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    Local News For Lansing, MI

    One dead in early morning shooting  WILX-TV

    A man was killed in a shooting just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

    Lansing Police tase man at Meijer  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Lansing Police officers tased a man at the Meijer on Pennsylvania Avenue Thursday night. Police say they responded to a trespassing ...

    UPDATE: Police release name of man killed in motorcycle accident  WILX-TV

    The motorcycle driver was a 24-year-old man who died at the scene.

    New beach in downtown Lansing takes shape  WILX-TV

    The sandy Grand River hang out spot is part of a $1.8 million project.

    Greater Lansing Balloon Festival takes off Saturday  City Pulse

    The Greater Lansing Balloon Festival, a celebration of the sport of hot air ballooning that contributes to local nonprofits including the Lansing Promise ...

    Car crashes into Tropical Smoothie Cafe in East Lansing  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A smoothie shop was damaged after a car crashed through a wall and window on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The accident happened at the ...

    UPDATE: Suspect charged with murder in the Ferris Park shooting  WILX-TV

    A second suspect has been identified in the homicide investigation of Taijion Gant on August 5 at Ferris Park in Lansing.

    UPDATE: Driver still missing from rollover accident  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Police are still searching for the missing driver that fled the scene of a rollover accident in Lansing, Friday morning.

    2,600 miles into cross-country bike ride for muscular dystrophy, Michigan native struck by car near Lansing  MLive.com

    Jon Olson was biking to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

    Public invited to tour old and new Lansing Eastern High Schools Thursday  WILX-TV

    Lansing School District offers final tour of historic Eastern High with Ceremonial walk and ribbon-cutting to open new Eastern High.

    Teen dead, another 2 hurt in Lansing shooting  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- One person is dead and multiple others were taken to the hospital after police were called to a shooting on the 500 block of North Pine.

    Road closures happening in East Lansing  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of East Lansing is announcing a number of upcoming road and lane closures to accommodate work associated with the ...

    Volunteers needed for EL train station  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Rail Passengers Association will be holding an event at the Amtrak station in East Lansing, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 ...

    FD: Pets killed, others rescued in Lansing house fire  WILX-TV

    One person has been displaced, and at least one dog and one cat were killed in a house fire in Lansing, fire officials said Monday morning.

    The best places to spend under $10 on food in Lansing  City Pulse

    Ditch the dollar deal fast food pumped with preservatives and siphoning money for the local Lansing market. If looking for a cheap meal or snack, stick to these ...

    Local bikers flocking back to an old Lansing race track  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Local bikers are flocking back to an old race track in Lansing. A group of volunteers are hoping that their hard work will help make the ...

    Today in Lansing: Black Voters Matter  City Pulse

    The advocacy group Black Voters Matter is visiting Lansing today as part of their “Can't Stop, Won't Stop Tour.”

    2021 East Lansing (MI) three-star WR raves about Michigan visit  WolverinesWire

    While Michigan basketball pulled East Lansing native Brandon Johns in the 2018 cycle, could the football program do the same with a 2021 recruit on the ...

    Michigan priest accused of tying up teenage boy, taping mouth and eyes  MLive.com

    If convicted, Brian Stanley, 57, could face up to 15 years in prison and would be required to register as sex offender.

    Michigan rugby players engaged their championship scrums in Lansing  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Rugby players from throughout Michigan came to Lansing on Saturday to participate in the Michigan Rugby Cup. The all day event at the ...

    Big lines to get chicken sandwich  WILX-TV

    Lansing catches Popeyes chicken sandwich craze.

    Michigan's fallen law enforcement officers honored at dedication of new monument  Lansing State Journal

    After 14 years of fundraising, the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument was dedicated Saturday during a Lansing ceremony.

    MSU football athletic trainer charged with attempted sex assault, domestic violence  Lansing State Journal

    The man was charged with using violence against women in E. Lansing at Spartan Stadium and in Lansing. He's been on paid leave since March 2018.

    Rare cases of gonorrhea confirmed in Kalamazoo area  MLive.com

    There are four confirmed cases in Kalamazoo County, one in St. Joseph County and a possible case in Calhoun County.

    Want to start a recreational marijuana business in Michigan? State offers info sessions  MLive.com

    Shawn Hanrahan, director of production for Skymint, shows off the mother marijuana plants Feb. 13, 2019, at the Green Peak Industries Headquarters near ...

