Police are asking the public for help finding a man who robbed a bank Friday morning. It happened at the Independent Bank at 1245 East Grand River in Williamston just before 10:30 a.m. Meridian Townshipget more >>
Bank robbed in Williamston on Friday morningget more >>
Two suspects are in custody after Eaton County Sheriff's Officials responded to a home with possible methamphetamine activity. According to officials they located components used in the manufacturingget more >>
Officials located components used in making meth, numerous one pot meth labs, potted marijuana plants, and a loaded hand gun.get more >>
The Eaton County Sheriff's Department had its hands full with meth labs last night. Deputies went to two busts - one in Charlotte and the other in Windsor Township. There was a third bust, in which copsget more >>
Police in Eaton County are looking for three people who they say broke into a home, tied up the owner, and stole several items from the house. It happened around 2 a.m. on Friday along the 1400 blockget more >>
Michigan's local governments would have the option to put cameras at intersections to spot drivers running red lights under proposed legislation in the state House. A measure recently introduced by Republicanget more >>
Michigan State Police and the Department of Corrections are investigating after an employee was beaten up at a Jackson prison. It happened at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility on Wednesday night. Aget 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 >>
Hazardous material was found in a home on Lansing's south side after a police raid late Wednesday night. There were 180 Pounds of hazardous waste found inside the home on Valencia Street, along withget more >>
There were 180 Pounds of hazardous waste found inside the home on Valencia Street, along with 25 prior One Pot Meth, and 62 gas generators.get more >>
At least two people are under arrest after police busted a meth lab in Charlotte on Thursday night. It happened along the 500 block of Amity around 10:30 p.m. Armed with a search warrant, Eaton Countyget more >>
One of two busts in Eaton County, three in mid-Michigan overnightget more >>
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 >>
We already know what Sandy can do to the streets and homes and beaches but what about elections?
Matt Grossmann, Professor of Political Science at MSU: "Obviously if people cannot physically get to the polls it would reduce support for the candidate that's winning in those areas."
Grossmann says as far as what Sandy's political impact may be, nobody's sure.
Grossmann: "We don't have a lot of evidence or experience seeing this big of a weather event this close to a national election."
But he says all of this water could mean bad news for President Obama.
Grossmann: "There is some evidence that people tend to punish incumbents if things are going badly."
But political science professor Saundra Schneider says it's more likely the president will be praised for his reaction.
Schneider: "There's an advantage to people who are already in office because the natural tendency people have is to look to those officials and think ok what are you going to do."
But she says all candidates need to be aware that a natural disaster like Sandy, is no time for campaigning.
Schneider: "It just gives that impression that that's all they care about. If you don't demonstrate that you're a leader and you don't demonstrate that you're sympathetic, people remember that."
And Schneider says in that case, a natural disaster could be a political one as well.
With just over a week to go before election day, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have both suspended campaigning.
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