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Oh, dear. Buck makes unplanned visit to Jackson shelter
JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) - Ask any first responder to describe an average day and you'll generally get the answer that there is no average day.And that's was proven Monday in Jackson when a deer decided to drop in on the Jackson Interfaith Shelter on the 400 block of S. Blackstone Street.The big buck ca
Police investigating double-murder suicide in Jackson Co.
Police are investigating a double-murder suicide in Jackson County.On Saturday, Oct. 20 at 5:50 p.m., police from the Spring Arbor Township Police Department and troopers from the Michigan State Police post in Jackson were sent to the 5200 block of Moscow Rd. in Spring Arbor Township.When officers a
Three dead after deadly shooting in Jackson Co.
Michigan State Police tell 6 News that Gregory Heath, 61, shot and killed 44-year-old Curtis Sturgill, 44 and Katherine Sturgill, 60, before turning the gun on himself.
Oh deer: unwanted visitor at Jackson Interfaith Shelter
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) --It didn't happen in the woods or on a road; it happened right in the middle of a city.Laura Stephens, who is an assistant manager at Jackson Interfaith Shelter, said she heard a crashing noise in the shelter's toy room. She was not prepared for what she found."Open the door t
Deer has brief stay inside Jackson homeless shelter
At about 3 p.m. Oct. 22, the 6-point buck pushed its way through a window at the Jackson Interfaith Shelter, 414 S. Blackstone St., Jackson Director of Police and Fire Service Elmer Hitt said.
Jackson College receives complaint about prayer at graduation
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) --Should prayer be allowed at a publicly-funded college commencement?A civil rights group wants Jackson College to change its graduation ceremony after a speaker led a Christian prayer last May.The group got the complaint from someone who attended the ceremony. That person does
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Police in Jackson County believe hacker made school threat
JACKSON COUNT, Mich. (WILX) --Law enforcment in Jackson County believes a threat made against a high school was indeed the work of a hacker.The threat to 'shoot up' Northwest High School was posted on a 16-year-old students Facebook account last week.The Blackman-Leoni Township Public Safety Departm
More downtown apartment lofts opening soon in Jackson
The units, on the second floor of 159 W. Michigan Ave., range from 487 square feet to 632 square feet.
Jackson school board race unofficially narrows to 4, as candidate withdraws
JACKSON, MI - Voters will have five names to choose from on the Nov. 6 election ballot for seats on the Jackson School Board, but one candidate has unofficially backed out and is endorsing other candidates.
Police: Man apparently kills 2, self at Michigan home
Authorities say a man apparently fatally shot another man and a woman at a home in southern Michigan before killing himself. The shooting happened Saturday evening in Jackson County's Spring Arbor Township, about 75 miles (121 kilometers) west of Detroit. WILX-TV reports the two men were pronounce
Police identify Eaton Rapids woman killed in two-vehicle crash Saturday evening
The crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Columbia Highway and M-99, Jerri Nesbitt, spokesperson for the Eaton County Sheriff's Office, confirmed via email.
Jackson man arrested in armed carjacking investigation
Tips from Crime Stoppers and its Facebook page assisted the Jackson County Sheriff's Office in arresting the man around 5:30 p.m., Oct. 19, on the north side of Jackson, according to a statement from Undersheriff Chris Kuhl.
Three dead after shooting at home in Jackson County
JACKSON COUNTY, Mich (WILX) --Three people were shot and killed Saturday evening in a home in Spring Arbor Township, police say.
$1 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Holt
HOLT, Mich. (WILX) --While no one Saturday night's Powerball jackpot, someone you may know is a million dollars richer.
Jackson police seeking public's help identifying armed carjacking culprit
According to authorities, at about 5:30 p.m., deputies responded to Summit Township on a report of an armed carjacking in the 2500 block of Helena Avenue. A man produced a handgun and forced the victim out of 2006, blue Hyundai Elantra before taking the vehicle and driving off.
One killed in Eaton Rapids crash
EATON RAPIDS, Mich. (WLNS) -- - Deputies in Eaton County say one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening.The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Columbia Highway and M-99 in Eaton Rapids.Details are limited, and deputies have not identified the victim who died in
Albion police investigating suspicious fire at house
ALBION, Mich. (WILX) --The Albion Department of Public Safety is investigating a suspicious house fire.ADPS and Sheridan Township responded to the fire at 4:30 AM Sunday at 1214 3rd St, less than 2 miles northwest of town.Firefighters said damage from the fire was contained to the attic and exterior
No cats in or out of Jackson Co. Animal Shelter
JACKSON CO., Mich. (WILX) --The Jackson Co. Animal Shelter has closed their doors for cat intake.The shelter announced on their Facebook page on Friday that no cats are allowed in or out of the shelter for two weeks.This is due to a quarantine on a case of distemper.Distemper is a virus in cats that
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