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Woman injured in drive-by shooting; no suspects

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) -- - Lansing police say a woman was injured in a drive-by shooting late Friday. The shooting happened at 11:38 p.m. in the 5000 block of Stafford Avenue, near Jolly Road.


How Gov. Whitmer’s scholarship plan would work for Michigan high school grads

LANSING, MI -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in her State of the State address Tuesday proposed a series of scholarship paths for Michigan students who want to pursue everything from technical certifications to bachelor’s degrees.


Students dance their hearts out during Marathon benefiting Sparrow Children’s Center

LANSING, Mich. — What: Come join the best party of the year as Michigan State University students dance their hearts out during a day-long dance marathon to raise awareness and money for the young Patients at Sparrow.


Lansing Police investigate overnight shooting

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A 27-year-old man is in stable condition this morning after being shot in Lansing last night. It happened outside of the K and M Market on East Grand River just after 9 p.m.


Michigan issuing March and April food assistance benefits early

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will issue March and April food assistance benefits early to reduce the gap between benefits payments that resulted from the partial federal government shutdown.


Ingham County Treasurers Office & Animal Control Taking Dog Licensing Enforcement Action

MASON, Mich. — In the state of Michigan the law states that every owned dog must have a dog license to the county they reside in. In Ingham County it’s a misdemeanor offense- It’s taken seriously because it’s important. Ingham County dogs MUST have a current dog tag affixed to their collar at all ti


Local former sheriff's deputy becomes DeWitt top cop

DEWITT TWP. — Mike Gute, a longtime police officer, sheriff’s deputy and detective in Shiawassee County, has landed the top position in Clinton County’s DeWitt Township Police Department — police chief.


Around Town Kids 2/15/19: Youth Ice Fishing Derby

LANSING, Mich. — Hi, my name is ¬_Kayla Bartley and I’m Madison Day and we’re from Springport Middle School_ and here’s what’s going on around town for kids like us.


Peoria Police, U.S. Marshals arrest Michigan man on fugitive warrant

PEORIA — Members of the Peoria Police Department Target Offender Unit in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on Thursday arrested a man accused of hitting a 12-year-old on a bike in Michigan last month.


Lansing man wins nearly $80K playing Diamond Wild Time Progressive Fast Cash game

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- "I was going through a stack of $1 bills, when a $5 bill jumped out and landed on the counter. As soon as I saw it, I just had a lucky feeling hit me and I bought a Diamond Wild Time Progressive ticket," said 53-year-old Brian Bates.


Alleged drug dealer charged in death of Michigan City overdose victim

MICHIGAN CITY — A man was arrested in connection with the death of a 31-year-old woman who died from a heroin overdose in Michigan City. Scott A. Clemons, 29, of Michigan City, was charged with dealing a controlled substance resulting in death, a level 1 felony, according to a news release from the


Lansing prepares for more dispensaries

FRIDAY, Feb. 15 — The next round of medical marijuana dispensaries to be licensed in Lansing will be held to higher standards as officials look to give preference to those who can make a larger cash investment in the city.


Man Shot in Old Town Hospitalized

LANSING, Mich. — The Lansing Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital Thursday night. Officers were called to the scene of a shooting in the parking lot of a business in the 900 block of East Grand River at 9:06 p.m.


Trump declares national emergency to build border wall and Michigan Democrats criticize decision

LANSING – Prominent Michigan Democrats are responding to President Trump’s national emergency declaration to pay for a wall at the southern border. Despite Congress refusal to grant him, Trump declared a national emergency at the border on Friday to access billions of dollars to build a border wall


Payless ShoeSource set to close all stores

(WLNS) - Get ready to see some bargains at discount shoe retailer Payless ShoeSource. According to Reuters news agency, the plan is to close 2,300 stores when it files for bankruptcy this month.


Lansing therapist faces sexual assault charges

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A Lansing therapist is facing charges he sexually assaulted a patient. Joseph Hethorn, 48, has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.


Michigan Governor Blasts Story About Her Appearance

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday criticized a Detroit TV station’s decision to air a story about the reaction to the dress she wore during her State of the State speech, which featured numerous unflattering or sexist comments about her physical appearance from social


Yes Squad Making Valentines to Spread the Love

LANSING, Mich. — FOX 47's Yes Squad made some special Valentines for some special residents at Grandhaven Living Center in Lansing. The residents in memory care loved them and we loved delivering them.


Michigan City bridge buckles in the cold

A knockout blow for a popular local bridge. Our recent record cold snap is part of the reason. The Franklin Street Bridge in Michigan City is closed, and that's making it very tough to get to the lakeshore.


Several injured, shooter apprehended at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant

Multiple people have been injured at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday and a shooter has been apprehended, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of an active shooter at the Henry Pratt Company, the city announced just after 2 p.m. CST.