    Threadbare Mitten Film Festival Comes To REO Town  WSYM-TV

    The 2019 Threadbare Mitten Film Festival, aptly titled “Bright Lights, Big City”, will be the first time the festival will be within the city limits of Lansing.

    Firefighter arrested for trying to suffocate wife, deputies say  WILX-TV

    The Ingham County Sheriff's office reports that on July 26 at about midnight, they were called to a home for domestic abuse.

    UPDATE: LPD releases name of victim in fatal crash involving a house  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Lansing Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened early Sunday morning and took the life of a 22-year-old Lansing man.

    UPDATE: East Lansing votes to allow more billboards  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- People traveling through East Lansing can expect to see more billboards popping up around the town over the next few years.

    News 10 gets answers for visually impaired parents calling out school bus company  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A mother who's visually impaired is calling out a school bus company in Lansing. She reached out to News 10 after she said Dean ...

    Man hospitalized in shooting at Lansing Township wireless store  WILX-TV

    Lansing Township police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital on Monday, July 29.

    Couch chat replay: On Dantonio's future, the possibilities for MSU at running back, etc.  Lansing State Journal

    Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch's weekly live chat returned Wednesday. Topics including Mark Dantonio's future at Michigan State, the future of ...

    Lansing hires first chief strategy officer  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of Lansing has hired its first-ever Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Mayor Andy Shor has selected Shelbi Frayer for the new position, ...

    Did you know the bacon cheeseburger was invented in Michigan?  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    It was an addition that changed an already delicious food forever -- bacon on a cheeseburger.

    Today in Lansing: ArtFeast  City Pulse

    The sun will be glaring down on Turner Street today for Old Town's ArtFeast. The food and art event returns marking its fifth year in a row, where artists of all ...

    Here's a way to cut textbook costs: Check them out from the MSU library  Lansing State Journal

    MSU Libraries is offering free use of certain textbooks for more than 20 different MSU courses, ranging from math and chemistry, to human nutrition.

    Capt. Daryl Green on track to be Lansing's new police chief after Yankowski's retirement  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has tapped Capt. Daryl Green as the capital city's next police chief. Green will take over as acting chief Aug. 1 following ...

    Parents save money by shopping second-hand  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Just about every school that's not back in session already--will be on Monday or Tuesday and that means at least a few more parents will ...

    Lane restrictions to start on Capitol Avenue in Lansing  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The City of Lansing Public *Service* Department announced due to street resurfacing, there will be lane reductions on Capitol Avenue ...

    Law could make kratom a controlled substance  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Under a new bill introduced in the state senate people could only get a controversial herbal supplement with a prescription. Kratom, an ...

    Bicyclist was hit by a car  WILX-TV

    It happened on Okemos Road near Willoughby Road in Alaiedon Township.

    Community and Environmental Organizations Push Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject DTE's Long-Term Energy Plan  Natural Resources Defense Council

    LANSING, MI – Environmental and community organizations today are calling for Michigan's Public *Service* Commission to reject the proposed long-term energy ...

    MI probing vaping and lung disease connection  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI. (WILX) -- State health officials are looking into why people are falling mysteriously ill with lung damage and difficulty breathing. According to the ...

    Doing it 'Big' at Capital City BBQ  City Pulse

    The Capital City BBQ is an international street food house that quietly sits on the corner of Saginaw Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. I've never had to ...

    Around Town Weekend Top 5 - August 23-25 FOX 47 News 1:30 PM, Aug 22  WSYM-TV

    Each week we put together a list of some of the top things to do in Mid-Michigan. Check out our Weekend Top 5 you will not want to miss!

    Lansing barbecue joint closes up shop  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A barbecue joint in downtown Lansing has closed its doors for good. The restaurant, Backyard Barbecue, left a notice in the window ...

    Red Wings' Abdelkader, Hirose return to East Lansing for MSU Pro Camp  MiHockey

    By @MichaelCaples –. EAST LANSING – A new construction project at Munn Ice Arena isn't keeping a pair of Red Wings from returning to their former home this ...

    Larry King might become a bachelor  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Get in line ladies--Larry King will soon become a bachelor. The 85-year-old former CNN host has filed for divorce from 59-year-old ...

