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    Local News For Lansing, MI

    UPDATE: Standoff over, suspect in custody  WILX-TV

    A standoff at a Lansing apartment is finally over after almost 10 hours.

    UPDATE: CATA says driver in accident has been with company for over 10 years  WILX-TV

    Early on Wednesday morning, a man crossing the street was hit by a CATA bus.

    Finding the soul of Lansing in a pinch  City Pulse

    Lansing's attractions and culture are ripe for the taking. However, it doesn't hurt to have a few maneuvers planned to maximize 48 hours in the capital.

    How 35K Lansing area state employees could be affected by a government shutdown  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - About 48,000 state employees in 19 departments throughout Michigan were notified Monday morning of potential layoffs. They could get ...

    UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle accident  WILX-TV

    Man driving motorcycle during fatal accident identified.

    "East Lansing Talks About" series holds first conversation Wednesday  WILX-TV

    The 'East Lansing Talks About' series focuses on conversations about mental health and wellness.

    Visit A College Fair, Learn How to Pay for College  WSYM-TV

    Students and families in Mid-Michigan looking for help paying for college should save the date for a college fair in their area, according to the Michigan ...

    Former MSU health physicist accused of sex with dog gets probation, collapses in court  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - A former Michigan State University health physicist accused of sexually abusing a dog in his basement pleaded guilty Wednesday to a ...

    Marriott hotel to hold grand opening in East Lansing.  WILX-TV

    The new four-story, 88-room hotel has opened off of Trowbridge Road in East Lansing, according to a press release.

    A long strike could be devastating to Michigan's economy  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Just a regular slowdown in the auto industry can be rough on Michigan's economy so having the UAW strike against General Motors last ...

    MSU homecoming parade will shut down area streets  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) - Homecoming season is here and MSU will celebrate with a parade on Friday, September 27. The parade starts at 6 p.m. at the ...

    Michigan governor supports striking GM workers  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is supporting autoworkers who are striking against General Motors. The Democrat on Monday visited ...

    East Lansing man arrested for child pornography  WILX-TV

    An East Lansing man was arrested and charged with multiple accounts of child pornography on Thursday.

    MI Legislature approves public schools budget

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Thursday gave final approval to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student funding ...

    Michigan Faces Wisconsin , Spartans Head To Northwestern In Big Ten Play  CBS Pittsburgh

    Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK. No. 11 Michigan at No. 13 Wisconsin. ATLANTA, GEORGIA – DECEMBER 29: Head coach ...

    Lansing business shows support for union workers  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Amidst the stress caused by the strike, one local business is showing support to union workers by offering a free *service* to help them ...

    LGBT Detroit tour stops in Lansing to discuss Michigan's HIV laws  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A five-city tour is making a stop in Lansing Thursday night to talk about Michigan's HIV laws--The Salus Center along with other LGBTQ+ ...

    Lansing riverfront could have more changes coming near Rotary Park  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Lansing riverfront could have more changes coming, specifically near the new Rotary Park. A court decision on a bar that's in the ...

    El Oasis owners to open new Mexican breakfast restaurant in Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    At Amanecer Mexicano staff will serve up traditional Mexican breakfast, brunch dishes from East Michigan Avenue restaurant.

    Bills aimed at strengthening bullying laws, preventing suicide introduced  WILX-TV

    Michigan Senator Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, has introduced legislation aimed at preventing adolescent suicide and improving bullying laws.

    MSU to study impacts of autonomous vehicles on the workforce  WILX-TV

    A multidisciplinary research team from MSU will use a $2.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impacts of autonomous vehicles on ...

    Murder charge filed against Lansing man in death of woman found dead in Delta Township  Lansing State Journal

    CHARLOTTE — Eight months after 23-year-old Suzann Fedewa was found dead on the side of the road in Delta Township, prosecutors have filed charges ...

    Winning lottery ticket worth $500,000 sold at Milan gas station

    LANSING, MI -- A Monroe County man says he doesn't play the lottery very often, but something about the 24 Karat Gold lottery ticket stood out to him. He's glad ...

