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...
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...
Facing cancer, progressive warrior Bob Alexander sees the world turn his way
March 2 2016
The photo is strangely comforting. It says all's right with the world, even though nothing is right. In the 1990s and 2000s, while toothy flag-wavers like Rogers settled into the national driver's seat,...
March 2 2016
The Big Show – however diminished by Super Tuesday’s results — comes to Michigan next week, when the two major political parties hold their primary elections for president
March 1 2016
Twenty years ago, an East Lansing band hit pay dirt. Verve Pipe’s album “Villains” went platinum after being ballyhooed by Rolling Stone magazine. On Friday, June 10, Verve Pipe will...
Man shot, killed at troubled housing facility
March 1 2016
TUESDAY. March 1 – Lansing police have determined that a shooting death overnight was a homicide at 3200 South Washington Ave., a troubled public housing facility residents call “The Tower...
Resolution to name an interim Lansing city attorney pulled from agenda
Feb. 29 2016
MONDAY, Feb. 29 — The Janene McIntyre situation took a new turn today. The city attorney who took an indefinite leave of absence earlier this month was back in her office today, City Council Presid
Feb. 26 2016
FRIDAY, Feb. 26 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Report raises concerns about well-being of fo

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