LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – City officials said on Wednesday their decision to close the building that housed the Lansing City Outreach was the right one, because it violated multiple safety standards. Markget more >>
City officials said their decision to close the building that housed the Lansing City Outreach was the right one, because it violated multiple safety standardsget more >>
Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in three requests for assistance. Polce say two suspects used a truck to steal landscaping equipment from a business in the 3200 block of west miller street.get more >>
If you can identify any of the above individuals, call Crime Stoppers at 517-483-STOPget more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - East Lansing officials are now saying that they arrested people at "random" the night following Michigan State's win over Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship. Captain Jeffget more >>
Three more people were arraigned on Wednesdayget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Two people are in Sparrow hospital in critical condition after their minivan crashed into a semi truck Tuesday night on I-69 in Clinton County. When officials arrived on sceneget more >>
Two people are in Sparrow hospital in critical condition after their minivan crashed into a semi truck Tuesday nightget more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Michigan State is now reporting ticket requests to the Rose Bowl have exceeded the number they've allotted for donors, students and season-ticket holders. According to theget more >>
Those who submitted for tickets will receive an email at 10p.m. letting them know if they'll get them or notget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan legislators are preparing to pass a law banning almost all abortion coverage from health insurance plans unless an additional policy is bought. Republican legislative leadersget more >>
Of roughly 23,000 reported abortions in Michigan last year, health insurance covered about 3 percentget more >>
April 16-22 Help Haven House win new floors by voting here. Children's Organ Transplant Association Benefit - Friday April 20 at the Frist Presbyterian Church on West Ottawa Street in Lansing. For more
There's a growing trend in Ingham County, more animals are living without care in vacant homes.
Animal Control officials are asking for your help.
"Sometimes the owners claim that they're coming back and feeding them. Of course sometimes the evidence shows it's otherwise. Sometimes they didn't know the animal was left in there, we've got actual squatters that will put animals in there. We've got dog fighters that are hiding dogs out at some of these red tagged homes," said Jamie McAloon Lampman, Ingham County Animal Control.
Recently, animal control officers removed several animals from a tagged home in Lansing. They say they were living in deplorable conditions without food or water.
"Sometimes they are extremely filthy. You know the animals are living in their own waste. So the urine smell, the air is rank, there's feces everywhere. Often there's debris and garbage strewn all over the place. Animals are drinking out of the toilet bowls if there's anything left in the toilet bowls to drink," said McAloon Lampman.
In Ingham County Animal Control officers say they're responding to about a call a day of animals left in vacant homes, and more and more of them are tagged unsafe.
"I think the economy is playing a role in it for sure. I really do," said McAloon Lampman.
Some dogs are left to starve, others are born in extreme heat and filth. They're victims without a voice, left to fend for themselves.
If you believe animals are living in a vacant home near you call your county's animal control office. Those responsible can face criminal charges.
Animal Control says once the animals are rescued and medically fit most can be adopted out.
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