    Survey finds 633K Michigan residents hard of hearing  WNMU-FM

    LANSING, MI (AP)-- An assessment has found that an estimated 7.4% of Michigan residents identify as deaf, hard of hearing and with little or no hearing or.

    Popular Lansing restaurant survives auction  WILX-TV

    The Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant in Lansing lives on.

    City general election absentee ballots being prepped to be mailed  WILX-TV

    Thousands of ballots will be mailed on September 27.

    Michigan unemployment rate drops to 4.2% in August  WNMU-FM

    LANSING, MI (AP)-- Michigan's unemployment rate slipped a bit in August to 4.2% from 4.3% in July. Figures released Wednesday by the state show total.

    Art installation at the East Lansing Farmers Market brings people together  WILX-TV

    The East Lansing Farmers Market hosted the Spartan Appreciation Day and the Unity Project on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at Valley Court Park.

    Michigan joins New York in banning flavored e-cigarettes  WILX-TV

    Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing ...

    UPDATE: Michigan House approves K-12 budget  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Republican-led Michigan Legislature has given final approval to a K-12 schools budget after House leaders agreed to change parts ...

    Charge added against 80-year-old former Michigan priest  WILX-TV

    Prosecutors have added a sexual assault charge against a former Catholic priest, accusing him of abusing a 5-year-old boy after a family funeral in Genesee ...

    Lansing business owner accused of payroll fraud  WILX-TV

    This is the first case out of the state's new payroll fraud unit.

    MISSING IN MICHIGAN: Lansing police say missing man found safe  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - The Lansing Police have found a missing person. Jose Louis Archer was found safe Wednesday afternoon. Before he was found he was ...

    City of Lansing, Greater Lansing Food Bank launches mobile food pantry  WILX-TV

    Free, *fresh* and non-perishable food items will be handed out to people at the Saint Casimir Church this Saturday.

    Panera Bread, Five Below and Stock & Field prepare to open within weeks in south Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    Panera Bread, Stock & Field and Five Below are preparing to open in 2019 near the corner of Edgewood Boulevard and Cedar Street.

    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.

    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 ...

    Michigan State football vs. Arizona State video highlights, score  Lansing State Journal

    Check out the top plays from Michigan State football's game against Arizona State.

    Lansing 'professor of pot' convicted of 10 federal marijuana trafficking charges  Lansing State Journal

    GRAND RAPIDS — A Lansing man who called himself the "professor of pot" was convicted of trafficking marijuana from his dispensaries across Michigan.

    Online petition to impeach Governor started  WILX-TV

    An online group has started a petition under Care2 Petitions online.

    New community police officer to patrol streets of Old Town  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Lansing's Old Town will be getting a new, community police officer. Lansing Police Department Officer Joseph Bacigal, who's known as ...

    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.

    Michigan State hosts "Lamafest"  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Michigan State has quite a football season ahead of them--they will be hosting the Broncos, Nittany Lions and even Terrapins.

    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 ...

    Truck crashes into Lansing Family Dollar  WILX-TV

    Authorities are investigating after a truck ran into a former Family Dollar store in Lansing Friday afternoon.

    Mid-Michigan health expert weighs in on EEE  WILX-TV

    Should you be concerned about EEE in Mid-Michigan?

    Accident at Pennsylvania Ave and Kendon Dr. involved school bus  WILX-TV

    A traffic accident at Pennsylvania Ave and Kendon Dr in Lansing involved a school bus.

    Man found dead with gunshot wounds near Waverly Road in Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    Lansing police officers are investigating after they found a man dead with gunshot wounds in a parking lot behind a building on Waverly Road Saturday.

    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 ...

    Agreement with automakers to help avoid hot car deaths  WILX-TV

    The Hot Cars Act would make the technology a mandatory standard on all vehicles by 2025.

    Firefighters respond to reports of flames at facility in Lansing  WILX-TV

    The flames were reported at a processing facility in Lansing.

    Rotary Park opens with plaza, artificial beach near Lansing's Grand River downtown  Lansing State Journal

    Rotary Park, paid for with $1.8 million in donations, will help draw visitors downtown, officials say.

