Clerk’s mistake may produce more revenue for city
March 25 2016
An error by the Lansing City Clerk’s Office may have a silver lining
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March 23 2016
“You’re the best … around! Nothing’s gonna ever keep you down.” Those immortal words, of course, are from Joe Esposito’s theme from the original “The Karate Kid.”...
March 23 2016
Cynthia Dunnings, 59, filed the action on Friday, four days after state and county law enforcement authorities announced that her husband had been charged with 14 misdemeanors and one felony related to...
March 23 2016
Although not as well regarded culturally as the Wharton Center, the MSU Auditorium is more impressive architecturally. While the former building offers a large, blank façade to Wilson Road, its...
Experts balance anger and hope over Flint water crisis
March 23 2016
"The water was brown. It tasted gross, it smelled gross, it looked gross," she said. "People were complaining. They went to town hall meetings with these jugs of water and they were arrested. Nobody listened...
March 23 2016
Fourth Ward City Councilmember Jessica Yorko displays a t-shirt reading "Niowave Lies" while she waits in the lobby of the Niowave Corp.'s airport building before Tuesday night's State of the City speech...
Bernero administration dodges Council’s city attorney questions
March 23 2016
Despite repeated questions about how McIntyre obtained the payout despite a provision in her contract limiting severance payments to not more than four months’ salary, Randy Hannan, Bernero’s...
East Lansing's historic Taco Bell is where preservationists should focus
March 23 2016
Where are the outcry, the petitions, the citizen rallies to preserve a unique slice of East Lansing's architectural history?
Dunnings sex-crime arrest rankles African-American community
March 23 2016
The arrest last week of Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III has left leaders in the African American community confused and angry.
March 22 2016
Coming this week in City Pulse: Cover story: Top of the Town 2016 kickoff This year’s installment of our best in Greater Lansing contest kicks off this week. Pick up this week’s paper...
Wife of Ingham County prosecutor files for divorce
March 22 2016
TUESDAY. March 22 — Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III has a new court battle — his wife of 37 years is suing him for divorce in the Ingham County Circuit Court. DunningsCynthia...
Council president threatens to hire outside counsel, employ subpoena powers
March 21 2016
MONDAY, March 21 — The Lansing City Council needs outside legal help and may have to use its subpoena powers to get to the bottom of why the Bernero administration agreed to a $160,000 payout to...
March 18 2016
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Threats come with the job, many lawyers say
March 18 2016
LANSING — There was the lawyer who stabbed an opposing attorney in the shoulder with a pen in the courthouse. And the litigant who tried to run down a lawyer with a tractor. And the client who, angr
Scott House fight long overdue
March 16 2016
They got upbraided because they want more information before deciding if the city’s master plan should be changed to allow for the substation on what is now parkland. After all, it’s not some...
March 16 2016
Chris Wolf of East Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the Feb. 3 “Eye for Design” as “the wonderful staircase of the small office building at 919 East Grand River.”...
Questions, questions and more questions
March 16 2016
McIntyre had been out of the office since at least Jan. 9, Brown Clarke and other councilmembers said. On Feb. 19, the Bernero administration announced that McIntyre had taken “an indefinite leave.”...
March 16 2016
For over a year, Cassandra lived in terror — beaten, strung out on heroin, her body hauled from one city to another and sold to as many as 15 men a day. Two of the men she was forced to service sexually...
Ingham County prosecutor charged with pandering, solicitation
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings has been charged with pandering, a felony involving aiding and abetting prostitution
Police, Mayor seek shut down of Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge on city’s south side
March 14 2016
MONDAY. March 14 — An early Sunday morning shooting, which left three men hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, has resulted in calls by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero for a popular south...

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