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 >>
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 >>
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 are expected to rally at 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 >>
"Express care last year was about 20 percent this year it's about 56," said Dr. Wayne Macgregor.
"The flu is a fairly serious illness," Dr. Macgregor said.
"There are medications that we can try that will not necessarily cure the flu, but hopefully reduce the severity and duration of your symptoms."
"The volumes have been more towards the afternoon time," said RN Supervisor Joanna Plate.
"The physicians office is overwhelmed so they send them here and I am concerned they are going to send them here."
"It's not just the doctors that have to work harder,or the nurses, but the techs, but all of us are on the same team pulling the wagon."
To make sure everyone is safe and healthy.
But should that increase occur, Dr. Wayne Macgregor says they have the space and on call system in place, but more importantly the hospital has staff ready to help.
Joanna Plate an ER nurse supervisor says she has three extra nurses Thursday night alone.
So serious, it's responsible for about 30,000 deaths a year, making early detection crucial, especially in the first 48 hours.
On average Dr. Wayne Macgregor sees about 30 patients a day and says in the last week, roughly one third have come in complaining of flu like symptoms.
According to the CDC, the state of Michigan currently has widespread flu with a total of 285 confirmed cases.
Allegiance hospital in Jackson has seen almost double the amount of people in the emergency room this year (21%), compared to the same time last year.
Nick Perreault spoke with a doctor who wants the public to know, should the flu continue to spike they will be ready.
From walk in's to the emergency room, Dr. Wayne Macgregor from Allegiance Hospital says it's obvious, the number of patients coming in with flu like symptoms is up.
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