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Man convicted in 2017 Lansing murder

A Lansing man has been convicted of second-degree murder in connection with the death of another man. A jury found Ricky Thomas guilty Monday in the killing of Lorenza McKinney Jr. Police found McKinney unconscious at an apartment on South Butler Boulevard on January 6, 2017. McKinney was rushed to

FOX47NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 12:46:03

Okemos High School locked down due to bomb threat

MERIDIAN TWP. - Students at Okemos High School are sheltering in place in response to a bomb threat. Police were sweeping the building with explosives-sniffing dogs and were nearly done with that task about 2:20 p.m., a high school official said. No other details were immediately available. Contact

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 18:32:46

Car rear ends semi, shuts down U.S 127 in Lansing

Northbound U.S 127 is shut down in Lansing Monday after a car rear ended a semi truck. The crash happened around 3 p.m at Forest Road. The driver of the semi truck tells News 10 he was not injured, but two people in the car suffered serious but not life threatening injuries. Lansing Police tell us

WILX-TV - 2018-03-19 22:42:00

Two seriously injured in crash on NB U.S. 127 in Lansing

LANSING - Two people were seriously injured in a crash involving a semitruck Monday afternoon on U.S. 127 in Lansing. The crash happened about 2:40 p.m. in the northbound lanes at Forest Road and prompted police to close the northbound side of the freeway at Dunckel Road for hours. The freeway has b

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 00:55:21

Lansing Police identify victim in fatal car-bike crash

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - The victim in a fatal car-bicycle crash Friday night has been identified by Lansing Police. Officials say Joe Tucker Jr., 59, of Lansing, died of injuries after being involved in a crash with a SUV at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Investigators say Tucker was riding a bicycle entered the

WLNS - 2018-03-19 14:53:34

Lansing puts plans to move city hall on hold

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) Plans to move Lansing city hall and turn the current location into a hotel are on hold indefinitely. Mayor Andy Schor made the announcement Tuesday. He says the city needs to know where 54-A District Court and the Lansing Police lockup will go before making any changes. Last ye

WILX-TV - 2018-03-20 16:54:00

Eastern Michigan sports team cuts put Lansing area two-sport star's future in limbo

LANSING -- The elimination Tuesday of four Eastern Michigan University athletic programs has a former two-sport star from Holt angry and concerned about his future. Kolin Leyrer, 19, finished his freshman season on the Eagles' wrestling team this month. The wrestling program, along with men's swimm

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 19:26:01

East Lansing Golf Course closes doors

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Walnut Hill Country Club in East Lansing is officially closing its doors. The club, which opened in 1921, will not reopen this golf season. An auction group will be dealing with the club's assets. Orbitbid.com, Inc., a division of Miedema Asset Management Group, has bee

WILX-TV - 2018-03-20 15:47:00

Police continue to investigate a recent shooting in Lansing

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Police are investigating a shooting that happening around 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning on West Miller Road and Southbrook Avenue in Lansing. According to the Lansing Police Department, one person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries while two people we


Bicyclist critically injured in crash on South Cedar Street in Lansing

LANSING - A bicyclist was in critical condition after being struck by a sport-utility vehicle Friday night on South Cedar Street. The collision happened around 8:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Cedar, between Baker Street and Mt. Hope Avenue, police said. The northbound lanes of South Cedar were


Sexual assault reported in East Lansing

EAST LANSING - Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a reported sexual assault in the city Saturday. The assault was reported to have occurred between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at or near the intersection of Michigan Avenue at Delta Court, according to an MSU Crime Bulletin alert from the


MSU police asking for help in identifying person

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX)- The Michigan State University is asking for your help to identify a person as part of a fraud investigation. If you have any information, contact Detective Rathbun at (517)-432-6101 or rathbuna@police.msu.edu. You can also submit an anonymous tip via our Submit Tips app


East Lansing police are at it again: St. Paddy's Day tweetalong

The East Lansing Police Department has fun on Twitter by hosting its #ELPDtweetalong, where officers tweet about their experiences during their shift. This time, it's on St. Patrick's Day. Let's see how many naughty leprechauns they find. 7:07 p.m.: First call of the night. Kids on the roof of a ho


Police: Sexual assault reported near MSU campus

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State University Police have received a report of sexual assault near campus. The sexual assault occurred near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Delta Court sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Police do not have a description of the suspect at this time


Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by SUV

LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) - A busy Lansing roadway was closed down Friday night after a bicyclist was hit by a car. The collision happened in the northbound lanes of South Cedar Street between Avon Street and Torrence Court around 8:30 p.m. Lansing Police identify the bicyclist as a 59-year-old Lansing


Car crashes near Quality Dairy in Lansing

There is a heavy police presence in the area, and the car appears to have heavy damage. There is also a downed utility pole. News 10 is tracking this story for you. There is a heavy police presence in the area, and the car appears to have heavy damage. There is also a downed utility pole. News 10 is


Crime Stoppers: 2 Attempts to Identify and 2 People Wanted for a Felony

LANSING, MI (WLNS) - Crime Stoppers of Mid-Michigan is asking for the public's assistance for information. They are pictured from left to right: Two attempts to identify: Attempt to Identify #1 During the evening hours of January 23, an armed robbery occurred on the 4200 block of Aurelius Road. A


Second defendant convicted in brutal 2016 murder Delta Twp. man, 78

CHARLOTTE - A Lansing woman faces a minimum prison term of 49 years after pleading guilty in the murder of an elderly Delta Township man in 2016. Dymond Leana Squires, 26, told a judge Wednesday she helped murder John Abraham Sr., 78. She also admitted breaking into a safe in Abraham's home and taki


Fire devastates East Lansing apartment building

EAST LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Fire crews from several local agencies have been fighting a massive apartment fire since it sparked around 11:30 last night in East Lansing. Crews have been out all night long and are now working to board up the doors and windows of the apartment complex. The building is


A woman throws away $100,000 worth of jewelry by accident

LANSING, Mich (WILX) -- Imagine thousands of dollars worth of diamonds being thrown away? Scary right? Well that's what happened to a woman in Atlanta when she accidentally threw away $100,000 worth of jewelry. The women and a landfill worker had to search through tons of trash at the dump. Their o