Out and Play' event held in downtown Lansing Wednesday  WILX-TV

    Hundreds of kids came to downtown Lansing for the 'Come Out and Play' event.

    Roads to be shut down for railroad repairs in Lansing  WILX-TV

    Some busy stretches of road are going to be shut down in Lansing starting next week for railroad repairs.

    Parenting Connection: Sibling Relationships  WLNS

    LANSING, Mi. – (WLNS-TV) – It's Parenting Connection Tuesday and 6 News is here for you with tips, strategies, and helpful reminders from local child ...

    Lansing releases pricing details on plan to require carts, stop collecting trash bags in 2020  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — The city of Lansing has released pricing information from its plan to require trash carts beginning in 2020. New details include a reduced priced ...

    Michigan State University to open allergy-free dining hall  Lansing State Journal

    Michigan State University will open its first allergen free dining hall next month.

    Lansing City Council to vote on new firework ordinance  WILX-TV

    The City of Lansing is hosting a public hearing on a fireworks ordinance City Council members are planning to vote on Monday night.

    Kirsten Gillibrand coming to Lansing ahead of Democratic presidential debate  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand will campaign in Michigan before the second presidential debate of 2019. According ...

    Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments for and against Republican-led 'Adopt and Amend' maneuver  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI. (WILX) - Lawyers from the Michigan Attorney General's Office will be making arguments today in front of the State Supreme Court ...

    Report says many donors question the transparency of disaster relief non-profits  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - A large number of people who donate to disaster relief organizations do not believe the non-profits are transparent enough about how the ...

    Lansing man sentenced to a minimum of 9 years and 7 months for child abuse  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- On Friday, 22-year-old Israel Mora of Delta Township was sentenced to a minimum of nine years and seven months in prison for child ...

    Supporters fighting to keep Shabazz Academy open  WILX-TV

    El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Academy is losing its authorization from Central Michigan University and may be forced to shut down.

    Nurses picket at McLaren Greater Lansing hospitals  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - McLaren Greater Lansing nurses are picketing after working without a contract for eight months. OPEIU Local 459 says nurses are being ...

    Health conscious tea and shake store opens on Cedar Street  City Pulse

    Over 60 varieties of tea and shake flavors will be offered at Lansing's newest health and wellness shop. Focusing on nutrient-dense offerings, Central Lansing ...

    East Lansing launches community photo contest  WILX-TV

    The City of East Lansing has launched its 2019 Community Photo Contest.

    Oscar Meyer to Airbnb the Wienermobile  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Have you ever seen the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile on the road and wondered what's inside that rolling hot dog?

    Scientists predict more days of dangerously-high heat indexes to come  WILX-TV

    The extreme heat headed our way may be a commonplace in the next few decades, according to scientists.

    UPDATE: New information about the Old Town murder suspects  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - There is new information about the Old Town murder suspects. A judge could decide Thursday if Leonardo Rosales and Hilario Rivera ...

    Hike in Michigan Catastrophic Claims fee announced before likely drop next year  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WJRT) The annual fee every driver in Michigan pays to the Catastrophic Claims Association is going up about 10 percent beginning Monday ...

    I-496 BACK OPEN - Flooding closes EB I-496 near downtown Lansing  WSYM-TV

    LANSING, Mich. — Flooding has closed a portion of Interstate 496 in Lansing early Thursday morning. Eastbound lanes of I-496 are closed between the Pine ...

    Accident causes closed road in Lansing  WILX-TV

    It happened around 2 p.m. on Clippert Street between Saginaw and Fernwood Avenue.

    Tensions run high at Lansing Board of Police Commissioners meeting  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Tensions ran high at the Lansing Board of Police Commissioners meeting Tuesday evening as some members of the community called ...

    Report: MSU physiology professor sexually harassed at least 6 women over 17-year period  Lansing State Journal

    EAST LANSING — A Michigan State professor was suspended for six weeks after a university investigation found him responsible for sexually harassing six ...

    El-Shabazz Academy Set To Close, Lansing Schools Stand Ready To Accept Students  WKAR

    A Lansing school with a unique educational outlook is closing its doors. The El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Academy patterned its curriculum after the teachings.