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Classmates Rally Around Mason Boy Hit By Car
Mason, Mich. - A local school is rallying behind a student after he was hit by a car Sunday night. It happened while he was crossing Hawley Road to get to a neighbor's house. North Aurelius Elementary School sent a letter to parents to tell them about the accident involving Brenden Scott. The princi
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder silent on lame-duck decisions as he reflects on tenure
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's pause for reflection Tuesday was billed as a recap of his time in office, but as it stands, some of his biggest decisions might still lie ahead.
Crash closes Hawley Road near Mason
LANSING — Authorities have closed Hawley Road near Mason "for an extended period of time," according to an emailed traffic alert Sunday afternoon. The road is closed between Barnes and Plains roads, the alert states.
MSU student found guilty in 1 of 2 rape charges in Clinton, Ingham counties
MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP — A former Michigan State student is facing charges in connection with two separate rapes in Ingham and Clinton counties. A Clinton County jury found Wei Dong, 21, guilty on Friday of two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a woman in Bath Townshi
9 year old in critical condition after being hit by car
VEVAY TWP., MI – A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car while crossing the street Sunday afternoon. At about 4 p.m., Dec. 9, the boy was attempting to cross the street in the 2400 block of Hawley Road, located between Mason and Leslie in Ingham County, and was struck by a
This Morning: Local farmer works to craft the perfect Christmas trees
MASON, MI (WLNS) - It's a familiar process, picking out that perfect Christmas tree. A job Mel Koelling knowns all too well. Koelling owns Tannenbaum Farms in Mason. He's been growing trees for 40 years.
Man who notified passerby of dead body charged with murder
ONEIDA TWP., MI – The man who told a passing motorist who picked him up where to find a dead body Sunday in Eaton County has been charged with murder. Joseph Steven Sadlak, 29, with murder two days after he told a passerby where to find a dead body was charged on Tuesday, Dec. 11 with open murder in
GM Lansing plant way below capacity
LANSING, MI (WLMI) -- Lansing’s Grand River Assembly Plant is on a list of General Motors plans operating at very low capacity and analysts say that does not bode well for future plant security.
Race to the finish: Michigan lawmakers take up controversial bills in lame-duck session
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan legislature will head back to work Tuesday with just two weeks left before the end of the session. On the docket for Tuesday, a bill that would allow the Senate or House to intervene in court cases on the state's behalf. This has been seen as a power move by Republicans
Line 5 tunnel bill heads to Gov. Snyder for final approval
LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to soon sign off on a bill that would create an authority to oversee and own a utility tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac. The creation of the authority would be part of the groundwork for the proposed tunnel based on an upcoming agreement between Snyder
Michigan State women's basketball shows what could be with upset of No. 3 Oregon
EAST LANSING - Suzy Merchant has seen a few significant victories in her 12 seasons in charge of the Michigan State women's basketball program. She's guided her teams to victories that were key in a pair of Big Ten championships.
Michigan State topples No. 3 Oregon 88-82
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Jenna Allen scored 27 points -- including a big 3-pointer the final minute -- and Michigan State handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season, 88-82 on Sunday.
Young boy hit by car near Mason
MASON, MI (WJXQ) -- A nine-year-old Ingham County boy is expected to recover after being hit by a car crossing the road on Sunday afternoon. The car pedestrian accident took place in Vevay Township on Hawley Road around 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Some fishing events to register with state starting Jan. 1
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Bass and walleye fishing tournaments in Michigan, and competitive fishing events targeting muskellunge, have to register with the state starting Jan. 1. Michigan’s Natural Resources department says the events must register in the state’s Fishing Tournament Information System .
Police respond after child hit by car
MASON - Deputies say a road in Ingham County may be shut down for an "extended period of time" after a child was hit by a car. It happened around 4 p.m. along the 2400 block of Hawley Road. While it has a Mason address, the road is actually south-east of the city in Vevay Township.
MI Women's Hall To Consider Inductee's Embezzlement Plea
This week, the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame will consider the status of an inductee who has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Marylou Olivarez Mason was inducted into the Hall in 2014, honored for founding Michigan Hispanic Heritage Month.
Powerball results for 12/08/18; jackpot worth $212 million
LANSING, MI – There was no winner of the $212 million Powerball jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, Dec. 8. That means the drawing on Wednesday, Dec. 12 will be worth $230 million with a cash option of $135.9 million.
Holt High Student Mason Cordell Channels Passion for Sports Adventure into Cheerleading
HOLT, Mich. – Mason Cordell, a junior at Holt High School, played a litany of sports growing up. But it wasn’t until he began backflipping in crowded hallways, during passing periods as an underclassman, that he was introduced to his passion – and head cheer coach Gretchen Gibbs.
Local Real Estate Team Ramps Up Charitable Giving with “Pack the Pantry” Events
The holidays are a busy time of year, but even with all of the distractions, it’s also one of the most charitable times of year. Individuals and business across the area take extra time to give back to those in the community, and the agents at Real Estate One 1st are no exception.
Holt Teacher Facing Arraignment Later This Month
Mason, Mich. - Former Holt teacher, Patrick Daley, appeared in court Thursday morning for a preliminary exam. The prosecutor, Christina Johnson, submitted a motion to close the court to any unnecessary person during the witness testimony.