Police believe two sisters are the brains behind a home invasion in Holt earlier this month. Police say two Lansing men broke into a home in the 1800 block of Schoolcraft, tied-up the homeowner, and stoleget more >>
Both face numerous charges for home invasionget more >>
A woman who once appeared on the Dr. Phil show for having an overweight child was back in court on Thursday. Amanda Redman faces charges for rolling on top her 27-day-old daughter and suffocating theget more >>
Accused of being drunk, rolling onto month-old babyget more >>
A Lansing woman will not face charges after stabbing and killing a man last year. Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings says the 52-year-old woman was defending herself when she killed Anthony Woodruffget more >>
Says drunk 6 foot 4 man assaulted 5 foot tall woman in her own apartmentget more >>
Officials got the call just before 7 P.M. Tuesday night to the Mason State Bank on Cedar Street in Mason, where they say a bank robbery took place. It was reported that the male suspect came in justget more >>
A male suspect came into a bank in Mason just before closing with a handgun and demanded money from an employee.get more >>
The last time they installed new carpeting in the Michigan House and Senate, John Engler was governor. Years later, under Governor Jennifer Granholm, there was talk of replacing the carpet, but it wasget more >>
Carpet, held together with tape, is more than 20 years old.get more >>
This May 22, 2013 picture shows Jory Green, one of the three men who helped rescue a woman by breaking windows out of a pickup truck that slammed into a home on Jolly near Cedar.
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A woman who police say lost control of her pickup truck Wednesday and slammed into a home on Jolly Road near Cedar in south Lansing has several people to thank, including threeget more >>
Three passersby broke out windows to help rescue the victim pinned insideget more >>
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has vetoed the entire budget. The Lansing City Council passed the budget on Monday after making several substantial changes to the mayor's budget. The biggest change was howget more >>
Imagine living next to a fire station. You might feel pretty secure if something were to happen to you or your home. But what if, when your house caught fire, the firefighters next door didn't respondget more >>
Manager says residents rejected millage that would keep firefighters closerget more >>
A supreme court ruling may pave the way for changing Michigan law for medical marijuana card holders, caught driving under the influence.get more >>
A supreme court ruling may pave the way for changing Michigan law for medical marijuana card holders, caught driving under the influence. Tuesday the state's highest court ruled that police must proveget more >>
Mayor Bernero decided to veto city council's entire budget for the 2014 fiscal year, a move that upset some council members.get more >>
Lansing's Mayor Virg Bernero said he had his veto pen ready Monday night and Thursday he used it in a big way. Mayor Bernero decided to veto city council's entire budget for the 2014 fiscal year, a moveget more >>
At a time when there are many people in need, the Salvation Army is counting their blessings thanks to a continued partnership with Jackson-based corporation Consumers Energy.
The program is called "Peoplecare" and has been continuing to grow since the 1980's. This year, Consumers Energy is providing $1.5 million in energy bill credits, but the company is hoping to raise even more funds for the program this year with your help.
It's just a matter of time before warm days turn into cold winter months, which is why the Salvation Army and Consumers Energy are teaming up to help people keep their heat on.
"Our funding has been so drastically cut in other areas. And other funding that we typically depended on. And the economy, as everyone knows, is really struggling in every area. So it's very important to get this funding for the Peoplecare, so that we can help clients that can't find help at any other agencies," said Angie Sterner with the Jackson Salvation Army.
The program does more than provide utility assistance. According to Dan Bishop with Consumers, it also provides for emergencies, involving accidents or health issues.
The campaign is just getting started. Over the next month, a special section on Consumers bills will be offered and by checking a box, visiting their website or mailing a payment to PeopleCare, c/o The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 27518, Lansing, MI 48909 a small monitary donation could make a big difference for about 10,000 Michigan families.
"Our customers and employees donated $790,000 last year. We hope to reach that level if not more. We know Michigan's economy is improving somewhat and we hope people who are doing a little bit better, will remember their neighbors in need," said Bishop.
If you are interested in receiving assistance from this program, the best way to get started is to call and make an appointment with your local salvation army.
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