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...
Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge
March 16 2016
“My heart weighs heavy to say that I’m officially retiring,” it read in part. “The outcome is clear … leave on my own terms and not spend my time fighting a losing battle...
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...
Ingham County goes for Sanders 55 to 45 percent
March 9 2016
WEDNESDAY. March 9 — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ narrow statewide victory in yesterday’s Democratic Presidential Primary was boosted by a big victory in Ingham County. Sanders received...
Bloom Coffee Roasters / Fire Mountain
March 9 2016
“I fell in love with roasting and the art of coffee immediately,” he said. “The smells, the science behind roasting and brewing and the endless knowledge of an ever-evolving industry...
Preservationists fear Republican bill would dismantle 78 historic districts
March 9 2016
A bill sponsored by Republicans in the Legislature has the state's preservation community on red alert over the fate of Michigan's 78 historic districts, even after changes were introduced at a Feb....
A trail of tears the River Trail degrades
March 9 2016
Just west of Elm Street, the city of Lansing’s River Trail pathway is crumbling
With McIntyre's resignation comes a $160,663 check from Lansing
March 9 2016
In mid-Michigan there's no better place to be hired and fail than Lansing
Was the McIntyre settlement motivated by a threat?
March 9 2016
As speculation swirls around why Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero agreed to a settlement with former City Attorney Janene McIntyre, one story line is if he had not, she would have sued the city for sexual...
March 4 2016
FRIDAY, March 4 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Bill would allow 18 year olds to be sentenced to...
Regulation of medical marijuana could generate millions for state
March 4 2016
LANSING — Medical marijuana could generate up to $63.5 million in revenue for Michigan, according to a recent study.Hillsdale College economist Gary Wolfram’s analysis shows how a proposed...
Paid sick leave approved for part-time Ingham County workers
March 4 2016
Ingham County has become the first government in the state to adopt a policy to provide earned paid sick time for its 252 part-time and seasonal employees
Sparrow indicates willingness to consider preserving the main building
March 2 2016
Sparrow Health System has given alumni and preservationists hope that the main building at Eastern High School or at least part of it may be saved
BWL quietly rejected putting new substation underground
March 2 2016
In its campaign for a new downtown power substation, the Lansing Board of Water & Light told neither its Board of Commissioners or the public that the unsightly facility can be located underground
Proposed Substation — Malcolm X and South Washington, Lansing
March 2 2016
This proposed project of the Board of Water and Light provides an unusual opportunity to protest a future Eyesore, perhaps affecting its appearance for the better. The proposal aims to demolish or move...

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