    East Lansing to close part of Michigan Avenue on Friday  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of East Lansing is closing down part of Michigan Avenue this weekend. East Lansing to close part of Michigan Avenue ...

    Lansing City Pulse Top of the Town 2019 Winners | City Pulse  City Pulse

    And we're back. This year's Top of the Town contest pulled in 143912 votes for the top three, ranking some of the most popular, innovative businesses and ...

    Teenager's arrest rattles Lansing  City Pulse

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

    Pot delivery is easy in Lansing — but illegal  City Pulse

    In Lansing, it is easier to get marijuana delivered to your door than it is groceries. But is it legal? No, because no business is yet licensed by both the state and ...

    'New' Italian eatery comes to Lansing's east side  City Pulse

    For nearly 100 years, Lansing's east side Italian cuisine was defined by Emil's on Michigan Avenue. The restaurant closed in 2015. But the long wait for freshly ...

    Grand River Princess returns to Lansing today after 11 years  City Pulse

    In a joint effort between Princess Riverboats and Rivertown Adventures, the Grand River Princess is returning today to the route of its namesake after being ...

    4 incumbents, 7 challengers file for Lansing City Council  City Pulse

    Seven challengers will face four incumbents for seats on Lansing's City Council in the Aug. 6 primary election. President Carol Wood and Patricia Spitzley will ...

    State approves two more pot shops in Lansing  City Pulse

    Lansing will be home to two additional licensed medical pot shops. And they're open for business.

    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.

    Human remains belong to missing Lansing mother and child, 5, police say  Lansing State Journal

    The human remains found in the backyard of a Lansing home are those of a mother and son who have been missing since June 2018, police said.

    Lansing to eat bill for Red Cedar assessment  City Pulse

    After an outcry from one of Lansing's more economically challenged neighborhoods, Mayor Andy Schor is looking to reverse plans to bill hundreds of ...

    Developers prep for new Ottawa Street apartments  City Pulse

    THURSDAY, May 9 — Work has begun on Capitol Park Center, a 48-unit apartment complex with retail space near the Hall of Justice. Contractors have begun ...

    Electric scooters to roll back into Greater Lansing  City Pulse

    A new electric scooter company is poised to corner the rental market in Greater Lansing later this summer. Sean Flood, CEO of the South Carolina-based rental ...

    VIDEO: Lansing police officer strikes young girl  City Pulse

    City of Lansing officials are holding a press conference this afternoon after a video surfaced of a uniformed police officer striking what appears to be a young girl ...

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

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

    What's up with that black building?  City Pulse

    A windowless, all-black building across from Art's Pub on Kalamazoo Street has piqued local curiosities over its foreboding appearance. And it could soon ...

    Opportunity Arts promotor calls Lansing artists together at pub  City Pulse

    Opportunity Arts owner Mike Marriot is hosting an artist networking event today at EagleMonk Pub and Brewery in Delta Township.

    Lansing Police officers on leave after one strikes teenager  City Pulse

    Two Lansing Police Department officers have since been placed on administrative leave after one repeatedly struck an unarmed, handcuffed black teenager ...

    Waterfront clings to Lansing City Market | City  City Pulse

    MONDAY, June 3 — Waterfront Bar & Grill can keep pouring drinks at the Lansing City Market till mid-July. A state court ruling today struck down one of the last ...

    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 ...

    Contact us | City Pulse  City Pulse

    Editor and Publisher Berl Schwartz publisher@lansingcitypulse.com (517) 999-5061. Arts and Culture Editor Audrey Matusz audrey@lansingcitypulse.com ...

    Police investigating shooting in Lansing  WILX-TV

    Lansing Police are investigating a shooting on Richwood Street in Lansing.

    2019 Greater Lansing Farmers Market Guide  City Pulse

    Here is an updated list of farmers market across Greater Lansing. Use the key to see what's available at the market, and what benefits they accept.

    Lansing mayor shuffles top staff  City Pulse

    Lansing Mayor Andy Schor today announced a “restructuring” of top city officials, shuffling his chief of staff into a newly created deputy mayor position and ...

    Brunch sandwiches and more at Lansing's newest food truck  City Pulse

    Chef and owner Aaron Hebert is living the food truck dream. After years spent slinging breakfast sandwiches in Portland, Maine, Hebert buckles down in Lansing ...

    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. They have released these ...

