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Lansing man facing charges for having sexually explicit photos of minors

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A 53-year-old Lansing man today faces charges of possession of child sexually abusive material. During an investigation of Delta Township business, Eaton County Officers discovered a device with sexually explicit photos of minors.


Lansing approves Red Cedar development

LANSING, MI (WILX) - New details on the deal allowing work to start on the "red cedar renaissance" development in Lansing. News 10 found out what each side is getting out of it.


Police: Saginaw house fire that killed Lansing man deemed suspicious

SAGINAW, Mich. — Investigators are looking into the cause of a deadly house fire in Saginaw, but they are calling it suspicious. Michigan State Police say the fire Monday morning killed 37-year-old Gregory Cross of Lansing.


Michigan man caught on video performing sex acts on woman's dog, police say

HUBBARD LAKE, Mich. - A Michigan man was caught on video engaging in sex acts with a woman's dog, police said. The woman called police Friday and said she was reviewing her home security video and saw Damian Barton performing sex acts with her bull terrior-Lab mix, officials said.


UPDATE: Doctor accused of sexual assault no longer working for Sparrow

LANSING, Mich. — The doctor accused of sexually assaulting two patients is no longer working for Sparrow Health System. A spokesperson from Sparrow confirmed to FOX 47 News on Tuesday, that Doctor John Laurain is no longer an employee.


TRAFFIC UPDATE: Major closure planned for I-96 starting Friday

LANSING, MI (WILX) - We have a major traffic alert for many who travel on I-96. Michigan's Department of Transportation is closing both lanes of a long stretch of the interstate the weekend of April 26 - 28.


Family court activist with ties to Michigan found dead in California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Police in Newport Beach, Calif. are investigating after Wendi Miller, 48, and Darren Partch, 38, were found dead in their home on Saturday, April 21. Miller lived in Holland with her family nearly a decade ago, and 13 ON YOUR SIDE reported on her when she was arrested for a p


One Medical Marijuana Dispensary Get's City Approval

East Lansing (MICH) WLNS - Four entered, and one left on top. East Lansing City Council held a special meeting, looking to approve one special use permit and site plan for a medical marijuana provisioning center on East Grand River Ave.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Construction begins for Rotary Park

LANSING, MI. (WILX) -- Construction on Lansing's newest public park is underway. A ceremonial groundbreaking today for "Rotary Park," between City Market and the Shiawassee Street bridge.


Armed homeowner justified in shooting, killing intruder

IONIA COUNTY, MI – A homeowner was justified when he shot and killed an intruder who claimed to be chased by a killer. Justin Eddy, 40, of Lansing, was intoxicated and had fentanyl, a powerful, synthetic opioid in his system when he was shot and killed Jan. 1, at a home on East Muskgrove Highway in


Michigan Senate budget boosts roads, drops Whitmer's gas tax hike

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A transportation budget advancing in Michigan's Legislature would boost road spending, but far short of the $1.9 billion net increase proposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.


Search is on for Lansing felony suspect

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Have you seen this man?. The Lansing Police today are asking for information and help finding Isidoro Harrington Perez. He's wanted for two felony warrant, one for assaulting a Police Officer and one for possession of a controlled substance.


Michigan Secretary of State prepares for Real ID regulations in 2020

MICHIGAN — On Oct. 1, 2020, everyone flying in the United States, even on domestic flights, will have to have a certain type of identification to travel. The new system of identification was formally announced in 2005. The switchover is being handled by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and i


East Lansing to discuss recreational marijuana

EAST LANSING, MI. (WILX) - The city of East Lansing is trying to come up with a clear way of handling penalties when it comes to recreational marijuana. The issue is a point of contention between city council members as they have not yet been able to agree on how to handle the use and possession of


Police looking for suspect in drive-by shooting

LANSING, Mich. — Police are looking for a suspect in a drive-by shooting that happened in South Lansing Monday afternoon. Police were called to the intersection of Martin Luther King and Jolly around 5:30pm.


Historic downtown Lansing landmark purchased

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Part of the fabric and history of downtown Lansing, the Farnum Building was sold today to The Boji Group. The building was built in 1960 and originally named the Stoddard Building, after Michigan National Bank founder, Howard J. Stoddard.


East Lansing Art Festival going on without director

TUESDAY, April 23 — The annual East Lansing Art Festival, which is weeks away, is without an executive director. City Manager George Lahanas dismissed Michelle Carlson as the new executive director of the East Lansing Art Festival last week without explanation,


Michigan court tightens legal standard on car searches

JACKSON, Michigan — The Michigan Supreme Court has tightened the legal standard for searching people during a traffic stop. The court ruled in favor of a car passenger who said his rights were violated when police in Jackson County searched his backpack without his consent.


UPDATE: Student on his way to Western Michigan University beheaded in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WLNS) - UPDATE: President Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers which represents faculty at WMU issued the following statement:. “Saudi Arabia’s sickening beheading of a young student, after he was tortured and held in solitary confinement for years, is