    Michigan Capitol hosts collection of unwanted medications  WILX-TV

    Michigan residents can drop off unwanted medications at the state Capitol during an event intended to call attention to the need for proper disposal of unused ...

    2 Men arrested in armed robbery that led to standoff  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - An armed robbery took place on Tuesday at a business in the 900 block of W. Saginaw Street at approximately 11:40 p.m.. Lansing Police ...

    House approves a bill inspired by Nassar investigation  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill inspired by the Larry Nassar investigation on Wednesday. The bill establishes ...

    The Hub on Campus apartments open in East Lansing, but some say there are still issues  Lansing State Journal

    EAST LANSING – One of downtown East Lansing's newest student apartment buildings, the Hub on Campus, is open and bustling with new occupants, although ...

    Lansing man accused of locking his children in a dark room sentenced  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Yenier Conde was sentenced to no less than 66 months, but no more than ten years in prison for 2nd Degree Child Abuse.

    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.

    Traffic signals going up in East Lansing  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of East Lansing announced work to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Coolidge and States road will begin ...

    Old big-box site redevelops as storage and a return to greenspace  City Pulse

    The brawny construction workers from Eagle Excavation are busy busting up the blacktop and bulldozing earth in front of an old eyesore, the abandoned big box ...

    LaFontaine Adds New Retail Location in Lansing, MI  Autobody News

    LaFontaine Automotive Group is growing once again, adding Glenn Buege Buick GMC in Lansing, MI, to its family of companies. “This is an exciting day for my ...

    Rotary Park officially open  WILX-TV

    A new beach and park along the Grand River opened Wednesday in Lansing.

    UAW strikers can sign up for health insurance next week  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- General Motors announced Tuesday it's cutting off health insurance for workers on strike, forcing them to sign up for another insurance ...

    Grand Avenue down to one lane for Prime Music Festival  WILX-TV

    Grand Avenue will be down to one lane between Shiawassee and Saginaw Streets.

    Harrison Road closing for railroad work in East Lansing  WILX-TV

    EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The city of East Lansing announced that Harrison Road will be closed just south of Trowbridge Road starting on Monday, Sept. 2.

    Owner of five Michigan marijuana dispensaries headed to federal prison

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The owner and operator of five Michigan dispensaries surrendered to federal authorities Monday after being found guilty in federal court ...

    East Lansing City Council opposes rezoning for skyscrapers  WILX-TV

    The rezoning would have allowed construction of new buildings up to eight stories, or 112 feet high.

    Bicyclist suffers 'severe head trauma' in crash  Lansing State Journal

    ALAIEDON TOWNSHIP – A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle Friday and taken to the hospital with "severe head trauma." The bicyclist was hit going south on ...

    Flags lowered in honor of former senator  WILX-TV

    Flags will be lowered to half-staff on Thursday to honor the life and duty of former Senator Gary Corbin.

    Car catches fire in Lansing crash  WILX-TV

    The Lansing Police Department is investigating a crash that ended with a car catching fire.

    Lane closures in Lansing expected for 9/11 ceremony  WILX-TV

    Lanes will be closed to make room for Wednesday morning's ceremony remembering 9/11.

    MSU vs. Western Michigan football: How to watch, stream online, betting odds  Lansing State Journal

    What you need to know to watch, stream, and place bets for the Michigan State vs. Western Michigan football game.

    Here's an early look inside the new Lansing Eastern High School  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — The back-to-school countdown is at single digits and the new Lansing Eastern High School is ready to welcome students and staff leaving the old ...

    Sports betting bill passed in Michigan  WILX-TV

    The bill would allow organized sports betting in Michigan casinos and online.

    LAFCU one of many businesses supporting UAW workers  WILX-TV

    Starting next week, union workers will start getting their strike pay. But many say it won't be enough to pay their house or car payment, or even simple living ...

    Officials: 6-year-old killed by aunt was ‘essentially emaciated’ at time of death  Lansing State Journal

    LANSING — A 6-year-old boy was so thin on the day of his death, he looked like “a skeleton with skin covering him," police said. Christopher Pratt, 6, was found ...

