DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings and city officials have announced a $650 million plan for a new arena for the NHL team in the city's downtown entertainment and sports district. The project was announcedget more >>
Red Wings and Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has long said that he wants a replacement for the 32-year-old Joe Louis Arenaget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- A fire broke out early Wednesday morning on the 300 block of Francis Avenue in Lansing. That is near U.S. 127 between Saginaw Street and Michigan Avenue. The fire started shortlyget more >>
After a fire broke out in Lansing, residents were evacuated and a part of Francis Avenue was blocked off.get more >>
Crime Stoppers of Mid-Michigan are asking for the public's help in identifying two separate cases. On Monday night and Tuesday morning, police responded to two robberies in the 1900 block of E. Kalamazoo.get more >>
If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 517-483-STOPget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - One person is injured and another is in custody after an assault Monday. Officials were called to the 1300 block of Knollwood around 5:30a.m., but the incident has continued intoget more >>
Lansing police say a woman in her early 20s was assaulted at a home in the 1300 block of Knollwood on Monday.get more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Hundreds of people are expected to rally at the state capitol Wednesday all in the name of education. K-12 students, parents, educators and legislators plan to be there as wellget more >>
Hundreds of people came to the state capitol Wednesday all in the name of education.get more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Here's some ugly news: a new study done by Michigan State University shows that getting picked on and bullied doesn't just end in high school. The study showed that peopleget more >>
The study showed that people who are considered unattractive are more likely to be bullied at workget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - The man killed over the weekend at a strip club has been identified as Christopher Michael Goins, 21, of Lansing. Goins was found at Centerfolds Strip Club with a gunshot woundget more >>
Officials say they have a few leads, but no one in custodyget more >>
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WLNS) - The family practice doctor out of Charlotte charged with sexual misconduct is expected to take the stand for his own trial. Several alleged victims and expert witnesses for bothget more >>
Hallak is charged with 11 counts of criminal sexual conductget more >>
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A 31-year-old female is in custody after allegedly stabbing a 50-year-old man multiple timesget more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University is proposing to charge juniors and seniors more than other undergraduate students. Trustees on Friday will consider raising tuition by 3.6 percentget more >>
Michigan State University is proposing to charge juniors and seniors more than other undergraduate studentsget more >>
Meridian Township approved a $10 million expansion for Douglas J Hair Salon that has been in the area 40 years. The board approved the renovations in a 5-to-1 vote, allowing them to expand their business by 25,000 square feet just down the road from their current location.
"We sit on a 100 year flood plane where are operation sits today and we looked at space outside of the Okemos and Village of Okemos area, but that just didn't seem right to us," said President of Douglas J Scott Weaver. "There is going to be two separate buildings we are going to be looking at, the Douglas J Salon and Spa itself and the second building for new business, which will be available for lease and also create one and two bedroom apartments."
With the expansion, the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum will be one of several buildings torn down.
"The Tuba Museum is history. This township and Douglas J and this board will go down in history as the town that tore down the Tuba Museum the only one in world," said Will Tyler White with Meridian Economic Development Corp.
White collected over 1,000 signatures to preserve the museum and convince Douglas J to build elsewhere. He calls the approval short sighted.
Weaver says Douglas J is not only receiving a new salon, the City of Okemos will receive a makeover as well, a new look that he says, is sure to attract even more business to the area.
The current Douglas J Salon in Okemos will still be used by the company for office space. The project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2014.
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