    City Pulse Summer Camp Guide 2019 | City Pulse  City Pulse

    City of East Lansing. June 12- Aug. 23 >> Grades 1-5. The City of East Lansing hosts summer camp with weekly themes focusing on Science, Technology, ...

    East Lansing hardware store relocates to REO Town after 70 years in business  City Pulse

    The tiny hardware store specializing in locks, knobs and accessories moves from its tight quarters of over 70 years to a REO Town warehouse with more space.

    Diversity shines at Lansing Police Department  City Pulse

    A renewed push toward workforce diversification is paying dividends after a dozen members of minorities and women joined the ranks of the Lansing Police ...

    Man arrested in connection to deadly shooting in Lansing's Old Town  WILX-TV

    Lansing police said Saturday an arrest has been made in connection to Friday's early morning deadly shooting in the Old Town neighborhood.

    Centers available in East Lansing to stay cool  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) - If you're in East Lansing and need to take a break from the heat, the city has set up designated areas as cooling centers.

    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 ...

    Look at this 39-year-old Victorian-style playhouse in South Lansing  City Pulse

    With its three forms of siding, balcony and turret tower, this two-level Victorian-style playhouse is any kid's dream. Residing in the backyard of Lansing couple ...

    Warming centers ready for the cold in Lansing  WILX-TV

    The Lansing office of emergency management put in to play the warming centers when they learned of the extreme cold coming to mid-Michigan on Wednesday.

    Census: Lansing's population grows for eighth straight year, hits highest point since 2005  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — The city of Lansing has grown in population for the eighth straight year, according to U.S. Census population estimates released Thursday. The city ...

    Mid-Michigan realtor explains 'Not Lansing!' sign  WILX-TV

    'Not Lansing,' Would those words make you more or less likely to buy a house?

    More pot shops crop up in Lansing  City Pulse

    Six dispensaries are state-approved to sell medical marijuana in Lansing after another round of licenses were announced earlier today by the Department of ...

    UPDATE: Spin plans summer scooter launch in Lansing  City Pulse

    Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope announced last week a licensing agreement with Spin, a San Francisco-based electric scooter startup owned by Ford Motor Co.

    A pot shop, burger, hotel and Bernero in East Lansing?  City Pulse

    MONDAY, March 18 — Wahlburgers may be coming to East Lansing, with an assist from former Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. The burger chain, co-owned by ...

    Trepidation and hope with CBD oil craze in Lansing  City Pulse

    Legal in Michigan since June 2018, the CBD oil industry is blossoming from hemp farmers cashing in on a new crop to veterinarians prescribing the oil to ease a ...

    Fireworks 2019: Where to find Fourth of July celebrations in Greater Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    A list of Lansing events showing fireworks Lansing celebrations and tips for the Fourth of July.

    Parents of missing teen search for answers  WILX-TV

    Iliana Faith Roque has been missing since Tuesday, and her parents are speaking out.

    Attention shoppers: New small-format Target opens in East Lansing  WILX-TV

    Target fans, get excited, the newest Mid-Michigan store officially opened its doors Sunday in East Lansing.

    Could a Performing Arts Facility Be On the Horizon for Lansing?  City Pulse

    The City of Lansing, through the Mayoral Arts & Culture Commission, is investigating the possibility of developing a new performance facility in Lansing. As part ...

    UPDATE: Police looking for two suspects in Lansing shooting  WILX-TV

    It happened around 4:35 p.m. at the El Azteco restaurant on 1016 West Saginaw.

    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.

    Waterfront loses Lansing City Market space | City  City Pulse

    Waterfront Bar & Grill is expected to leave the Lansing City Market before summer after a state court rejected its attempt to secure a lease and handed the ...

    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!

    UPDATE: Mother confirms victim of shooting  WILX-TV

    A mother of a shooting victim in Old Town has confirmed the death of her son, Reginald Craig.

    Michigan School for the Blind restoration project on pace to finish in 2020  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — Historic buildings on the 40-acre campus where the Michigan School for the Blind operated for 114 years are on pace to be restored and reopened ...

    City Council candidates set priorities for Lansing  City Pulse

    Eight challengers — including a late arriving write-in candidate — will face off against four incumbents for seats on Lansing's City Council in the Aug. 6 primary ...

    Lansing mayor closes business for the day  WILX-TV

    We urge residents to stay off the roads, assist neighbors in need, and take extra precautions to stay safe.”