    State house expected to pass school aid budget Thursday  WILX-TV

    As of now, legislative leaders aren't releasing any details.

    Defiant Waterfront Bar & Grill remains open at Lansing City Market  City Pulse

    Summer's ending but Waterfront Bar & Grill is still standing as the last tenant at the Lansing City Market, despite the city's efforts to boot it for more than a year.

    Wife gets life in prison for murder of MI soldier husband  WILX-TV

    Kemia Hassel was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her husband, Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III, on New Year's Eve.

    Ele's Place celebrates 25th annual fall reception Thursday  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Ele's Place Capital Region is inviting former families, board members, volunteers, donors and community members to celebrate the 25th ...

    Those affected by strike can bowl for a 'strike' for free  WILX-TV

    Royal Scot Golf & Bowl, 4722 W. Grand River Ave. posted Tuesday on Facebook its offering autoworkers two free games of bowling every day from 9 a.m. to 5 ...

    In My View 9/19/2019: College football WILX - Video  WILX-TV

    MSU and Michigan have plenty in common in football this week end in my view. Both on the road, both Big Ten openers, both struggling on offense, both with ...

    Man charged with murder in fatal shooting at Plush Hair Studio in Lansing  Lansing State Journal

    The man is accused of killing Tyrell Pettway, 21, on Aug. 3 in the 5100 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

    Science Says: Autumnal Equinox and Daylight Hours  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) - On this episode of Science Says, Meteorologist Brett Collar dives into the autumnal equinox, including discussing why this happens and ...

    Detroit Youth Choir back on stage for America's Got Talent finals  WILX-TV

    Detroit Youth Choir will perform in the finals of 'America's Got Talent' on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. for the chance to win the $1 million grand prize.

    Lansing and Japanese sister city celebrate 50 years of partnership  WILX-TV

    Lansing and Otsu, Japan, sister city relationship is still going strong 50 years later.

    Gov. Whitmer signs executive directive expanding recycling in state government  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Wednesday that will improve and expand recycling efforts in Michigan, according to ...

    UPDATE: Man found to be drunk before crashing into home in Lansing  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- An update to a story that NEWS 10 broke on Tuesday morning - Lansing Police say a man that crashed his truck into a home was drunk.

    Suspects in Meridian armed robbery arraigned  WILX-TV

    Four suspects in an armed robbery have been arrested and arraigned.

    Residents at Lansing apartments told to vacate by Sept. 27  WLNS

    People who live in a Lansing apartment building were told they need to leave in a matter of weeks.

    Michigan starts contingency planning in event of government shutdown  WILX-TV

    State officials have started 'contingency planning' for a potential government shutdown.

    Powerball results for 09/18/19; jackpot worth $70 million

    In Michigan, four tickets sold won $300 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

    Pizza Hut introduces new Cheez-It inspired pizza  WILX-TV

    If you love Cheez-Its and pizza, you're going to love this.

    Michigan State vs. Tulsa football: How to watch on TV, stream online, betting odds  Lansing State Journal

    What to know to watch Michigan State football play Tulsa.

    MRA recalls four medical marijuana products across Michigan  WILX-TV

    LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) has issued a health and safety bulletin recalling four medical marijuana products. The recall ...

    Shots fired at Urban Beat in Old Town  WLNS

    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– Police are searching for a suspect after shots were fired outside the Urban Beat event center in Old Town early Saturday morning.

    Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State's 28-7 win over Tulsa – the good, bad and ugly  Lansing State Journal

    Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on the Spartans' win Friday night.

    Mosquito-borne disease suspected in Michigan residents  WILX-TV

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Michigan residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

    UPDATE: Names released in fatal accident on US 127  WILX-TV

    SAINT JOHNS, MI. (WILX) -- Clinton County deputies have released the names of those involved in a fatal crash on August 30 on US 127 at Hyde Road.

    In My View 9/18/2019: Spartan football  WILX-TV

    All this criticism of the PAC 12 officiating crew at the end of the Michigan State vs. Arizona State game this past Saturday. Why did a PAC 12 crew even work the ...