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 >>
JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS)- A Jackson man is in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times Tuesday night. It happened just after 8 P.M. on the 300 block of Wilkins Street in Jackson. Where officialsget more >>
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 >>
After 8 years at the top there is a new sheriff in town in Eaton County.
Democrat Tom Reich will replace Mike Raines as of January 1st, 6 News caught up with Reich and talked with him about how he plans to improve Eaton County.
His slogan was, "Make the Reich Choice" and more than 26,000 voters did.
"It was a roller coaster ride last night and this morning at 4:30 results finally came in," said Sheriff Elect Tom Reich.
Reich was declared the winner by less than one thousand votes.
Tom Reich says one of his first priorities will be changing how Eaton county communicates with other agencies.
"I think it's important that we work together, share that information, so we can solve crimes and be more proactive in law-enforcement."
Something he says has been lacking between the county and state police for years and as sheriff, Reich says he will also look to change how and when convicts are released from prison.
The outgoing sheriff came under fire after 38 year-old Chris Perrien was charged with killing an Eaton county couple in 2011, while on work release.
"Why would you release an inmate that's supposed to be on work release that's not employed, there has got to be some checks and balances here, who is going to verify this," Reich said.
The democrat says Eaton county already has great deputies and department heads, he is now looking to take his leadership and experience to enhance the qualities in Eaton county.
"Crimes are always going to be there, some departments have been very successful in solving crimes and we want to move forward with that."
It's a challenge Reich says he is ready to take on full force.
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