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 >>
We continue to feel the effects of an unusually warm summer this time in the Great Lakes.
Experts say Lake Michigan and Lake Erie could break historic lows this year.
The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers says Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are just inches away from reaching the lowest water levels in 50 years.
"The rate of the drop here over the last several months has been unusually rapid, that's a part of it I think that is concerning," said State Climatologist Jeff Andresen.
Experts attribute it to natural causes, not to mention the worst drought we've seen in 20 years. They say it comes down to a few things:
Below average rainfall
Above average evaporation
Less water from snow
"The winters have been unusually mild too and what that means is that we have less ice cover on the Great Lakes and of course the more ice on the lakes leads to a reduction or prevention of evaporation," said Andresen.
Our lakes are something many of us treasure, whether it be for family fun or something we depend on.
"We have heard from marina operators from people in the business that are having a difficult time getting boats in and out of marinas out of harbors those kind of local businesses and locations will see the impact," said VP of Travel Michigan George Zimmermann.
But he says in the big picture, they don't see this dramatically effecting tourism. Last year, visitors spent $17.7 billion traveling in Michigan.
"From our marketing stand point its not going to chance the way we market the state the great lakes are still the great lakes and they'll always be that and that's a key selling point for us," says Zimmermann.
The other Great Lakes are lower than average, but not expected to hit the record lows like Huron and Michigan.
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