Breaking News from Jackson MI
Find the latest Jackson MI News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Jackson Pride parade and festival celebrates second year
The parade stepped off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 and was followed by a rally that included a handful of speakers, including Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies.
Portion of I-94 to shutdown for hour Sunday in Jackson
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) --A chunk of Interstate 94 will be closed in the Jackson area Sunday morning for around an hour while crews with Consumers Energy relocate power lines.The full closure of the interstate is expected to begin at 8 a.m.It's happening near the Cooper Street exit.Work is expected to
Police looking into further possible criminal actions of Jackson sheriff
JACKSON, MI - At the request of the attorney general's office, Michigan State Police are looking into "additional items" related to Jackson County Sheriff Steven Rand.
Dogs receiving vaccinations for canine influenza at Jackson shelters
JACKSON, MI - With an outbreak of canine influenza in Michigan, dogs in Jackson County animal shelters are receiving vaccinations to combat the disease.
Hundreds gather to grant teen's dying wish
MASON, Mich. (WLNS) - After a teenager with big dreams passes away, the Mason community rallies together to help make those dreams come true.
Response to active shooter tested in Jackson hospital's new patient tower
"I had goosebumps when the police started coming in," said Joann Hellberg, a hospital volunteer who was to hide under a front desk as the "shooter" arrived. "It was too real, or so it seemed. Because you know it could be."
Check fraud suspect on the loose
JACKSON CO., Mich. (WILX) --On Thursday, the Jackson County Sheriff's office posted a picture of the woman you see here in this story.
Local group holds clinic to educate kayakers on water safety
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) --Summer may be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to hit the water.With people still heading out there, one Mid-Michigan group wants to educate people on how to do it safely."Safety is paramount. Water always wins," kayaker Julie Wyatt said.On Sunday, members of t
Bike Week rolls into the village
“Bike Week is exciting and everyone should be a part of it,” said Angela Stanford-Butler, the village's new Downtown Development Authority director. “It's meant to encourage everyone to get outside, be healthy and be happy — ride your bikes, walk, run and enjoy our multi-use bike paths and all of ou
Dombrowski formally arraigned on open murder charges
HILLSDALE, MI (WTVB) - The suspect in Thursday’s Hillsdale County double homicide was arraigned Friday in District Court in Hillsdale.36-year-old Alexander Lee Dombrowski was ordered held without bond at the Hillsdale County Jail on two counts of open murder and an additional count of possession of
With help of helmet cameras, Michigan senior wide receiver Grant Perry setting a 'trend' at leadership for U-M.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Like most seniors, Michigan wide receiverGrant Perryis looking to showcase his quality leaderships skills to the underclassman. However, there is a twist.
Jackson council still seeking fifth ward member
In addition to being placed on unpaid leave from his job at Consumers Energy, Frounfelker resigned from the council in June, leaving the fifth ward seat open.
Hudson embraces Moving Wall with patriotic fervor
HUDSON, Mich. — The Hudson American Legion Post went several miles beyond its mission last weekend to present the Moving Wall, the traveling memorial that commemorates the Vietnam War casualties.
How a Grand Rapids doctor helped win STAR Act OK
On June 5, President Trump signed the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act into law. It was a major victory for the childhood cancer community, including Spectrum Health's David Dickens, a pediatric oncologist at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, who cham
Fairgrounds construction coming soon, now that fair is finished
People walk past and visit food vendors at the Jackson County Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The fair runs until Saturday. (J. Scott Park | MLive.com) J. Scott Park (J. Scott Park)
Jackson Pride festival and parade returns for second year
JACKSON, MI - Rainbow-colored apparel will be abundant downtown this weekend, as the Jackson Pride Center hosts its second-annual Jackson Pride parade and festival.
Semi-truck crash blocks lanes on I-96 near Stockbridge
If you are traveling on I-96 westbound near the 123 mile marker near Stockbridge expect delays.Two semi-trucks crashed just after 4:00 a.m. today, leaving one truck in the median and the other blocking the right lane of westbound traffic.Emergency crews have removed the drivers from the trucks but t
Complaints prompt Consumers Energy to delay Pearl Street project
JACKSON, MI - Pearl Street business owners weren't happy when they discovered their road would be closed for three months, with little warning.
New charter school opens with 31 students on Jackson's south side
"It's not our school, it's the neighborhood's school," Wyble said. "It's Francis Street's school. A lot of people have been supporters and partners and very encouraging. We really appreciate that."
Street party celebrates new Jackson Community Orchard
The United Center for Caring partnered with Community Action Agency for the project, which built the orchard on lots where houses had been demolished, on the corner of Mechanic and Biddle streets in Jackson.